Here are our students who are involved in Student Advocates for Wellness. If you see them around campus, be sure to say hi!

 

Enrique Claudio

Hometown: Enfield, CT

Major: Sports Biology

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: I'm a triplet

Other campus involvement: Partners, BLAST, Club Rugby

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I heard great things from friends involved in Student Advocates and attended programs. I felt like I really wanted to be a part of this team.

 

Jack Costa

Hometown: Rocky Point, NY

Major: Physical Education

Year: Sophomore

Fun fact about yourself: All my dogs are named after the cast of Scooby-Doo

Other campus involvement: Men's Soccer

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I want to positively affect other students' lives

 

Hannah Day

Hometown: Brunswick, ME

Major: Health & Physical Education

Year: Sophomore

Fun fact about yourself: My favorite animal is a shark.

Other campus involvement: Women's rugby, YMCA Club, PE & Health Club

 

Hannah Dellecave

Hometown: Medford, NY

Major: Physician Assistant

Year: Senior

Fun fact about yourself: I can walk on my hands

Other campus involvement: Work for the Athletics Office

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? To education my peers on health topics that I value myself. 

 

Gabby DeRose

Hometown: Wilbraham, MA

Major: Physical Education & Health

Year: Sophomore

Fun fact about yourself: I LOVE cats!

Other campus involvement: Cross country and track & field teams, NSO Leader

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I love being able to educate other students on ways they can live a healthy lifestyle in an engaging manner. 

Sarah Hogan

Hometown: Rocky Hill, CT

Major: Sports Biology

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: I have 5 chickens

Other campus involvement: Club gymnastics, lifeguard, Partners Program

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? It is a great way to get involved with the Springfield College community and educate others.

Samantha (Sam) Kwieraga

Hometown: North Haven, CT

Major: Physical Therapy 

Year: Senior

Fun fact about yourself: I have triple citizenship in the U.K., Ireland, and U.S.A.

Other campus involvement: Cycle instructor

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I care about the health and well-being of myself and others. Student Advocates is a fun and interactive way to spread knowledge about living a healthy lifestyle. 

Allison (Alli) Leary

Hometown: Tiverton, RI

Major: Physical Therapy

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: I've watched The Office four times. 

Other campus involvement: Partners Program, June Orientation Leader

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? As someone going into the medical field, learning and educating on holistic wellness is important. 

 

Katelee McCormic

Hometown: Dededo, Guam

Major: Health Education

Year: Sophomore

Fun fact about yourself: I speak three languages

Other campus involvement: Swim team, Intramurals, Student Ambassadors, Y Club, Rachel's Challenge, and the Honors Program. 

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I want to be a health teacher and love helping people become the best versions of themselves.


Leah Mills

Hometown: Boxborough, MA

Major: Physician Assistant

Year: Junior

Fun facts about yourself: I was adopted from South Korea. I'm a past gymnast and pole vaulter. I'm obsessed with my dog. I am a parient care assistant for a girl with cerebral palsy. 

Other campus involvement: Wellness Center staff and PASO

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I want everyone to be able to be informed to make healthy decisions and live their best lives.

 

Garret Ossolinksi

Hometown: Wappingers Falls, NY

Major: Physician Assistant

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: This is my second year as a peer educator

Other campus involvement: Men's soccer

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? Education, opportunity, and the ability to communicate and interact with my peers. 

Grace Pedersen

Hometown: Trumbull, CT

Major: English & Elementary Education with Special Education

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: I took karate for seven years.

Other campus involvement: Partners Program, Lifeguard, Vagina Monologues, Partners Program

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I love to educate others on ways to live a healthy lifestyle and live their best lives. 

April Phelps

Hometown: Ellington, CT

Major: Physician Assistant

Year: Junior

Fun fact about yourself: I traveled to Greece for two weeks last summer.

Other campus involvement: Captain of the Equestrian team

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I want to educate others in a positive and healthy way on new and upcoming information. 

 

Kaitlyn (Katie) Rego

Hometown: Dartmouth, MA

Major: Occupation Therapy/Psychology

Year: Sophomore

Fun facts about yourself: I live on a street named after my family. 

Other campus involvement: Best Buddies, teaching Humanics Seminar

Why the Student Advocates for Wellness? I am interested in spreading health and wellness info to other students. 

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