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Abby Yates

Abby Yates ’23 She/Her

Major: Zoo and Conservation Science/Biology

Minors: Sustainability/Philosophy

High School: Medina High School

Home Town: Medina, OH

Extra Curriculars/Involvement at Otterbein:
Campus Activities Board, Otterbein Animal Conservation Club

Do you have a job on campus?
Tour Guide

Are you part of the Honors program at Otterbein?
Yes, it has been a very rewarding experience and I have enjoyed all the classes I have gotten to take while being in the honors program at Otterbein.

Have you been involved in research at Otterbein?

Have you studied abroad while at Otterbein?

What are your plans after graduation?
To work in a zoological facility, hopefully with big cats/carnivores.

What is your favorite spot around town (Columbus, Westerville, etc)?
The academic quad.

What is your favorite event or tradition at Otterbein?
I really enjoy the food truck festival that we have at the end of every spring semester.