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Featured Graduates

Where can a Mount education take you? Anywhere! 

The Class of 2022 includes accountants and analysts; Ph.D. and law school candidates at top universities; educators; business managers and more. Meet our students and see where their Mount education is taking them.

Class of 2022 graduate Molly Jackson.

Molly Jackson, C'22

Hometown: Westfield, New Jersey
Major: Criminal Justice

Where is the Mount taking Molly?

Molly will work as an open-source research and strategy consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.

“I think one of the most meaningful experiences I had was when my team worked so hard all season long and it then paid off because we ended up winning the national championship and it was truly one of the most amazing feelings in the world.” “I plan to live significantly by working hard, remaining true to myself as well and always looking out for others.”

Class of 2022 graduate Lydia Chance.

Lydia Chance, C'22

Hometown: Frederick, Maryland
Majors: Accounting & Forensic Accounting

Where is the Mount taking Lydia?

Lydia has obtained a role as an operational accountant at Leidos.

“My most meaningful experience was probably becoming a National Security Scholars Program finalist. This program gave me the opportunity to work for one of the largest U.S. government contractors through an internship during the summer of my junior year, gain a scholarship to help pay for school, secure a government clearance, and later ensure I was employed after graduation.”

Class of 2022 graduate Miriam Crouse.

Miriam Crouse, C'22

Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland
Majors: International Studies, French & Foreign Language with a concentration in Italian

Where is the Mount taking Miriam?

Miriam is taking her degree to Dijon, France as an English Teaching Assistant.

“The Mount connected me with exceptionally capable and caring mentors harboring extensive work experience in the career field I have chosen. Most of my professors have asked to keep in touch after I graduate and are always willing to pick up the phone when I have a question.”

Class of 2022 graduate Harry Scherer.

Harry Scherer, C'22

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Majors: PPE, History, & Latin

Where is the Mount taking Harry?

Harry will become an Editorial Fellow at The American Conservative.

“The Mount has introduced me to the people, institutions, and ideas that have contributed to my continual formation. I continue to be very grateful for these relationships and I look forward to developing them for years to come.”

Class of 2022 graduate Jadé Curtis.

Jadé Curtis, C'22

Hometown: Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania
Majors: Communication & PPE

Where is the Mount taking Jadé?

Jadé will continue her academic career at Widener University Commonwealth Law School.

“The Mount has equipped me by teaching me necessary skills, such as networking, asking for help when it is needed, and being passionate about what you are pursuing.”

Class of 2022 graduate Catherine Remaniak.

Catherine Remaniak, C'22

Hometown: Cordova, Maryland
Major: Political Science

Where is the Mount taking Catherine?

Catherine will continue on to be a Logistics Officer for the U.S. Army.

“My brother came to the Mount, and while visiting him I loved the atmosphere of the Mount. All of the professors genuinely seemed to care about their students, and the ROTC program was the best one I had visited.”

Class of 2022 graduate Mary Yenca.

Mary Yenca, C'22

Hometown: Boyds, Maryland
Majors: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Where is the Mount taking Mary?

Mary will be continuting her academic studies as she pursues a doctorate in Chemistry at Texas A&M University.

“I chose to attend Mount St. Mary's University because of the people who make the Mount so special, from the students, who I feel lucky to consider my second family, to the incredibly supportive faculty who have become my mentors. I knew from my first visit to the Mount that I wanted to be a part of such a close-knit, welcoming community.”

Class of 2022 graduate Aaron Romero.

Aaron Romero, C'22

Hometown: Bowie, Maryland
Majors: Computer Science & Cybersecurity

Where is the Mount taking Aaron?

Aaron will serve as an Infantry Officer for the United States Army.

“When I visited the Mount for the first time, I had a feeling it was for me. Simple as that.”

Class of 2022 graduate Louise Villancga.

Louise Villancga, C'22

Hometown: Bladensburg, Maryland
Major: Biology

Where is the Mount taking Louise?

Louise will continue her studies at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

“The Mount has prepared me in being a fast thinker on my feet, developing the confidence to do well, and be able to take on challenges that come my way.”

Class of 2022 graduate Jalen Jefferson.

Jalen Jefferson, C'22

Hometown: Hopewell, Virginia
Majors: Biology & Biochemistry

Where is the Mount taking Jalen?

Jalen plans to continue his studies at the Columbia University School of Dentistry.

“Giving my honors presentation…made me realize how much I have grown in the past four years.”

Class of 2022 graduate Catherine Davis.

Catherine Davis, C'22

Hometown: Severna Park, Maryland
Majors: English & Secondary Education

Where is the Mount taking Catherine?

Catherine will soon be working as an English teacher at Frederick County Public Schools.

“I am leaving the Mount with the skills needed to encounter the people within the world around me in a positive way so as to form intentional and good relationships.”

Class of 2022 graduate Rebekah Balick.

Rebekah Balick, C'22

Hometown: West Friendship, Maryland
Majors: International Studies & History

Where is the Mount taking Rebekah?

Rebekah will be working as a business management analyst at Northrop Grumman.

“I truly felt that the Mount could make me happy. I loved the architecture, the Catholic identity, the presence of the Grotto and the seminary, and the friendliness of the professors.”

Class of 2022 graduate Margaret Wishart.

Margaret Wishart, C'22

Hometown: Wall, New Jersey
Majors: Mathematics & Data Science

Where is the Mount taking Margaret?

This fall, Margaret will pursue a graduate degree from Johns Hopkins University as well as continue her career at Bristol Myers Squibb.

“The Mount has equipped me with a mindset filled with kindness that will allow me to live my life with a deep meaning, appreciating everyone and every new opportunity I encounter.”



Keeping the Passion Years Later...

Mount graduates are passionate and dedicated to their areas of study and extracurricular involvement. Many graduates found their dream job right away or had an internship to get their foot in the door and then quickly moved up in their company in the first few years. Meet some of our recent alumni who paved their way from Mount to career.

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Sewa Gunn, C'21

Hometown: Germantown, Maryland
Majors: Biochemistry and Biology

Where the Mount has taken Sewa

Pursuing a Master of Legal Studies at American University Washington College of Law

“The Mount’s central focus on principles of servant leadership, community and faith have proven critical to my development not only as a student, but as a conscious, contemplative and vocationally oriented Christian young adult.”

Fabiola Solorzano

Fabiola Solorzano, C'20

Hometown: Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland
Major: Elementary Education

Where the Mount has taken Fabiola

Teacher, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools

"When I did the Mount's overnight experience my senior year of high school, I felt like I was at home. The small class sizes allowed me to develop one-on-one relationships with my professors. Also, the Mount has so many ways to get involved on campus."

Nia Brown

Nia Brown, C'21

Hometown: Greenbelt, Maryland
Major: Business Management

Where the Mount has taken Nia

Microsoft, Cloud Solutions Architect

“I chose the Mount because I wanted to challenge myself and step outside of my comfort zone. I also liked being surrounded by faith driven people. I felt like I was right where I was supposed to be.”

As you follow your vision at the Mount, you can almost feel the sense of achievement and inspiration left behind by the notable Mountaineers who have come before you. They’ve set the bar pretty high, but we will give you all the tools and support you need to add your name to the list of accomplished Mountaineers.

Among the distinguished alumni of the Mount

  • First female African-American resident in the neurosurgery program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • A nine-term U.S. Congressman.
  • Three-time Emmy award-winning Supervising Producer of Saturday Night Live.
  • The CEOs of Hershey Entertainment Corp. and Michael Kors.
  • The President of the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics.
  • The VP of Marketing for the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Kenya’s ambassador to the United Nations.
  • The Controller of the White House Office of Management & Budget.

Our alumni have also gone on to continue their education as graduate students at Yale, UNC, UPenn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Chicago, and Catholic University; and they’ve expanded their impact through volunteer opportunities like Teach for America and Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

Wherever you go, you’ll always be a part of the Mount through our alumni network. Today, our chapters allow 23,000 Mountaineers to maintain that lifelong connection in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and more than 30 countries.