Meet the Sophomore Ambassadors

Sophomore Ambassadors

Corynn Cooper headshotName: Corynn C.
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Year: Class of 2022
Major: Veterinary Technology
Why did you choose Becker? The feeling of community and family.
What is your favorite thing about Becker? The quiet and the scenery around campus.
What is your favorite place to hang out while on campus? The dining hall!
What’s your favorite place to grab food off campus? The Fix Burger Bar in Worcester
What are some clubs and organizations you’re involved in? Marine Wildlife Conservation Club
What is your favorite thing/thing you are most proud of doing here? Helping animals of every shape and size.
What’s a fun fact about you? I write poetry!
What is your advice for prospective students and/or high school seniors? Find a college that fits your needs and makes you feel at home.  Don’t be afraid to say “this isn’t for me” and remember, there is always a school made just for you.


Julia GrocerName: Julia G.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
Year: Class of 2022
Major: Veterinary Technology
Why did you choose Becker? For the amazing animal science programs.
What is your favorite thing about Becker? I love how comfortable I feel here.
What is your favorite place to hang out while on campus? I enjoy hanging out in the residence halls with friends.
What’s your favorite place to grab food off campus? Dairy Queen
What are some clubs and organizations you’re involved in? Pre-Vet Club
What is your favorite thing/thing you are most proud of doing here? Volunteering at the Lenfest Animal Clinic over holiday breaks.
What’s a fun fact about you? Someday, I would like to work in a wild animal sanctuary.
What is your advice for prospective students and/or high school seniors? Get connected with your peers, professors, and staff.


Brendan Horack HeadshotName: Brendan H.
Hometown: Stratham, NH
Year: Class of 2022
Major: Interactive Media Design, specializing in Game Development and Programming
Why did you choose Becker? When I first visited Becker, I felt like I belonged here.  The unique campus was nothing like any other school I had visited.
What is your favorite thing about Becker? I love the professors.  The way they teach makes me feel like I’m learning so much.
What is your favorite place to hang out while on campus? I like to hang out in the Hawk’s Nest and grab snacks with friends between classes.
What’s your favorite place to grab food off campus? The Fix Burger Bar in Worcester
What are some clubs and organizations you’re involved in? International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Game Jams
What is your favorite thing/thing you are most proud of doing here? How involved I am at Becker.
What’s a fun fact about you? I earned my Black Belt in Kenpo after ten years of training!
What is your advice for prospective students and/or high school seniors? Learn good time management so you can make the most of your free time while you’re in college.


Headshot of Jamie LessnerName: Jamie L.
Hometown: Hawthorne, NJ
Year: Class of 2022
Major: Pre-Veterinary Science
Why did you choose Becker? The small, tight-knit community and the vet clinic.
What is your favorite thing about Becker? All of the new people I’ve gotten to meet.
What is your favorite place to hang out while on campus? The Fuller Campus Center in Leicester and the Ruska library in Worcester.
What’s your favorite place to grab food off campus? Domino’s, Popeye’s
What are some clubs and organizations you’re involved in? PRIDE Club
What is your favorite thing/thing you are most proud of doing here? How Becker gives back to the community through service projects.
What’s a fun fact about you? I’m allergic to kiwis!
What is your advice for prospective students and/or high school seniors? Learn how you feel about a school then see how your family feels about it.


Kate Whitmore HeadshotName: Katelyn W.
Hometown: Dracut, MA
Year: Class of 2022
Major: Animal Care and Psychology Dual Degree
Why did you choose Becker? Because the atmosphere feels so welcoming and offers an amazing education.
What is your favorite thing about Becker? The faculty and staff genuinely care about us and our success.  We develop a relationship with our professors due to the small class sizes.
What is your favorite place to hang out while on campus? When I’m not in my room studying and listening to music, I spend time in the gym and the game room in Fuller Campus Center.
What’s your favorite place to grab food off campus? McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, Panera
What is your favorite thing/thing you are most proud of doing here? Coming out of my shell socially and growing as a person.
What’s a fun fact about you? I have a lovable 5-pound Pomeranian that lives with me as a support animal!
What is your advice for prospective students and/or high school seniors? Stick with it!  It will not always be easy but it will be fulfilling.