Employee Spotlight: Emily Fritsch

EmilyName: Emily Fritsch

Hometown: Kiel, Wisconsin

Major/Minor: Business Administration with a Human Resource Emphasis

How long have you been a Student at UWGB? I am a senior and I am a fourth year student at UWGB.

Personal interests: Reading, biking, and spending time with family and my fiancé.

Random facts/interests: I purchased my first vehicle at age 17 and paid it off a month before I turned 19. I can hold my breath under water for 50 meters while I swim. My favorite color is orange but I secretly really like coral/pink. My roommates are all either family of my best friends and one I have lived with for all four years of college. I would do anything for my family or friends.

Are you messy or organized? I am a very organized person which is either a blessing or a curse.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you? Katherine Heigl or Reese Witherspoon

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be?  My grandpa Fritsch

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Hamburgers

If you were an animal what would you be? Polar Bear

If your house was burning down, what’s the one non-living thing you would save? A small chest my fiancé built with all of my safe keepings.

Least favorite Food? Brussel Sprouts

Motto or personal mantra? Fake it until you make it.

Tell us a little about yourself.  I am a very social and outgoing person that may or may not have a sweet tooth problem. I always try to be there for everyone even if I don’t know them. I believe that one act of kindness can brighten the day.

Tell us a little bit about your family. My grandma is my favorite human in the world. My family is huge. I have 36 and counting cousins just on my father’s side and my father is the tenth child of thirteen. I have one biological sister and two step-sisters. Including my adorable niece and nephews. My mother is one of five so her side is smaller but rowdy. I love and get to see my family often. Both of my parent s worked hard to raise honest hardworking children.

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us?  I have albinism which is a condition in which I have little to no pigment in my hair, skin, and eyes.

Tell us three things most people don’t know about you. I have worked since the age of fourteen, my favorite place is Sturgeon Bay, and I am an organ donor.

What advice would you give to incoming freshman? Enjoy all the little things of college because it goes by fast.

What celebrity do people think you look like?  I hope Drew Barrymore but possibly

What did you want to be when growing up? I wanted to make an impact in the world, but my child answer use to be a mommy or a ballet/hip-hop dancer J (even though I can’t dance and never could)

What do you like to do in your spare time? Read

What do you like to do on your days off? I work on things at home and listen to audio books.

What else do you do for fun? I love swimming and staying active.

What is an ability you wish you had? To teleport from one place to another.

What is the first concert you attended? Miranda Lambert

What is your biggest pet peeve?  Clutter

What is your favorite meal?  Grilling out

What is your favorite movie and book? My favorite movie would be the proposal  but I read and love so many books I can’t choose, although genre I love romance novels.

What is your favorite sport? Swimming

Hidden talent? Functioning on less than five hours of sleep.

What one food do you wish had zero calories? Ice Cream

What was your favorite book, toy, or outfit as a child? Favorite outfit was anything with overalls.

What would you like to be famous for? Being kind to others

What’s on your bucket list?  To own my own home.

What’s the one thing, you can’t live without? Books

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?  Sushi

What’s your favorite thing to do in Green Bay? Go to Dunkin Donuts

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?  Working at my dream career and having my own big family.

Where is your favorite place to eat? Red Robin

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Ireland