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Senior Interviewers

Our senior interviewers are talented, current Holy Cross students who have diverse interests and represent the breadth of backgrounds and academic pursuits we have here in our spirited community. They have all been trained as one-on-one admissions interviewers, and they look forward to hearing about you and how you challenge yourself and share your proudest moments.

2016-2017 Senior Interviewers 

Tyler Ambrose 

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT
Major: Political Science
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: tnambr17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, College Honors Program, Liturgical Ministry, SPUD Program Director, Political Science Honors, Study Abroad, Pre-Business
Plans after HC: I will be working for JPMorgan Chase as a Commercial Banking Analyst in Boston, MA. 
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: I have thoroughly enjoyed all four years at Holy Cross, but my junior year abroad at the University of Oxford was an unparalleled experience. 

Meaghan Body 

Hometown: Dover, MA
Major: Political Science 
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: mebody17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Gateways Orientation, Spring Break Immersion Program, Chaplain’s Office Escape Retreat, Arrupe International Immersion Program, Senior Interviewer, Washington Semester Program
Plans after HC: After I graduate from Holy Cross, I hope to gain employment in public service and political advancement after pursuing a post-graduate service year.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Long after I leave Holy Cross, I will think of Move-In Day every late August, both as a first-year student and as an Orientation Leader, as the highlight of my four years. With hundreds of students volunteering and putting on that famous “Live the Mission” t-shirt, it is a memory I will always regard as a true mark of the united and supportive community that first-year students find when they arrive to Mount Saint James.

Anna Colbert 

Hometown: Plymouth, MA 
Major: Political Science 
Minor and/or Concentration: Concentration in Middle Eastern Studies 
E-mail: ajcolb17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: First and foremost, I am part of the Senior Interviewer program, and was also previously an active member of the Admissions Outreach program here at Holy Cross. This is my way of giving back and contributing to a school that has already done so much for me. I am also a volunteer with SPUD at the Blaire House, an Alzheimer’s care facility in Worcester. In addition, I am a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society. I have also participated in the college’s Non-Profit Careers Conference, where I gained a unique perspective on the non-profit world, which I was able to use while interning at Oxfam America. Finally, I had the privilege of studying abroad in Dublin this past year at Trinity College and it was an amazing experience.
Plans after HC: I am considering Law school, but I would like to work in the public sector immediately following graduation.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: My favorite Holy Cross experience has been Saturday morning tailgates on the baseball field with family and friends.

Alec Davis 

Hometown: Winchester, MA 
Major: English 
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: ahdavi17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer program, Tour Guide, Campus Activities Board (led both Comedy Committee and Concert Committee), Sons of Pitches (all male a cappella group), Finance Club, Alternate College Theatre, Washington DC Semester program, PreBusiness program
Plans after HC: I'm currently deciding between offers but will hopefully be working within finance at a large-scale bank.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One of my favorite highlights of my Holy Cross experience is traveling to London for a month with a group to take part in the London Maymester.

Ryan Foley 

Hometown: Springfield, MA 
Major: Economics 
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: rwfole17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, Washington Semester Program, SPUD (Student Projects for Urban Development), Finance Club, Intramural Sports
Plans after HC: After HC I plan to go into the finance and banking industry.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: My greatest experience at Holy Cross has been being on the White House lawn for Pope Francis and President Obama’s welcome address during the Pope’s visit to the US.

G. Matthew Greco 

Hometown: Lower Providence, PA 
Major: Chinese & History 
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: ggreco17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: President of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee Varsity Cross Country Team, Varsity Track Team, Student Government Association, Modern Language Student Advisory Committee, Wellness Programming Student Worker, Senior Interviewer, Spring Break Immersion, Summer Orientation Leader
Plans after HC: Return to the always sunny city of Philadelphia to work while simultaneously working towards a JD/MBA.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Sophomore year we were on lockdown for an intense blizzard that hit Worcester, and after all the snow had fallen, my friends and I took pizza boxes and used them to sled down the hills behind Williams.

Abby Griffin 

Hometown: Mohegan Lake, NY
Major: English
Minor and/or Concentration: Chinese 
E-mail: amgrif17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer, Student Government Association, Chief of Staff, SPUD Tutor, Women’s Rugby Football Club
Plans after HC: While I haven't figured out my dream job, I have found that I am happiest when I am serving others. I hope to serve in the Peace Corps for six months before I begin my career and hope to find a job that will allow me to work closely with others.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One of my favorite Holy Cross experiences has been traveling to Kentucky with ten fellow classmates for the Appalachia Spring Immersion Program.

Robert Haemmerle 

Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
Major: Biology & Spanish
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: rjhaem17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: I volunteer as a mentor for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program through Ascentria Care Alliance.  I help out in the Spanish Writer’s Workshop and perform in the bilingual drama troupe Uni2Act.  Additionally, I am a Science Advisor for those students looking to navigate science programs both on campus and post graduation.  I am on the Club Basketball team, and work as a Senior Interviewer for the Admissions Office.  
Plans after HC: I am planning on going to medical school, and hope to practice medicine with a focus on caring for Latino populations here in the US.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: I thoroughly enjoyed my study abroad experience in Argentina and the opportunity to get to know the city of Buenos Aires with my Holy Cross classmates.

Clayton Krueger 

Hometown: Wellesley, MA
Major: Economics
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: cdkrue17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Pre-Business Program (Co-Chair of Sales Club), Big Brother at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester (Program Director), Phonathon Participant, Senior Interviewer
Plans after HC: I have accepted an offer at a local firm working in technology sales.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Watching Jeopardy every night at 7:30pm with my friends.

Raha Maalin 

Hometown: Mashpee, MA
Major: History
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: rimaal17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Peer Career Assistant, Center for Career Development, Senior Interview, Office of Admission, Resident Assistant, Office of Residence and Life
Plans after HC: After Holy Cross, I will be pursuing a career in Advertising and Marketing.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One highlight from my Holy Cross experience has been serving as a resident assistant for different residence halls, and feeling a sense of community among my peers.

Nick Mastas 

Hometown: Lowell, MA
Major: Chemistry
Minor and/or Concentration: Environmental Studies, COES Prebusiness Program
E-mail: nemast17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Student Government Senator, Recognized Student Organization Chair, Tour Guide, Club Golf Member, Senior Interviewer Program, Spring Break Immersion, Chemistry Research Assistant, Summer Orientation Leader
Plans after HC: I plan to further my education and go on to get my Masters Degree in science or business.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: My favorite memory would have to be doing an immersion trip to New Orleans, LA and getting to meet some great people while helping rejuvenate the community.

 

Maggie McClellan 

Hometown: Medford, MA
Major: Political Science 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: mhmccl17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, Relay for Life, The Odyssey, Dinand Library Student Worker, Spring Break Immersion
Plans after HC: After graduation I hope to pursue a career in business, specifically in marketing or public relations.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: My favorite Holy Cross experience has been sledding down Freshman Field during the snowstorm Juno.

John Milligan 

Hometown: Sandwich, MA
Major: History & Political Science 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: jrmill17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Head Orientation Leader for the Class of 2020, Resident Assistant in Williams Hall, Member for the Student Government Senate, Escape Retreat Leader, Co-Chair of the Pub Committee, Study Abroad Student Coordinator, Senior Interviewer, Class Gift Committee
Plans after HC: I plan to do at least one year of service before applying to Law School.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Being a part of Orientation for four years and seeing students who I worked with as they transitioned to Holy Cross now achieving great things on the Hill.

Renata Ndahayo 

Hometown:  Belmont, MA
Major:  Economics
Minor and/or Concentration:  French; Pre-Health Concentration 
E-mail: randah17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer, Research Assistant, Operations Coordinator for Breakthrough Manchester, Philanthropy Day Committee, College Choir, CASA (Caribbean African Student Assemblage), Volunteer at Abby's House and Friendly House Childcare Center, Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), Student Library Assistant
Plans after HC: After Holy Cross: I plan on pursuing a career in the healthcare field. 
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One highlight of my Holy Cross experience was having the opportunity to study abroad in France for one semester! 

Catheine Noone 

Hometown:  Manchester, NH
Major:  Psychology
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: cenoon17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement:  Working for Worcester - PRESM Director, Big Brother Big Sister, Varsity Field Hockey (2013-2015), Study Abroad (Dublin, Fall 2015) Senior Interviewer
Plans after HC: After Holy Cross: I plan on pursuing a career in the healthcare field. 
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One unforgettable highlight of my Holy Cross experience has been studying in Dublin, Ireland for the first semester of my junior year. 

Andrea Pappey 

Hometown: Reading, MA
Major: English 
Minor and/or Concentration:  Creative Writing Concentration
E-mail: aepapp17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, Student Government Association Senate, Writer's Workshop, Dance Ensemble, English Department Student Advisory Committee, Love Your Melon, SPUD
Plans after HC: I hope to pursue a career in business and utilize my love of writing.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Meeting some of my best friends in Wheeler freshman year, and moving into our senior year apartment together three years later!

Will Peters 

Hometown: Granite Bay, CA 
Major: English & Creative Writing 
Minor and/or Concentration: Philosophy
E-mail: wrpete17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: In addition to being a senior interviewer, I lector at Mass and volunteer to lead retreats with campus ministry.
Plans after HC: I am in the process of applying to programs like Fulbright, JVC and the Peace Corps. Shortly, I will also apply to graduate school for a Masters in Education and potentially one in Business. Right now, I am thinking I want to be a teacher and a writer.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: This year, I have felt really blessed to be able to live with six of my best friends off-campus. Sharing meals together, I am reminded of the rock solid community I have found here at Holy Cross.

Lillie Reder 

Hometown: Raymond, ME
Major: Architectural Studies
Minor and/or Concentration: Chinese & Studio Art 
E-mail: lxrede17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Community Based Learning Intern, Work Study, Women's Club Field Hockey, Habitat for Humanity, Holy Cross Relay For Life, International Haiti Immersion Trip, SPUD (Boy’s & Girls Club), Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Student Advisory Committee, Senior Interviewer Program
Plans after HC: I plan to apply to the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest and hope to volunteer in Montana or Alaska.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Some of my favorite HC memories come from meeting new people on Spring Break Immersion trips.

Kat Resker 

Hometown: Grafton, MA
Major: Political Science
Minor and/or Concentration:  Italian
E-mail: aresk17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: I am a proud Postal Worker for the Campus Post Office, and a baker in Campion. I have also worked as a tour guide within the Admissions office for three years and am now excited to take the next step as a Senior Interviewer for my final year at Holy Cross.
Plans after HC: I would like to participate in a program like Teach for America or the Jesuit Volunteer Corps on the West Coast.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: A beautiful Holy Cross experience that I have had was participating in the tradition of Lessons and Carols as a member of the College Choir.

Shelia Riley 

Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Major: English & Art History
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: srrile17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, Tour Guide, Women’s Varsity Rowing
Plans after HC: After graduation, I will be pursuing a career in wealth management in New York City.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: I truly enjoyed touring countries in Europe with friends from Holy Cross during my junior year abroad in St. Andrews, Scotland.

Zoe Ryan 

Hometown: Scituate, MA
Major: Psychology
Minor and/or Concentration: Education; Teaching & Learning 
E-mail: zgryan17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: SPUD- The Nativity School of Worcester, Liturgical Ministry, Work-Study Internship- The Nativity School of Worcester
Plans after HC: Post-graduation from Holy Cross I hope to begin teaching in the greater Boston area or enroll in graduate school to receive my masters in education.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One of the best parts of my experience at Holy Cross was taking advantage of the Study Abroad Program. Spending the year in Galway, Ireland was an amazing experience and one that I will certainly never forget.

Sarah Slipek

Hometown: Saint Paul, MN
Major: Economics 
Minor and/or Concentration: N/A
E-mail: seslip17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: COES Prebusiness Program, SPUD (Student Programs for Urban Development), studied abroad in York, England, Senior Interviewer Program, Admissions Outreach
Plans after HC: After graduation, I hope to pursue a career in business or finance.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One of the many highlights of my Holy Cross experience has been the Kimball holiday meals, including Fall harvest, Thanksgiving, and Christmas dinner.

Kathleen Songco 

Hometown: Watertown, CT
Major: Economics 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: kjsong17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: SPUD Director for the Nativity School, Senior Interviewer Program, Study Abroad Program in Dublin Ireland
Plans after HC: Post-graduation, I plan on pursuing a career in the financial services industry and furthering my education by going to graduate school for a Master’s in Business Administration.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: The Edge my sophomore year was the time of my life.

Maddy Supple 

Hometown: Needham, MA
Major: Political Science 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: mdsupp17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Varsity Rowing, College Honors Program, Leadership Academy, Admissions Outreach Program, Pre Business Program, Finance Club, Senior Interviewer Program Plans after HC: I would like to work in finance and am considering attending graduate school in the future.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One highlight of my Holy Cross experience was meeting up in Italy with my HC friends studying abroad at different universities in Europe during my junior year.

Reed Swain 

Hometown: Bedford, NH
Major: Psychology
Minor and/or Concentration:  Deaf Studies/American Sign Language 
E-mail: rkswai17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer, Co-Head Students for Responsible Choices, WCHC Radio DJ, Office of Student Involvement Worker, Tour Guide, Spring Break Immersion
Plans after HC: I hope to work in a psychology related field for a few years then attend graduate school.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: Sitting in Crossroads cheering on the Holy Cross Men's Basketball team as they made it into March Madness.

Sean Teebagy 

Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
Major: Psychology
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: scteeb17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: I have served as the Student Coordinator for Power of Presence since its creation, a volunteer program that provides companions for terminally ill patients during their last breath. As a means of preventing drug abuse, my roomate (Ryan Kingsley) and I started, an initiative that supplies Worcester children with necessary school supplies. I also serve as a senior interviewer where I am able to form the next community of Crusaders and deny the fact that I actually have to graduate in May.
Plans after HC: After graduation, I hope to become an entrepreneur within the healthcare and medical field.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: My favorite moment at HC was meeting Nelly back stage at the Spring Concert.

Andrew Truong 

Hometown: Peabody, MA 
Major: Political Science & Spanish 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A 
E-mail: aktruo17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Advocating Student Interest in Asia, Peer Mentor Program, Fools on the Hill A Capella Group, Senior Interviewer Program, Student Advisory Council for the Spanish Department, Spanish Writers’ Workshop Tutor
Plans after HC: I am planning on entering law school and becoming a lawyer.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One highlight of my Holy Cross experience was studying abroad in Spain my junior year; as much as I love being on campus, going abroad was an amazing opportunity that has really enriched my overall Holy Cross experience.

Melody Wauke 

Hometown: Athens, GAnbsp
Major: Classics 
Minor and/or Concentration:  N/A
E-mail: mawauk17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer program, Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honor Society, Manuscripts club, Latin and Greek tutor, Chamber Orchestra, WCHC
Plans after HC: I hope to attend graduate school for Classics.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: I really enjoyed participating in summer research on campus the summers before my junior and senior years.

Suji Yi 

Hometown: Leominster, MA 
Major: Economics & Chinese 
Minor and/or Concentration: Asian Studies 
E-mail: syi17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer, Tour Guide Coordinator, Admissions Office Student Intern, Senior Advisor for A.S.I.A., Peer Mentor, Chinese Language Partners Coordinator, Student Advisory Council for the Modern Languages & Literatures Department
Plans after HC: Before attending law school, I want to pursue a job in international relations.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: I really love how on-campus students, faculty, and staff all contribute to the positive community.

Connor Zanini 

Hometown: Hopkington, MA 
Major: Chemistry & Teacher Education Program  
Minor and/or Concentration:  Education 
E-mail: cdzani17@g.holycross.edu
Co-Curricular Involvement: Senior Interviewer Program, Class of 2017 Gift Committee, Arrupe International Immersion Trip Leader (Haiti), Laboratory Teaching Assistant (Analytical Methods and Instrumental Chemistry), Resident Assistant (Figge), Liturgical Ministry (Liturgical Coordinator and Eucharistic Minister), Education Department Student Advisory Committee, Purple Key Society Executive Board Member, Student Government Association Director of Spiritual Life, Mission and Identity Student Representative
Plans after HC: After Holy Cross, I will be certified to teach Chemistry in Massachusetts so I plan to work in the educational sector or explore research in the pharmaceutical industry.
Name one highlight of your Holy Cross experience: One highlight of my Holy Cross experience is traveling to Philadelphia for the Meeting of Families in November of 2015 to see Pope Francis, a fellow Jesuit, while he visited the US for the very first time as pope.