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Sean Garin at US Naval Academy

NAVIGATING NEW WATERS

Sean Garin ’20 is still considering what path his career will take, but two consecutive summer internships in the molecular biology division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory give him a clear advantage, whether he finds himself doing biochemical research or pursuing a medical degree.Additional Opportunities

Alexis Johnson

ALEXIS GRADUATES EARLY

Alexis Johnston knew exactly what career she was aiming for when she came to Washington College and chose to major in Environmental Science, with a minor in Justice, Law, and Society. With the goal of becoming a Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) officer, the Kent County native is poised to graduate a semester early—all part of her plan to be ready to attend the police academy in the spring of 2020.

 

Amanda Mede

FINDING HER THREAD

On campus Amanda Mede ‘20 is a kind, welcoming, genuine spirit, always ready to lend an ear. Majoring in psychology with a dual concentration in behavioral neuroscience and clinical/counseling, Amanda often finds herself helping others. 

 

Betty Yirga

A PASSION FOR LEARNING

Growing up, Yirga developed both a deep, profound respect for learning about the world around her, and, under the guidance of Washington College, further advanced not only her knowledge and admiration for the world, but also explore the realm of Business and what possibilities could await her in these departments combined.

 

Caitlyn Creasy '20

A PASSION FOR LEARNING


Being first-generation college student and close to her community, Creasy immediately chose this campus for the intimate opportunities to explore her chosen business and economics double major, but still had no idea of what could potentially be waiting for her there.

 

 

Carly Peet

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

As a Kent County native, Carly Peet ’23 is no stranger to Washington College, where she recently decided to study Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Carly has known for a while that graduate school for pharmacy is part of her future, but the undergraduate degree that will get her there– that has been a journey.

 

 

 

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SPEAKING UP

Growing up Caroline Albert ‘21 felt the impacts of watching family members cope with mental illness. She quickly realized she wanted to help those living with mental illness; making a psychology major an easy choice. Having never taken a psychology course before, Caroline thoroughly researched the programs of her potential colleges, when Washington College stood out to her. 

 

 

Charles Synder (center) in China

BECOMING SINOPHONE

Longing to become fluent in Chinese, economics major Charles Snyder ‘21 headed to China to spend a semester studying abroad. After enduring the almost 20-hour flight, he knew he was ready for the challenge, but had no idea how rewarding the experience would end up being.

 

chad angelini

HOME AGAIN

Chad Angelini is no stranger to Washington College campus; well-acquainted with the Chestertown area, he was always aware of the college’s influence within the community and how it impacted students from across the nation. After a brief stay at Champlain College in Vermont, however, Chad was back—with a new outlook in a familiar environment.

 

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FINDING HIS PLACE

Chris Fuchs ’20 applied to Washington College on a whim. But his undergraduate experience has been anything but capricious. With a double major in anthropology and philosophy, Chris now has skill sets, the curiosity, and the cultural sensitivity he needs to work as a federal archaeologist on lands where ancient populations once dwelled.

 

Elizabeth Cassibry
 

Learning the Language

The most vivid memory Elizabeth Cassibry has of her childhood is attending German kindergarten, where she and four of her English-speaking friends learned their numbers, letters, and sounds. Before long, the four-year-old was ordering food for her parents in shops and restaurants.


 

Ellie_Byers
 

A PASSION FOR TEACHING

Ellie Byers came to Washington College with a solid plan — to earn her undergraduate degree in just three years, complete a master's program in education, and then get certified to teach to chemistry. 

 

Ervens Jean-Pierre
 

DIPLOMATIC TRACK

According to cultural expectations, Haitian emigrants can’t go home again until they have something meaningful to show for their time away. For Ervens Jean-Pierre ’20, that will be his college degree and his commitment to give back.  EDIT Story Content

 

Ervens Jean Pierre ’20, an international studies major from Haiti, has learned a few things about himself over these past four years.



 

Ethan Hu
 

 IT'S ALL BUSINESS

Throughout his high school career, Ethan Hu explored his interest in the business world through a wide range of close-knit summer programs. Wanting to continue and improve upon his knowledge within the field, Hu began searching for the same sense of closeness when looking for a liberal arts school to attend with a strong business program--he happened to come upon Washington College.

 

felicia attor
 

GLOBAL CITIZEN

Felicia Attor has thrived as a chemistry and French double major on a pre-med track, but it has been her time off campus—during a semester abroad in Morocco and an internship in Thailand—that has helped her define the path she hopes to take in the future.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Beyond the Classroom

Nationally competitive opportunities could come your way here. Sixty-five percent of Washington College students complete one or more internships.

Alexis Johnson
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Alexis Johnson

Class of 2020 • Millington, Maryland
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Amanda Mede

Amanda Mede

Class of 2020 • Orlando, Florida
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Ervens Jean-Pierre
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Ervens Jean-Pierre

Class of 2020 • Haiti
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EXPLOREWashington College's Centers

Each center is linked to a broad intellectual community and provides programming, events, internships, and coursework that complement the College’s diverse academic departments and programs.

Center for Environment and Society

Rose O'Neill Literary House

Starr Center for the American Experience