NAME Matthew Bennett ’16
HOMETOWN Seymour, Conn.
STUDIES Economics major
WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “Coming from a Jesuit high school, I knew I wanted to continue my Jesuit education and attend a liberal arts college. If that wasn’t enough of a reason to choose Holy Cross, walking around the campus gave me a feeling that I hadn’t experienced at any other school I visited. I knew I belonged at Holy Cross.”
ACTIVITIES Admissions Outreach, Campus Ministry, Chinese Club, Eucharistic minister, Student Programs for Urban Development
HIS FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS The Hart Center. Whether I am working out at the gym or watching a Holy Cross basketball game, the Hart Center is the perfect place to relieve stress and cheer on the Crusaders.”
WHY HE’S INSTAGRAMMING “I want to share the positive Holy Cross experience to prospective students interested in knowing what life is like on the Hill.
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