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SBU Prospective Students

Admissions Counselor

Meet Kim Gilstrap

Kim Gilstrap

Title: Admissions Counselor
Territory: Non-Central States and Southeast Missouri
Phone: (417) 328-1800
Twitter: @SBU_Kim

Degree:B.S. in University Studies with Communication and Writing

Alma Mater: East Texas Baptist University, 2013

Years of Admissions Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Blue Springs, MO

Family: Parents Stuart '86 and Julie '84 are both SBU alums; Brother Chris and his wife, Sarah, and their daughter, Amelia, and another niece on the way; Sister Katie and her husband, Matt; Sister Kendra and her husband, Tyler.

Hobbies: Baking, Pinterest Projects, HGTV and Football (KC Chiefs)

What SBU means to me: A community of people who love well, have fun and challenge each other to grow in the academic, social and spiritual realms.

Tips for success in your first year at SBU: “Be prepared to modify your plans” –Fortune Cookie I had once and “Do Justice, Love Mercy and Walk Humbly with your God” - Micah 6:8

Favorite college memory: Late night chats in my dorm with my roommates. And being to meet so many people from all walks of life that I now get to call friends.

Favorite thing to do in Bolivar: Attending the SBU Football games and seeing my students at Walmart.