Meet the 2013-2014 Mortar Board Members!
President Bronwen hudson
Vice-President Allie goldberg
Secretary Hannah rickner
Treasurer Alexander jones
National Delegate zachary pion
and Movement Science; Nutrition Minor
extracurricular Vienna is currently involved with two research projects in pediatric obesity wth the support of the URECA! and Student Research Awards. She is currently training for the Vermont City Marathon in May 2014.
major Political Science
minor Spanish and
extracurricular During her time here at UVM, Lauren has interned at the statehouse with UVM's Vermont Leislative Research Service and at the statewide energy efficiency utility, Efficiency Vermont (EVT). At EVT, Lauren has planned and implemented two trials of advanced power strips and supported other functions of the Efficient Products Program, helping Vermonters save money and Energy. Outside of School, Lauren enjoys traveling, Horseback Riding, and spending quality time with friends.
major Early Childhood Special Eduation (concentrations: American Sign Language; Human Development and Family Studies)
extracurricular Allie has spent the last five summers working as a counselor and unit head at a sleep away camp in the Berkshires. She works for the Office of Admission's Student Contact team where she calls prospective students and talks to them all about UVM! In her free time, she plays the cello, sings, and takes photos. She also loves to read all kinds of books and loves to draw.
major Environmental Studies
an Office Assistant at the UVM foundation, an Alternative
Spring Break Site Leader, a Rubenstein School Steward, and a
Service Trek Leader. She is also a member of Alpha Phi Omega
National Service Fraternity.
major Political Science and English
extracurricular Calista (Katie) is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and secretary of Rho Lambda Honor Society. She was a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA for 11 years and earned the Gold and Silver award. She currently works as a nanny and an office manager and in the past has volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Burlington as a mentor. She loves to ski and she loves cows.
As a member of the
College of Arts and Sciences Honors College, Hannah is
currently conducting undergraduate research on purinergic
signaling in the vomeronasal organ of mice for her senior
thesis. She plays in the UVM concert band and also volunteers
with Volunteers in Action (VIA), spending Sundays at the
Chittenden Emergency Food Bank serving meals with Food
Salvade. Hannh also works part-time at the State of Vermont's
microbiology fish health laboratory. After graduation she
plans on following her love of science and service to apply
for medical school.
an active member and mentor with the DREAM program. She is a
Fletcher Allen Volunteer and plays intramural broomball. She
also works at the Fleming Museum as a gallery attendant.
minor English & Latin Language and Literature
extracurriculars Bronwen is currently writing an honors thesis on Poetry as a Complex System and combining her interests in both the humanities and mathematics. She is the Assistant Manager at the Vermont Butcher Block and Board company, a member of the TOWER society, and an intern with the UVM Lane Series. She is also a URECA! and Mini Grant recipient.
major History and Political Science
Alex is involved
with the Advocats, UVM Mock Trial, Student Legal Services, and
the UVM Boulder Society. He is also active in the Folk Music
Club and the Salsa and Swing Society.
Community and International Development
Sean is a member of
Alpha Zeta Honor Society and is currently a Research Assistant
for UVM Department of Economics.
extracurricular Jeanelle is currently Miss Vermont 3013 and this past September she competed in the Miss America 2014 pageant. She is a member of the TOWER society and is also a Truman scholar. She has logged hundreds of volunteer hours with HOPE works and her platform as Miss Vermont has been "Stop the Silence: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence and Promoting Healthy Relationships".
major Business Administration (minor: sociology)
Zach is a
member of Phi Mu Delta Praternity, UVM Fraternity &
Sorority Life, a front office assistant at the Courtyard
Burlington Harbor hotel, and an admissions volunteer in the
school of business. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma
International Honor Society, Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Academic
honor socity, Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honor society,
and Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociological Honor
society. He has also served as president for several of these
organizations and societies.
major Biological Science
extracurricular Heidi has just graduated (December 2013) and she hopes to pursue a career in Medicine at UVM medical school. She is not a traditional student, however; she is a registered Dental Hygienist and she practiced for a few years before coming to UVM. She has organized many events like Children's Oral Health Day at Vermont Technical College, and a 'Hope on the Slopes' event at Bolton. She also volunteers regularly with her dog at Fletcher Allen Hospital.
major Business Administration, Accounting
Extracurricular During the past four years, Rebecca has interned in the finance department of Stony Brook University, a public accounting firm in Manhattan, and is currently a tax intern at a local firm in Burlington. She is starting her Masters in Accounting here at UVM this semester. Her interests include snowboarding, hiking, painting, and volunteering with children in local communities.
major Biology (Minor: Psychology)
Extracurricular Avalon is a member of the Pre-Med club as well as MEDLIFE. She recently went on a brigade to Lima, Peru, to set up mobile medical clinics in impoverished areas through MEDLIFE. She hopes to attend medical school and become an OBGYN. She is currently learning to play the guitar, and she loves to read. She is passionate about bringing the joy of reading to children.
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