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Orientation Leaders

FOCUS Orientation Leader Torie Bolster

 

Torie Bolster

Year: Junior

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

SXU Involvement: Campus Ministry, Quest & Awakenings leader, fitness class instructor, Resident Assistant

Favorite SXU Tradition: Spring Break Service Trip

FOCUS Orientation Leader Sondrea Dorsey

Sondrea Dorsey

Year: Junior

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Whitney M. Young High School

SXU Involvement: Resident Assistant, Transitions Peer Mentor, Public Safety Supervisor

Favorite SXU Tradition: Welcome Week

FOCUS Orientation Leader Miguel Angel Esquinca

Miguel Angel Esquinca

Year: Junior

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Thomas Kelly High School

SXU Involvement: Resident Assistant, Service Club, Unidos president, Marching, Concert Band, Symphonic Orchestra, Chamber group, Tri-Beta

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

FOCUS Orientation Leader Janna Eudave

Janna Eudave

Year: Junior

Hometown: Oak Forest, IL

High School: Tinley Park High School

SXU Involvement: Campus Ministry Retreats, Spring Break Service Trips, Student for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Belize Service Projects, Transitions Peer Mentor

Favorite SXU Tradition: Spring Break Service Trips

 FOCUS Orientation Leader Rebecca Greve

Rebecca Greve

Year: Junior

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

SXU Involvement: Campus Ministry,
Spring Break Service Trips, Quest Retreat Leader, DJ at WXAV, Transitions Peer Mentor

Favorite SXU Tradition: Spring Break Service Trips

FOCUS Orientation Leader Amanda Magee

Amanda Magee

Year: Junior

Hometown: Frankfort, IL

High School: Lincoln-Way North High School

SXU Involvement: Peer Minister of Liturgy and Hospitality, Director of Spirit and Traditions on SXC, Honors Program, Women's Cross Country and Track and Field

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

FOCUS Orientation Leader Denisse Marquez

Denisse Marquez

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

SXU Involvement: Unidos treasurer, Student Ambassador, L.A.S., Student Success Program, Computer Club, A.L.A.S.

Favorite SXU Tradition: Commuter Week

FOCUS Orientation Leader Dan Palanyk

Dan Palanyk

Year: Junior

Hometown: Plainfield, IL

High School: Plainfield South High School

SXU Involvement: Resident Assistant, Quest Retreat Leader, Men's Retreat Leader

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

FOCUS Orientation Leader Mallorie Rosales

Mallorie Rosales

Year: Junior

Hometown: Dwight, IL

High School: Dwight Township High School

SXU Involvement: Executive VP of Finance for SXC, Campus Ministry Eucharistic Minister

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming Week

FOCUS Orientation Leader Rebecca Rychel

Rebecca Rychel

Year: Senior

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL

High School: Victor J. Andrew High School

SXU Involvement: Study Abroad, Transitions Peer Mentor, Honors Program, Student Affairs Worker, Student Blogger for Study Abroad

Favorite SXU Tradition: The Heritage Ball

FOCUS Orientation Leader Timothy Strong

Timothy Strong

Year: Senior

Hometown: Richton Park, IL

High School: Rich Central High School

SXU Involvement: Resident Assistant, Transitions Peer Mentor, Chess Club

Favorite SXU Tradition: Final Breakfast

FOCUS Orientation Leader Brandon Swanson

Brandon Swanson

Year: Junior

Hometown: Rockford, IL

High School: Boylan Catholic High School

SXU Involvement: Sports Director at WXAV, Sports Contributor at The Xavierite, VP of Student Affairs on SXC

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

FOCUS Orientation Leader Ben Truong

Ben Truong

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: North Aurora, IL

High School: West Aurora High School

SXU Involvement: Volleyball, The Alliance, Intramurals, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

FOCUS Orientation Leader Chance's Walker

Chance's Walker

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Griffith High School

SXU Involvement: Improv Club, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice, Student Success Program, Youth Bible Study

Favorite SXU Tradition: Foam Party

FOCUS Orientation Leader Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Saint Patrick High School

SXU Involvement: Improv Club, University Chorale

Favorite SXU Tradition: Regina Stairwell Jamouts