2016-17 Resident Assistants
Alex Askerooth is a senior from Cayuga, ND majoring in science education. Alex is a member of the VCSU Cross Country and Track and Field teams. In his spare time, Alex likes to watch Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. He also enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, running, and bird watching.
Ben Lien is a sophomore from Moorhead, MN majoring in Criminal Justice. He is a member of the VCSU Football team. His interests include sports and being outdoors.
Nathan Linstad is a senior from Inkster, ND, majoring in Psychology and Biology. He is a member of VCAB. He enjoys sports and the outdoors.
Oscar Suniga is a senior from Hemet, CA, majoring in Business with a concentration in marketing. Oscar is a member of the VCSU Track and Field team, VCAB and VCSU Student Senate. His hobbies and interests include playing sports, debating sports, hanging with his friends and eating.
Heather Gensler is a junior from Steele, ND majoring in English Education with a minor in Library Media. She is involved in CRU, IRHC, Newman Club and English Club. She enjoys reading book and watching movies.
Melissa Port is a sophomore from Fargo, ND majoring in Elementary Education. She is a member of the VCSU chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success and is a Viking Ambassador and Viking Crew member. She likes to play volleyball and be outside.
Yari Villanueva is a junior from Minto, ND majoring in Fisheries and Wildlife Science and Biology. She is involved in the VCSU Pre-Professional Club, AFSSSU, the Wildlife Club and the Native American Club. She enjoys reading, drawing and painting, and fishing and hunting.
Janessa Van Bruggen
Janessa Van Bruggen is a senior from Sanborn, ND, majoring in Music and History. She is a member of CRU, FCA, and Newman Club. Janessa enjoys drawing, riding horse, reading, and being around animals.
Zach Nelson is a senior from Kindred, ND, majoring in Chemistry Education. Zach is active in band, choir, and intramurals. In his spare time, Zach enjoys listening to and playing music, doing things outdoors, playing softball and baseball, and socializing with his friends.
Nicole Heinitz is a junior from Hillsboro, ND majoring in Elementary Education with minor is ELL and Theatre. She is a member of the VCSU Golf team and is in the Drama Club. Nicole enjoys being outdoors and loves art.
Steph McCann is a junior from Oakes, ND, majoring in History Education, Psychology, and minoring in Spanish. She is a member of Viking Ambassadors, Alpha Lambda Delta, and VCSU Student Senate. Her hobbies and interests include country swing dancing, horseback riding, and fishing.
Orin Rambow is a sophomore from The Pas, Manitoba, majoring in Math Education. Orin is a member of the VCSU Track and Field and Cross Country teams.
Niklas Ernst is a senior from Kronshagen, Germany majoring in Social Science. Niklas is a member of the VCSU Track and Field team, is an L2L Mentor, and VCSU Student Senate Vice President. Niklas enjoys traveling, Netflix, and couch surfing.
Paige Fettig is a junior from Bismarck, ND, majoring in Elementary Education. She is a member of VCSU Student Senate, VCAB, Club Tennis, and the concert choir. Her hobbies and interests include tennis, playing guitar and piano, and children's books.
Tatum Lundin is a sophomore from Twin Valley, MN, majoring in Business Administration. She is a member of the VCSU Softball team.
Joe Wright is a senior from Kindred, ND, majoring in Communications with a minor in Music. Joe is a member of VCAB, concert choir and concert band, and Quantum Brass. His hobbies and interests include going on walks with his girlfriend, wind surfing, playing guitar, singing and watching football.