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Daniil Kim

I am a graduate of the class of 2022. I majored in English and minored in Film and Representation Studies. Born in the Far East of Russia, I came to St. Lawrence to follow my dreams and pursue my interest in the field of film and media. During my journey, I realized that my cultural background has opened a path to connecting with others, listening to others, and sharing achievements we all perished throughout our life. My empathy and compassion led me to start in a new field of sales and financial services.



Lizzie O'Keeffe

Lizzie O'Keeffe graduated from St. Lawrence in 2022 with a major in English Literature. Lizzie spent the summer in D.C. working as an editorial intern at the Daily Caller, an online news outlet covering a wide range of topics, from U.S. and world politics to the latest in entertainment news. She had the opportunity to be trained as an editor during the internship, and as a result gained a first-hand look behind the scenes of the fast-moving online news publication.

Hannah Rutkowski

Hannah Rutkowski '22 is a writer and editor who majored in English and minored in film studies and gender studies during her time at St. Lawrence. An avid book lover, she is interested in pursuing the publishing industry, and is exploring what parts of the industry she might fit into through internships with St. Lawrence Magazine, The Adirondack Review, and soon Slag Glass City. Rutkowski will be attending Depaul University this fall for an MFA in Writing and Publishing where she'll be working with Slag Glass City and taking in all that Chicago has to offer.

Paige Meshcon

Paige Meshcon is a part of the class of 2023 and is double majoring in English and Psychology, with an Education minor. Her research combines all her areas of study, as she explores both the subject area of English and the psychological developments students experience during high school. After graduating from St. Lawrence, Meshcon plans to earn her masters of teaching, with the intention of becoming a high school English teacher.

Sam Cohen

Samantha (Sam) Cohen is a member of the class of ‘23, and she is an English Literature and Business in the Liberal Arts major. She became interested in studying Shakespeare after taking a course on Shakespeare’s Roman plays at St. Lawrence University. She plans to continue the work she started during the SLU Fellowship by writing an article about Shakespeare’s Roman and Greek plays during her senior year.

Alexandra Hill

Alexandra Hill '23, born and raised in Los Angeles, California, is a triple major in English, French, and mathematics, with a minor in statistics. Her passion for mental health is a keystone for much of her academia; she presented her research on mental health accessibility in writing centers at a national conference in 2021, and her three senior honors projects each respectively analyze mental health in literature in unique ways.

Ramon Veras

Ramon Veras ('21) is a student at St. Lawrence University. He is a creative writing major and his other scholarly interests lie in history, philosophy, government, and much more. Along with these interests, he is now applying to MFA programs throughout the world; in these programs he seeks looking to improve his use of language, improve his ear for stories and how to tell them, and meet many writers from diverse backgrounds. In high school, Ramon completed a novel and in doing so, he fell in love with writing.

Chyanne Turner

During the summer of 2020, Chyanne worked remotely with her faculty advisor Dr. Amanda Oldacre to write a research grant for submission to the Petroleum Research Fund. Over the course of eight weeks, she and her advisor researched functionalization and activation methods of petroleum coke. Over the duration of the summer, she also became accustomed to the writing form of a grant; she discusses her research and writing processes in her recorded presentation. Chyanne is continuing her work with Dr. Oldacre and hopes to continue pursuing chemistry research after graduation.

Rachel Siegel

Rachel Siegel, '21, is double majoring in Chemistry and English-Writing. During her fellowship, Rachel researched different types of TNT detectors to discover what chemical principles allow for them to function, research that she is continuing. She also wrote a physical chemistry lab experiment that is currently being reviewed for publication in the Journal of Chemical Education. She plans to continue her chemistry education and earn a phD with the goal of eventually becoming a chemistry professor.

Chloe McConnell


Chloe McConnell, class of '17, has majored in English and minored in Gender and Sexuality Studies. This academic interest is what sparked the idea for her project, Gender and Fiction. Her project saught to combine her two focuses into one cohesive body of creative work which analyzed issues of gender and sexuality through fiction. She plans to continue her writing in an Honor's Project of the same theme. After college, her goal is to continue writing on these issues in graduate school.

Lewinski Lopez

Lewinski Lopez goes by Lexi and will be graduating in 2021. She is majoring in Performance & Communication Arts and her focus is performance. She has been performing in theatre spaces for as long as she can remember and she chose to focus her research on solo performances so that could lead her down the path of writing her own solo performance. Lewinski hopes to use what she learned about solo performances as a way to guide her in the creative process of writing her own solo show.

Bridger Royce


Bridger Royce ('22) is an English Major with a longstanding appreciation for and fascination with rural spaces, especially Upstate New York. During the Summer of COVID-19, he enjoyed a hermitage at his grandparents' horse farm in Degrasse, where he wrote under the mentorship of Professor Paul Graham. Royce's stories explore life in Northern New York, often through extremity and the moments when good luck runs out. Since concluding the fellowship, he has continued working within this vein, and hopes to build these stories into a collection.