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Saige Forseth

Jan 3, 2022

Three photos in a column; first, girl in green shirt in front of greenery, second, four girls smiling while in the back of a car during a parade, third, girl in softball uniform holding a clipboard crossing a softball field

Meet VCSU student Saige Forseth. Originally from Hillsboro, North Dakota, Saige is an active member of the VCSU Student Senate and the softball team.

When will you graduate?

I am a sophomore and will graduate Spring ‘24.

What attracted you to VCSU?

What attracted me to VCSU was the small, family-like campus. The professors here are so personable and caring. You always see someone you know walking through campus!

Why did you choose Elementary Education? 

I chose elementary education because my family are all educators of some kind; I was surrounded by educators making a positive difference in schools. I knew I wanted to be in an elementary classroom through mentor opportunities in my high school.

What do you enjoy most about your classes?

What I enjoy most about the elementary education program here is the professors, and the content they bring into the classroom. I have been introduced to so many materials and technology that I can’t wait to utilize in my classroom!

How is VCSU helping you reach your goals?   

VCSU is helping me reach my goals by offering multiple ways for involvement. The professors are always involved, engaged, and willing to help. There are so many ways to be active on campus, which I love.

What are your career goals?

My career goal is to be an elementary school principal. I want to spend time in the classroom first to work with students to help them succeed and find a love for school.

Which activities or groups are you involved in on campus?  

I am the vice president of Student Senate, a resident assistant, a player on the softball team, the community service chair for the National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS), a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and a member of Chi Alpha.

What do you like about VCSU?   

What I enjoy most about VCSU is the community-like involvement. I love the opportunities to get involved and know people! Everyone seems to be a part of something!

Do you have any hobbies?  

One of my favorite hobbies is being active or outside. I also enjoy watching movies and TV series, crocheting, and being with family.

Any advice for students thinking about attending VCSU?

My advice for students thinking of coming here is to find some club or organization to get involved in right away—it might seem awkward, but it is so worth it!