Crusader of the Week: Maureen Connolly ‘18

By Alexandra Smith, Chief Features Editor

Hometown: New Canaan, CT

Major: Chemistry

Best Dorm: Carlin!

Favorite Holy Cross Class: Philosophy 101 with Professor McDonald

Least Favorite Holy Cross Class: Archeology

Number of All-Nighters Last Semester: 0, it’s a miracle if I make it past midnight

Favorite Animal: Elephant

Favorite Book: Secret Life of Bees

Favorite Color: HC Purple

Favorite Movie: The Parent Trap

Favorite Song/Artist: Defying Gravity

Favorite TV Shows: Friends

Favorite Meal on Campus: Taco night!

Favorite Professor and Why?: Professor Senecal… he brought a lot of energy to his psych classroom and made me really enjoy a subject I did not think I would like

Favorite Sophomore Student: All the sophomores on the field hockey team, too hard to pick just one!

Favorite Junior Student: Andre Harton

Favorite Senior Student: Kathryn Alexandra Nutting

Favorite Off-Campus Restaurant: Brew City

Biggest Regrets at Holy Cross: Not going to as many HC sporting events

Embarrassing Story: Backing into a cop car in the Starbucks parking lot sophomore year

Best Memory of Holy Cross: Making it to the Patriot League tournament for field hockey

Campus Activities:  HC Field Hockey

Advice for Fellow Crusaders: Hard work does pay off

Guilty Pleasure: Indulging in an iced chai

Bragging Rights: Can make a clover with my tongue

Pet Peeve: Misuse of “your” and “you’re”

Favorite Cool Beans Drink: Iced chai

Summer Plans: Interning at PepsiCo in White Plains, NY

Number One Thing On Your HC Bucket List: To go 4/4 on enrollment day, a girl can dream!

Your Mantra: Bleed purple

Plans after Graduation: Find a job I love and use all of the lessons I have learned at HC to become successful!

 

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