Kiah Baxter, '16

Let’s start simple! Tell us your:Name: Kiah BaxterYear: JuniorHometown: Lewiston MEMajor: Studio Art

Can you describe yourself to us in three words?Artsy, Kind, and Awkward.

How do you feel about being Campus Cutie this week?!I feel honored. I don’t normally think of myself as the kind of person that get picked for things like this.

Who is your celebrity crush?Benedict Cumberbatch.

What would be your ideal day with that person?I would want to go someplace remote where we would not be running into people who knew him all day maybe a hike and then a long paddle in kayaks ending the day on the beach stargazing.

Do you have a favorite spot on campus? The terrace back section with the benches.

Have you had a favorite moment at MMC so far?I love strawberry fest. Both years I have gone it has been enjoyable hanging out with everyone in the beautiful spring weather and celebrate the end of the year!  

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten?Five years from now I would like to be graduated from Seminary working at church somewhere in New England close to my family and a big city. Creating art work and finding ways to incorporate art in to all parts of my life. Finding ways to give to the community I am living in and making a difference in the world in at least some small way.  In ten years more of the same as long as I am still happy. Maybe married with some kids of my own. But who knows life changes fast.

Tell us something people don’t know about you!Most people don’t know I was homeschooled until college.

Quick Questions:Favorite class at MMC so far: American Past II, but anything taught by Prof. Lauren Brown is something worth taking.Go-to Starbucks order: I like to change it up between the Frappuccinos.NYC hangout: Central ParkMovie: Crazy, Stupid, LoveSong at the moment: Go the Distance-Hercules