Hiram College
Rameen Aghbar

Rameen Aghbar ’18

Rameen is a Political Science and Economics Double Major. He is from Afghanistan. Rameen is interested in political and social debates. Before coming to Hiram College he worked as a volunteer at a TV network in Kabul as an English to Persian translator and was a member and advisor to the Peace and Sports Foundation. At Hiram College, Rameen is a member of the Intercultural Forum, the Political Science Club and also serves as a James A. Garfield Presidency Scholar.

Norah Ali

Norah Ali ’19

Norah is pursuing a degree in Physics with a minor in Political Science. She is interested in learning more about public policy and the current world state. Norah hopes to pursue a Masters or PhD after Hiram.

Hallie Chavez

Hallie Chavez ’18

Hallie is a senior double majoring in Biochemistry and Neuroscience, with a writing minor. She is from Parma, Ohio. She has made the Dean’s List and is a member of the Alpha Society. At Hiram, she is also a Garfield Presidency Scholar, an Eclectic Honors Scholar and works in the Biochemistry lab. She is a lifeguard during the summer.

Jory Gomes

Jory Gomes ’18

Jory is currently a senior majoring in Biomedical Humanities, with a potential minor in Sociology. On campus he is an incoming Captain of the Men’s Varsity Swimming & Dive Tea–as well as a writing assistant for the Writing Center. He has made the Dean’s List and is a member of the Honors Eclectic Scholars. In addition to his activities on campus, Jory is becoming a certified Community Health Worker with the hopes of improving the access to health care for those in the Portage county area. On top of this, for the summer of 2016, Jory is a National Institute on Drug Abuse intern doing public health research at the Georgia State University Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science. After graduation, he wants to go into public health policy with the intention of studying the state, national, and global politics surrounding public health matters.

 Lindsey Harris

Lindsey Harris ’19

Lindsey is a Junior majoring in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. In her senior year in high school Lindsey earned the Gold Award, the highest award given to Girl Scouts based on volunteer service. At Hiram College, she worked as an International Peer Assistant, a writing assistant, and a teaching assistant. She is from Los Angeles, California and hopes to attend graduate school after Hiram, and have a job in the field of human rights, working at a nonprofit of NGO.

Emily Hruska

Emily Hruska ’18

Emily Hruska is a senior with a double major in chemistry and music. Born in Boardman, Ohio, Emily graduated from Boardman High School in 2014. Along with her studies, she is involved with various activities on campus and holds several leadership positions in the Honors Eclectic Scholars, Student Senate, Chemistry Club, Rock Climbing Club, Funding You Board, SOAC, and Chamber Orchestra. She is a member of the Alpha Society and works as an RA, WA, and TA. In the next academic year, Emily will be serving as a transfer student and an organic chemistry TA as well as hosting the honors floor as the RA. Emily will be pursuing her PhD in a chemical field after graduation from Hiram in 2018.

Devon Jones

Devon Jones ’18

Devon Jones, is a senior, Political Science and Religious Studies double major and Environmental Studies minor. Devon graduated from Horizon Science Academy in Dayton Ohio in 2014. Devon Jones is involved in various extra circular activities on the Hiram College campus being; President of Cultures Connected Religious Studies Club on Campus; Radio Station Manger; Member of the Garfield Center for the Study of the American Presidency; Garfield Center for Public Leadership; and Peer Mentoring; Comedian; Photography and Videography. Devon Jones is pursing a career in foreign service focused with Global Environmental Policy. He’s made the Dean’s list and his hoping to make it both semesters of his senior Year.

Julie Lenoir

Julie Lenoir ’18

Julie is a senior majoring in Nursing with a minor in Biomedical Humanities. Julie is from Mars, Pennsylvania, where she graduated as Secretary of her class at Mars Area High School. Julie is a member of the Honors Eclectic Scholars at Hiram. She also is an active member of HPAC (Health Professions Affinity Community), the NET, Ultimate Frisbee Club and Nerf Club. She plans on traveling abroad before she graduates. After graduation, Julie plans to take her state boards and become a registered nurse. She later plans to attend graduate school to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

Danni McDonald

Danni Lynn McDonald ’19

Danni Lynn is a creative writing major with a minor in music. As a creative writing major, she is always looking for an active way to expand her learning and knowledge of the social and political issues of the world today. On campus, Danni Lynn is president of the Hiram College Yearbook, Secretary for Phi Beta Gamma, and an active member in the Intercultural Forum. Outside of classes and clubs, she is already focusing on her future career of becoming a published author. She is currently applying for internships to work at publishing houses in New York City.

Abeera Mehmood

Abeera Mehmood ’18

Abeera is an international student from Pakistan. She is majoring in Biomedical Humanities and plans on minoring in Environmental Studies and Biochemistry. One of her major interests is policy making on current health issues. She is part of the World Life Organization in Pakistan as well as many other student-run welfare groups. After graduating from Hiram, she plans on going to medical school.

Nathan Metze

Nathan Metze ’18

Nathan is a senior Computer Science and Political Science major at Hiram College. He graduated from Canfield High School in Canfield, Ohio. Nathan is currently enrolled as an Eclectic Honors student and plans to remain in the program throughout college. He is also a member of the Alpha Society and is currently on the Dean’s List. Nathan is an employee at the Dray Help Desk and is also a member of the Computer Science Club. After graduation, Nathan plans to either attend graduate school or pursue a career using both Computer Science and Political Science.

Kimmy Morrison

Kimmy Morrison ’20

Kimmy is a sophomore currently majoring in history with a minor in Asian studies. She intends to add an educational studies major and another minor in environmental studies. Kimmy’s interest in outdoor education stems from her semester program with the National Outdoor Leadership School. The program unplugs students from their lives and immerses them into the natural world for three months. She has studied abroad in China and England and completed service projects in the Dominican Republic and Thailand. After graduation, Kimmy would like to join the Peace Corps, and then pursue a graduate degree in international development.

Jenna Nelson

Jenna Nelson ’20

Jenna is a sophomore majoring in Political Science. She is also thinking about adding Sociology for a double major. Jenna is interested in sociology because it forces things to be looked at from different perspectives and how people interact with one another.

Christian O'Neil

Christian O’Neil ’18

Christian is a senior with a major in biochemistry and a minor in physics. From Boardman, Ohio, Christian graduated from Boardman High School in 2014.  At Hiram, Christian plays the violin with the Hiram Chamber Orchestra. He is also the vice president of the Chemistry Club and the president of the Trading Card Club. Christian is a teaching assistant for organic chemistry lab and is an Honors Scholar.  He plans on furthering his education after Hiram by attending graduate school for chemistry.

Hannah Waldman

Hanna Waldman ’20

Hannah is a sophomore with a psychology and neuroscience double major. She has been passionate about psychology since high school. Hannah plans to obtain her doctorate in this field with her main goal is to work to erase the stigma that surrounds mental health in our society.


Holly Wilkins

Holly Wilkins ’18

Holly Wilkens is a senior with a double major in Biomedical Humanities and Music. She graduated from Lutheran High School West in Rocky River, Ohio back in 2014. Her main musical instrument is the clarinet, but she can also play the trombone. On campus Holly is a Captain of  Hiram’s Women’s Rugby Club, a Student Ambassador, member of Terrier Activities Board, the Net, Wind Ensemble, and works with the Sports Medicine Aid. She loves traveling and studied abroad with Hiram in Germany in Fall 2016. After graduation, she plans on more traveling and attending medical school to work in pediatrics.

Anneleise Williams

Anneleise Williams ’19

Anneleise is a Political Science and Philosophy double major. She has served as a leader in her community as a Youth Counselor through the YMCA. At Hiram, Anneleise is a student worker in the Admission’s Department. She hopes to attend law school and work at a think tank.

Keegan Williams

Keegan Williams ’19

Keegan is a senior double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. His greatest interest has always been international relations. Keegan plans to apply to law school wants to work in international law, possibly at the United Nations.

Jared Wright

Jared Wright ’19

Jared is currently a junior majoring in Political Science and Management. Jared graduated from Revere High School in 2015. He is a member of the Hiram Men’s Lacrosse Team, the Hiram Alpha Society, and the Outdoors Club. Jared also works in the Admission Office.

Taylor Yamamoto

Taylor Yamamoto ’19

Taylor is a junior majoring in Biomedical Humanities. She is originally from Honolulu, HI and graduated in 2013. At Hiram, she is a Garfield Presidency Scholar, an Eclectic Honors Scholar, and is involved in a variety of clubs including the Stone-Soup Co-op, Medicus Club, and Intercultural Forum. She works in the chemistry lab during the summer and will be a Resident Assistant in the fall. After graduation, she plans to attend medical school with the aim of working in emergency medicine, both in the United States and abroad.

 Emily Yeckley

Emily Yeckley ’19

Emily is a junior majoring in neuroscience. She is interested in politics and learning about the world. She attended the Garfield Summer Academy Crisis Simulation as a high school student. Emily’s passion is science and animals and she plans to go to veterinary school after completing her degree at Hiram

 Zachary Yedlicka

Zachary Yedlicka ’18

Zach is an Accounting and Finance major with a minor in Political Science. He is interested in public policy and politics. He knows that as a future accountant, working in auditing and taxation, he will need to update and adjust for changes in tax rates, deductions, and governmental policies.