Amanda Moser

Bachelor of Arts: Art Practice

Honors

Cum Laude
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Hometown

Coronado, California

Award Bio

Amanda Moser is a graduating Art Practice major and interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about creativity, design, and community engagement. She is the Bay Area Student Shorts Film Festival Coordinator, GRID Art Club co-president, and Brother Cornelius Art Scholarship recipient. She studied design in Barcelona last spring and plans to return to Spain for employment for the upcoming year. Amanda is very grateful to her professors and colleagues for their guidance, encouragement, and creative energy during her time Saint Mary's. She feels blessed to have received a diverse, student-centered education with an emphasis "to grow in knowledge, wisdom, and love."

Andrea Montesdeoca

Bachelor of Arts: Communication & Spanish: Hispanic Literature

Honors

Cum Laude

Hometown

San Jose, California

My Greatest Supporters

All of my family has supported me tremendously. I want to specifically thank the following people. My best friend Briana for constantly encouraging me. My boyfriend Andres for the endless support in my studies. My sister for being my biggest fan and always having faith in me. Lastly, my parents for sacrificing so much to give me everything I could ask for.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

My favorite memory by far has to be my entire first year. While I was trying to figure out my new life at Saint Mary's, I could always count on my friends: Karina, Alondra, Sam, and Gabi. They have brought so much love and laughter into my life and I will cherish that forever.

My Next Chapter

I plan to pursue a career in HR or something in that realm. I am also considering graduate school in the future to study intercultural communication. My plans might change but I am ready for this new journey I am about to embark on.

Clubs and Activities

Sports Broadcast Production Assistant for Gael’s Athletics
Weekend of Welcome
Gael Sisterhood

Favorite Quote

Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.
— Brian Tracy

Agnes Lurli Librodo

Bachelor of Arts: English

Minor

Politics

Honors

Cum Laude

Hometown

Hayward, California

My Greatest Supporters

Shoutout to my twin sis Anica, Mom, and Dad. Words aren't enough to describe how much you've strengthened me. I never expected that I'd make it this far, and yet here I am. I purple you. I would also like to shoutout my APASA family, Jumpstart homies, Homeboyz apartment, dance community, and all of my friends who've stayed by my side.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Fav memory? Well, all of the moments when my friends and I laughed together come to mind. In class, a boba shop, or a skatepark in the middle of the night. ALL of it. I laughed so much I'll probably cough up a lung soon. Worth it. Also, I would just like to add that it's been an honor being the English program's comedic genius. I exist to entertain, and I'm glad y'all liked my terrible jokes :,)

My Next Chapter

I'm not good at looking towards the future, haha. What else is there but now, ya know? But if there's one thing I can guarantee about what's next, it's that I'll keep trying to embrace every aspect of myself. Instead of trying to be a "good" person, I'll just try to be me :) The real me is just as epic as the heroes I've written about in my stories, so I'll try to focus more on my own. 할 수 있어!

Clubs and Activities

APASA
Jumpstart

Favorite Quote

“Did God know he created a legend in '99?”
— Rich Brian
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Andrew Strotman

Bachelor of Science: Accounting

Honors

Cum Laude

Hometown

Sunnyvale, California

My Greatest Supporters

My loving parents Scot and Ingrid who supported me in every way possible. My sister Hannah who always set a great example for growing up. My friends through the years for keeping bringing so much fun into my life.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Winning the first West Coast Conference Championship for the first time in Gael's baseball history. Making life long friends through the trials and tribulations of playing a collegiate level sport.

My Next Chapter

Catch me playing professional baseball. Hoping to make my debut in the Majors shortly after graduating for the Tampa Bay Rays!

Clubs and Activities

SMC Gaels Baseball ('15-'17)

Favorite Quote

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.
— Winston Churchill
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Alana Bartke

Bachelor of Science: Business Administration: Marketing

Honors

Cum Laude

Hometown

Burlingame California
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Alejandra Arizmendi

Bachelor of Arts: Justice, Community, and Leadership: Multiple Subject Teacher Education

Honors

Cum Laude

Hometown

Miami, Florida

My Greatest Supporters

My family, friends, and peers.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Discovering different parts of the Bay Area with my peers for community engagement experience.

My Next Chapter

Elementary school educator

Favorite Quote

I don't know what chapter I'm on. I only know where I am.
- Timothee Chalamet