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Eun Hye Kim: Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Eun Hye Kim: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
May 3, 2019

Eun Hye Kim is a senior from Seoul, South Korea, who grew up in Charlotte, N.C. She was one of five recipients of the Joseph G. Gordon scholarship, a full, merit-based scholarship, and was additionally...

Anna Hibbert: Theatre

Anna Hibbert: Theatre
May 3, 2019

Though Anna Hibbert classifies herself as “introverted and socially anxious,” her accomplishments within the theatre department tell a different story. “The way I look at it is, it’s a lot easier...

Daniel Oberti: Studio Art

Daniel Oberti: Studio Art
May 3, 2019

Hailing from Atlanta, Ga., Daniel Oberti is a biology and studio art double major with a minor in chemistry.  Arriving at Wake Forest as a Presidential Scholar recognized for his exemplary sculpture...

Rachel Schwam: Spanish

Rachel Schwam: Spanish
May 3, 2019

Rachel Schwam is a Spanish major with minors in politics, international affairs and Latin American and Latino studies. She is from Jacksonville, Fla., but she fell in love with Wake Forest’s campus the...

Frida Islas Valdez: Sociology

Frida Islas Valdez: Sociology
May 3, 2019

Frida Islas Valdez, who grew up in a small town outside of Charlotte after moving from Mexico City, Mexico, when she was 6 years old, found many ways to keep busy during her time at Wake Forest. Valdez...

Anna Pasekova: Russian

Anna Pasekova: Russian
May 3, 2019

Anna Pasekova took what some might call an unconventional path to Wake Forest. Growing up in St. Petersburg, Russia, and initially planning to continue study in Austria, where her relatives live, Pasekova...

Morgan Briggs: Religion

Morgan Briggs: Religion
May 3, 2019

Morgan Briggs, a double major in religion and business data analytics, took an unexpected route to the place she is today. After entering college as a soccer player, Briggs suffered a hip injury during...

Yun Tang: Psychology

Yun Tang: Psychology
May 3, 2019

Senior Yun Tang, originally from Shanghai, China, is a double major in psychology and sociology paired with a minor in human health and services.  Tang knew that she wanted to study psychology in college....

Riley Mistrot: Politics

Riley Mistrot: Politics
May 3, 2019

“I’ll miss the physical beauty of the campus, the stupendous joy I feel when the light of golden hour coats the trees in Reynolda Village and the stones on Graylyn House. I’ll miss marveling at Mother...

Jacquelyn Sharpe: Physics

Jacquelyn Sharpe: Physics
May 3, 2019

Jacquelyn Sharpe exemplifies the qualities of a Demon Deacon. Smart, kind and with a passion for service, Sharpe fell in love with the campus when she came to visit. She applied to Wake Forest knowing...

Martin Tan: Philosophy

Martin Tan: Philosophy
May 3, 2019

Martin Tan is a senior from Morristown, Tenn. In addition to his philosophy major, Tan is majoring in biology, minoring in psychology and following the pre-med track.  Tan’s decision to come to Wake...

Sierra Leslie: Music Performance

Sierra Leslie: Music Performance
May 3, 2019

Once at Wake Forest, Sierra Leslie immediately began taking advantage of the school’s unique educational opportunities. She spoke in particular about the first-year seminar that she took the first semester...

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