NAME Jonathan Thompson ’17
HOMETOWN Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING English major, French minor
WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “We have some family friends who came to Holy Cross and absolutely loved it. While visiting, I immediately got a great feeling and ended up applying Early Decision.”
ACTIVITIES Student Programs for Urban Development, work-study, prebusiness program
WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I can’t wait to get involved on campus, while also challenging myself academically.”
WHY HE’S BLOGGING “I love to write and can’t wait to share my Holy Cross experience with all of you!”
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