Meet Our Tutors!

Gage Blankenship

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Paragould, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: Old Testament, General Psychology
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Thing about WBU: The closeness of everything.  You can know everyone and have a friendship with everyone, including the professors.
Advice to be academically successful: Start studying early and look over things a little bit every night. It will allow for easier memorization.

Luke Breitkreuz

Major: Finance

Hometown: St Joseph, Missouri
Tutoring Subjects: Business classes and study skills
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Thing about WBU: Small Campus
Advice to be academically successful: Read your textbooks!!

Nathan Cartwright

Major: Christian Ministry

Hometown: League City, Texas
Tutoring Subjects: Turabian, Christian Ministries, and student skills
Favorite Food: Potatoes
Favorite Thing about WBU: The great professors!
Advice to be academically successful: Put God at the center of all you do and pour everything you have into your work.  Continuous effort is what makes the difference.

Rylee Dardar

Major: Church Music

Hometown: Searcy, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: English, Fundamentals of Music, Music Appreciation, and Study Skills
Favorite Food: Burgers
Favorite Thing about WBU: The small community of friends
Advice to be academically successful: Good time management allows you to have enough time for studying and free time.  With the correct time management, you will find yourself successful in your academics.

Shelby Haynes

Major: Biology

Hometown: Province, Missouri
Tutoring Subjects: Biology, English, theatre/music appreciation
Favorite Food: Popsicles
Favorite Thing about WBU: The same family-like community of people
Advice to be academically successful: Make an effort to learn what your professors are expecting out of each class and do not be afraid to ask for help from professors!

Abby Johnson

Major: Christian Education

Hometown: Newport, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: English, Algebra, Study SkillsEnglish, Algebra, Study Skills
Favorite Food: Fettuccine Alfredo
Favorite Thing about WBU: The Christ-centered campus, as well as the people that make it up!
Advice to be academically successful: Time management!  Managing your time in college will do wonders for you, and absolutely set you up for success.

Rachel Jones

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: English and Study Skills
Favorite Food: Peanut Butter Pancakes
Favorite Thing about WBU: I really enjoy the family-like community and spiritual disciplines offered at Williams. You feel welcomed and at home the moment you step onto campus.
Advice to be academically successful: Give yourself enough time to study and try not to procrastinate!  Also, don’t be afraid to ask for help if needed- we’re all willing to help each other when needed!

Ronald Peas

Major: Finance

Hometown: North Little Rock, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: Accounting, Consumer FInance, micro-applications, marketing, and student skills
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Thing about WBU: The professors
Advice to be academically successful: Don’t be afraid to ask questions in class.

Kristen Robbins

Major: Biology

Hometown: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Fundamentals of Music, English, Anatomy and Physiology and Study Skills
Favorite Food: Mexican and Chinese food
Favorite Thing about WBU: The friends I’ve made while being at WBU
Advice to be academically successful: Make time to study, and don’t be afraid to ask your professors for help.

Haley Ruddell

Major: Marketing

Hometown: Smackover, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: Intermediate Algebra, Contemporary Math, Western Civilization, Microeconomics, Student Skills
Favorite Food: All kinds of pasta
Favorite Thing about WBU: The Godly atmosphere and wonderful friendships
Advice to be academically successful: Time management is everything! Scheduling study hours and keeping a strict to-do list is always a good thing! Prayers never hurt either!

Nikki Shell

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Batesville, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: English Composition, Psychology classes, Study Study Skills
Favorite Food: Poppyseed Chicken
Favorite Thing about WBU: Williams is like a big family!
Advice to be academically successful: Stay caught up.  Don’t wait until the last minute to get your assignments completed.

MeKency Shepard

Major: Music

Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas
Tutoring Subjects: Music classes and study skills
Favorite Food: Potatoes
Favorite Thing about WBU: The cozy, friendly environment
Advice to be academically successful: Don’t be afraid to contact your professors if you have problems or questions.  They really do want to help!