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SLU 101 Leaders

SLU 101 Leaders are current students who are here to assist you during summer orientation. As some of your first guides to life on campus, SLU 101 Leaders facilitate small group discussions, share information through presentations, assist you with the advising and registration process, serve on panels for students and families, coordinate evening activities and much more.

Meet Your 2020 SLU 101 Leaders

Issac Beck
Isaac Beck

Hometown: Mascoutah, Illinois 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Overground Railroad, Fraternity Life, SLU Hospital Student Worker, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Antonio Donohue
Anotonio Donohue

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
Major: Health Sciences
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Residence Hall Association, SLU Running Club, Office of Admission, and Wilderness Adventure Club


Ella Dotson
Ella Dotson

Hometown: Peoria, Illinois
Major: Elementary and Special Education
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Student Government Association, Elevation Irish Dance Group, Honors Program, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader) 


Nandini Fonseca
Nandini Fonseca

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Major: International Business
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, Overground Railroad, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Program, and Camp Kesem 


Lauren Fox
Lauren Fox

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Public Health
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Sorority Life, Relay for Life, American Medical Women's Association, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Paul Gillam
Paul Gillam

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Major:  Theology and Philosophy
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Six Eight A Capella, Campion Society, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader) 


Mi'Angila Graham
Mi'Angila Graham

Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Major: Accounting
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Study Abroad, Student Government Association, and Black Student Alliance


Ben Herstam
Ben Herstam

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Major: Physical Therapy
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, Fraternity Life, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Peyton High
Peyton High

Hometown: Chatham, Illinois
Major: Biology
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Residence Life, Honors Program, Overground Railroad, and Undergraduate Biochemical Research


Ellie Hill
Ellie Hill

Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders; Theatre
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: SLU University Theatre, Overground Railroad, SLU Club Swimming, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Jack Johnston
Jack Johnston

Hometown: California, Missouri 
Major: International Studies and Communication
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Student Government Association, Decadence A Cappella, Office of Admission, and University News


Joe Reyes
Joe Reyes

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Major: English and Political Science
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Rainbow Alliance, Campus Ministry, Honors Program, Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader), and Learning Community Program 


Adam Ryan
Adam Ryan

Hometown: Lee's Summit, Missouri
Major: Philosophy and Political Economics
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, Fraternity Life, Honors Program, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Vanessa Sarmiento
Vanessa Sarmiento

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Major: Criminology and International Studies
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Sazon (Acrobatic Salsa Team), Learning Community Program, Student Government Association, and Hispanic and Latino Leadership Organization 


Kalie Sommerfield
Kalie Sommerfeld

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Major: Physical Therapy
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Sorority Life, Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader), Campus Kitchen Volunteer, and  University 101 Peer Instructor


Matthew Staley
Matthew Staley

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Major: Communication and Theology
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Fraternity Life, Office of Admission, Study Abroad, and Catholic Studies Centre 


Talia Thambyrajah
Talia Thambyrajah

Hometown: St. Charles, Missouri
Major: Biochemistry
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Residence Life, Billiken Bounty Volunteer, Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med Honor Society), and Community Standards Appeal Board 


Kaiko Torres de Sa
Kaiko Torres de Sa

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Major: Nursing 
Year: Sophomore 
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader), SLU Hospital Volunteer, and Student Nurses Association  


Lucy Whittaker
Lucy Whittaker  

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri 
Major: Nursing
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Sorority Life, Dance Marathon, and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader) 


Ainsley Worthley
Ainsley Worthley

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Major: Neuroscience
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: American Women's Medical Association, Honors Program, KSLU Radio DJ, and Health Resource Clinic