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Mizzou Made 2023: Evan Fay, BHS

May 3, 2023

With commencement coming up on May 13, we’re taking this opportunity to highlight some of the incredible students who make the School of Health Professions such a great place to learn, serve and discover.

Today we meet Evan Fay, a Brookfield, Missouri, native who is completing his BHS in Health Science — with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Science.

Evan Fay
Photo courtesy of Evan Fay

Evan Fay

Major: Health Science (Rehabilitation Science)
Hometown: Brookfield, MO

Favorite Quote:

“Never doing anything that someone else can and will do, when there is so much of importance to be done which others cannot or will not do.”

Dawson Trotman
What does graduating from the Mizzou School of Health Professions mean to you?

Graduating from the Mizzou School of Health Professions is one of those special milestones that rarely come up. I think it’s the mark of a chapter in my life where I grew the most and developed personally to become a more well-rounded leader and friend. I see it as the launching pad and foundation for what I will continue to build upon for the rest of my life.

What was your favorite class within your degree track?

Health Sciences 3300–Public Health Principles, Practice, and Education

What activities have you been involved in along the way?

While at Mizzou, I have been involved with the School of Health Professions Student Ambassador team, been an active member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and served as leadership team president for a campus ministry called Student Mobilization

Who helped you during your college journey?

My parents have offered the best support and encouragement that anyone could ask for. Also, my friend Phil helped me to navigate what it looks like to pursue my faith in college and live to make a purpose in the lives of others.

What memories stand out from your time at Mizzou?

The memories that stand out the most are growing in my faith while at college, being involved with Homecoming through my fraternity for the past three years, and meeting my best friends within my fraternity.

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I will be going on staff with a campus ministry in the Philippines!

What advice do you have for current and future students?

You make the most out of college by engaging with others in a meaningful and purposeful way. Step out of your comfort to be more vulnerable and intentional with how you spend your time, and invest well into growth opportunities.