Week seven of the Know Your Peer spotlight is here! In these posts, we interview one of the peer mentors to get their perspective on working as a Peer Mentor, studying at Sheridan and life outside of school!
This week’s post features Kelly Skidmore, a third year Peer Mentor from the Davis Campus!
What program are you in?
Bachelor’s of Applied Health Sciences: Exercise Science and Health Promotion
What do you like to do when you aren’t at school or helping students?
Martial Arts, reading, writing, and running obstacle races.
Fun fact about you? (Talent, etc;):
I am a wealth of useless information (except for anything Sheridan related)
How long have you been a Peer Mentor for?
Why did you decide to become a Peer Mentor?
I wanted to be more involved on campus while having an impact on the Sheridan community.
What was your first year like?
Any tips you can share from experience?
Find a healthy distraction to take you away from the school mentality, whether it’s working out at the gym or hanging out with friends. Try to remember that yes you are in school but it doesn’t have to rule your life.