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Life at Aquinas College

Meet the Team

Say ‘hello’ to your 2021 First-year and Transfer Student Orientation Team! These amazing Saints will be your guide to getting acquainted to life at Aquinas College, and they can’t wait to meet YOU! We have 3 Student Workers and 34 Orientation Leaders who are so excited to welcome you to campus!

Josie Gonzalez - Student Worker
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Major: Elementary Education/Theatre Performace, ECE Minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Being in the AQ 2020 Spring Musical!
Fatima Bawah - Student Worker
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Major: Psychology and Theatre Performance
Favorite AQ Memory: Studying Aboard in London

Bridget Baehl - Student Worker
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL
Major: Business Admin and Communications, Concentration - HR
Favorite AQ Memory: Saints Slam or Rootbeers and Cheers

Mariano Arroyo 
Hometown: Lima, Peru
Major: Economics and Business Administration

Zach Avery 
Hometown: Jension, MI
Major: Theatre For Social Change
Favorite AQ Memory: Working as a writer for AQ Esports

Jailen Bernier 
Hometown: Lansing, MI
Major: Learning Disabilities, ECE Minor
Favorite AQ Memory: My first Refresh Yourself!

Matea Brojkkovic
Hometown: Hudsonville, MI
Major: Psychology, concentration - Development & Business Admin, consentration - HR
Favorite AQ Memory: Project Unite! I loved giving back to the community surrounding AQ!

Meghan Douglass
Hometown: Williamston, MI
Major: Special Education
Favorite AQ Memory: Saint Slam when the girls beat the boys in the 3-point contest.

Nicole Estrada
Hometown: Monroe, MI
Major: Communicatitons & Sociology
Favorite AQ Memory: Saints Slam 2019!

Dominique Foley
Hometown: Dearnborn, MI
Major: Secondary Math Education, Spanish minor
Favorite AQ Memory: This past February when my friends and I went to Cannonsburg with SAO for snow tubing!

Adam Hausinfrats
Hometown: Jackson, MI
Major: Psychology, concentration in counseling, German minor
Favorite AQ Memory: The Model UN trip to Chicago.

Olivia Hickey
Hometown: Livonia, MI
Major: Political Science & International Studies, communications minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Participating in Model UN and making friends!

Chloe Johnson
Hometown: Kentwood, MI
Major: Communications minor: Marketing & Industsrial Psych
Favorite AQ Memory: Meeting new people and traveling with the golf team!

Haley Kozal
Hometown: Kent City, MI
Major: Counseling Psychology with Women's Studies & Poli Sci minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Team bonding with the drumline at Yesterdog!

Rachel Kulick
Hometown: Clarkston, MI
Major: Child Life
Favorite AQ Memory: Hammocking in the trees or studying/hanging out with my friends at the Moose.

Destini Lewis
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Major: Biology, Studio Art Minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Soulfood Sunday

Tess Mashour
Hometown: Zeeland, MI
Major: Business and Art, concentration in Marketing
Favorite AQ Memory: Going to Spring Formal with friends, meeting people at snow tubing, and walking through campus everday!

Sammy Mason
Hometown: Petoskey, MI
Major: Counseling Psycology, communications minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Spring Formal and leading the CYBIAC retreat.

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Brandon McEachren
Hometown: Hudsonville, MI
Major: Biology & Business Management
Favorite AQ Memory: Being with friends on the weekends.

Liam O'Brian
Hometown: Jackson, MI
Major: Political Science, Marketing minor
Favorite AQ Memory: Saints Slam 2018

Meridian Pearson
Hometown: Wyoming, MI
Major: English with a Writing Emphasis, communications minor.
Fun Fact: Bringing pillowing and blankets outside at night to lay and watch the stars to destress before finals freshman year.

Arthur Prukhutsky
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Favorite AQ Memory: Playing in the AQ Men's ice hockey game and hearing the band play for the first time.

Ashley Reese
Hometown: Walker, MI
Major: Computer Information Systems
Favorite AQ Memory: Getting to meet and socialize with everyone over homecoming weekend! And all the Women's hockey team hangouts.

Tessa Schutt
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Major: International Studies and Political Science, with French and German minors
Favorite AQ Memory: Becoming part of a community through the Political Science department.

Anna Skog
Hometown: South Elgin, IL
Major: Communications and English with Writing Emphasis
Favorite AQ Memory: Celebrating during homecoming weekend! The soccer games, festivities, events, and alumni returning to campus!

Kat Steel
Hometown: Clarkston, MI
Major: Business Communucations with Marking Concentration
Favorite AQ Memory: Studying abroad in Rome.

Colin Tellkamp
Hometown: Hastings, MI
Major: Exercise Science witn athletic coaching and communications minors
Favorite AQ Memory: Traveling with the Esports team to DreamHack Atlanta for the NACE Rocket League National Championship.

Jessica Trenshaw 
Hometown: Kentwood, MI
Major: Elementary Education
Fun Fact: Living in St. Joes for two years, once as an RA!

Rylee Whalen
Hometown: White Lake, MI
Major: Child Psychology with a concentration in counseling
Favorite AQ Memory: Being an OL last year was my favorite!

Shelby Warner
Hometown: Lansing, MI
Major: General Psychology and Sociology with a concentration in Social Work
Favorite AQ Memory: My first Mass in the completed Chapel! It gave a very homey feeling on the AQ campus.

Dave Watson
Hometown: Kalamazoo
Major: Psychology, Communications minor
Favorite AQ Memry: Being outside and exploring Grand Rapids.

Tim Wheeler
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Major: Philosophy, Theology minor
Favorite AQ Memory: On my firsr day as a transfer student, I walkd out to my first class and saw 5 friends and we all celebrated finally being at AQ together. It was so nce to be in a community where I can see my friends on a daily basis because the size of the campus is so intimate! 

Mary-Pat Wollet 
Hometown: Hudson, MI
Major: Psychology with a focus in counseling
Favorite AQ Memory: Long nights spent in the lib trying to get work done but only hanging out with friends and drinking coffee.

Erick Chavarria
Hometown: Wyoming, MI
Major: Sociology and Communications with a concentration in HR
Favorite AQ Memory: Saint Joe's power outage the first week of school! I made my first friends sitting in the dark halls of Saint Joes.

Kaeleb Cogswell
Hometown: Jenison, MI
Major: Theatre for Social Change
Favorite AQ Memory: Singing for the faculty assembly to promote the spring musical, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change".