Richard DeMatteo, psychology major and human resources minor, has involved himself in many ways on campus in order to enhance his growth. He has put his all into his classes to maintain a 3.0 GPA while being active in a number of activities.
Some of these activities include SGA, Roller Hockey and Psi Chi, Orientation Leader and community service at Don Guanella. Richard was also named Mr. Cabrini of 2005.
After graduation, Richard plans on getting his masters in Human Resources. He has already been accepted into St. Joe’s but is still waiting to hear from Villanova. He will be living at home so as to save money while working during the day and going to school at night.
“I’ve tried to become a person that people could count on at Cabrini, ” Richard said. He has shown this through the many organizations that are aimed t bringing positive changes to Cabrini. “This school helped me realize what I had inside of me,” he said. “I’ll never forget what Cabrini has done for me.”
Cristin Marcy, English and communication major from Luzerne, PA, has dedicated her time at Cabrini to the four core values, the students and to making positive changes.
Cristin has been a member of SGA for the past three years and is currently the Vice President of Administration. She was also the Features editor for The Loquitur last year as well as being named Miss Cabrini of 2004. Cristin has volunteered at the Cabrini nursing home and has on campus in the marketing and communication department.
Upon graduating, Cristin plans on work in public relations and staying in the area.
Cristin has made a positive difference at Cabrini through SGA and being able to work with other students as a team. During her four years here, Cristin’s outgoing personality has made a lot of people smile that makes for an overall positive atmosphere.
Craig William Vagell, Jr, English and communication major, has been extremely involved with Cabrini. His activities include being a Resident Assistant, Vice President of Campus Activities, CAP Board, Student Ambassador, Public Relations Officer for the Up ‘Til Dawn, Operations Manager for 89.1 The Burn, the Studio Manager for the video department, the President of the Future Broadcast Pioneers and a member of Phi Delta Epsilon Honor Society.
Craig is the former Treasurer for CAP Board, CAV Sound Technician, MC for midnight madness, Production Director and Assistant Manager for 89.1 The Burn.
Through his tremendous involvement and constant positive outlook, Craig has had a positive influence on Cabrini.
After graduating Craig plans to continue his volunteer work as a firefighter and ambulance driver for his hometown of Cedar Knolls, NJ. He also plans to continue with his DJ business called Rockin DJ’s. Craig would like to work in New York City with a job in video production.
Heather St. Amour, biology and pre-medicine major, has worked hard in regards to leadership roles and academics during her four years at Cabrini.
Her activities have provided her with experience and exposure needed to obtain her future goals. She has been part of the Science club, Beta Beta Beta Treasurer, women’s soccer captain for three years and a boplogy tutor.
She has also been involved with volunteer work at ACLAMO and interned at Total Rehabilitation in East Brunswick, NJ.
She hopes to further her education at Thomas Jefferson University after graduation and achieving her goal of receiving a job in the science field.
The fact that she pursued her academics and involvement while being a major athlete in the soccer team at Cabrini has helped her persevere her goals. “I made a positive difference by getting through college as a student athlete and receiving this award,” Heather said.
Jaclyn Fox, history and political science major from North East Philadelphia, believes that receiving the Who’s Who award is a great honor.
Her experience with being president of the history and political club for two years, president of the Phi Alpha Theta, member of the student academic board, and history tutor, she knows what it takes to be a leader while excelling academically. She also served on the Liturgical Ministry Planning Committee and was involved with radio station promotions.
She has been accepted to Villanova for a master’s in history and plans on staying in the area.
“I hope I have made a positive difference especially with the history department as a tutor and with the student academic board,” she said.