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Kimberly Annas: German

Kimberly Annas: German
May 4, 2018

To hear senior Kimberly Annas talk about German is to be in the presence of someone who loves learning and has found their true calling in life. As a high school student, Annas took her first German class...

Adam Dingman: French Studies

Adam Dingman: French Studies
May 4, 2018

Adam Dingman’s love for the French language began when he was in elementary school — long before most students started to think about their college plans. Between first and fourth grade, his school...

Mairead Maderios: Finance

Mairead Maderios: Finance
May 4, 2018

A smiley, bubbly light often found in the depths of Farrell, Mairead Mederios is unique in her love for all things finance and mathematics. A senior Finance major, Mederios enjoys problem solving and analytical...

Nick DeMayo: English

Nick DeMayo: English
May 4, 2018

In the dim warmth of what could have been an age-old European coffee shop, I found out Nick DeMayo doesn’t assign his students homework. “I mostly read with them,” he said. “Research says reading...

Kelly Valdivia: Education

Kelly Valdivia: Education
May 4, 2018

It is no surprise that Kelly Valdivia is an education major. She lights up when talking about her student-teaching experience at Abraham Elementary School, the significance of literacy in early education...

Lilly Gaeto: Economics

Lilly Gaeto: Economics
May 4, 2018

Lilly Gaeto said that when she entered Wake Forest as a freshman, she had no idea that she was going to major in economics. “I didn’t really know what the Federal Reserve was until I came to college,”...

Makenzie Whitener: Computer Science

Makenzie Whitener: Computer Science
May 4, 2018

Even as a child, Makenzie Whitener was a Demon Deacon fan and Wake Forest was her dream school. Growing up in the area, she spent time on campus, as both of her parents work as staff members for the university. In...

Itamar Lewin-Arundale: Communication

Itamar Lewin-Arundale: Communication
May 4, 2018

Senior Itamar Lewin-Arundale is a double major in communication and history, two disciplines that he believes blend well together. Lewin-Arundale has thoroughly enjoyed his experience at Wake Forest....

Cheyenne Zuck: Classical Languages

Cheyenne Zuck: Classical Languages
May 4, 2018

When Cheyenne Zuck reflects on her experience at Wake Forest she simply says, “I say this to people as I’m graduating, but the memories you’ll create here are wonderful.” A double major in classical...

Lucas Wille: Chinese

Lucas Wille: Chinese
May 4, 2018

The Chinese language has long been a part of Lucas Wille’s life — he started studying it in kindergarten. Therefore, it makes sense that he has focused on bringing Chinese culture to campus ever since...

Jorge Dabdoub: Chemistry

Jorge Dabdoub: Chemistry
May 4, 2018

Jorge Dabdoub had never heard of Wake Forest before he visited, but he has not regretted his choice to attend ever since. Dabdoub, who hails from Norwich, CT, has excelled during his time on campus. “I...

David Ostrowski: Biophysics

Wake Forest junior David Ostrowski ('18) poses for a photo outside the library on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
May 4, 2018

David Ostrowski chose biophysics because it was a perfect combination of two subjects that he loved. “I started college with interest in biology but also thinking I wanted to be a pure Physics major...

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