Meet the Orientation Leaders!

This team of current UM-Dearborn students will assist you throughout your day at Orientation. Read their words of Wolverine Wisdom about college life, study tips, and more!

Sara Alqaragholy

Major: Urban and Regional Studies
Class: Senior
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: Fordson High School
Involvement: Student Food Pantry, Alpha Psi Lambda, Include Leadership Board
Favorite Superhero: Ms. Marvel

Andrew Blackwood

Major: Health and Human Services
Class: Junior
Hometown: Wayne, MI
High School: Huron Valley Lutheran High School
Involvement: National Society for Leadership and Success
Favorite Superhero: Batman

Michael Behrendt

Major: Pre-Business
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Livonia, MI
High School: Stevenson High School
Involvement: Intramural sports, W.O.W.
Favorite Superhero: Black Panther

Bridgit Bradakis

Major: Bioengineering
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Livonia, MI
High School: Churchill High School
Involvement: Phi Sigma Sigma
Favorite Superhero: Garnet

Chris Bourn

Major: Computer and Information Science
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Canton, MI
High School: Plymouth Canton Educational Park
Involvement: ASME, Association for Computing Machinery
Favorite Superhero: Amethyst

Austin Clifton

Major: Bioengineering / Mechanical Engineering
Class: Junior
Hometown: Beverly Hills, MI
High School: Groves High School
Involvement: Student Activities Board, Black Student Union, Chess Club
Favorite Superhero: Thor

Solomon Dudley

Major: Undecided
Class: Junior
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Transferring College: Schoolcraft College
Involvement: American Marketing Association
Favorite Superhero: Black Panther

Drew Dykowski

Major: Pre-Business
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Brownstown, MI
High School: Gabriel Richard Catholic High School
Involvement: Michigan Journal, Student Government, Intramural sports, W.O.W.
Favorite Superhero: Superman

Sasha Freeman

Major: Political Science
Class: Senior
Hometown: Woodhaven, MI
High School: Carlson High School
Involvement: Student Government, She's the First, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Favorite Superhero: The Quickster

Andrea Goncalves

Major: Health and Human Services
Class: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Transferring College: Santa Monica College
Favorite Superhero: Moana

Shada Hijazi

Major: Biochemistry
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Dearborn, MI
High School: Fordson High School
Favorite Superhero: My parents

Trevor Johnson

Major: Cyber Security and Information Assurance
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Harrison Township, MI
High School: L'anse Creuse High School
Involvement: Dearborn E-Sports
Favorite Superhero: Spiderman

Ashley Kasper

Major: Environmental Studies
Class: Junior
Hometown: Livonia, MI
High School: Livonia Stevenson High School
Involvement: Student Government, Intramural sports
Favorite Superhero: Mermaid Man

Riley Mazza

Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice
Class: Junior
Hometown: St. Clair Shores, MI
High School: Lake Shore High School
Involvement: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Dearborn E-Sports
Favorite Superhero: Venom

Cierra Murphy

Major: Computer and Information Science / French
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Southfield, MI
High School: Southfield High School
Involvement: Black Student Union, Bowling Team, French Club
Favorite Superhero: Sailor Moon

Lizzie Quinn

Major: Pre-Business
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Gibraltar, MI
High School: Carlson High School
Involvement: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Student Activities Board
Favorite Superhero: The Flash

Sean Smith

Major: Electrical Engineering
Class: Junior
Hometown: Lathrup Village, MI
High School: Cass Technical High School
Involvement: Anime and Manga Club, Student Activities Board
Favorite Superhero: The Flash

Mason Spencer

Major: Chemistry / General Business
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Macomb, MI
High School: Dakota High School
Involvement: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Intramural sports
Favorite Superhero: Barnacle Boy

Drew Vermette

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Southgate, MI
High School: Southgate Anderson High School
Involvement: Mpressions Team
Favorite Superhero: Spiderman

Erin Wade

Major: Pre-Business
Class: Junior
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Transferring College: Washtenaw Community College
Involvement: Phi Mu, Catholics on Campus
Favorite Superhero: Captain America

Alexis Zerbst

Major: Pre-Business
Class: Junior
Hometown: St. Clair Shores, MI
High School: Early College of Macomb
Involvement: Phi Mu 
Favorite Superhero: Deadpool

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