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Shaw Riggs




Forensic Science with an Emphasis in Biology

Hillsboro, Illinois

Favorite TV/movie quote?
“You have no idea how high I can fly.” - Michael Scott

What is one thing you wish people knew about you?
Music is one of my greatest passions despite being a STEM major!

Which animal/reptile/insect would you least like to be locked in a cage with?
I would be terrified if I were locked in a cage with a Shoebill Stork, those birds are nightmare fuel!

Sasquatch – real or fake?
I believe it was real at some point, just not anymore.

What’s the most useless talent you have?
I have almost every line in the movie “Step Brothers” memorized.

How did you spend your time outside class (besides studying)?
I spent a lot of time hanging out with friends and performing with my a cappella group Pitch Please.

What piece of advice would you like to give incoming first-gen students?
Be yourself, and get involved! That is the only way you will make friends who you can relate to!