Texas Tech University

2016-2017 Winer House of Courage Captains


Charisse Aguas

Classification: Senior

Charisse Aguas

Major: Early Childhood Development

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Favorite book: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Favorite movie: Pride and Prejudice

Best tip for surviving freshman year: Use a planner and live by it. Also, sleep because sleep is important.

Arianna Avalle

Classification: Junior

Arianna Avalle

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Verzuolo, Italy

Favorite book: Il deserto dei Tartari by Dino Buzzati

Favorite movie: 10 Things I Hate About You

Best tip for surviving freshman year: Try new things and be open minded. College is what you make of it!

Summer Beckworth

Classification: Senior

Summer Beckworth

Major: Biology (Pre-Medicine)

Hometown: North Richland Hills, TX

Favorite book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Favorite movie: INTERSTELLAR. Or The Martian. Or The Fundamentals of Caring.

Best tip for surviving freshman year: Make a group of friends that will challenge you, give you a new perspective on the world, and make you get up from hours of studying to have some fun. It's not that hard, I promise.

Ryan Clark

Classification: Junior

Ryan Clark

Major: Electrical Engineering

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Favorite book: Scott Pilgrim series by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Favorite movie: Office Space

Best tip for surviving freshman year: Enjoy your time here, don't stress yourself to death in the first year, you have three more years for that.

Demetri Mosca

Classification: Senior

Brittany Roberts

Classification: Junior

Brittany Roberts

Major: Communication/Graphic Design and Visual Studies

Hometown: Odessa, TX

Favorite book: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Favorite movie: Secondhand Lions

Best tip for surviving freshman year: Get involved in the community/university, and always stay true to yourself!