Summer Admission Interns Named for 2013

Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected as Summer Admissions Interns for 2013, with several opportunities to participate in the recruitment process for future students.

These interns were chosen from a competitive field of candidates, who completed an extensive application process, including multi-stage interviews. The students will intern for 10 weeks this summer, leading tours for prospective students and their families and working on administrative projects for Admissions.

The summer 2013 admissions interns are:

-Haley Burrowes ’14 (Waynflete School), of New Gloucester, Maine, an economics major. She studied in Ethiopia in the summer of 2012 and Kenya in the spring of 2013. She is also The Hill News business manager, an orientation leader and Women’s Resource member.

-Taylor Castator ’15 (Westwood High School), of Hudson, Québec, Canada, an economics major. She is on academic honor council, serves as president of the Thelomathesian Society and is an orientation leader.

-Rochi Cooray ’15 (Visakha Vidyalaya), of Nawala, Sri Lanka, an economics major. She studied in New York City in the fall of 2012. She is a member of the African Students Union and Laurentian Singers and founded Crafts for a Cause.

-Sam Marvin ’14 (Avon Old Farms), of New York, a history major. He is a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team and the Hunting and Fishing Club.

-Molly Plunkett ’14 (Joseph A. Foran High School), of Milfort, Conn., majoring in government and environmental studies. She studied in Prague, Czech Republic, in the fall of 2012. She is president of Kappa Delta Sigma, an Omicron Kappa Delta honorary member, a community mentor, and founder of Branching Out With Books.

-Willam Prescott ’14 (Lenox Memorial High School), Lenox, Mass., an environmental studies major. He studied in Copenhagen, Denmark, in the fall of 2012. He is a member of the Environmental Action Club, Class Council 2014, and the Men’s Nordic Ski Team.

Interns' responsibilities include leading campus tours, making personal contacts with prospective students and undertaking a number of specific projects for the department, including online communications, data analysis, research and designing training programs for students who work in admissions during the academic year. The internship will incorporate a series of workshops on a variety of topics that have an impact upon the admissions, recruitment and selection processes, including the admissions calendar; event planning; ethics in admissions; publications and marketing; financial aid; transfer admission; international admission; interviews; and application review.