Student Profiles Archive:

Outstanding Seniors Overcome Adversity: Nick Andersen

Published: July 2013
Outstanding Seniors Overcome Adversity: Nick Andersen

Nick Andersen, 2013 graduate, talks about his challenges and blessings during his years at Westmont Exploring the wideness of the World When Nick Andersen visited Westmont with his mother, Carole Owens ’78, he noticed professors walking and talking to... Read More

Outstanding Seniors Overcome Adversity: Wesley Zuidema

Published: July 2013
Outstanding Seniors Overcome Adversity: Wesley Zuidema

Wesley Zuidema, 2013 graduate, talks about his challenges and blessings during his years at Westmont Fearlessly Following God Wesley Zuidema grew up visiting Westmont with his parents, Kevin ’84 and Cynthia Watt ’87, but he fell in love with... Read More

Success is Faithfulness

Published: July 2013
Brad and Daniel Gee

Excerpt of a Talk by Daniel Gee ’13, First Senior, Kenneth Monroe Award Winner, and Monroe Scholar, at the Academic Awards Convocation in April At this time of year, when men and women dress in colorful robes and sport... Read More

Cultivating a Culture of Global Citizens

Published: March 2013
Cultivating a Culture of Global Citizens

WCSA president experiences global education and encourages fellow students to be culturally sensitive Kristin Lo ’13 applied to Westmont only because her mother encouraged her to take an interest in the college. “It was the one school I didn’t... Read More

Honoring an Adventurous and Faithful Life

Published: March 2013
Honoring an Adventurous and Faithful Life

The Westmont community pays tribute to Nick Davis ’13, who died in a tragic motorcycle accident in January The start of spring semester brought sadness to campus. Nick Davis, a senior economics and business major from Pacific Grove, Calif., died... Read More

Learning to Live and Teach with Dyslexia

Published: Fall 2012
Learning to Live and Teach with Dyslexia

A lifetime struggle to succeed in school inspires a Westmont senior to pursue a teaching career. Paige Greene ’13 has struggled academically most of her life. During her junior year of high school in Centennial, Colo., her challenges intensified.... Read More

Serving Others Through Language and Love

Published: Fall 2012
Serving Others Through Language and Love

Multiethnic, multilingual student seeks to serve others in our global society. Gabriella Pinheiro-Chavez ’14 grew up in a multiethnic home in La Mirada, Calif., speaking Spanish, Portuguese and English with her Brazilian mother and El Salvadorian father. A communication... Read More

Getting Down to Business

Published: Summer 2012
Cameron Mahi '13

A Westmont economics and business major publishes a business case study of an American retailer. Cameron Mahi ’13 has accomplished an unusual feat for an undergraduate: He has published a business case study analyzing the marketing decisions of American retailer... Read More

Seeking Depth in Life and Music

Published: Summer 2012
Daniel Gee '13,

A Monroe Scholar studies music, philosophy and his heritage as a Chinese American. Daniel Gee ’13, who received a prestigious Monroe Scholarship to attend Westmont, has sought to make the most of his college experience. Majoring in both music and... Read More

Four Seniors Set Off Into the World

Published: Spring 2012
Melissa Christensen 2012

The Westmont class of 2012 includes many accomplished graduates like Melissa, Coby, Kimberly and Elijah. MELISSA CHRISTENSEN ’12 co-directed Emmaus Road this year, encouraging a record 71 students to participate on summer service trips to Bolivia, China, Guatemala, Nepal, Uganda,... Read More