• Meet the Wellness Educators

Wellness Educators

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  • Meet the Wellness Educators

    Shaelynn Bodrero

    Shaelynn Bodrero

    Major/Year: 3rd Semester grad student - Masters in Healthcare Administration
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I swim on MSUM's Swim & Dive Team
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? I love being a Wellness Educator because we get to promote a healthy and safe lifestyle.  We also help raise awareness on tough issues that are usually overlooked.  The students we get to interact with is an added bonus to being a Wellness Educator.  Go Dragons!!

    Morgan Clements

    Morgan Clements

    Major/Year: Senior - Exercise Science
    A Fun Fact About Me: I have volunteered as a Special Olympics coach.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? Being a Wellness Educator is a great way to meet and help educate fellow students about many important aspects of health.  The different activities and events also give you the opportunity to work with a lot of amazing people from several different areas!

    Jessica Colby

    Jessica Colby

    Major/Year: Junior - Exercise Science & Multimedia Journalism
    A Fun Fact About Me: I am a student-athlete here at MSUM
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  Being a Wellness Educator teaches you how to educate people in a fun way! We learn things through training and we are able to apply that to educating MSUM! Everything is always changing so we are always learning!

    Jenai DeNardo

    Jenai DeNardo

    Major/Year: Junior - Biology with emphasis on Health and Medical Science; Minors in Chemistry and Psychology
    A Fun Fact About Me: I have rafted down the Grand Canyon!
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  I chose to be a Wellness Educator because I believe educating peopled on mental, physical and emotional health is so important in helping promote healthy life styles.

    Nuela Enebechi

    Nuela Enebechi

    Major/Year: Senior - Computer Science
    A Fun Fact About Me: I love martial arts (Taekwan Do & Kung Fu)
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? Being a wellness educator is really awesome because I can give back to my community. I have the opportunity to educate my peers on issues associated with their health. I get to be there for people and help them be more knowledgeable health wise.

    Jess Johnson

    Jessica Johnson


    Major/Year: Senior - Psychology with a minor in Strength & Conditioning
    Fun Fact About Me: I play on the Women's Soccer team here at MSUM
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? I love being a Wellness Educator because it is a great way to get involved on campus and help other college students learn about health and wellness.

    Katie Jones

    Katie Jones

    Major/Year: Senior - Physical Eduction/Health
    A Fun Fact About Me: I have never left the country
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? Being a Wellness Educator provides me with the opportunity to promote a healthy lifestyle.  Also you meet and work with some incredible people and have an impact on campus.

    Laura Mitlyng

    Laura Mitlyng

    Major/Year: Senior - Business Administration - Marketing emphasis
    A Fun Fact About Me:
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? It is important for myself and others to be educated about mental and physical health. Being a Wellness Educator allows me to promote and educate my peers about a healthy living style.  Also, we get to put on fun events and meet great people, and get great experiences! I am so excited to promote MSUM as a Wellness Educator!  Go Dragons!

    Yewande Osunsanya

    Yewande Osunsanya

    Major/Year: Senior- Biology with emphasis in health and medical science
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I love traveling, seeing new places
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  Being a wellness educator allows me to promote and educate my peers about healthy living.  Doing so also gives me the opportunity to learn more about health and wellness.  I also get to make a positive impact and give back to my community (MSUM family).

    Taylor Schmaltz

    Taylor Schmaltz

    Major/Year: Senior - Exercise Science
    A Fun Fact About Me:  I coach gymnastics at YMCA
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  To be involved on campus and to inform others students about health and fitness.

    Pragyan Subba

    Pragyan Chandra Subba

    Major/Year: Sophomore - Business Administration
    A Fun Fact About Me: I am an avid reader, but don't ask me about any novels though!  I am more into non-fiction, self-help and I like to look up facts.
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? I believe that health should not be overlooked regardless of one's field of work, study or interest. I also believe that prevention is better than cure.  Spreading awareness about preventive measures and various diseases is a very effective way to prevent illness.  Being a Wellness Educator gives me an opportunity to spread awareness to my peers and potentially make a difference to the local community.  This is both morally and intellectually fulfilling for me.

    Emily Tschida

    Emily Tschida

    Major/Year: Sophomore - Finance
    A Fun Fact About Me: I have been learning Spanish for 7 years and plan to study abroad
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? I decided to be a Wellness Educator because it's a good way to get involved on campus and give back to the community.  I am very passionate about staying fit, being active, and protecting your body, and am excited that I get to share it with other people!

    Kiah Vanasse

    Kiah Vanasse

    Major/Year: Senior - Exercise Science
    A Fun Fact About Me:   I play for the MSUM Women's Rugby Team
    Why Be A Wellness Educator?  I want to be a part of a team and be involved on campus while sharing my passion for health and wellness.  Health and fitness can be fun!

    Travis Wehrenberg

    Travis Wehrenberg

    Major/Year: Senior - Biology - health emphasis
    A Fun Fact About Me: My biggest fear is broken glass!
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? I've always been a discount Debbie, coupon Cathy, etc. It just made sense for me to get the most "bang for my buck" by trying everything!  I love talking about health and making people happy, so becoming a Wellness Educator was a no brainer.  Get involved with something you enjoy and you won't regret it! Plus, you will get more for your money!

    Madalyn Winger

    Madalyn Winger

    Major/Year: Sophomore - Mathematics; Actuarial Science and Economics
    A Fun Fact About Me: I love breakfast food
    Why Be A Wellness Educator? It is a great way to be involved on campus while bring awareness to health and wellness.  Plus it's fun to meet and work with new people.

    Advisor: Lynn Peterson, petrsnly@mnstate.edu