Alex Smith

Class of 2017
Major/Minor: Economics, Business Management with specialization in Accounting & Finance

Campus Involvement
  • Sailing Team, Captain
  • Theta Chi Fraternity, President
  • Student Government Association, Financial Controller
  • Trap and Skeet
  • Peer Mentor Leader


Hometown/High School? Wantagh, New York, General Douglas MacArthur High

What is your favorite place/activity on campus? The boathouse/having lunch with my friends at the Cove.

Recommended class and professor? My favorite class at WAC is Behavioral Economics. You will never look at life or anything you do or buy the same way again. This class will change the way you live your life forever. My favorite professor is Professor Williams. He has been a phenomenal professor and role model, and does an excellent job at connect the classroom with the real world.

What are some of your favorite hobbies? Sailing, cooking, traveling

Why did you choose to attend Washington College? The sailing team and departments for my majors stood out to me, along with the small campus mentality. I met with students and attended classes on a visit and knew that this was where I wanted to spend the next four years.