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FYS Research Exchange Committee

Olivia Askins - Logistics Coordinator

Olivia Askins is from Watertown, NY. She intends to major in biology and minor in chemistry on the pre-med route. Outside of FYSRE, Olivia participates in the women’s soccer club, SAA, Pre-Health club, and has worked with habitat for humanity. She enjoys hiking, boating, playing sports, and hanging with her friends. Olivia is excited to be part of the committee and work as a team with other committee members.

Cricket (Caroline) Barnes - Communications, Event Coordinator

Cricket is from West Hartford Connecticut. She is interested in environmental studies, art history, and anthropology; her major is undecided. At SLU Cricket enjoys playing on the field hockey team, racing on the club ski team, and running. She looks forward to working with her peers on the FYS research exchange to plan an event the entire community can partake in.

Susan Choi   

Emma Donohue - Faculty Liason

Emma is from a town just outside of Boston, MA. She is hoping to pursue a Business in the Liberal Arts major with a concentration in Economics. At SLU, Emma is an editor for the school’s undergraduate research journal, The Underground, as well as being a part of the Girls’ Club Lacrosse team and a member of the Gridiron Yearbook staff. She is very excited to be a part of the FYS Research Exchange and can’t wait for the rest of her time at SLU.

Brianna Duggan - Abstract Coordinator

Brianna Duggan is from Alton, New Hampshire. She is planning on majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in French. On campus she is involved in the Woodcarving Club and Seed to Table. In her free time, she likes to knit, paint, thrift, and lounge in her hammock. She is really enjoying her first year at St. Lawrence and looks forward to showcasing her peers' hard work!

Cassidy Everritt - Student Liason

Cassidy is from Saranac Lake, New York. Her major as of now is undecided but she is considering Conservation Biology. She is part of the Badminton club at SLU and enjoys skiing, traveling, relaxing, and spending time with her cats and dog. She is excited to contribute to the FYS Research exchange and be part of the team!

Renee Garcia - Oral & Video Presentation Coordinator

Renée is a Pre-Med student from Los Angeles, California majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Statistics. She loves open water and indoor swimming, hiking, cooking, and learning new languages. On campus, Renée is an active member of the Pre-Health Club and Literacy for Nepal. She has a passion for scientific discovery and is currently involved in DNA barcoding research with her General Biology professor. Through the FYS Research Exchange Committee, she hopes to raise SLU students’ awareness of the benefits of research and the wonderful opportunities our university offers inside and outside of the classroom.   

Alexandra Hill - Poster Presentation Coordinator

Alexandra comes from Santa Clarita, California. She intends on majoring in Economics/Mathematics and English, as well as minoring in French and Computer Science. She is a news and opinions writer for The Hill News and currently serves as the Senior Fiction Editor for The Laurentian Magazine, and she is very passionate about her work on campus as a peer tutor. She cannot wait to contribute to the amazing FYS Research Exchange Committee.

Madison Mercier - Communications & Marketing Coordinator

L. Simon Mofali

Ayla Schnier - Sophomore Mentor

Ayla Schnier is a sophomore from New Hartford, New York who is double majoring in Spanish and Global Studies. She is living at the Sustainability Farm this year, and she is also a WORD Studio tutor and a member of the Laurentian Singers. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano, cooking, and writing.

Autumn Sherman