Julie Wiker '18
Major: English & German
After LVC: Pursuing a master's degree in library science at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Valley Experience: Julie completed the Würzburg summer study abroad program and an internship at the Lebanon County Historical Society.
Neal Rose '18
Major: Global Studies, Spanish, and Criminal Justice
After LVC: Neal will attend the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University for their M.A. in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies.
Valley Experience: Along with discovering his passion for Latin America while at LVC, Neal studied abroad in Spain, served as president of Freedom Rings, established Stonewall House (LGBTQIAA+ housing), and served as a Mosiac Mentor for ALANA and LGBTQIAA+ students.
Zeke Wertz '18
After LVC: Pursuing a Ph.D. in physics at the College of William & Mary
Zeke Says: "Through my research with the Mathematical Physics Research Group, I learned numerous important tasks and processes when conducting and communicating research, which will be quite useful in graduate school."
Sarah DiMaggio '17
After LVC: Pursuing a doctorate in philosophy at Vanderbilt University
Sarah Says: "When I found out that I had received a full fellowship from Vanderbilt, it was an easy decision because the department's strengths aligned well with my interests and the program has a great reputation."
Kayla Miller '17
After LVC: Pursuing a doctorate in veterinary medicine at the University of Wisconsin
Kayla Says: "I had the opportunity to watch an open-heart surgery on a lamb testing an infant left
Lexie Lantz '17
After LVC: Pursuing a master's degree in physician assistant studies at Penn State College of Medicine
Lexie Says: "Applying to the program was very intense. I had four half-hour interviews with actual physician assistants and even with a patient of the program director. It was really neat to have a patient to talk to
Sonam Tshering Sherpa '16
Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
After LVC: Pursuing doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sonam Says: "The biggest skill I use as a medical student that I learned by studying at LVC is how to maintain my mental health. One of biggest discussions in medicine right now is concerning physician burnout and physician mental health. There were so many resources available for LVC students to use to help them cope with adjusting to the new workload and stress that they would be put under, and by using the strategies those resources taught me I made it through the first year while maintaining my mental health."