Marc Taipala

Multicultural Rep

What activities are/were you involved in at Kettering and high school? (list academic year, as well as any positions you may have held in any organization).

I’m involved in Greek life through Delta Tau Delta.

What is the one trait you want people to know you for?

I’m dependable.

What is your favorite quote/saying(s)

“We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” John F. Kennedy

What do you think can be improved at Kettering and what steps will you take to accomplish this improvement?

To make more visible change based off of student surveys.

What has been your biggest success and failure? What have you learned from them?

My greatest success has been getting into Kettering, my greatest failure was not being more open to trying new things my freshmen term. I’ve learned to always go for the gold and try new things.

What is your motivation for wanting to represent student body via student Senate?

I felt the student body needed a competent, compassionate, and fair voice in the Senate.