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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 2022 SLU 101 Leaders

Kelci Crandall

Kelci Crandall

Hometown: Lake St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Neuroscience
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: MLK Jr. Scholar Program, Biology Learning Assistant, Office of Admission and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Ellen Dierckes

Ellen Dierckes

Hometown: West Linn, Oregon
Major: Physical Therapy
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Honors Program, Campus Kitchen, Learning Community Program and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Antonio Donohue

Antonio Donohue

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
Major: Health Sciences
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, SLU Running Club, KSLU Radio and Wilderness Adventure Club


Avery Downes

Avery Downes

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Major: Social Work
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Green Bandana Project, Office of Admission, Study Abroad and HerCampus Magazine


Carlo Fragante

Carlo Fragante 

Hometown: Woodstock, Illinois
Major: Public Health
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Campus Kitchen, Filipino Student Association, Learning Community Program and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Chris Garcia

Chris Garcia 

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Political Science and Criminology and Criminal Justice
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: McNair Scholars Program, KSLU Radio, Learning Community Program and Pre-Law Scholars


Swathy Karthikeyan

Swathy Karthikeyan

Hometown: Palatine, Illinois
Major: Neuroscience
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: One World Magazine, Overground Railroad, Camp Kesem, Health Resource Center and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Mary Grace Kenny

Mary Grace Kenny 

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Major: Physical Therapy and Psychology
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Sorority Life, SLU Running Club and Habitat for Humanity


Xavior Levoy

Xavior Levoy

Hometown: Springfield, Illinois
Major: Public Health
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Fraternity Life, Student Government Association and Lavenir Tutoring


Laura Menendez

Laura Menendez 

Hometown: Festus, Missouri
Major: International Business
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Sorority Life and Oriflamme (Fall Orientation Leader)


Sara Parikh

Sara Parikh 

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Biology and Bioethics and Health Studies
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Honors Program, Residence Hall Association, OneWorld Magazine, Undergraduate Research and Beyond All Reason A Cappella


Blake Recupido

Blake Recupido 

Hometown: Matteson, Illinois
Major: Biochemistry and English
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Residence Life, Campus Kitchen, Decadence A Cappella, Undergraduate Research and Campus Ministry


Nate Reyes

Nate Reyes

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Major: Secondary Education and English
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Learning Community Program, Honors Program, Rainbow Alliance and Student Government Association


Valentina Rivero

Valentina Rivero

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Major: Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Year: Junior
Activities on Campus: Residence Life, Office of Admission and Decadence A Cappella


Valerie Rosqueta

Valerie Rosqueta 

Hometown: Springhill, Kansas
Major: Marketing
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Club Rowing Team, Sorority Life, Learning Community Program and University Mastersingers


Trenton Schultz

Trenton Schultz

Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Major: Biology
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Honors Program, Fraternity Life and Ultimate Frisbee


Taylor Stalling

Taylor Stalling

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Major: American Studies and Political Science
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Black Student Alliance, Residence Life, MLK Jr. Scholar Program, KSLU Radio and Office of Admission


Emily Tran

Emily Tran 

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Nursing
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Vietnamese Student Association, Student Nurses Association and Sorority Life


Kristen White

Kristen White

Hometown: Louisville, Colorado
Major: Nursing
Year: Sophomore
Activities on Campus: Ultimate Frisbee, Fresh Gatherings, Residence Hall Association and Student Nurses Association


Lucy Whittaker

Lucy Whittaker

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Major: Nursing
Year: Senior
Activities on Campus: Office of Admission, Sorority Life and Order of Omega Honor Society