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.

Cecilia Pohlar, ‘21 // Law // Greencastle, IN

Snapchat: cpohlar

Instagram: cpohlar

Why did you choose Champlain?

Cold weather, amazing faculty, great programs and beautiful Burlington.

You’ve created a fun, eccentric course at Champlain. What is it?

The psychology of sports. (Why do people like me think it’s fun to hold their breath for two minutes and swim back and forth in freezing water?)

What’s your Netflix binge series?

The Tudors, The Last Kingdom or Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

What’s your go-to jam song?

Miley Cyrus—“Do My Thang”

If you were a soda, what kind would you be?

Soda is bad for you. Can I be a Starbucks drink instead?

What’s your favorite gaming console?

…. a book??

What’s something not many people know about you?

I used to have dreadlocks.

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

I’d say the last biggest thing was going on youth exchange to Denmark.

What’s your spirit animal?

Pohlar bear! Look at my last name.

What’s your favorite breakfast food?


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!