Meet Your Orientation Leaders

We look forward to further familiarizing you with Anna Maria College. Orientation is great way to learn about the campus and meet other members of the campus community—your future classmates, Anna Maria faculty and College faculty and College staff.

Keannah DunsmoreKeannah Dunsmore

Hometown: Georgia, Vermont
Major: Forensic Criminology
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: SAAC, Campus Princess Program, Women's Soccer Team
Bio: Hi, I am Keannah and am going to be a sophomore here at Anna Maria. I am a member of the Women's Soccer team, part of SAAC, a princess in the Campus Princess Program, and am in the Honors Program. I love being part of the AMC community!

Deanna Baker

Deanna Baker
Hometown: Aston, Pennsylvania
Major: Criminal Justice
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: Criminal Justice Club, Women's soccer
Bio: As a transfer student, I just joined the AMCAT Women’s Soccer team! I have played soccer for 16 years and I am also am a U.S. certified soccer coach. With my major, I plan to have a career in New York City, hopefully with the NYPD or FBI - concentrating in trafficking.

Alexis Phillips

Alexis Phillips
Hometown: Gardner, Massachusetts
Major: Music Education
Year of Graduation: 2020
Campus Involvement: Student Government President, Music Education Club, NAfME Collegiate Chapter, Chorus Club, Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society
Bio: I am a senior this year and your SGA President! I am very excited to be back for my third and final year as an Orientation Leader. After graduation in May of 2020, I hope to get a job in the field of music education, while applying for graduate programs in conducting.

AnneMelansonAnne Melanson
Hometown: Grafton, MA
Major: Middle Education/ English
Year of Graduation: 2020
Campus Involvement: Field Hockey, Class of 2020 President, Kappa Delta Pi secretary (Education Honor Society), SAAC Representative, Campus Tutor, Sports Medicine Work Study, Peer Mentor, Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)
Bio: Hi, my name is Annie Melanson and I am going to be a senior in the fall. One of my favorite things to do on campus is play field hockey (or cheer on other AMCAT teams). I have two black labs and I am ALWAYS down to see dog pictures (show me your dog)!

Briana RileyBriana Riley
Hometown: Bluffton, South Carolina
Major: Health Science
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: Women's soccer, Honors program
Bio: My name is Briana and I was born in Virginia. My dad was a Marine so I have lived up and down the East Coast and on the West Coast. I have played soccer since I was 4 years old, and up to now playing at Anna Maria College. After Anna Maria, I want to go to Dental School.

Diandra DobleDiandra Doble 
Hometown: North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Major: Music Therapy
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Life of Music Club, Music Therapy Club, Winner of the 2019 Lip Sync Battle
Bio: My name is Diandra Doble and I am a sophomore Music Therapy major at Anna Maria College. My main instrument is guitar. I also sing, play piano, play drums a little bit, and love to dance! My goal is to graduate and be a successful music therapist!

Austin ThomasAustin Thomas
Hometown: Cheshire, Connecticut
Major: Fire Science
Year of Graduation: 2020
Campus Involvement: FESA, Billiards Club, SGA Senator, Hub Manager, Admissions Ambassador, Peer Mentor
Bio: I’m Austin and I am going to be a senior at Anna Maria College. While I am not doing things around campus, I enjoy jalapeño poppers and pizza, rock music and fishing.

Jaime FernandesJaime Fernandes
Hometown: Brockton, Massachusetts
Major: Fire Science
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: I work at the dining hall for Sodexo.
Bio: Hi, my name is Jaime and I'm a Fire Science Major. I like to play video games, my favorite color is blue, and one fact a lot of people don't know about me is that I'm color blind.

 

Juliet MaglittaJuliet Maglitta

Hometown: Hopedale, Massachusetts
Major: Music Education
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Music Education Club, Flute Choir, Pep/Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Project Connect, Peer Mentor, OpporTUNEity
Bio: I am a junior Music Education major and I am excited to begin the 2019-2020 school year! I love working with children and hope to become an elementary school music teacher.
 
Karleen ShoretteKarleen Shorette
Hometown: Millbury, Massachusetts
Major: Nursing
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Drama Club
Bio: Hi, My name is Karleen. I have been an orientation leader in the past and back for my second round! I love watching Netflix and spending outdoor time with my friends. I love adventuring and going to the beach. I work two jobs, one in a restaurant and one as a PCA at UMASS Memorial Hospital.

Erynn SheehanErynn Sheehan
Hometown: Holden, Massachusetts
Major: Health Science and Nursing
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Student Life Office Assistant
Bio: Hi, I am Erynn. I am a junior double majoring in Health Science and Nursing. I work two jobs in healthcare; both are PCA jobs at nursing homes. In two years, I plan on graduating from Anna Maria College and becoming a travelling nurse to further my career.

Madison HeyMadison Hey
Hometown: Uxbridge, Massachusetts
Major: Early Childhood Education
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: I go to a lot of events on campus, but I am very busy with my off-campus club; The Australian Shepherd Club of New England!
Bio: I am Madison and I am a sophomore at Anna Maria College. I am from the small town of Uxbridge, MA. I went to a vocational high school and completed the Cosmetology program. I compete in dog sports off-campus with my two Australian Shepherds. When I was 15, I won a Nation-Wide award for Junior Showmanship.

Ashley LopezAshley Lopez
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Major: Criminal Justice
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Secretary of ALANA, SGA Senator for ALANA
Bio: My name is Ashley. I am a Criminal Justice major and I am fluent in both Spanish and English. My favorite thing to do is travel! After I graduate, I want to take steps to become a lawyer.

Hayden BragaHayden Braga
Hometown: Foster, Rhode Island
Major: Sports Management
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Anna Maria College Football, Anna Maria College Men's Basketball
Bio: I am a sophomore here at Anna Maria College, in process of earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management. I'm a member of both Anna Maria's Football and Basketball team. I spend most of my free time here on campus hanging out with friends!

Dream WhitakerDream Whitaker
Hometown: Stratford, Connecticut
Major: Forensic Criminology
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: AMC Cheerleading Team, Habitat for Humanity
Bio: I am 18 years old and a current Sophomore with a major in Forensic Criminology major & a minor in Victimology. I am also a member of the Honor's program. After completing my undergrad at AMC, I plan to go to law school and pursue a career in law.

Tayah BillsTayah Bills
Hometown: Dennisport, Cape Cod, MA
Major: Health Science
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Vice President of ALANA
Bio: Welcome future AMCATS! We are so excited to welcome you to Anna Maria! I am Tayah Bills, I am a Junior, majoring in Health Science, with plans to be a Labor & Delivery Nurse.

Margaret MarescoMargaret "Maggie" Maresco
Hometown: Marshfield, MA
Major: Music Education
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Drama Club, Education Club, Wind and Jazz Ensemble, Choir, Women’s A Capella, Marching Band, and PRIDE Club
Bio: I am from Marshfield, MA and love everything to do with the performing arts; especially playing my upright bass. As a class of 2021 Music Education major, I always have music playing. Welcome new AMCATS!

Vincent CartagironeVincent Cartagirone
Hometown: Charlton, MA
Major: Music Education
Year of Graduation: 2021
Campus Involvement: Hub Manager, Concert and Chamber Choir, "Common Time" A Capella group, Drama Club, Opera Workshops, Music Education Chapter, Billiards Club, Van driver
Bio: I love to play music with my friends and listen to music in my spare time. My goal is to teach Music at a higher education institution. I am so excited to meet all the incoming students to AMC and to help everyone make long lasting connections!

JuliaJulia Ramos
Hometown: Orange, MA
Major: Education
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: Vice-President of SAAC, Treasurer of SGA, part of the Volleyball and Lacrosse Team, Tour Guide
Bio: I am Julia, I love playing sports and cooking. My favorite thing to do is watch Netflix and eat food. I also enjoy going to the beach!

Simran JakhuSimran Jakhu
Hometown: Burlington, MA
Major: Nursing
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: Drama Club, Choir Club, Campus Princess Program, AMCAT Cheerleading, Concert Band, SGA Rep
Bio: I love to dance and listen to music with my friends. My goal is to get my BSN degree and become a registered nurse (RN) at a good hospital near my hometown. I am very excited to meet the incoming freshmen and help them become involved on campus!

 
femalesilhouetteCrismery Andrade
Hometown: Brockton, Massachusetts
Major: Health Science
Year of Graduation: 2022
Campus Involvement: Campus Princess Program and I work for Sodexo
Bio: Hi, my name is Crismery and I am a Health Science major, but on track to join the nursing program! I was born on an island, I hate chocolate, and my favorite color is pink.

 

 

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