Jaelyn Garza -- Criminology - Fall 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Science
Campus Activities: OLLU Cheer, Dance and Drumline, President of the Multicultural Alliance in Peace and Society Organization, National Honor Society of Leadership and Success and the IFCC Student Activity Assistant
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has made a tremendous impact on me, allowing me to further my education and be the first in my family to graduate. OLLU has made me more confident in my life choices, and in myself. OLLU and this experience always reminded me to persevere and accomplish the goals that I set in my life. OLLU helped me grow into the adult I am now.
Ilene Barrios -- Kinesiology - Fall 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology - Health Professions
Campus Activities: Honors Program
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has not only given me an excellent experience in education, but a community and strength in spirit that will last a lifetime as well.
Darin Minniefield -- Psychology - Fall 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Psychology with a Minor in Sociology
Campus Activities: Basketball Team Student-Athlete and Coach
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has made a huge impact on my life as it has enabled me to make connections.
Amber Contreras -- Kinesiology - Fall 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology
Campus Activities: Honors Program, NSLS Honors Society
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has taught me the value of community. I have made lifelong friendships and mentorships that I will continue to carry for the rest of my life. I now possess skills that will enhance my future career in ways I could have never imagined.
Brisa Gonzales -- Finance - Fall 2022 Senior Spotlight
Brisa Gonzales Major: Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
Campus Activities: Tennis Team
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has made a huge impact on me. I feel throughout the past three and a half years, my mentality has changed drastically for the better, which can be attributed to being a student at OLLU.
Olivia Eagleson -- Accounting, Finance, Management - Spring 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Triple Major in Accounting, Finance, and Management; Double Minor in Economics and Criminal Justice
Campus Activities and Achievements: Women's Soccer Team (four-year athlete), President of the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society, Founder of Adopt-a-Sister Program (a pen pal program with the CDP's and students on campus)
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has impacted my life by allowing me to further my education in ways that I never would have imagined. I was able to expand my connections here at the Lake and will actually be starting a job as soon as I graduate.
Keivan Perry - Computer Information Systems and Security - Spring 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Computer Information Systems and Security with a minor in Economics
Campus Activities and Achievements: National Society of Leadership and Success, President of Cybersaints, School of Business and Leadership Information Technology Assistant Work-Study, and OLLU ITS Advisory Council
Impact of OLLU: Our Lady of the Lake University has impacted my life in many ways that I never thought possible. It has granted me the opportunity to become the first person to graduate out my family, given me lifelong friendships, and has instilled a sense of purpose and helped shape the individual that I am today.
Jocelyn Rodriguez - Chemical Biology - Spring 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Chemical Biology
Campus Activities and Achievements: Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority Inc., Order of Omega, Sigma Zeta Math and Science Honor Society, President's Office Work Study
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has impacted my life in many ways. I am grateful for the Math and Science Department faculty who given me many opportunities, experiences and a community that I am able to turn to for guidance.
Tijana Kruta - Business Management - Spring 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Business Management
Campus Activities and Achievements: Volleyball is my main activity outside the classroom. My work-study position at Events Services provided me with amazing experiences, such as building OLLU's award-winning Fiesta Flambeau Parade float.
Impact of OLLU: OLLU has impacted my life in many aspects, but most importantly it gave me an unforgettable college experience and lifelong friends and memories. I am very thankful for the esteemed faculty members who have provided me with wonderful guidance throughout these four years. As an international student, I feel the best part of it all is that I got lucky enough to choose a school with a community so cohesive that it feels like home, 10,000 miles away from home. I love how diverse San Antonio is and my favorite cultural tradition here is Thanksgiving.
Emma Ramos - Psychology and English - Spring 2022 Senior Spotlight
Major: Double major in Psychology and English with a concentration in Technical and Professional Writing
Campus Activities and Achievements: Psi Chi Honor Society, Multicultural Alliance for Peace in Society Co-Founder and Historian, Dean's List Recipient, University Police Student Worker, Awakening Retreat Staff Member, Halo Program, Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority, and Community Service Volunteer
Impact of OLLU: Within these past four years, OLLU has allowed me to flourish by virtue of education, activities, extracurriculars, opportunities, and people. I have made everlasting memories that I will carry to the next chapter of my life and for the rest of my life. I am grateful for what OLLU has provided me.