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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
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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.
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.
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.
HOME AGAINChad 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.
FINDING HIS PLACEChris 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.
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.
DIPLOMATIC TRACKAccording 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.
IT'S ALL BUSINESSThroughout 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.
STEPPING INTO THE SPOTLIGHTOn November 16, 2019 a crowd gathered in Tawes Theater for an experience that will never again be recreated—an hour and a half later there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. I and You, by Lauren Gunderson, a senior directing thesis from Hannah Sauer, was a captivating, intelligent and thoughtful production about how we connect to others and the legacy we leave behind.
CONTINUING THE LEGACYFor Jocelyn Elmore, the legacy of Washington College runs through her family. Her sister, Ashley Elmore, who graduated with the Class of 2016, introduced her to the wide range of fascinating programs the college had to offer its students. Interested in exploring the structures behind business, as well as further expanding her knowledge and appreciation for Hispanic language and culture studies, she took the opportunity to come--and has not looked back since.
TAKING AIM ON THE WORLD OF BUSINESSFor Jordan Ukishima, approaching the Washington College campus for the first time was a memorable experience, if not overwhelming due to the expectations of the lasting legacy the college provided for its students. However, as soon as he began immersing himself within the department and what it provided for those pursuing active careers, Ukishma knew that Washington College could provide him the skills he needed to achieve success in the competitive world of business. EDIT Story Content
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