Name: Sam Kilgard
Major: Professional Communication and Emerging Media – Applied Journalism
Graduation: December 2017
Hometown: Plymouth, MN
Why did you choose Stout?
I thought Stout offered a good variety of programs that also provided a high placement rate for getting a job after graduation/
How does it feel to be graduating?
It feels incredible, I have so many amazing memories at this school. There are so many things I have done at this school and so many people that I have met that I will never forget.
What are some things you are involved with?
I was involved with intramurals including flag football and softball, I was also involved with Stoutonia as an entertainment writer and I was also involved with Blue Devil Productions as well.
What will you miss the most?
I’ll honestly miss Stacked Eatery the most, they originally started as a late night food restaurant but have since expanded to an amazing restaurant that serves incredible food.
Do you have any regrets?
I’ll always have regrets of things I haven’t done but, I need to trust that things I have done while at Stout will be enough to take me to where I need to go.
What do you recommend to underclassman?
I would recommend to students that they should try and meet as many people as possible and that they should involve themselves with as many things as they can.
What are your plans after graduation?
I’ll be moving to Uptown in Minnesota, I have a lot of friends who live there and I’ll be looking for a job in the entertainment business.