About David

David Funk

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What is your favorite thing about TTU?

I love Tennessee Tech because of the beautiful campus and community aspect of the university as well as all of the great friends that I have made in my time here.

What is your most memorable TTU experience so far?

Member of an IFC fraternity.

How did you choose your major?

I love working with people and being active, so I job shadowed a physical therapist and loved it. I have been in Physical Therapy ever since and it has been one of the best decisions I have made.

What is your favorite meal at TTU?

Buffalo chicken sandwich at Backyard Burger.

Advice for incoming college freshman from your experience so far?

Get involved in some sort of club or extracurricular activity.

What is your favorite TTU Tradition and why?

The Blizzard at the basketball game where everyone throws toilet paper onto the floor. I have been going to TTU basketball games since I was little and I have always loved doing this. It is something that I have never heard of another university doing.

What kind of extracurricular activities are you involved in on campus and in the community?

I am a member of an IFC fraternity and work at Ralph’s Donut Shop.

What movie star would you play in a movie? Why?

Shia LaBeouf because my mom thinks we resemble each other.

What was your biggest mistake as a freshman? What did you learn from that experience?

Getting a 'C' in a University class because I thought I could drop it and I quit going to class. I learned that you cannot drop a University class and that it’s a good thing you can retake classes.

What is your favorite book?

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien