Actives

Actives

Conor Kelly – King
Major: History, minoring in Government
Involvements: Sigma Chi (President), Men;s Club Soccer, Habitat for Humanity (President), OneGoal (President), Honor Support Officer, 1 in 4 Member, Camp Kesem Counselor, Seeds of Hope Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Hometown: Chatham, NJ

 

Nicholas Budd Fenton – Queen
Major: Political & Social Thought, and Russian & Eastern European Studies double major
Involvements: Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, the UVa Theatre Community, Flash Seminars (Executive Editor of Engage@UVA), Honor Committee Support Officer
Hometown: Skillman, NJ

 

Hannah Pfotenhauer – Joker
Major: Modern Literature and Culture (English)
Involvements: Student Council Chair, Madison House Program Director, WTJX Radio Student DJ, Tri Delta Sorority
Hometown: Tempe, Arizona

 

Wasif Ali
Major: Economics Major
Involvements: Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (Project Leader), Resident Life (Resident Assistant), Sailing Club (Social Committee), Madison House (SPCA Volunteer), Private Tutor
Hometown: Yonkers, New York

 

 

Khadijah Vasser
Major: Government Major
Involvements: Black Student Alliance (Chief Financial Officer), Fashion for a Cause (Chief Financial Officer)
Hometown: Newport News, VA

 

Maria Rincón
Major: Environmental Thought and Practice
Involvements: Virginia Student Environmental Coalition, Climate Action Society, UVa Sustainability (Recycling Team Leader), UVa Students United
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

 

Alejandro Nava Moncada
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Involvements: Latino Student Alliance (Vice President of Organizations); Fuego Dance Team (President), Hispanic/Latino Peer-Mentoring Program (Mentor, Former Chair), Latino Leadership Council (Chair), University Singers, Chamber Singers
Hometown: La Paz, Bolivia

 

Louis Smith
Major: Music
Involvements: Plays guitar and sings in UVa student band, Kendall Street Company.
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

 

Zachary Gelfand
Major: Mathematics
Involvements: The Whethermen, Theta Chi Fraternity, Hillel, WXTJ Student Radio, Third Year Council (Mental Health & Safety Committee)
Hometown: Mount Kisco, NY

 

Yiming Lin
Major: History & Commerce
Involvements: Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity (VP of Alumni), Jefferson Society (Restoration Ball Committee), Third Year Council (Chair of Outreach and Inclusion)
Hometown: Tampa, FL

 

Celia Ehrenpreis
Major: English & Studio Art
A few involvements: University Guide Service, Ceramics Club, Alternative Spring Break, Tom Tom Student Advisory Committee
Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA

 

Alecia (Ali) Zwicker
Major: French & Italian Studies
Involvements: Varsity Women’s Rowing, Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia

 

Barrett Jacob Mangold
Major: Media Studies
Involvements: WUVA News (Recruitment and Alumni Relations Director), HooMedia (Production Manager), CBS19/Newsplex (Intern/Freelance Employee), Club Swim at UVA (Former Coach),  Trinity Irish Pub (Bartender)
Hometown: Rockville, Maryland

 

Maripaz Casas Bombardelli, 4th year
Major: Master of Teaching Program (BA/MT) Special and Elementary Education at the Curry School, Anthropology
Involvements: Trustees, Reaserch Assistant at YOUTH NEX-The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development- Lab at University of Virginia, Fuego Dance Team, Hispanic and Latino Peer Mentoring Program
Hometown: San José, Costa Rica

 

Luma Nasser Abunimer, 4th year
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Involvements: Virginia Women’s Club Rugby (Captain), Peer Health Education (Selected Member), Biomedical Engineering Society, Systems Biology and Computational Bioengineering Lab (Undergraduate Researcher), Middle Eastern Leadership Council
Hometown: Falls Church, VA

 

Wesley Marcel Nikietha Suggs Jr., 4th year
Major: Foreign Affairs & African-American Studies
Involvements: Varsity Men’s Soccer (captain); ACE Volunteer; Student-Athlete Mentor; Black Male Initiative
Hometown: Bowie, Maryland

 

Margaret Nancy Gratz (Maggie), 4th Year 
Major: Global Development Studies, Accelerated Master of Public Policy
Involvements: Students Helping Honduras (President), Fourth Year Trustees (Class Giving), University Guide Service, One Less, Women’s Club Basketball, Alpha Chi Omega
Hometown: Doylestown, Pennsylvania

 

Tyler Carrington Ambrose, 3rd Year
Major/Minor: Politics & History
Involvements: Senior Resident of Woody Cauthen, Director of Book Club for the Black Male Initiative, Co-Chair of the Academic and Career Development Committee of the Black Student Alliance, Outreach Student Admissions Committee, Legal Advisory Workshops for Undergraduate Students (LAW for US), Latino and Migrant Aid
Hometown: Roanoke, VA

 

Meera Jyothi Venkat, 3rd year
Major: Media Studies and Psychology
Involvements: First Year Players (Social Director), Pi Beta Phi sorority, Madison House (Soccer Coach), Sustained Dialogue, Hooked Marketing Intern
Hometown: Ashburn, VA

 

Saúl Sandoval Navarrete, 3rd Year  
Major/Minor: Political and Social Thought/History
Involvements: UNICEF (Vice President), DREAMers on Grounds (one of the founders), Pre Law Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta (finance committee), Flux (does competitions), Human Library (one of the founders), HRL (RA in Page-Emmet), works with Office of Admissions on Spring Blast, and Madison House (Adopt a Grandparent, Habitat Store),
Hometown: Houston, Texas

 

Magdalene Asamoah Kwakye, 3rd year
Major/Minor: Government – Foreign Affairs, Global Development Studies and African Studies
Involvements: Fashion For a Cause (Executive Director), Multicultural Student Center (Event Coordinator Intern), United Sisters (Community Relations Chair), Third Year Council (Outreach Committee) Resident Staff Advisor, North Grounds Supervisor, Global Grounds Intern, Organization of African Studies (Executive Board)
Hometown: Gainesville, VA

 

Miles Qaadir Braxton, 3rd Year
Major: Environmental Science
Involvements: Lambda Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.(Vice Basileus and Keeper of Finance), NSBE Pre-College Initiative Chair, NPHC Vice President of External Affairs, Burley Middle School Robotics Teacher, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Intern
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia