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Katie Hughes

Bachelor of Arts: Politics & Economics: Sustainability Studies


Magna Cum Laude


Pilot Hill, California

My Greatest Supporters

All my love and my deepest gratitude are extended to Samuel Hughes and Suzette Sepaspour, for being the home I can always come back to. To Rosie and Hunter, for the unconditional love and life lessons. To Jenny and Mike, for the infinite support. To Olivia Hardt, for all the advice. To Grandma Hughes, the Knight family, Kayla Martain, and my best friend Paris.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Some of my favorite memories are taking a fencing class freshman year, rollerskating around campus in the wee hours of the morning, going to late-night with my gals, running on the path across from campus, taking a hip-hip class, going camping & road tripping (Joshua Tree, Fort Bragg, SLO, Anza Borrego), watching tVD, and getting drinks with the two best friends that anyone could have.

My Next Chapter

This summer I have the honor of interning with the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. I will then attend either law school or graduate school before pursuing a career that combines my love for the environment with the pursuit of justice. I hope to spend my twenties enjoying nature, reading good literature, talking about politics, immersing myself in stories, and dancing.

Clubs and Activities

Sales Professional at Tiffany and Company (2018-2021)

Favorite Quote

"What do we wish for? To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from”
— Terry Tempest Williams