Anna is working on a Ph.D in the department of German Languages and Literatures at Washington University. Before she came to St. Louis, she spent several years going back and forth between her home town of Memphis, TN and various parts of Germany. Now she spends her free time reading graphic novels, perfecting her baking skills, and, most recently, falling off of climbing walls. After having finally visited the Arch, she feels ready to show St. Louis off to our students.
Zack is a rising Junior from Katonah, New York, majoring in Secondary Education and English Literature. He tutors students at a nearby elementary school through the program Each One Teach One, and is looking forward to become a high school English teacher after graduation. Zack is an active member of Greek Life and recently worked with a group of students to bring Wash U’s first TEDx talk to campus. He is of course very excited to meet the new students in the HSSE program this summer!
Samantha is a rising junior from Nashville, TN. She is majoring in Psychology and Dance with a minor in Visual Art, while also continuing studies in French. On campus she is highly involved with the Performing Arts Department, and is also a member of the Slaughter Project Modern Dance Company, "Stressbusters," and "Active Minds" student groups. She loves laughing, cooking, eating, and spending quality time with her family and friends!
Jordan is a rising sophomore in the Olin Business School from Northbrook, Illinois. He attended HSSP in 2011 and absolutely loved it. At Wash U, Jordan is involved in the after school tutoring club Books & Basketball, and he also participates in Intramural Basketball and Ultimate Frisbee. In high school, Jordan ran cross country and played tennis. He likes to participate in and watch sports, and enjoys spending time with friends and family. His favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption, and his favorite food is any variety of seafood.
Diane-Jo is a rising junior in the school of Arts and Sciences from Kansas City, Missouri. She is majoring in African and African American Studies and Psychology. Diane-Jo is involved in Lock and Chain Sophomore honorary, Mr. Wash U executive committee, and African Students Association. She loves to sing, read, make crafts, and has her own headband business. She is also very excited to meet the new HSSE students of 2013!
Khalyani is a rising sophomore from Beavercreek, Ohio. She is majoring in Economics and Strategy in the business school, and hoping to get a minor in French. Khalyani loves going on runs, watching movies, the color purple, and painting. On campus, she is involved with the Congress of the South 40, Phi Gamma Nu and Arch Consulting. Spring is her favorite season, and she's excited for waffle cones with coffee and chocolate ice-cream.