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Name: Sheldon Bates.

College: Dental Medicine. Incoming Student Government Association president.

Countries you have lived in: Ecuador, Germany, Italy and Canada.

What did you want to be when you were a child: Pyrotechnics expert.

First thing you notice about people: Their smile and teeth.

Hobby: I refinish furniture.

Last book read: Humility by Andrew Murray.

An unforgetable memory: Senior breakfast with my friends the morning of Wofford's graduation.

Something important life has taught you: We have been created as relational people. Therefore, relationships are important and we must develop and cherish them.

Toughest challenge you have had to face this year: Deciding on a church to join.

Favorite way to unwind: Sleeping in a hammock (weather and mosquitoes permitting).

Favorite Charleston restaurant: McCrady's.

Accomplishment which you are most proud of: Receiving the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award (Excellence of Character and Humanitarianism Service.

Something people don't know about you: I prefer face-to-face ingenuous interaction rather than e-mail or telephone.

Friday, May 9, 2008
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