University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Library Student Workers

Anne Tsonetokoy


I am a senior English major from Chickasha, OK, and my favorite book is Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

Audra Peterson


I am a sophomore Elementary Education major from Bridge Creek, OK. I graduated from Bridge Creek High School in 2014, and I have been working since I was 16 years old. My favorite color is teal, and I am a member of Sigma Psi Omega sorority here on campus. My favorite book series is Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead. 

Bailey Rush


I am sophomore Sociology major with a minor in Psychology. I am from Olive, OK, and I am an active member of the BCM and the USAO Hiking Club.

"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." - The Great Gatsby

Christa Hall


I am a senior Elementary Education major from Texas. I absolutely love reading, it is my favorite thing to do. Currently, my favorite book series is the Divergent series, but it tends to change every few months or so because I'll find something new that I find more interesting. I have been doing work study here at the library for 4 years now, and I will be graduating in the Fall of 2016.

Cody Coponiti


I am a senior Political Science major, minoring in Business Administration, History, and Liberal Arts, and I am from Chickasha, OK. 
My favorite book is The Great Gatsby.

Emily Nere


I am a sophomore English Education major from Lexington, OK, and my favorite books are Looking for Alaska by John Green and Impulse by Ellen Hopkins.


"We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken." - Looking for Alaska

John Reil


I am a senior History major from Elgin, OK, and my favorite book series is Ender's Game.

Julie Ladd


I'm Julie and I am a History major. I'm originally from Oregon, but moved to Texas when I was seven. I love any story by Joe Meno and enjoy reading poetry more than anything. I Wrote This For You by Iain Thomas is filled with many of my favorite poems. If you see me working the front desk, I'm probably avoiding homework and playing internet games. 

Katlyn Gembacz


I am a freshman Political Science major from Cache, OK.


"What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive." - Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingslover

Matthew Tsonetokoy


I am a junior Chemistry and Biology major born and raised in Chickasha, OK.


"Whose hands are these? Ha! They're plucking out my eyes. Will all the water in the ocean wash this blood from my hands? No, instead my hands will stain the seas scarlet, turning the green waters red." - Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Taylor Clark


I am a sophomore Deaf Education major with a focus in Elementary Education. I am from a small town called Southwest City in Missouri. 
My favorite book is Oh, the Places You'll Go by the one and only Dr. Seuss. This book has inspired me early on  from elementary all the way through to college and will never cease to amaze me. 

Thayne McCage


I am a senior Physics and Mathematics major from Tuttle, OK. I am also a world renowned dragon slayer with 57 confirmed kills, 58 if you count the mascot I mistook for a real dragon. Some of the most notorious dragons I have faced off against and slain are Smaug the Chiefest and Greatest of Calamaities, the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen called Stormborn, the Unburnt, Khaleesi of the Dothraki, Trueborn Queen of the Andals, Rhoynar, and the First Men, and Lady of the Seven Kingdoms and her 3 sibling dragons, Drogon the black, Rhaegal the green, and Viserion the white, Saphira and Thorn, and their riders Eragon and Murtagh. Last but not least, my most formidable foe that I slayed after days of combat, Puff the Magic Dragon. 
"My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind...and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow." - Tyrion Lannister in George R.R. Martin's, A Game of Thrones