Getting to know Laura Swain

Laura SwainQ: What do you do here at OCCC?

A: I’m the Recreation and Fitness Coordinator. Truly, I’ve been doing it for over a year, I was the acting coordinator and they made me permanent back in August.


Q: What’s your favorite part about your job here?

A: I really enjoy watching people come in and work out. Truly, it makes people happy when you do something for yourself.


Q: What are some of your hobbies?

A: I have a garden, and I love to play golf. We have a place at the lake and we like to fish and water ski. Anything with the water, I love.


Q: What kind of sports have you played throughout your life?

A: As an adult, I played softball for years and years on a couple different teams.


Q: What sports teams do you root for?

A: The University of Oklahoma and the Dallas Cowboys. Right now [regarding the Super Bowl] between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, I’m rooting for the Broncos.


Q: Why do you think it’s important to be fit?

A: Well, I think there’s different aspects of your life that you have to take care of. Part of the things you have to take care of are your mental attitude, your physical attitude, and your spiritual attitude.


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