Current Garfield Scholars

Heather Brant '17

Heather Brant is a sophomore double majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. In addition to being a Garfield Scholar, she is a Residential Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Peer Mentor, and tutor at Hiram. She is also a participant in the Ethics Bowl and on the Dean's List. As she enjoys traveling, Heather will be studying in India during the 2014 Fall 3-week and plans on studying abroad again. Additionally, she volunteers often in her free time and coaches a youth soccer team every summer. After graduating, she plans to become a Peace Corps volunteer or attend law school, but her main goal is to help everyone she can.

Emily Duhn '16

Emily Duhn is a junior with a major in Early Childhood Education and a potential minor in Political Science. She is from Independence, Ohio. On campus, she is a Garfield Presidency Scholar, Resident Assistant, Tour Guide, and student worker in Admissions. She is also treasurer of the Outdoor Club and is involved with Education Club and Choir. After graduation, she plans on attending graduate school for her Master's in Special Education.

John Enasko '17

John Enasko is a sophomore with a double major in Biomedical Humanities and Spanish. Born in Warren, Ohio, John graduated from Howland High School in 2013. John plans to utilize his degrees in his journey after graduation into the medical field. Along with his studies, he is involved various activities on campus involving the Honors Eclectic Scholars, Student Senate, Chemistry Club, and Student Ambassadors. He is also one of the founding members the newly established Biomimicry Club at Hiram, as well as a member of the Alpha Society. He also works in the Office of Admissions throughout the week. In the next academic year John plans to travel to the Dominican Republic as well as be a Teaching Assistant. ​

Emily Kelly '17

Emily Kelly is a sophomore majoring in Biomedical Humanities. She graduated from North Royalton High School in 2013. She is a member of the Alpha Society, and has made the Dean's List. Emily is both an Eclectic Scholar and a Garfield Scholar. She is also a member of the Hiram College Swim Team, the Stone Soup Cooperative, and the Delta Chi Lambdas. Following her time at Hiram College, Emily plans to attend medical school in hopes of becoming a physician of a thus undecided specialty.

Alex Martin '16

Alex Martin is a Junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. Alex is a student manager at the Hiram College Media Center. His hobbies include music, traveling, and skiing. After his time at Hiram, Alex hopes to become a Peace Corps volunteer, and eventually work in foreign relations.

Ann Riddle '16

Ann Elizabeth Riddle is a junior majoring in political science with a double minor in communication and public leadership. She was born in Mayfield, Ohio and was home-schooled throughout high school, receiving her GED in November 2011. She has made the Dean's list and is a member of the Alpha Society. After graduation she plans to attend graduate school and work in political campaigns.
• Read Ann's paper, Globalizations and Democracy: Salvation or Destruction?

Charles Bishop Sanders '17

Hi everyone. My name is Charles Sanders but I go by my middle name, Bishop. I am a sophomore here at Hiram College and I am majoring in Political Science and History. I hope to use these two degrees together in the political field with the hopes of becoming a politician. Just a few things about me; I enjoy doing karate. I have been in the martial arts for 13 years now and have earned my third degree black belt. I am also an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and am actively involved in my community through the Farmer's Market, the community gardens, or the coalition of business that meet every month to plan activities to be held in the town. On top of all that I am the first freshman to be accepted into the Garfield Center and I am looking forward to an amazing four years here at Hiram!

Mary Swallow '16

Mary Swallow is a junior majoring in Integrated Language Arts. She graduated from Deer Lakes High School outside of Pittsburgh, PA. She has made the Dean's List and is a member of the Alpha Society. Mary loves to travel and studied abroad in England and Scotland. She is the current president of the Greek social club, Delta Chi Lambda and works as a tutor in the Writing Center.

Jacob Vaughan '16

Jacob Vaughan is a junior majoring in Integrated Language Arts with a minor in Mathematics. He graduated from Windham High School in Windham, Ohio. Jacob is an EMT for Community EMS in Garrettsville, Ohio. Jacob is head organizer for the Friends of Melana 5K and 1 Mile Run for the Garrettsville Summerfest. Jacob has been involved in the Education Club at Hiram. After graduation, Jacob hopes to become a Peace Corps volunteer to teach Math and English overseas.

Chimi Wangchuk '16

Chimi Wangchuk is an international student from Bhutan. He is a junior pursuing majors in Mathematics and Political Science. He is one of the members of Alpha Society. He works as a steward intern in the James H. Barrow Field Station every summer. After having completed his studies at Hiram College, He wants to go back and teach.

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