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Student Spotlight: Isabel (Izzy) Alcantara C’22

Isabel (Izzy) Alcantara C’22                             
Major: Anthropology with a concentration in Biological Anthropology
Launch Career Community: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation and Ethnic/ Racial Heritage
On-Campus Employment: Public Safety

What attracted you to Drew?

I was …

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Student Spotlight: Sierra Joy Williams C’22

Sierra Joy Williams C’22                                 
Majors: Biology
Minors: History and Art History
Launch Career Communities: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: First-Generation
Baldwin Honors Scholar

Secretary of Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society
Treasurer of

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“My American Dream” by Gabriella Ramirez C’23

I was always taught by my parents, immigrants from Latin America, to pursue the American Dream: study hard, go to college, and find a successful career. So far, it seems that this has been the route I have been taking. …

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Student Spotlight: Maria Rosero C’21

Maria Rosero C’21                               

Majors: History and Spanish
Minor: Law, Justice, & Society
Phi Alpha Theta (History)
Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish)
Launch Career Communities: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation, Commuter, Ethnic / …

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Student Spotlight: Katarina Star Navarra C’21

Katarina Star Navarra C’21
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Russian
Launch Career Communities: Science, Technology, Engineering & Sustainability and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: First-Generation
 Civic Scholar (2 years)
Student Assistant at Student Accounts
Student Assistant in Davie’s House

What …

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Student Spotlight: Amanda Parrella C’21

Amanda Parrella C’21 
Major: Psychology
Minors: Italian Studies and Sociology
Member in Psi Chi (International Honors Society in Psychology)
Member of Gamma Kappa Alpha (National Italian Honors Society)
Launch Career Communities: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government and Arts, Communications …

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Student Spotlight: Jeehae G. Park C’23

Jeehae G. Park C’23
Major: Political Science
Minor: Law, Justice, and Society
Baldwin Honors Scholar
Launch Career Community: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: First-Generation
Sophomore Senator in Student Government
Member of Budgets and Organizations Board
Co-head …

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Student Spotlight: Vanessa Raab C’21

Vanessa Raab C’21                                  
Major: Biology
Minors: Public Health and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Baldwin Scholar
Member of TriBeta Biological Honors Society
Launch Career Community: Medicine and Health Professions
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation and Visible/Invisible Disabilities
Senior Advisor for the Gaming …

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Student Spotlight: Marvin Vargas C’21   

Marvin Vargas C’21                                  
Majors: History and Spanish
Launch Career Communities: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation and Ethnic/Racial Heritage
Educational Opportunity Scholar
President of the Omicron Gamma Chapter for Sigma Delta …

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Student Spotlight: Amy Zavecz C’21

Amy Zavecz C’21
Major: Art History
Minors: Museum Studies & Cultural Management and Archaeology
Launch Career Community: Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: Ethnic/Racial Heritage and First-Generation
Phi Beta Kappa
Co-president of the Art History Club
Academic Coach and …

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