Samantha Bates

A junior on the softball team and a Criminal Justice major, Samantha Bates shares her Ferris First story, on and off the field and inside and outside of the classroom, with us. #FERR1S

Ferris First is a pride initiative that showcases Ferris State University as the first choice for its alumni, faculty, staff and students. Here, we will showcase stories that illustrate why thousands of people have made Ferris their No. 1 choice. If you would like to be considered for the Ferris First campaign, send an email to News Services.

Here are a few additional #FERR1S video features:

Kayla Garrett, student; Jimmiaya Dixon, new alumna/student; Josh Olszewski, student

Check the Ferris First archive, or click below, for additional features.

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Justine Labrador

When asked about her academic major, Justine indicated that she was really excited about exploration of the HVACR Engineering Technology major.

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Alex Colville

As a Secondary Education major, Alex is looking forward to the opportunity to be a positive influence in the lives of younger people.

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Marley Tucker

Ferris was her first choice because of the small campus and the scholarship opportunities offered to her.

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