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Featured Graduates

Where can a Mount education take you? Anywhere! 

The Class of 2024 includes software engineers and analysts; those going to law, medical and graduate school; educators; entrepreneurs and more. Meet some of our newest graduates and see where their Mount education is taking them.


nana acheampong

Nana Acheampong, C'24

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Major: Biology

The Mount has equipped me for post-college by allowing me to strengthen my skills through leadership roles. While at the Mount, I was a resident assistant and was on the board of clubs and programs such as Women in STEM, Students of Color in STEM, Peer Mentor Program, and Health Professions. I will live significantly by continuing to serve and advocate for others, especially groups who are overlooked.

After the Mount: George Mason University - Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Doctoral Program

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sofia allison

Sofia Allison, C'24

Germantown, Maryland
Majors: Chemistry, Biochemistry

I've always wanted to study chemistry, and biochemistry felt like a natural extension of my studies. I am excited for the opportunity to teach undergraduates and share my love of science with them!

After the Mount: University of Colorado, Boulder - Physical Chemistry Doctoral Program

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hannah bonson

Hannah Bonson, C'24

Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Major: Mathematics

I wanted to receive a Catholic education where I could be known by my professors and grow in my faith. During my Semester of Service in my senior fall semester I was able to serve the poor and grow in my faith and my love of serving others. I plan on continuing to serve the poor and most vulnerable of my community.

After the Mount: Credit Analyst with Horizon Farm Credit



claudiane boussougou

Claudiane Boussougou, C'24

Hyattsville, Maryland
Major: Cybersecurity

I chose the Mount for the natural beauty of the campus. While there, I participated in Black Student Union, African Student Association, and the Cyber Defense Club because they embodied what means a lot to me.

After the Mount: Hood College Graduate School / Cyber Engineer



amaya bowman

Amaya Bowman, C'24

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Major: Elementary Education

I chose the Mount because I love the people and the nature surrounding the school. It is such a peaceful environment, which is part of the reason why I chose to continue my studies here. The campus is also full of beautiful people where I was blessed with amazing teammates, coaches and professors.

After the Mount: Mount St. Mary's University - Master of Education in Instructional Leadership Program



darrien coates

Darrien Coates, C'24

Huntington, Maryland
Major: Neuroscience

I have participated at summer internships at UCI and Harvard. I have attended conferences across the country. I have been very lucky to have worked in Dr. Kallarackal’s lab...for both my senior capstone and my honors thesis. These are all accomplishments that were achieved because of this intimate community...that prioritizes compassion and faith. The level of support that exists here is indescribable.

After the Mount: National Institutes of Health - Postbaccalaureate Researcher



erin daly

Erin Daly, C'24

Media, Pennsylvania
Majors: Accounting, English

My most meaningful experience in college was studying abroad in Dublin fall semester 2023. I met so many amazing people and learned a lot about myself. I love traveling and seeing new places, eating different foods, and experiencing new cultures.

After the Mount: Staff 1 Auditor with Ernst & Young

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valerie delss

Valerie Delss, C'24

Baltimore, Maryland
Majors: Biochemistry, Chemistry

While at the Mount I participated in AMP, Health Professions Club, Women in STEM, American Society of Biology and Molecular Biology, Biology and Chemistry Honor Societies, and Peer Mentors.

After the Mount: University of Maryland, Baltimore - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctoral Program

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claire doll

Claire Doll, C'24

Hampstead, Maryland
Major: English Education

My student teaching internship prepared me immensely for post-college because it taught me how to live and work in my career life. Additionally, through one-on-one relationships with professors, I was able to learn how to interact with my mentors in my internships. I plan to build relationships with my future students and ensure their human dignity in the classroom. I want to make my classroom an environment where students know they can succeed and live significantly.

After the Mount: English / Language Arts Teacher

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diamond lewis

Diamond Lewis, C'24

Huntingtown, Maryland
Major: Biology

I wanted to be in the biomedical field to help sick and vulnerable people. I wanted a biology understanding to strengthen my understanding for medical school. I will continue developing my skills in biomedical research at National Institutes of Health and pursue becoming a medical doctor to help the sick, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

After the Mount: National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Fellow of Post-Baccalaureate Mishoe Program Under Principal Investigator Yusuke Mukoyama in Nero-vascular Research

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suzanna martin

Suzanna Martin, C'24

Sykesville, Maryland
Major: Biochemistry

I will live significantly as a leader in academics, athletics and member of society wherever I go in as many ways as I can. In my future medical career, I will help others to achieve their healthiest and best self and help others to live significantly through my abilities. I believe that as a member of the Mount community, I am able to live my best, most meaningful life through my family, faith and through the impacts that I can have on the community.

After the Mount: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Bradenton, Florida campus)



elizabeth mchugh

Elizabeth McHugh, C'24

Seattle, Washington
Major: Political Science

The Mount was able to offer me a personalized education that best met my goals and individual needs as a student. The Mount showed me the importance of community and the benefits of being a lifelong learner.

After the Mount: Washington College of Law at American University



anthony milazzo

Anthony Milazzo, C'24

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Major: Biochemistry

I chose the Mount for the incredible academic atmosphere. I felt right at home as soon as I stepped onto campus due to the small class sizes and highly involved professors who provide endless support to their students. The quaint, close-knit Mount community was a perfect match for what I was looking for in a university. The Mount has taught me the all-important aspect of analyzing my impact in terms of serving others and contributing to the greater good.

After the Mount: Pursuing medical school / CTO of Ascent Sporting Innovations

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michael murphy

Michael Murphy, C'24

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Majors: History, Economics

The Mount’s the liberal arts education allowed me to explore other interests and think in a broad way about issues.

After the Mount: Pursuing graduate and law school

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graham preston

Graham Preston, C'24

Frankford, Delware
Majors: Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science, Cybersecurity, French

The France study abroad trip to Tours to study French, and the Morocco study abroad trip to study French and Arabic were two very meaningful experiences that I will never forget. I met so many amazing people on these trips and created memories I will never forget.

After the Mount: Software Engineer at Jataware

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kaitlyn shelton

Kaitlyn Shelton, C'24

Odenton, Maryland
Majors: Criminal Justice, Sociology

I have always valued service, and I feel that I have been called to serve my community through law enforcement. I knew that studying Criminal Justice and Sociology would best help me develop the skills, experiences, and network necessary for a career in this field.

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nathan stricker

Nathan Stricker, C'24

Reading, Pennsylvania
Major: Business Administration

Participating in the Entrepreneurship Club at Mount St. Mary's University, guided by Dr. Patterson, was a transformative experience that significantly contributed to my personal and professional growth.

After the Mount: Mount St. Mary's University - MBA program / Co-Owner of Eleven Digital

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victoria tavernier

Victoria Tavernier, C'24

Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Majors: Biochemistry, Chemistry

The Mount has amazing professors that are always readily available and make it so easy to get the help you desire. If it were not for my amazing mentors that I have had during my time at the Mount (Dr. Lombardi, Dr. Kreke, Dr. Miles, and Dr. Ward to name a few), I would not be where I am today.

After the Mount: Johns Hopkins University - Doctoral Program in Chemical Biology

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andrew truhan

Andrew Truhan, C'24

Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Major: Political Science

For me the most meaningful experience was serving as the student representative on the university’s presidential search. As someone who loves the Mount dearly, being able to contribute to the long-term future of the institution will always hold a special place in my heart.

After the Mount: Pursuing positions at the House of Representatives



chloe wilson

Chloe Wilson, C'24

Damascus, Maryland
Major: Cybersecurity

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science's faculty and staff have consistently supported and guided me throughout my cyber studies, preparing me for the multitude of opportunities I can pursue upon graduation.

After the Mount: Branching Military Intelligence in the Army Maryland National Guard



dahna yoon

Dahna Yoon, C'24

Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
Major: Neuroscience

With a strong foundation in neuroscience and being able to pursue a doctorate in optometry, I can directly impact human lives and outcomes. By diagnosing and treating eye conditions and disease, providing preventative care, and offering guidance on maintaining ocular health, I can make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals affected by vision problems or eye diseases.

After the Mount: Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Drexel-Salus University - Doctor of Optometry Traditional Program


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.