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Samantha Schenk '12
Hometown: Windham, NH

Major: Secondary Education and English

Activities: Academic Affairs Officer for the Student Government Association, Orientation Chair, Admission volunteer

I'd been seeing Sam everywhere. I first spoke with her back in June when I was helping Student Life set up a mobile scavenger hunt for their Summer Orientation. Then, I saw her judging Simmons' Top Chef competition - before classes had even started. (I found out she's from a family of foodies!) She appears in the Move-in Day video and she said a few words during the Making Education Work campaign celebration. She was out representing the student body and I definitely took notice.

When we look for women who exemplify a Simmons student, Sam's name always comes up. I recently met with Sam to find out more about her Simmons experience. I learned that she's a double major, she loves working with other students, and she thinks some of the best things about the College are her fellow students and our resources. She's also the Student Speaker at our November Open House!

I've noticed you keep a busy schedule. How is it preparing you for life after college?

Sam: When I first came to Simmons I knew, without a doubt, that I wanted to be a teacher. But, after getting involved with the Scott/Ross Center, hall council, SGA, and as orientation chair, I've really grown to love working with students. I think that's a career I could pursue in the future. In general, I find it's really great working with people and being able to provide them with the resources they need.

Continue reading Meet Sam '12, academic affairs officer.


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