Nakia Mercedez-Rentschler

Nakia Mercedez-Rentschler


Columbia, MD
Precision Manufacturing Technology (formerly Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology)
Why I chose my major: 

I love to work with my hands and I like to build things.

Why I chose RIT: 
It was my dream college.
What I like best about RIT: 

They offer so many different events. It’s fun!

Best part of living on campus: 

I love dorm life.

Dream job: 
Working with metals or in construction.
Favorite spot on campus: 

Anywhere, I like it all.

Favorite professor: 
Joe Hamilton. He taught me how to use tools to build things.
Favorite class: 
Theatre Practicum because it's fun to learn how to use tools and build things.
What excites me about RIT: 

To continue to learn.

My most memorable experience at RIT/NTID: 
I have so many memories and great experience here at RIT/NTID that I just can’t pick one.
If I could tell prospective students only one thing about RIT/NTID, it would be: 

It’s a fun place to learn.

Favorite place to eat in Rochester: 
Rochester Over Wings.
Favorite movie: 
“Captain America.”
Fun fact about me: 

I'm friendly.

One thing I’ve always wanted to do but never have: 
Playstation 4 VR.
The one thing I can't live without: