The enthusiasm in the Class of 2021 Facebook page is off the charts, so we decided to bring back our “Tell Us About Yourself(ie)” series, which will highlight profiles of incoming students in the Class of 2021 from now until August Orientation.

If you are a member of Champlain’s Class of 2021 and are interested in sharing your selfie, check out how at the bottom of this post.

Hailey Harple, 21 // Game Art & Animation // Hillsboro, OR

Instagram: potato_girl99

Our motto is “Let Us Dare.” What was the last thing you dared to do?

I dug through an art class closet at my school that hadn’t been opened since the 1990s. There were rat traps, decapitated dolls, tons of craft supplies, sealed floss from the 1960s and a huge container full of mint tins from around the world.

Describe your perfect day:

Get a warm drink, go to a bookstore and sit down to read a book while listening to music, then see a concert at night and fall asleep in a cozy bed.

What’s something not many people know about you?

I quite like rap music.

What’s your go-to fun fact?

That I wrote a 99 page book (with illustrations) in second grade.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

The ability to pass through objects.

What’s your Netflix binge series?

Firefly. I’d watch all 15 episodes again and again.

What’s your favorite breakfast food?

If you count Orange juice as a food, then orange juice.

What’s your favorite gaming console?


If you could be any mythical creature, what would you be and why?

An alicorn or winged unicorn: All the awesomeness of being a unicorn while also having wings.

What’s your spirit animal?

(Not an animal but) a potato.

If you’d like to be featured in an upcoming “Tell Us About Yourself(ie),” fill out this survey:, and we’ll post the best answers!