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Marcela Gallardo

Year: Senior

Major: Mathematics

Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL

Fun Fact: When I have some extra time I'll try cooking new recipes, especially ones involving the crockpot! I've also been on two medical mission trips, one in the Dominican Republic and another in Panama.

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Emily Fennell

 

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Mathematics, Spanish, & Computer Science

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Fun Fact: Over the summer I ate at the Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland where J.K. Rolling first started writing Harry Potter. Also I'm a Hufflepuff.

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Mariana Lombello 

Year: Junior

Major: Industrial Engineering & Mathematics

Hometown: North Miami, FL

Fun Fact: I work at the Operational Effectiveness unit at Shands. I was also born in Brazil and can speak three languages fluently!

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Emily Stevenson

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Advertising & Family Youth and Community Sciences

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fun Fact: I am in Tri Delta and work for UF's The Agency! The team calls me Steves because we have 5 Emilys and I babysit the coaches' baby Sybil <3

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Jessie Modrak

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Management, Leadership, & Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Weston, FL

Fun Fact: I love hosting the team at my home and I intern at the Development and Alumni Affairs Office for the Warrington College of Business.

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Hayley Suraci

Year: Junior

Major: Art History

Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Fun Fact: I love ceramics and I'm doing a practicum at Shands with the Arts & Medicine program. I usually say that I play water polo as my fun fact but...

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Kaitlyn Hansen

Year: Junior

Major: Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

Hometown: Englewood, FL

Fun Fact: I am a lifeguard supervisor and I love to bird watch and model cargo pants in my free time. I once tripped over a living rabbit while doing fieldwork!

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Megan Cantor

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Statistics & Sustainability Studies

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I'm a barista at Starbucks and I love to take photos and scrapbook. I played Chip the cup from Beauty and the Beast in a school play in 4th grade.

 

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Cecilia Lepa

Year: Junior

Major: Forest Resources and Conservation

Hometown: Lake Worth, FL

Fun Facts: I love to scuba dive, hang out with my dogs, and run. I also ran my first marathon this January and I have a leopard gecko named Lenny!!

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Jacqueline James

Year: Junior

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I love art and travel and am a part of the Global Medical Training club. Also I am aspiring to be a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner!

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Tatiana Giraldo

Year: Junior

Major: Animal Science

Hometown: Weston, FL

Fun Fact: I love yoga and am a part of the Dairy Science Club. I am also certified in dairy cattle artificial insemination

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Rachel Jacobsen

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Communication Sciences & Disorders, Disabilities in Society

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

Fun Fact: I am a Health Professions College Council Ambassador and work at the Student Legal Service Center. Also I participated in my first Mock Trial tournament last Fall. 

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Grace Cope

Year: Junior

Major/Minors: Art, Entomology & Art History

Hometown: Miami, FL

Fun Fact: I do native bee research, am a Florida Cicerone and an RA, and I can wiggle 4 out of 5 of the toes on my right foot individually lol.

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Liv Friedman

Year: Sophomore

Major: Computer Engineering

Hometown: Miami Beach, FL

Fun Fact: I love to play with dogs, take naps, and eat pasta. Also I've been sky diving before!!

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Angela Vazquez

 

Year: Sophomore

Major: Advertising & Psychology

Hometown: Lake Mary, FL

Fun Fact: I love makeup, painting, and arts & crafts. I’m from New Jersey and once I traveled to Puerto Rico for water polo. I love designing stickers for the team!

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Deanna Choma

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Biology & Spanish

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I am an EMT on campus and shadow a doctor at Shands. Also I'm from Connecticut and I love frogs!

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Caroline Lane

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Political Science & History

Hometown: Boston, MA

Fun Fact: I am an intern for the Alachua County Democrats!

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Gabriela Gonzalez

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Animal Sciences, & International Studies

Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL

Fun Fact: I volunteer in the Small Animal Hospital Dermatology Department and am a member of UF’s Exotic Animal Club. I’ve also been skydiving and night snorkeling in Belize! 

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Emily Owens

Year: Sophomore

Major: Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I am on a Pre-Physicians track and involved in the Pre-Pysicians Assistant Association. I am also a lifeguard and a part of Chi Omega. And I like to skydive!

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Emma Frierson

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Family Youth and Community Sciences & International Studies (Europe)

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Fun Fact: I mentor local youth through MentorGNV and Oaks Tree Early Learning Academy and I'm a Study Abroad Peer Advisor. I've been to Costa Rica, London, Dublin and New Zealand! I once broke my pinkie toe playing four square.

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Anastasia Valimaki

Year: Sophmore

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Hometown: Lantana, FL

Fun Fact: I am a part of the Medical Journal Society, I like to paint and do ceramics, and run half marathons. I love plants!

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Annika Ramnath

Year: Sophomore

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Weston, FL

Fun Fact: I'll be studying abroad at the London School of Economics next year! Also I've met two Presidents and I started playing water polo at UF and this team welcomed me with open arms and has taught me everything I know about the sport.

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Kaley Hope-Gill

Year: Freshman

Major/Minor: Biology & Mathematics

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I like to volunteer at animal shelters and binge watch Netflix. I am studying on the pre-vet track and am a vegetarian. Also I have the two most amazing dogs, Chloe and Tebow!

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Carly Zeffren

Year: Freshman

Major/Minor: Forest Resources and Conservation, Spanish

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I am a part of Jewish organizations on campus, vegan cooking clubs, and I like hiking and traveling. Also there is not a fruit in the world I won't eat and I'm left handed!

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Lexy Gallo

Year: Freshman

Major: Aerospace Engineering

Hometown: Skippack, PA

Fun Fact: I love dogs and cats and I have been to a million concerts (literally). Also I am from out of state.

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Julia Nicholson

Year: Freshman

Major: Finance

Hometown: Long Grove, IL

Fun Fact: I love to volunteer and bake. My favorite animal is an elephant!

 

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Molly Houston

Year: Freshman

Major: Pre-Nursing

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I volunteer at Baby Gator and Shands and I really love hiking! Also I got a water borne disease called giardia once.

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Emily Hill

Year: Freshman

Major:Political Science

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fun Fact: I love going to the beach and hanging out with family and friends. I been a co-pilot on a flight before!

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Daniela Duarte

Year: Freshman

Major: Industrial Engineering

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I love to read and watch Netflix. Also I was born in South Carolina!

 

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Emily Dolce

 

Year: Freshman

Major: Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL

Fun Fact: I love country music, traveling, and ice cream! I am also involved in Gators for Doctors Without Borders.

 

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Emma Steinebronn

Year: Freshman

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I love to hike and I climbed my first mountain (with some help of course) when I was 2!

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Claire Ewoldt

Year:Freshman

Major:Applied Physiology and Kinesiology & French

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Fun Fact: I love yoga and am a part of Phi Mu. I also have three cats named Bella, Regina, and Lola