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Kat Gruschow
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Co-Chair

Class of 2022

Political Science Major

ExtracurricularsWriting Center Tutor, Admissions Ambassador

Fun Facts:

  • Kat is from Michigan.
  • Kat refused to eat bananas or peanut butter between the ages of 4 and 18.

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Megan KochKochMegan.jpg

Co-Chair

Class of 2022

Molecular Biology Major

Extracurriculars: Women's Cross Country & Track, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Girl Up Rocky Mountain Regional Team Leader

Fun Facts:

  • Megan's high school graduation was at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
  • Megan was on a reality TV show.

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Anabella OwensAna-Bella.png

Officer of Diversity and Inclusion

Class 2022

Anthropology Major

Extracurriculars: Dance Workshop

Fun Facts:

  • Anabella is from Syracuse, New York.
  • Weightlifting is Anabella's  second favorite form of exercise (after dancing)!

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Katie TrinhKatie-Trinh.jpeg

Officer of Recruitment and Retention

Class of 2022

Sociology Major

Extracurriculars: Greek life, Admission Ambassador, Sociology Advisory board

Fun Facts:

  • Katie has been journaling since middle school.
  • Katie loves going to the beach.

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Aida HassonAida.jpg

Officer of Education and Outreach

Class 2022

Neuroscience Major

Extracurriculars: Hillel, Vocal Music Program, Arts & Crafts Teacher

Fun Facts: 

  • Aida is an origami master and often folds fun designs from candy wrappers and other trash.
  • Aida recently released her first album on spotify called "Look Up"!

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Courtney ZellCourtney-Zell.JPG

Secretary

Class 2023

Psychology Major

Extracurriculars: Women's Lacrosse

Fun Facts:

  • Courtney loves to ski.
  • Courtney's favorite food is bread.

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Daniel SoaresDaniel-S.JPG

Class 2022

Computer Science Major

Extracurriculars: Writer for The Catalyst, IM Basketball

Fun Facts:

  • Daniel speaks 4 languages.
  • Daniel was born in Brazil.

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Sydney LauSydney-Lau.jpeg

Class of 2023

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Photography

Fun Facts:

  • Sydney was a competitive gymnast for 10 years.
  • Sydney is very clumsy.

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Katherine MoynihamKatherine.jpg

Class 2023

Undeclared 

Extracurriculars: Honor Council, Dance Workshop, Ballet Adjunct

Fun Facts:

  • Katherine's favorite word is "crisp" because it goes from the back of your mouth to the front when you say it out loud.
  • Katherine loves sudoku puzzles. She thinks they're the best. 

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Tia VierlingTia.jpg

Class 2022

Neuroscience and English Double-Major

Extracurriculars: BreakOut, The Catalyst, and Arts and Crafts classes

Fun Facts:

  • When she was in middle school, Tia consumed a pancake twice as big as her face in one sitting.
  • Tia has been having a quarantine affair with the Great British Baking Show.

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Bryan SwansonBryan.jpg

Class of 2021

Biochemistry Major

ExtracurricularsClub Baseball, Early Scholars, Intramural Sports

Fun Facts:

  • Bryan once caught a seagull and fed it a fish.
  • Bryan has  never had a papercut.

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Faith KimFaith.jpg

Class of 2021

Molecular Biology Major

Extracurriculars: Science Outreach, Student Athletic Trainer, Peer Health Educator

Fun Facts:

  • Faith is a certified scuba diver.
  • Faith can play bass guitar.

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Kevin CaruanaKevin.jpg

Class of 2021

Economics Major, Psychoanalysis Minor

Extracurriculars: Admission Fellow, Poker Club Founder, Spike Ball Club President

Fun Facts:

  • Kevin loves dogs.
  • Kevin loves card games.

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Maddie StrasserMaddie.jpg

Class of 2021

Undecided

Extracurriculars: Nordic Ski Team, Cycling Team, Women in STEM

Fun Facts
  • Maddie plays the piano.
  • Maddie's favorite food is peanut butter and can (sometimes) touch her toes!

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Kieran WoernerKieran-Woerner.png

Class of 2021

Sociology Major

Extracurriculars: Admission Fellow, Intramural Hockey Champion, Co-Founder of the Open Door Restaurant 

Fun Facts:

  • Kieran is the oldest of 4 boys, all of whom are colorblind.
  • Kieran has four Nigerian dwarf goats at his house in California.

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Coco Hibberdcoco.png

Class of 2021

Biochemistry Major

Extracurriculars: Cutthroat Rugby team member

Fun Facts:

  • Coco is a website editor for the Honor Council.

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Karla Nelly IruegasKarla.jpg

Class of 2022

Spanish & Organismal Biology and Ecology Double-Major, Chinese Language & Concepts of Human Nature Double-Minor

Extracurriculars: TESLA Mentors Chair, Mandarin Teaching Association Co-founder, First Year Program Mentor, Student Worker at the Music Library, Intern at PRAXIS, Public Achievement Coach, Enseña member

Fun Facts:

  • Karla has been in a freezer at -40°F.
  • Karla went to China, Japan, England and France during the summer following her Freshman year at CC.
  • Karla can read grade one braille by touch and without looking.
  • Karla is a website editor for the Honor Council. 

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Class of 2022

Organismal Biology and Ecology Major

Extracurriculars: Club Rugby, North Boys Enrichment Program, Outdoor Education Trip Leader

Fun Facts:

  • Zach's favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip.
  • Downtown Fort Collins was used as inspiration for Disneyland.

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Taylor HawkinsTaylor-Hawkins.jpeg

Class of 2021

History & Political Science Double-Major

Extracurriculars: Political Science Advisory Committee, Library-ITS Task Force, Working at the Worner Desk

Fun Facts:

  • Taylor dislikes the color orange and oranges, but the two are unrelated.
  • Taylor was adopted by her grandparents when she was 3.

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Alex Spiezio

Class of 2024

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Honor Council

Fun Facts: 

  • Alex has been to all 50 states.
  • Alex took a gap year before coming to CC.

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Caitlin KimCaitlin-Kim.JPG

Class: 2024

Biochemistry Major

Extracurriculars: Science Outreach, CES program, WIB

Fun Facts:

  • Caitlin likes to play piano and ukelele.
  • Caitlin likes to run and play tennis.

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Cheney HurleyCheney-Hurley.jpg

Class of 2023

Sociology & Mathematics Double-Major

Extracurriculars: CC Adoptees, Community-Based Research

Fun Facts:

  • Cheney’s dog lives with Cheney on campus.
  • Cheney is from Nebraska.

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Emma LoganEmma-Logan.jpg

Class of 2024

Undeclared

Extracurriculars:Llama Palooza Planning Committee, President's Council, Opinion Writer for The Catalyst

Fun Facts:

  • Emma attended Public Montessori Schools all K-12.
  • Emma resident Taylor Swift Fan.

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Jaxon HoskinsonJaxon-Hoskinson.jpg

Class of 2023

Political Science Major

Extracurriculars: The Honor Council

Fun Facts:

  • Jaxon lived in France my Sophomore Year of high school.
  • Taking naps is one of Jaxon’s favorite activities.

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Kay FizerKay-Fizer.png

Class of 2024

Sociology Major

Extracurriculars:COPA (Colorado People’s Alliance) and CIRCA

Fun Facts:

  • Kay is gay.
  • Kay is adopted.

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Megan McVeighMegan-McVeigh.jpg

Class of 2023

Organismal Biology and Ecology Major

Extracurriculars: Nordic Ski Team

Fun Facts:

  • Megan is super into mountaineering and backpacking.
  • Megan has never eaten an orange (and she’s not allergic to them).

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Owen RaskOwen-Rask.jpg

Class of 2024

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Music (trumpet, piano, vocals), Casual weightlifting

Fun Facts:

  • Owen is a Colorado Springs local, with Paninos as his favorite local restaurant.
  • Owen is an avid fan of movies, especially movie musicals.

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Cedar Bennett

Class of 2023

Sociology Major

Extracurriculars: President’s Council, Outdoor Ed

Fun Facts:

  • Cedar has a passionate dislike for peanut butter.
  • Cedar is terrified of moths.
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Skylar Hennessee

Class: 2024

Undeclared Illustration and Pre-Med

Extracurriculars: Music Minor, Antiracist Book Club

Fun Facts:

  • Skylar was born and raised in this beautiful state of Colorado.
  • Skylar has been a Medical Illustrator for the past 4 years where she combines her love for the arts and sciences.

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Gabby Garcia

Class: 2023

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Bridge Scholar

Fun Facts:

  • Gabby’s favorite hobby is napping.
  • Gabby’s eyes change color.

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Mei-ji Fong

Class: 2023

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Community Engaged Scholars, Neuroscience Club, NAMI on Campus

Fun Facts:

  • Mei-ji was a vegetarian for one year.
  • Mei-ji has never met another person with the same name.

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Emmily Santibanez

Class: 2023

Neuroscience Major

Extracurriculars: College mentor for high school students 

Fun Facts:

  • Emmily loves to sing and play piano.
  • Emmily ran cross country.

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Camille Lewis

Class: 2024

Undeclared

Extracurriculars: Skiing, Painting, and Climbing

Fun Facts:

  • Camille paints portraits.
  • Cammille learned how to skateboard during her first week on the CC campus.

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Alondra Reyes Diaz

Class: 2023

Environmental Science Chemistry Emphasis Major

Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor, Student Worker at Circulation Desk

Fun Facts:

  • Alondra plays the viola.
  • Alondra has never been stung by a bee.

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