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Meet Kim Gilstrap
Name: Kim Gilstrap
Title: Admissions Counselor
Territory: Non-Central States and Southeast Missouri
Phone: (417) 328.1800
Degree: B.S. University Studies with Communication and Writing
Alma Mater: East Texas Baptist University
Years of Admissions Experience: One
Hometown: Blue Springs, Missouri
Family: Parents (Stuart and Julie-Both SBU Alumni) Brother Chris & Wife Sarah; niece Amelia; Sister Katie & soon to be Brother-in-Law Matt, Sister Kendra
Why did you choose to work for SBU? I absolutely love what SBU stands for and the people behind it.
Favorite thing to do in Bolivar: Being new to the area myself, exploring the town. Coming from Texas; eating at Chips and Salsa at El Rodeo
Favorite college memory: Being an RA (Resident Assistant) in my dorm and getting to share life with those girls.
Hobbies: HGTV, organizing and being crafty.
Tips for success in first year at SBU: Get involved in campus life, find yourself a friend and get to know them well.
Favorite professional sports team: Kansas City Chiefs
What SBU means to me: A community where students can find their place and grow closer to the Lord through academics, community involvement and with each other.
What's on my iPod/What I'm listening to: Unashamedly; Southern Gospel. Country also occupies my presets in my car.
Favorite book/book currently reading: Circle Maker & All In (Mark Batterson)