Scottie Senior Spotlight

 Happy graduates at Agnes Scott College's 2018 commencement. One senior is holding her diploma.

Although their time at Agnes Scott has come to an end, the class of 2018 is prepared to go out in the world and embody the charge that they held as students—to think deeply, live honorably and engage in the intellectual and social challenges of their time.

Members of the class are moving forward to make their mark as community leaders, entrepreneurs, scholars, educators, health professionals, counselors and global change agents.

Learn more about some members of the class of 2018 and their journeys after Agnes Scott.  

Abigail CamdenAbigail Camden
Hometown:  Oaklyn, N.J
Major: Psychology

During her time at Agnes Scott, Abigail was a recipient of the Miriam Drucker Award for Excellence in Psychology and interned at multiple organizations, including the Center for the Treatment of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania and the Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute in Massachusetts. She was the president of the Psychology and Neuroscience Club, published two psychological research articles and analyzed the role that ecological and developmental factors play in posttraumatic stress disorders for her senior thesis. In the fall, Abigail will continue her excellent work as a research assistant at the Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute. 

Estephania HernandezEstephania Hernandez:
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Mathematics and Philosophy
Minor: Economics

As a student at Agnes Scott, Estephania traveled outside of North America for the first time on a Global Awareness trip to Chile, where she learned about Chile’s leading role in astronomical observations as well as the social, political and economic changes Chilean people have confronted. She also served as a tutor in the Center for Writing and Speaking, co-founded the Current Events Debate Club on campus, and earned her place in the Emerging Leaders program and as a Charles A. Dana Leadership Scholar. As a first-generation college student, Estephania reflected on her experience.“My parents, both originally from Mexico, were not able to attend high school and college,” she says. “I did not let my family background discourage me, and I am grateful Agnes Scott noticed potential in me.” Estephania is taking her potential and talent to Deloitte Federal Consulting in Arlington, VA where she has accepted a role as a Business Technology Analyst.

Ciel ZhangTiantian (Ciel) Zhang
Hometown: Nantong, China
Major: Economics

While a student at Agnes Scott, Ciel received the Mary Taylor Lipscomb Garrity Award in 2017 and the George P. Hayes Fellowship in 2018. She used the Garrity Award to attend the renowned Yeats International Summer School—a 10-day integrated program of academic courses and cultural events—in Sligo, Ireland, helping her complete her senior thesis on W.B. Yeats. Now that she has graduated, Ciel will use the Hayes Fellowship to attend the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, where she will study comparative literature focusing on modern Chinese, English, Irish and Japanese literature.


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