Class of 2022: Breana Smits ’22

We celebrate the Class of 2022, what they have achieved during their years at Ripon and what they hope to achieve in the next chapter of their lives.

Breana Smits ’22 of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, had double majors in communication and theatre. She plans to work for Walt Disney World, hopefully in live entertainment.

“The most important lesson from Ripon College that I am taking with me is to do what you’re passionate about and to be yourself,” she says. “I have a lot of special memories from my time here, especially in the theatre department. One that really stands out for me is getting to stage manage the play ‘After the Blast,’ by Zoe Kazan.”

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