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Blake Bailey Blake Bailey

Blake, a graduate of Ely High School in Coconut Creek, Florida, enrolled at the Honors College in the Fall of 2010.  He is concentrating in Neuroscience and works as an assistant to the Florida Atlantic University Program Board, as well as interns at the Max Planck Florida Institute.   Outside of class, Blake is the founder and Vice President of the FAU Prowlers, a school spirit organization, and founder and president of the Running Club.  He is passionate about student involvement, and serves as an ambassador for the Honors College, Wing Representative for MacRSA (a resident student organization), member of the Wilkes Honors College Premedical Society, and has been an orientation week leader for two years.  Not only is Blake an active member of the campus community, he also volunteers for the Jupiter Medical Center, and has spoken at numerous conferences and award ceremonies, including LeaderShape South Florida 2012 and the opening of the Max Planck Florida Institute.


Caitlyn Hood

Caitlyn is an active member of the Honors College community with dual concentrations in Biology and Spanish. You can find her around campus working as an Orientation Week Leader (O.W.L.), a Resident Assistant (RA), or participating in various clubs, including the Sailing Club, as Vice President of Citizens of the World, Secretary of Spanish Club, or Vice President of the Running Club.
Caitlyn also enjoys contributing to the community, and has participated in Alternative Spring Break with both Give Kids the World in Orlando, Florida, and as the site leader at the Nature Conservancy in Tallahassee. She is currently studying Spanish language and culture in Costa Rica for six months, and is a Medical Scholar.


Evan Jackson Evan Jackson

Evan came to the Honors College in 2011 from Fort Lauderdale High School.  He concentrates in Anthropology and minors in French Language, and hopes to one day work in the airline industry or for the National Transportation Safety Board.  Evan is currently the Programming Director of the MacArthur Campus Resident Student Association (MacRSA), the Special Events Chair for the Admissions Office, Student Ambassador, English as a Second Language Instructor, and active church member in both Jupiter and Hollywood, FL.  In the past, Evan has served on the 2012 Homecoming Committee and has visited Haiti twice on humanitarian missions.  He enjoys golfing and would like to learn how to play the organ.
Evan loves the Honors College because “…it is truly unique.  The professors, classes, and students are truly extraordinary and matchless.  At the HC, you’re part of a family.  I came from a small high school where I knew the majority of people, and I wanted to continue to have that same feeling when attending college.  I was unsure for a while where I wanted to go, but after I learned about the HC and after visiting, I knew it was the place for me.  I love the intimate and academic setting and community the Honors College offers that you can’t find anywhere else.  It’s a great feeling when the Dean knows you by name!  It truly feels like home.”


Samantha Johnston

Samantha came to the HC in 2012 from Gaither Higher School in Tampa, Florida. She is an Honors College Ambassador majoring in Marine Biology with an Environmental Studies Minor.

Interview with Samantha
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