Mia Borlongan - UC Berkeley
Graduated from: Tampa Prep
Major or Intended Major: Latin Language and Neurobiology
Favorite Roman Author: Vergil
Mia takes advantage of her Latin knowledge in order to decipher scientific terminology as she aspires to take on a job in the medical field. In her spare time, Mia enjoys swimming, cooking, and playing with her cat.
Maggie McCarty - Irvine Valley College
Graduated from: Woodbridge High School
Major or Intended Major: Geography
Favorite Roman Author: Catullus, if that's an acceptable answer
Maggie is entering her third year at Irvine Valley College and will continue to pursue her AA-T in Geography. She intends to eventually transfer and earn her BA in Geography with an emphasis in GIS technology. When she’s not working her 6 a.m. shift at Donut Star or cramming last-minute for a quiz, Maggie loves to listen to music, write, read, scrapbook, and visit public lands. (Her long-term goal is to become a park ranger!)
Nikhil Dharmaraj - Harvard
Graduated from: Harker
Major or Intended Major: Computer Science and Classics
Favorite Roman Author: Lucretius
A freshman at Harvard University, Nikhil enjoys learning new things and breaking boundaries. His academic interests lie at the intersection of classics and computer science, as he is passionate about learning how to use today's advanced technology to better understand, and revolutionize, the timeless human experience.
Kiana Hu - Stanford
Graduated from: Miramonte
Major or Intended Major: Classics and Sociology
Favorite Roman Author: Ovid
Kiana is an avid Greek-mythology reader and will name all the Seven Against Thebes if asked. She loves playing viola and ultimate, and does a bit of calligraphy in her spare time!