Our Head Gryphon spotlight of the week is Anne Marie Kerchberger- better known as AMK!
Area: Centennials II aka Lower Cents
Year and Major: Graduate Student 2014- Masters of Healthcare Systems Engineering, Undergraduate Degree: Lehigh B.A. 2013- Biology and Religion Studies, Minor in Health, Medicine, and Society
Hometown: Barrington, IL
One thing I can’t live without: My running watch and my water bottle
Favorite TV shows: How I Met Your Mother, Scrubs, and Downton Abbey
Favorite thing about Lehigh: Incredible international experiences such as traveling to Israel and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Working with my Gryphon staffs and meeting some of my closest friends through Gryphoning.
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: The residents- I have met wonderful individuals with unique backgrounds and from different areas of the university. I enjoy using my Lehigh knowledge, experiences, successes, and failures to help other students during their time at Lehigh. I am grateful for the residents who have shared their community and stories with me.
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: American Medical Women’s Association and Girls on the Run (http://www.girlsontherun.org/)
Alum – Association of Student Alumni, Leadership Lehigh, Greek Life, Experiential Learning Facilitators- Low Ropes Course
This week’s Head Gryphon Spotlight is Angie Matos!
Area: UMOJA/ Taylor/House 104/ Park House
Year and Major: B.A. Political Science & Global Studies, ’12/ M.A. Political Science , ’14G
Hometown: New York City
One thing I can’t live without: My family
Favorite movie: Anything by Martin Scorcese
Favorite Show: Scandal
Favorite thing about Lehigh: a community that has supported and encouraged me to ‘make my environment a product of me’
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: Spending time with my residents (in Umoja) in and out of programs and being able to empower them to make Lehigh and their experience a product of themselves and the change they want to see.
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: Since I’ve lived on campus all 6 years I’ve been at Lehigh (yup, 17 to 23) I would have to say it’s a fun-filled experience where community is fostered but also where my safety is maintained
Other organizations/activities I am involved in: Office of Student Leadership Development Graduate Assistant, LeaderShape On Site Coordinator, SpringSERVE: Chicago Site Coordinator/Faculty Advisor, Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority, Incorporated Yemaya Chapter Alumni Advisor, UMOJA Strategic Planning Committee, Lehigh University Presidential Search Committee, and Dept of Theatre Production: Our Lady of 121st Street, Actress
The Head Gryphon Spotlight of the week is our HG in Upper Cents Sarah Miller!
Area: Upper Cents
Year and Major: 2014- IDEAS (Civil/Enviro. Engineering and Architecture)
Hometown: Bridgewater, MA
One thing I can’t live without: laughter
Favorite movie and TV show: Movie- The Princess Bride TV Show- Criminal Minds
Favorite thing about Lehigh: Campus
Favorite thing about Gryphoning: meeting a wide variety of new people each year
Favorite thing about living in a residence hall: always a lot to do/someone to hang out with
Other organizations/activities: Kappa Alpha Theta