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1999-2000

Students Volunteer as New Student Orientation Leaders for Fall 2000 at WPI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/june 5, 2000
Contact: Arlie Corday, WPI Media & Community Relations

WORCESTER, Mass. - Worcester Polytechnic Institute's new Student Orientation team has been selected by the Student Activities Office. This fall, more than 700 new freshman and transfer students will take part in a five-day orientation program to introduce them to WPI's unique academic program, its broad spectrum of social and recreational activities and its history and traditions. Orientation leaders help ease the transition to college by helping newcomers acclimatize to campus life and prepare for their courses. New Student Orientation begins Aug. 26; WPI's academic year gets underway Aug. 30.

Orientation leaders are chosen for their broad experience with WPI life and traditions and for their leadership and enthusiasm. The group will be led by:

  • Laura Bradbury, a senior mechanical engineering major and the daughter of Paula Bradbury of Newburyport, Mass.
  • Stacey Leisenfelder, a senior biology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leisenfelder of Latham, N.Y.; and
  • Sarah Snow, a senior management engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Snow of Holden, Mass.;
The rest of the team includes:
  • Lizabeth Amaral, a senior biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilberto Amaral of Fall River, Mass.
  • Nick Arcolano, a senior electrical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Arcolano of Amsterdam, N.Y.
  • Nick Barnes, a junior civil engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Barnes of Trumbull, Conn.
  • Naomi Boatright, a sophomore biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Boatright of Coos Bay, Ore.
  • Chris Brassard, a senior biochemistry major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Brassard of Leominster, Mass.
  • Bill Burgess, a senior chemistry major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. Burgess of Tyngsboro, Mass.
  • Jessica Brown, a junior biomedical engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Brown of Arlington, Mass.
  • Marina Carboni, a junior biomedical engineering major and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marina G. Carboni of Leominster, Mass.
  • Steven Couture, a junior chemistry major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven E. Couture of Chicopee, Mass.
  • Anthony Forester, a sophomore and the son of Linda Forester of Wilmington, Mass.
  • Matthew Geiger, a junior electrical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin E. Geiger of Stoughton, Mass.
  • Amelia Gilbreath, a senior biomedical engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Gilbreath of Spencer, Mass.
  • Leanne Giusti, a senior biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Giusti of Norfolk, Mass.
  • Brynn Hart, a senior mechanical engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Hart of Bellingham, Mass.
  • Leah Henry, a junior biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Henry of Paradise, Pa.
  • Alison Hughes, a junior actuarial mathematics major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hughes of Newfields, N.H.
  • Lynn Hull, a junior chemistry major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Goodsell-Hull of Greenbelt, Md.
  • Alyson Ivester, a sophomore mathematical sciences major and the daughter of Theresa Ivester of Pocasset, Mass.
  • David Jasinski, a junior electrical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jasinski of Ballston Spa, N.Y.
  • Jason Katz, a senior mechanical engineering major and the son of Susan Selbe of Merrimack, N.H.
  • Jody Kenniston, a junior civil engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Kenniston of Old Town, Maine.
  • Daniel Long, a senior biotechnology major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Long of Aston, Pa.
  • Kate Manning, a junior mechanical engineering major and the daughter of Paul J. Manning of Castine, Maine.
  • Jaclyn McHugh, a junior mechanical engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William McHugh of Westwood, Mass.
  • Megan Parsons, a senior biology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Parsons of Hatfield, Mass.
  • Jeff Savard, a sophomore chemistry major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerard D. Savard of Salem, N.H.
  • Kate Shore, a senior biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Shore of Durham, Conn.
  • Dan Tromp, a senior management information major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurens Tromp of Burlington, Mass.
  • Giancarlo Vivenzio, a junior computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Vivenzio of Springfield, Mass.
  • Elaine Warner, a senior biomedical engineering major and the daughter of Jane Warner of New York City and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Warner of Leominster, Mass.
  • Christina Watson, a sophomore biotechnology major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter V. Watson of Clark, N.J.
  • Nathan Wilfert, a senior computer science major and the son of Ron Wilfert of Pepperell, Mass.
  • Jason Wilson, a senior computer science major and the son of Jean Wilson of Derry, N.H.

WPI, founded in 1865, is renowned for its project-based curriculum. Under the WPI Plan, students integrate classroom studies with research projects conducted on campus and around the world.