Tristan Walker ’22
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Major: Marine Science
Extracurricular involvement: Navy ROTC, Varsity Sailing
What has been your favorite class at MMA?
My favorite class has been Chemistry I with Assistant Professor Carey Friedman. It is the perfect balance of challenging and interesting, involving both math and general problem-solving skills.
What do you love about the MMA community?
I love that we get to enjoy the town’s beautiful scenery every day.
What are your hopes for the future?
I hope to do well academically and to receive a commission as a USN Officer.
Why did you pick MMA?
I picked MMA for a variety of reasons. I love the small class sizes and that you get to know your professors really well. The classes are hands on and the academics are rigorous. I was also impressed by the reputation of the ROTC program.
What would you say to a prospective MMA student?
MMA has a unique academic environment that makes it an incredible place to learn and grow. The mix of regimental and non-regimental students makes for a unique atmosphere and draws a diverse group of people to the school.