Meet the Orientation Leaders

We are a team of current students who are committed to making your transition to life at Agnes Scott a positive and memorable experience. Change can be stressful, but we want you to know there’s nothing to be nervous about; soon, you’ll be having an amazing time as a Scottie: working hard and having fun! During orientation, we hope to provide you with the resources you need to be successful during your next four years. We want to give you the opportunity to soar; after all, the sky’s the limit!

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Abdelrahman

Alaa Abdelrahman '21

Alaa Abdelrahman '21

Major: Biology Hometown: Athens, GA My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott College is its diversity. It welcomes every background, race, and sexuality. Also, it provides a lot of resources for students to ensure they succeed after graduation.
Anderson

Jada Anderson '21

Jada Anderson '21

Major: Psychology Hometown: Atlanta, GA My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott College is walking to Downtown Decatur for some amazing food and fun!
Ansah

Audrey Owusu Ansah '20

Audrey Owusu Ansah '20

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Minor: French Hometown: Accra, Ghana I love the small size of the college as it promotes better interaction with faculty, creating a great learning community.
Barnett

Destiny Briana Barnett '20

Destiny Briana Barnett '20

Major: Political Science and Spanish Minor: Human Rights Hometown: Athens, GA My favorite thing about Agnes Scott College is the bonfire during Black Cat week in the fall. I love how all of the current classes circle around a lit flame and sing songs specific to their sister classes and class mascots.
Brown

Morgan Brown '21

Morgan Brown '21

Major: English-Creative Writing with Pre-med concentration Hometown: Milton, GA I love the sense of community that Agnes has among the students, faculty and staff, and how it is constantly providing new opportunities.
Caelum

Aevum Caelum '21

Aevum Caelum '21

Major: Dual-Degree Engineering and Astrophysics Minor: Music Composition Hometown: Snellville, GA Of all the things I love about Agnes, it's the diversity. Being able to interact with students who are different, changes you and broadens your horizon. I love it!
Carter

Che O. Carter '21

Che O. Carter '21

Major: French and Business Administration Minor: Marketing Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Agnes Scott is the epicenter of sisterhood, acceptance, and progression. I love Agnes because of their commitment to diversity and inclusion of not only race and ethnicity but sexuality, identity, and class.
Cash

Lydia Cash '21

Lydia Cash '21

Major: International Relations and Religious Studies Hometown: Little Rock, AR I love how Being a Scottie means being part of an uplifting, supporting community.
Chavez

Annel Chavez '21

Annel Chavez '21

Major: Biology Minor: Spanish Hometown: Chicago, IL My favorite thing about Agnes is the connections and friends you make that last a lifetime.
Chin

Ngunkip Chin '21

Ngunkip Chin '21

Major: Business Management and History Hometown: Burma My favorite thing about Agnes Scott College is the people. The people I encounter are smart, nice and open-minded. That is something I value and appreciate.
Curtin

Katie Curtin '19

Katie Curtin '19

Major: Public Health Minor: Biology and Women's Studies Hometown: Marietta, GA My favorite thing about Agnes Scott is the tradition of ringing the bell every Friday afternoon. It's a notification that I should be celebrating my older siblings as well as a reminder as to why I need to stay focused on my studies.
Dzvurumi

Ruvimbo Gillian Dzvurumi '20

Ruvimbo Gillian Dzvurumi '20

Major: Biochemistry Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe Favorite thing about ASC: SUMMIT journeys.
Eatmon

Nicole Eatmon '21

Nicole Eatmon '21

Major: Psychology and Philosophy Hometown: Chicago, IL I am a fun-loving girl, going through the unpredictability of life with an open mind. I hope to leave my impact on Agnes with every positive move I make.
Edney

Jeana M. Edney '20

Jeana M. Edney '20

Major: English and Women's Studies Hometown: St. Croix, US Virgin Islands Favorite thing about Agnes Scott: I love the diversity at Agnes Scott! There's a place for everyone!
Farhan

Zubaidah Majid Farhan '21

Zubaidah Majid Farhan '21

Major: International Relations and English Hometown: Stone Mountain, GA Agnes is the never-frowning community.
Godwin

Courtney Godwin '20

Courtney Godwin '20

Major: Religion and Social Justice Minor: Music and Environmental and Sustainability Studies Hometown: Atlanta, GA My favorite part of Agnes Scott is the family and community I experience here. I know that I am loved by my Scottie siblings as I love them and I enjoy learning new things from them every day.
Gongombe

Olivia Gongombe '21

Olivia Gongombe '21

Major: Undeclared Hometown: Germantown, Maryland Agnes Scott is so diverse in every aspect of the term. There are different people who like different things, but we all come together to share and learn from one another.
Griffin

Tasha Griffin '21

Tasha Griffin '21

Major: Psychology Minor: Education Hometown: Atlanta, GA My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott is the small class sizes. I know all of my classmates and professors; I have developed relationships with my professors so it is easier to get help and ask questions. I feel important and actually listened to in class discussions and class projects.
Gurung

Roshni Gurung '19

Roshni Gurung '19

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: Nepal My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott College is the faculty and student 1:1 ratio. I like how students can easily have a conversation with their faculty which has helped them to become a successful student in their chosen field of study.
Haisty

Maggie Haisty '20

Maggie Haisty '20

Major: Economics Hometown: Powder Springs, GA My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott is the community. From my friends to the professors and staff, I always know I'm surrounded by kind and supporting people.
Hall

Diona Hall '20

Diona Hall '20

Major: Sociology Minor: Environmental Science and Sustainability Hometown: Lithonia, GA Agnes Scott is a supportive community. I love how generous, open and kind people are. When coming to Agnes, it's easy to build a support group that will help you through whatever. Being in a supportive space is freeing and liberating experience. It's one of my favorite things about Agnes.
Harris

Princess-Diamonds Joy Harris '19

Princess-Diamonds Joy Harris '19

Major: Psychology & Religious Studies Hometown: Lawrenceville-Suwannee, GA I am quite fond of what Agnes stands for; its mission is to empower and educate women, and I deeply admire that. Additionally, I appreciate the community. What I love most about Agnes Scott, is its diversity. Agnes Scott College has provided me with a continuous learning environment both socially and academically.
Heyser

Taylor Heyser '21

Taylor Heyser '21

Major: Undecided Hometown: Miami, FL I love Agnes because it is like a huge family. My best friends are here and I get to play the sport I love while receiving an amazing education.
Kidd

Amber Kidd '19

Amber Kidd '19

Major: English Hometown: Ball Ground, GA Orientation Leader Director My favorite thing about Agnes Scott is how invested professors are in your success. I feel so supported by my department!
Lott

NyJia Lott '20

NyJia Lott '20

Major: Psychology Hometown: Dayton, OH Favorite thing about Agnes Scott: We want to see each other succeed so we support one another.
Martin

Zion Martin '21

Zion Martin '21

Major: Public Health Minor: Vocal Music Hometown: Boston, MA Agnes Scott is a place where freedom of self is given and acceptance is always present.
Masters

Isabelle Masters '20

Isabelle Masters '20

Major: History Hometown: Woodstock, GA Favorite thing about Agnes Scott: I love how many events the Agnes community organizes. There's always things to do that are interesting and fun.
Matu

Christina Matu '21

Christina Matu '21

Major: Physics Minor: Undecided Hometown: Yangon, Myanmar My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott College is the SUMMIT program. Learning about global issues around the world and exposing yourself to other cultures while getting to travel there for journeys, is something that no other college has ever done.
Miller

Alayna Miller '21

Alayna Miller '21

Major: Psychology Minor: Biology Hometown: Mountain View, MO My favorite thing about Agnes is that everyone is so friendly and welcoming. It was easy for me to get involved on campus, even as a first year.
Mills

Amber Mills '20

Amber Mills '20

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: Augusta, GA My favorite things about Agnes is the close community and the interaction you get from the students, faculty, and staff.
Moore

Zoie Moore '21

Zoie Moore '21

Major: Sociology/Anthropology and History Minor: Education Hometown: Little Rock, AR My favorite part of Agnes Scott College is that it is small enough to know my peers, my professors, and most importantly myself. The college is located in a metropolitan area where I have endless opportunities to grow, learn, and explore.
Nwokoro

Lindsey Nwokoro '21

Lindsey Nwokoro '21

Major: Public Health Hometown: Covington, GA My favorite part of Agnes Scott College is being a part of the campus traditions and having support from the community.
Oates

Mariah Oates '19

Mariah Oates '19

Major: Theater Hometown: Chicago, IL I love the Scottie bond that is greatly developed and the amount of support that is valued by each person, student or staff, whom you may have formed a relationship with.
Owens

Cydney Owens '21

Cydney Owens '21

Major: English-Creative Writing Minor: Spanish Hometown: Marietta, GA From the moment I stepped foot on campus, I felt so welcomed and at home by all the faculty and staff. I fell in love with the community aspect and feeling of Agnes Scott.
Paul

Jasmin Paul '21

Jasmin Paul '21

Major: Mathematics Minor: Chemistry Hometown: Atlanta, GA My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott would have to be all the people I meet and interact with. It's amazing how many different perspectives I've had the pleasure to try to understand and I always learn something new from everyone I talk to.
Petit

Nicole Petit '20

Nicole Petit '20

Major: Biology and Dual-Degree Nursing Hometown: Albany, GA I love how I feel at home at Agnes Scott and all the diverse personalities in the community.
Phung

Tu Phung '20

Tu Phung '20

Major: Business Management Minor: French Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam I love the diversity and inclusive at Agnes Scott College. Everyone is so friendly and nice, and everyone loves each other as they are siblings. No matter what race, ethnicity, gender identity, everyone treats you with respect.
Pigford

McCarley Lane Pigford '21

McCarley Lane Pigford '21

Major: Dance Minor: Education Hometown: Suwanee, GA Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wondering - Charles Dickens
Pittman

Savannah Pittman '21

Savannah Pittman '21

Major: Biochemistry Hometown: Lithonia, GA As soon as I set foot on Agnes, saw the kind faces of the Scottie community, and felt the warm spirit in the atmosphere, I knew that it would become my home. I am thankful for my decision everyday.
Robinson

Makeba Robinson '19

Makeba Robinson '19

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: Brooklyn, NY/Atlanta, GA Since Agnes Scott is a small campus it helps me to form a better connection or relationship with my professors, staff members and also students. Academically, Agnes Scott challenges me to think critically.
Rodriguez

Carla Rodriguez '19

Carla Rodriguez '19

Major: International Relations and Spanish Hometown: Miami, FL Agnes Scott College provides an ideal environment for growth and learning. It has been the place that allowed countless chances to mature as well as opportunity to continuously expand my perspective.
Rogers

Amira Rogers '21

Amira Rogers '21

Major: Biology Hometown: Perry, GA My favorite thing about Agnes Scott is its focus on service and giving back to other people, as well as expanding beyond oneself through global learning for international understanding. Ultimately this helps me to grow and Agnes promotes lifelong growth.
Sato

Laura Sato '19

Laura Sato '19

Major: Art History and Women's Studies Minor: French Hometown: Peachtree Corners, GA Orientation Leader Director Favorite thing about Agnes Scott: The people, for sure. You make lifelong friends here and they help you through the best and worst times.
Snow

Sydney Snow '19

Sydney Snow '19

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: Columbus, OH My favorite thing about Agnes is that there is something for everyone and if you can't find anything you love, you have the opportunity to create it.
Tahir

Zozan Tahir '21

Zozan Tahir '21

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: Stone Mountain, GA Agnes gives this air of diversity and sense of home.
Thedford

Kennedy Thedford '21

Kennedy Thedford '21

Major: Religious and Social Justice, Spanish Hometown: Ellenwood, GA I love how everyone at Agnes is always willing to help you no matter what. Each person really takes the time to get to know you.
Thomas

Rhea Thomas '19

Rhea Thomas '19

Major: Neuroscience Hometown: New Orleans, LA The thing I like most about Agnes is that it offers everyone an opportunity to both be and become themselves.
Turek

Alexis Turek '20

Alexis Turek '20

Major: International Relations Minor: Music Hometown: Hoover, AL Favorite thing about Agnes Scott: The professors. They are all super knowledgeable and genuinely care about my success.
Walker

Kaitlin Walker '20

Kaitlin Walker '20

Major: History and Political Science Hometown: Tere Haute, IN My favorite aspect of Agnes Scott is the environment that surrounds the campus. There is just an air of acceptance and community that is hard to find in most places. You'll feel at home here.
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