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

Madison Covington

Madison Covington

April 18, 2022

Good morning everyone! It’s time for another Monday drill- today, meet Madison from the class of 2024! 🤩
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2024

1. Hometown: Greenville, SC
2. Siblings: Sister, Kennedy (D3 here and my other half) and 3 older half siblings!
3. Pets: 2 dogs at home but none in chs :(
4. Schools: Furman University!! 💜
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? When I started volunteering at the Greenville Free Medical Clinic!
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Endo!
7. Hobbies: Tennis, wakesurfing, anything outdoors or in the water, working out, reading, spending time with my family. 💗
8. Favorite sports team: Go cocks!! (Furman Paladins are in a close second of course)
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Neon Tiger right now! Still lots of exploring to do! 😋
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: God’s plan. 🙏
12. Biggest pet peeve: When people aren’t intentional.

Joseph Siegwald

Joseph Siegwald

March 28, 2022

It’s that time of the week again- today, meet Joseph from the class of 2022 for our Monday drill!!!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #classof2022

1. Hometown: Mt. Pleasant
2. Siblings: 4 Sibs😎 Paul,Hannah, Philip and Stephen
3. Pets: Goldendoodle Koda Bear
4. Schools: Anderson University
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Junior Year of undergrad.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: fixed and operative. Drill and fill 🦷
7. Hobbies: Fishing, Hunting, and basically any sport
8. Favorite sports team: Redbull F1
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Kairos😂
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly solely because it’s close
11. Plans after graduation: Pawleys Island
12. Biggest pet peeve: Semi Trucks in the left lane

Arianna Alvarado

Arianna Alvarado

February 21, 2022

Happy Monday everyone and shout-out to the members that represented us at ASDA’s annual session this past weekend! For today’s Monday Drill, meet Arianna from the class of 2025!
#musccdm #classof2025 #southcarolinaasda

1. Hometown: Greenville, SC
2. Siblings: younger sister
3. Pets: none right now, but I really want a dog 🐶
4. Schools: College of Charleston
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? When I was younger I remember saying I wanted to be a dentist after seeing my aunt and uncle at work ( both dentists). As I got older my admiration for them really became an admiration for the field.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: dental morphology
7. Hobbies: I like to cook and dance. I also play the viola 🎻
8. Favorite sports team: I don’t have one
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Rodney Scott’s BBQ
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: IOP
11. Plans after graduation: I am not sure yet.
12. Biggest pet peeve: when people chew with their mouth open

Ashley Addamo

Ashley Addamo

January 10, 2022

We hope everyone’s had a wonderful Monday! For today’s drill, meet Ashley from the class of 2022 🤩
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2022

1. Hometown: Indian Land, SC
2. Siblings: A twin sister, younger sister, and younger brother
3. Pets: None 😔 but I do have the best golden doodle nephew ever.
4. Schools: College of Charleston
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Senior year of high school - I had a great dentist who told me being a dentist was the best job ever.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fixed prosthodontics.
7. Hobbies: Scheduling lunch and learns 😉, spending time with friends and family, and all things Disney.
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson, Go Tigers!
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Locals, specifically on Monday’s can’t say no to 1/2 off sushi. 🍣
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: Private Practice in South Carolina
12. Biggest pet peeve: Mis-matched socks and people who dont put their carts away at the grocery store.

Harrison Duckett

Harrison Duckett

April 11, 2022

Another Monday, another drill! For today’s Monday Drill, meet Harrison from the class of 2025!
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2025

1. Hometown: Columbia, SC
2. Siblings: Two brothers, Dwayne and Adam.
3. Pets: None
4. Schools: Lander University
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? After experiencing a sports related injury curiosity turned into a shadowing opportunity which developed into passion.
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: I’ve enjoyed every class so far, don’t have a subject/speciality that sticks out more than the others.
7. Hobbies: Bowling, watching movies and hanging out with friends
8. Favorite sports team: Duke, LA Lakers and Real Madrid
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Page’s Okra Grill
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: I’d like to work in a private practice to better my craft and learn more about the business side.
12. Biggest pet peeve: People who try to get on the elevator without letting you off first

Jenna Harris

Jenna Harris

March 21, 2022

We hope everyone had a fun and safe spring break! Also a s/o to those representing and advocating on behalf of MUSC at Lobby Day in DC! For today’s Monday drill, meet Jenna from the class of 2022 🤩
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2022

1. Hometown: Clayton, North Carolina
2. Siblings: Older twin brothers
3. Pets: Big fan of dogs, not a big fan of the responsibility that comes with them. But for sure in the future will!
4. Schools: Presbyterian College - Go Hose!
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? During my freshman year of college. Grew up wanting to be an MD like my dad but the Lord had other plans!!
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fixed and operative but also really enjoy a good extraction!
7. Hobbies: Running and golfing
8. Favorite sports team: Big sports fan, even bigger bandwagon fan
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Hall’s Chophouse if we feelin’ fancy like
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: Private practice in my hometown!
12. Biggest pet peeve: My mom asking me every Monday night for the past four years when I’m going to be on ASDA’s Instagram. Momma, we made it!!

Julia Anderson

Julia Anderson

February 7, 2022

Happy Monday everyone and good luck to our D4s taking boards this week! For today’s drill, meet Julia from the class of 2024!
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2024

1. Hometown: Easley SC
2. Siblings: 2 sisters, Caroline and Lizzy
3. Pets: Winston the weenie
4. Schools: Clemson Biochemistry and MUSC Dental
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I love art and medicine, and dentistry is the best of both worlds
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fixed Pros and Dentures (it’s like arts and crafts!)
7. Hobbies: Baking, painting, and walking my little man around town
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson, Go Tigers 🐅
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: High Cotton if I’m feeling fancy but you can always find me at Rio Chico 🌮
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: Work in General and eventually own a practice
12. Biggest pet peeve: Being late!

Peter Mauldin

Peter Mauldin

December 27, 2021

Happy Monday everyone! We hope everyone is enjoying their break and had a very merry Christmas to all that celebrate! 🎄For today’s drill, meet Peter from the class of 2025!
#southcarolinaasda #musccdm #classof2025

1. Hometown: Charleston, SC
2. Siblings: 1 older sister and a younger half-brother
3. Pets: We have a dog back home named Oliver but I want to get a dog of my own soon
4. Schools: Furman University
5. When you decided to become a dentist: Not until about half way through college when I got a job assisting. That’s when I really fell in love with dentistry
6. Favorite subject in dental school / specialty: Morphology or occlusion or anything in the sim lab
7. Hobbies: Golf, fishing, running, or anything to get outside
8. Sports teams: Jacksonville Jaguars
9. Favorite restaurant: Post House
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, or IOP: IOP
11. Plans after graduation: I t’s hard to say now but I’d like to eventually end up as a general dentist doing a little bit of everything
12. Pet peeve: People being late

Katie Hourigan

Katie Hourigan

April 4, 2022

It’s time for another Monday Drill! Today, meet Katie from the class of 2022!!!
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2022

1. Hometown: I was a Navy brat and lived all over, but Charleston has been home for the past 12 years!
2. Siblings: An older brother named Kyle
3. Pets: my Frenchie girl, Willow (featured above) and our family dog, Sophie 😊
4. Schools: University of South Carolina - Go Gamecocks! 🖤❤️🖤
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Senior year of high school. I shadowed my dentist and was so interested in the procedure, I nearly passed out from locking my knees and not breathing while trying to lean over the patient and watch - knew this was the career for me in that moment 😂
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Operative and removable (yes, some people actually like removable)!
7. Hobbies: Going to the beach, hanging with friends and family, reading a good book
8. Favorite sports team: USC Gamecocks! 🤙🏼❤️🖤
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: This one is tough - probably Bowens Island Restaurant, the food and views are great!
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Definitely Folly - love the local vibes 🌊
11. Plans after graduation: Private Practice
12. Biggest pet peeve: When people constantly leave a mess and don’t clean up after themselves 🤦🏼‍♀️

Chase Ollis

Chase Ollis

March 7, 2022

We hope everyone has had a fantastic Monday! Counting down the days until spring break… until then, meet Chase from the class of 2024 for today’s Monday Drill!
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2024

1. Hometown: Hartsville, SC
2. Siblings: Only child! My parents favorite kid
3. Pets: My dog Duke and all my fish
4. Schools: Clemson University
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Freshman year of college
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fixed pros w my main man Dr. Lowe
7. Hobbies: Hunting, Golfing, Fishing, Video games, and hanging out with friends/family
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers and Boston Celtics
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Ellis Creek Fish House
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly
11. Plans after graduation: Work with my old dentist back home in Hartsville
12. Biggest pet peeve: Pessimism

Brittany Betts

Brittany Betts

January 31, 2022

Shout out to everyone who came and participated in the ASDA district 4 conference this weekend! Now back to our Monday drill- today meet Brittany from the class of 2023!
#musccdm #classof2023 #southcarolinaasda

1. Hometown: Tampa, Florida
2. Siblings: I have one older sister who is actually a general dentist
3. Pets: A golden retriever named Marley 🐾
4. Schools: Rollins College for Undergrad and USF for my Master’s
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? The summer before my freshman year of college
6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: It’s a tie between Fixed and Operative!
7. Hobbies: Playing basketball, working out at OTF 🍊 , trying new restaurants, traveling and baking
8. Favorite sports team: Boston Celtics
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Savi Cucina in Mt. Pleasant. They have amazing Italian food!
10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s
11. Plans after graduation: Move back to Florida and start working.
12. Biggest pet peeve: Rude drivers

Melissa Porter

Melissa Porter

December 13, 2021

Happy Monday and good luck to everyone with finals left! For today’s drill, meet Melissa Porter from the class of 2022 💛
#musccdm #southcarolinaasda #classof2022

1. Hometown: Piedmont, SC
2. Siblings: 8 siblings, it’s a big family 😅
3. Pets: a mini goldendoodle named Ollie! I’m obsessed 😍 insta: @olliep_the_dood
4. Schools: Winthrop university, Go Eagles! 🦅
5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I decided my freshman year of college after realizing med school didn’t quite fit for me!
6. Favorite subject/ specialty: Ortho! 😁
7. Hobbies: working out, hanging out with my hubby and sweet pup, and traveling/ trying new restaurants.
8. Favorite sports team: Clemson 🐅
9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: viscous biscuit or taco boy
10. Folly, Sullivan’s, or IOP: probably Folly since it’s closer to where we live.
11. Plans after graduation: applying to residencies now 🤞🏻
12. Biggest pet peeve: people who are unnecessarily rude.