What makes you happy?

April 20, 2014 

We asked students at Southwestern Illinois College who participated in the making of the "Happy" video.

"Food and football. I really like sports and school."

Joshua Starks, 21

East St. Louis

concert choir member who is studying communication

"RuPaul! Love his show and music. He's done a lot for the LGBT category."

Autumn Engle, 21


concert choir member studying art

"Music makes me very happy. Mostly classical. Definitely love Beethoven and especially Chopin."

Joy Winkeler, 22


concert choir member studying music performance

Police academy

"Food. Golf. Sleep. As of late, sleep is nice."

Trevor Winters, 25


SWIC police officer

"Graduating! I like spending time with my wife, Mia. And watching sports and TV."

Jon Friederich, 26


Fairview Heights Police officer

"My husband and my 3-year-old daughter, Addison. Spending time with them. My daughter likes to go the beach and go swimming. And we like going back to Iowa."

Elizabeth Sandy, 32

Davenport, Iowa

Belleville police officer

"My super cool Mustang! It's an '04."

Jake Henzler, 18

Okawville outfielder on the SWIC baseball team and general studies major

"Baseball makes me happy. And hangin' out with the ladies."

Derrik Watson, 19

St. Louis

pitcher on SWIC baseball team and general studies major

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