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Claire Holsinger

Claire Holsinger

Elementary Education with a Concentration in Special Education and an English as a Second Language Endorsement

Scottsbluff, Nebraska

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About Claire

Hello, hello! My name is Claire Holsinger and I am from Scottsbluff, Nebraska. I'm a sophomore here at the lovely University of Northern Colorado, and I'm majoring in elementary education with an endorsement in Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. I love to travel and try new foods. My mantra for life is to try everything -- regardless of whether I end up enjoying it -- just for the experience. I also LOVE music.

I have a rather peculiar story of "How I Chose UNC." In the final month of my senior year in high school, I realized that I did not want to attend the school I had initially committed to. I had heard a little bit about UNC and decided to apply on a whim. Soon after, I discovered that UNC had an amazing teacher education program; before I knew it, I was hooked to the school. Life really does work in mysterious ways, and I am so glad I chose UNC; I cannot imagine myself anywhere else.

3 Facts

1. I have performed in Carnegie Hall!  My sophomore year of high school, my school choir traveled to New York and performed a Blue Grass Medley in Carnegie Hall.
2. I am obsessed with my puppy, Ziggy. He is named after the one and only David Bowie's alter ego, Ziggy Stardust.
3. I love to sing all time- I also make little jingles for just about everything I do.

Favorite Place on Campus

Honestly, any grassy or shaded area under the beautiful trees on West Campus. I love walking my puppy, Ziggy, around campus and it helps that campus is so pet friendly!

Advice to Prospective Students

It is okay to be scared; everyone was scared or nervous when they were in your shoes. It is even okay to be scared for a while! But once you get over the "being scared" part, just open yourself up to new experiences. You will be amazed what can happen when you keep an open mind. 

What actor do you think would play you in the movie Tour Wars Episode VI: Revenge of the Bears?

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