Student Profiles Archive:

Summer Scholars Get a Jump Start on College

Published: Winter 2012
From left to right: Kelly Tully, Will Breman, and Katelyn Mena

A New Westmont Program Brings High School Students to Campus to Experience College Life and Earn College Credits High school students curious about college can experience it in person by enrolling in a new program. Westmont allows juniors and... Read More

Bending Perceptions of Physics

Published: Winter 2012
Bethany Sutherland '12

Westmont’s Liberal Arts Curriculum Helps A Student Develop Her Interests in Physics and the Arts   Bethany Sutherland ’12, a dancer and an artist, will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics in May, the first Westmont... Read More

A Storyteller Finds Her Voice and Her Faith

Published: Fall 2011
A Storyteller Finds Her Voice and Her Faith

A Westmont Senior Wins a Writing Contest with the First Short Story She’s Ever Written English professor Paul Willis led Jamie Wells ’12 and his Creative Writing class on a hike along the creek-side trail that meanders through campus.... Read More

Breaking in a New Ministry

Published: Fall 2011
Breaking in a New Ministry

Breakaway, A New Outreach in San Francisco During Fall Break, Joins Spring Break in the City Under the Newly Formed Urban Initiative For the first time, Westmont students organized a service trip to San Francisco for the fall holiday,... Read More

Excelling as a Writer, Proofreader and Lifeguard

Published: Summer 2011
Excelling as a Writer, Proofreader and Lifeguard

Westmont junior wins a scholarship for proofreading and earns a commendation as lifeguard of the year. Tammy Lang ’13 is making a name for herself both in and out of the water. The English major has earned the 2011... Read More

New President Leads Students Quietly

Published: Summer 2011
New President Leads Students Quietly

T.J. Breshears draws on his involvement in a wide variety of campus activities to encourage students to use their time wisely. Becoming student body president took a leap of faith for T.J. Breshears ’12. Felix Huang ’11, who led... Read More

Student Guides an Outing for the Birds

Published: Spring 2011
Student Guides an Outing for the Birds

Monroe Scholar Carrie Steingruber shares her enthusiasm for bird-watching with the local audubon society. Monroe Scholar Carrie Steingruber ’12 not only excels in academics, she’s one of the region’s top birders. The art and English double major led a... Read More

The Play’s the Thing

Published: Spring 2011
The Play’s the Thing

Jessica Drake ’11 hasn’t written the next act of her life yet, but she’s finding an audience for her work. The Northern California student earned an O’Neill National Critics Institute Fellowship during the American College Theatre Festival at the... Read More

Students Help Bridge the Technology Gap

Published: Winter 2011
Students Help Bridge the Technology Gap

When junior Morgan Vigil graduated from high school in Merced, Calif., she had little experience with computer science. She says her Westmont education and major in computer science have changed her world-view so radically that she wants to share... Read More

Student Musician Becomes Music Teacher

Published: Winter 2011
Student Musician Becomes Music Teacher

Sarah Shasberger ’12 is making a name for herself. As the oldest daughter of Michael Shasberger, Adams professor of music and worship at Westmont, Sarah says she wanted to go away to college to shape her own identity. “But... Read More