Missouri State University - West Plains
Sterling White

Sterling White

  • Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Academic Program: AA General Studies

Sterling White

"I really love the tight-knit community feel of MSU-WP."

Academic Program: Associate of Arts in General Studies

What is your hometown?

Virginia Beach, Virgina

Why did you choose to attend Missouri State-West Plains?

Both the basketball program and Missouri State-West Plains seemed like the best place to help me achieve my goals.

How would you describe your experience here?

It has been great! I really love the tight knit community feel of MSU-WP.

What has been your favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains?

Definitely Hibby’s wings.

What has been your favorite course? 

My favorite course so far has been Public Speaking.

How have the faculty and staff helped you during your time at Missouri State-West Plains?

They have shown me better ways to study and to manage my time to be successful in the classroom.

How did you choose your major?

This major will allow me to pursue my four-year degree.

What have you learned from Public Speaking that will help you succeed in your education, career or life? 

I have learned how to give a speech in front of many people and to come to classes prepared.

What are your plans after graduation? 

I want to go to a four-year school and then play basketball professionally. After the ball stops bouncing, I would love to go into film.