|Kraig Ladd '10 is a starting quarterback for the Titan football team and a first baseman for the baseball team.|
|Your hometown?||Shelbyville, Ill. – It’s a nice, small town of 5,000 people. We just added a Wal-Mart and a 5th stoplight.|
Academically it’s a great school that gives its students the chance to succeed.
Also, it gave me the opportunity to continue playing football and baseball at the collegiate level.
|Your major?||Finance. The stock market fascinates me, and I really enjoy math and working with numbers.|
|Favorite professor or class?||
Financial Management with Professor Jin Park.
Professor Park really furthered my interest in finance. He is one of the most helpful professors I’ve ever had.
As much as I enjoy college, I’m really looking forward to taking on the new challenges of the real world.
I would like to pursue a career in investment banking or financial planning.
Being a part of 3 CCIW Conference Championship teams with the Titans (2 in baseball and 1 in football).
Also, all of the memories and friendships I’ve developed as a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
|For fun?||Playing pickup basketball games at Shirk and hanging out with friends. I’m the typical college kid. I love to just relax.|
|The best?||My mom’s mostaccioli.|
Brian’s Song by William Blinn.
It’s a phenomenal story about the Chicago Bears’ Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers.
|Favorite band or artist?||
I’m a big classic rock guy. I’m a big fan of ACDC and Guns and Roses.
However, the Shelbyville in me loves country. I’m a big fan of Garth Brooks.
|Favorite movie?||Forrest Gump – “Lt. Dan, ICE CREAM!”|
|Favorite quote?||“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Harold R. McAlindon.|
Athletics at Illinois Wesleyan promotes the development of well-rounded student-athletes who are motivated toward success in the classroom as well as in their chosen sports.