“Averi exemplifies the qualities of a lifelong learner. She has demonstrated measurable growth during her time here at Concordia, particularly in her participation in class and her engagement in course materials. Her responses are thoughtful and add value to her peers and she is always willing to lend a helping hand or serve in any capacity that she is called. Averi is not only a leader in the classroom but she also leads as a part of the Concordia women’s basketball team. Averi is truly what we look for in a Concordia Cardinal.” — Faculty nomination
Child Development with Professor Clemm Von Hohenberg
Clubs or extra-curricular involvement?
Women’s basketball team
What is your favorite CUAA pastime or Concordia tradition?
I enjoy going to chapel on Thursday with my teammates.
What would you share with prospective students who are considering attending CUAA?
Concordia is a great university that makes forming relationships with students and staff simple.
Any final words?
I am honored to be nominated. This is not something I would have expected to get at my time at Concordia. This goes to prove that professors notice each student and their hard work. I am very thankful for all who nominated me.
— Rachel Thoms served on Concordia University's Strategic Communications team from 2015-2022. Any inquiries about this story can be sent to email@example.com.
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