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Statesman Spotlight: Haley Rooks

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Haley Rooks, a Jackson native, serves as the Student Government Association President. Get to know her in this Statesman Spotlight.

Why did you choose your major?

I chose a math major because I really enjoy math and you can go a lot of different routes with this degree.

What groups are you involved in on campus?

Phi Mu, Student Government Association, Association for Future Healthcare Professionals, and Catholic Student Association.  

What are your long-term career aspirations?

I hope to be a medical doctor.   

Why did you choose Delta State?

I chose Delta State because I loved the small campus, the opportunity to get involved, and the sense of community here.  

What’s an interesting fact most people don’t know about you?

I am allergic to Sonic slushes.

What’s your go-to road trip snack?

Definitely beef jerky.  

What’s at the top of your travel bucket list and why?

Probably New Zealand. The pictures look cool.  

What’s your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?

Delta Meat Market

Who are 1 or 2 people who have made a big impact in your life?

Linda Ross