NAME Allison Denton ’16
HOMETOWN West Hartford, Conn.
STUDIES English and Spanish double major
WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I wanted to go to a school with a strong sense of community. When I visited Holy Cross, the campus felt like home and has ever since.”
ACTIVITIES The Agency, Big Brothers Big Sisters through Student Programs for Urban Development, Office of Admissions, Spanish Club, Spring Break Immersion Program, El Salvador International Immersion Program
HER FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS “My dorm, Lehy Hall, because it feels like home and I’m surrounded by my close friends.”
WHY SHE’S INSTAGRAMMING “To share the day-to-day beauty of the Holy Cross campus and community with others.”
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