In an effort to increase inter-class "bonding" (see what we did there), we highlight a CDM student and "drill" them with 12 questions. Get to know MUSC CDM a little better!

#TheMondayDrill

Walt Stevens

Walt Stevens

June 7, 2021

Happy happy Monday everyone! For today’s Monday drill we have Walt Stevens from the class of 2024!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #classof2024

1. Hometown: Greenwood, SC
2. Siblings: Two sisters, Lucy and Margaret, and my brother, Will
3. Pets: My family’s Boykin spaniel, Lily, and our cat, Rose
4. Schools: Greenwood high school, and Wofford college
5. When did you decide to be a dentist: Freshman year of college after my first shadowing experience with my dentist from home
6. Favorite subject / specialty in dental school: I have really enjoyed Immunology and fixed pros this semester
7. Hobbies: I really enjoy fishing and playing soccer
8. Favorite sports teams: Clemson football and Manchester United
9. Favorite restaurant in CHS: Fuel
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, or IOP: IOP
11. Plans after graduation: I have no earthly idea, yet
12. Biggest pet peeve: Slow drivers and people who put the toilet paper roll on backwards

Lacy Hylton

Lacy Hylton

May 17, 2021

Happy Monday!! Today we’re featuring Lacy from the Class of 2024!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2024
1. Hometown: Colfax, NC
2. Siblings: An older brother named Cody, he coaches PE at our middle school and is the head basketball coach there
3. Pets: Sadly i’ve never had any pets, but want to have some one day!
4. College: Clemson University
5.  When did you decide you wanted to become a dentist: Early on in high  school when I got braces. I always loved going to see my orthodontist  and realized I wanted to make other people feel the way I did once i got  my braces off!
6. Favorite class: So far, I’ve really enjoyed immunology and how applicable it is right now
7. Hobbies: I’m a huge foodie and when we have down time I enjoy reading and getting to spend time with my classmates!
8. Favorite Sports Team: A no brainer, go Tigers!!
9.  Favorite Restaurant in CHS: This is such a hard question I can’t choose  just one, so Viscous Biscuit, Avondale Wine and Cheese, Kaminskys,  Locals, and Poes
10. Sullivan’s, IOP, or Folly: Sullivans, but I’ve been to Folly more
11. Plans after graduation: I am doing the 3 year Air Force scholarship so wherever that takes me!
12. Biggest pet peeve:When people consistently don’t clean up after themselves

Hudson Gray

Hudson Gray

April 27, 2021

It’s Monday and time for the #MondayDrill. This afternoon we’re featuring D1, Hudson!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2024
1. Hometown: Rock Hill, SC
2. Siblings: I have one sister who is a Nursing student at Clemson!
3. Pets: Archie (the big one) and Scout (the normal sized one)
4. Schools: Clemson University class of 2020
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I was always at the  dentist or orthodontist due to my many dental issues as kid... thought  it was awesome how much dentistry changed my attitude. However, I didn’t  realize it until my sophomore year of college!
6. Favorite subject  in dental school: So far I’d say Fixed Prosthodontics. Big fan of  hands-on work and getting to feel like a dentist.
7. Hobbies: Any kind of sport (love the competition), also love the outdoors and spending time with my pups
8. Favorite sports team: Go Tigers!
9. Favorite restaurant in CHS: Chico Feo/Jalisco/Zia/anywhere with good tacos... please send recommendations!
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, or IOP: Folly’s vibes really speak to me but still need to try Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: No idea, figured I’d find what I enjoy the most and run with it
12. Biggest pet peeve: Putting toilet paper on the holder upside down🤦🏽

Sutton Alexander

Sutton Alexander

April 5, 2021

It’s Monday, so y’all know it’s time for the #MondayDrill! This week we have Sutton from the Class of 2024.
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2024
1. Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina
2. Siblings: A younger brother named Eli
3. Pets: A horse named Honey
4. College: Wofford College! Go Terriers!!
5. When did you decide you wanted to become a dentist? I started shadowing in college and really loved it!
6. Favorite Class: Fixed Pros 1 or Dental Morphology with Dr. Loe
7.  Hobbies: Playing volleyball, Baking, Going to the beach, and Watching  reality TV (I’m obsessed with 90 day fiancé and The  Bachelor/Bachelorette)
8. Favorite Sports Team: Gamecock and Terrier fan!
9. Favorite Restaurant in CHS: Hmm that’s such a hard one. I really like Mex 1 and Oak Steakhouse
10. Sullivan’s, Folly, or IOP? Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation?I’m not sure yet, maybe a residency!
12. Biggest pet peeve: Bad drivers and noisy neighbors

Elyse Little

Elyse Little

May 31, 2021

Happy Memorial Day 🇺🇸 we hope everyone has taken time this weekend to thank our armed forces for everything they have done and everything they have sacrificed while fighting for our country.
For today’s Monday drill, we have Elyse Little from the class of 2022!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #classof2022
1. Hometown: Gaffney, SC
2. Siblings: Older sister & younger brother.. I’m the middle child 🤗
3. Pets: the cutest English bulldog ever named Chip 🐶
4. Schools: Clemson University — go tigers 🐯
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist: I was a sophomore in college and someone suggested looking into dentistry.. so I started shadowing and really loved it so here we are!
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: I love restorative and removal!
7. Hobbies: I use to be on a competitive clogging team! But lately I’ve been pretty good at laying in bed watching tv 😂
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers!!
9. Favorite Restaurant in Chs: does Chick-fil-A count???.... kidding Saltwater cowboys 😋
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, or IOP: a tie between Sullivan’s and Folly
11. Plans after graduation: fingers crossed I get to work in a private practice in Gaffney!!
12. Biggest pet peeve: hmmm where do I begin?? Slow drivers, loud chewing, slow walkers, when two people are eating together and sit on same side of table, and the list goes on and on 🙃🙃

Brooke Grice

Brooke Grice

May 10, 2021

Good morning, everyone! Good luck to all of the new D3’s who have patients today! This morning on the #MondayDrill we’re featuring Brooke from the Class of 2022.
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2022
1. Hometown: Columbia, SC
2. Siblings: I have a younger sister (shown in the pic), an older brother, an older step sister and 3 half siblings.
3. Pets: none 😢 but very interested in adopting a dog
4. Schools: University of Virginia
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I decided on dentistry  my last semester of college. I always knew I wanted to do something  related to health care and went on the spring break mission trip to  Ecuador with DCF and that made my decision easy.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Orthodontics
7. Hobbies: Running, HyLo, being with friends/ family, cooking
8. Favorite sports team: UVA and Clemson
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Cru Cafe and Obstinate Daughter are two of my favorites!
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: I’m applying to Orthodontic residencies!
12. Biggest pet peeve: Being late

Lauren Huddle

Lauren Huddle

April 19, 2021

Happy Monday, CDM! This week’s feature for the #MondayDrill is D3, Lauren.
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2022
1. Hometown: Chapin, SC but Greenville was home for 8 years before moving to Chas
2. Siblings: little sister, Kelcy, who is a pretty great dentist and also a JBECDM grad
3. Pets: a kitty named Cody
4. Schools: Clemson University - GO TIGS!
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist?I was 28! When my sister  was in dental school, she asked me to come volunteer with her at DAD,  and I fell in love. It’s never too late, just gotta believe in yourself  :)
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Oral Surgery
7. Hobbies: plant momming, antiquing, beaching, cooking, cocktailing and trying all the sour beers
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers bby
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: 167 Raw or Wild Olive
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: leaning towards trying for an OMFS residency
12. Biggest pet peeve: I have an ex bf who constantly called me “chief”. Super cringey.

Ariel Kunde

Ariel Kunde

March 29, 2021

Good morning and happy Monday! For this week’s #MondayDrill we’re featuring MUSC ASDA’s very own president, Ariel!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2021
1. Hometown:  Mesa, AZ
2. Siblings: 1 brother and 1 sister
3. Pets: none. Well, my son is needy like a puppy so...
4. Schools: Winthrop University for Undergrad and Masters
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I took one of those job  aptitude tests in HS and dentist came up. That sparked my interest and  I’ve fallen more and more in love ever since.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Removable Prosth
7. Hobbies: Playing soccer, keeping a baby alive
8. Favorite sports team: Manchester City F.C.
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Tavern & Table
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP:  Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: Private Practice in N.C.
12. Biggest pet peeve: Getting assigned to assist an 8am procedure the day prior.

Sammie Mullis

Sammie Mullis

May 24, 2021

You already know what day it is 💥 - for this week’s Monday drill we’re featuring Sammie Mullis from the Class of 2023!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2023

1. Hometown: Greer, SC
2. Siblings: Two younger sisters- Andie and Georgie (my dad really wanted boys)
3. Pets: 2 Dogs (Maisy and Sadie) and 2 cats (Foster and Mama)
4. Schools: Clemson University
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist: My dentist from home  told me what a great career dentistry is for a woman and that really  stuck with me!
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Operative and Ortho
7. Hobbies: Frying in the sun, dying on the treadmill at OrangeTheory, yoga, baking treats
8. Favorite sports team: go tigers :-)
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Boxcar Betty’s , Bohemian Bull, or Cantina 76
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11.  Plans after graduation: Not 100% sure yet but possibly specializing or  doing an AEGD and then private practice (whoever wants to take me tho  hmu)
12. Biggest pet peeve: People who do not use their turn signals- God works in mysterious ways but you don’t have to.

Kennedy Covington

Kennedy Covington

May 3, 2021

Good morning, CDM! Today on the #MondayDrill, we’re featuring Kennedy from the Class of 2023!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2023
1. Hometown: Greenville, SC born and raised!
2.  Siblings: one younger sister/bff (just finished her D1 year here), one  older brother (musc cdm ‘10 alumn), 2 other older sibs
3. Pets: none down here 😢
4. Schools: Furman University 💜
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Christmas senior year  of college. I hesitated considering dental school because I didn’t want  to copy my brother, but he clearly knew best!
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school? Fixed pros and operative
7. Hobbies: any type of dance, lifting, drawing, painting, and baking
8. Favorite sports team: Gamecocks!
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Carmellas (that peanut butter chocolate cake 🤤)
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: Maybe AEGD/GPR and hopefully back to Greenville
12. Biggest pet peeve: When people are constantly trying to impress other people. Be more impactful than impressive.

Coral Simantov

Coral Simantov

April 12, 2021

Happy Monday, CDM! It’s time for another #MondayDrill feature. This week is D2, Coral!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2023
1. Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC
2. Siblings: A younger brother
3. Pets: A lab/beagle mix named Bella
4. Schools: Coastal Carolina University
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I was the weird 12 year  old that knew she wanted to be a dentist when she grew up 🤷🏽‍♀️
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Operative & Cariology, but basically anything in the sim lab is fun for me!
7. Hobbies: Finding new yummy restaurants in Charleston with my boyfriend or taking Bella to the park!
8. Favorite sports team: Don’t really care much for sports
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Co or Basil
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: Private practice
12. Biggest pet peeve: A sink full of dirty dishes

Sydney Fain

Sydney Fain

March 22, 2021

Happy Monday! Today on the #MondayDrill is D3, Sydney!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #cdm2022
1. Hometown: Riner, Virginia
2. Siblings: a younger brother in the US Navy ⚓️💪🏼
3. Pets: Ella, a miniature schnauzer that lives in VA
4. Schools: Georgia Tech! Go Jackets 🐝 buzz buzz buzz
5.  When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Not until part way  through college when I remembered I didn’t actually want to be an  engineer 🤦🏻‍♀️
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Operative—gotta love chasing decay!
7.  Hobbies: Traveling (that used to be a thing), hiking and trying to cook  fancy things and being upset when they don’t work out
8. Favorite sports team: I guess I’m officially a Tiger now? 🐅 @kdtormey
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Peninsula Grill—the coconut cake is 🔥
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Kiawah
11. Plans after graduation: hopefully private practice, hopefully in the Upstate? Stay tuned.
12. Biggest pet peeve: No show patients fo’ sho’