Dartmouth Figure Skating Team
2004 - 2008 U.S. National Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team Champions
Rory Grant
Class: 2011
Major: Studio Art
Rory was awarded a Dickey Fellowship in the Fall of 2009 to work in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Conciencia, an organization that works to provide the underprivileged with the tools to become educated citizens of society. Rory has also studied Graphic Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City, and has created numerous information and branding campaigns for organizations at Dartmouth like the 2011 Class Council and the V-Day Campaign.
Alexandra Mahler-Haug
Class: 2011
Major: Government Minor: Public Policy
Alex studied at the Frei Universitšt in Berlin, Germany in Spring 2009 and at the London School of Economics in London, UK in Fall 2009. She has worked as a Research Assistant for The Henry Jackson Society in London, UK, and interned for the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs in Washington, DC. She also has worked as a Student Researcher in the Policy Research Shop at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College, and has served as a National Technical Specialist for US Figure Skating since 2006. Alex's honors thesis in Government is on Private Military Companies in the post-Cold War era.
Annie Saunders
Class: 2012
Major: Engineering
Annie serves as President of D.H.E.(Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering) and is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She was awarded a Tucker Fellowship in the Spring of 2010 to fund her work developing fuel-efficient cook stoves in Tanzania.
Runi Goswami
Class: 2013
Major: Neuroscience
Runi works as a research intern in the Brain Imaging Lab of DHMC (Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center) and is the webmaster of the skating team and DUJS (Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science)
Jenny Friedman
Class: 2011
Major: Economics and Psychology
Jenny interned for the New Hampshire public defender in the fall of 2009.
Tenley Brownwright
Class: 2010
Major: Environmental Studies
Tenley wrote her thesis on the effect of colonial legacies on cholera rates, with particular focus on a 2000-2001 outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Natalie Falsgraf
Class: 2010
Major: Art History
Natalie studied in Rome on the Art History FSP in the Spring of 2008. She wrote her thesis on the evolution of four continents imagery, culminating in her research of Giambattista Tiepolo's most famous work, Apollo and the Four Continents (1752-1753)
Vanessa Szalapski
Class: 2010
Major: English and French (double major)
Vanessa interned at Fallon Worldwide in the summer of 2009. She wrote her English thesis on Milton and Jane Austen.
Cynthia Chen
Class: 2008 (Grad)
Major: Earth Sciences (PhD)
Cynthia spent the fall of 2008 aboard the Aurora Australis studying sea ice in Antarctica.
Dan Dittrick
Class: 2008
Major: Physics
Minor: Classics
Dan studied Italian in Rome in Spring 2006.
Zoe Dmitrovsky
Class: 2009
Major: Middle Easter Studies
Minor: Education
Zoe spent her sophomore winter teaching in the Marshall Islands with the Education Department. She spent the 2008 winter studying in New Zealand and recieved a Tucker Fellowship to work at an orphanage in Ethiopia her junior summer.
Hallie Damon
Class: 2008
Major: Government/Psychology
Hallie quailfied for National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She works as an "Office Assistant" in the Earth Sciences Department.
Nicole Newman
Class: 2008
Major: Biology (pre-med)
Nicole was pre-med at Dartmouth and hoping to be a dermatologist in the future.
Holly Ponichtera
Class: 2007
Major: Biochemistry
Minor: Spanish
Holly is attending graduate school at Tufts University. She studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the spring of 2006 on her FSP.
Rachel Bloch
Class: 2007
Major: Psychological & Brain Sciences
Minor: Neuroscience & Spanish
Rachel studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina for her Spanish FSP. On her off-term she interned in the Activities Therapy office of the in-patient psychiatry wards at DHMC funded by a Tucker Foundation DPCS grant.  She currently works for Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and is working to complete the remainder of her pre-medical requirements.
Severina Ostrovsky
Class: 2007
Major: Sociology
Severina was the 2006 recipient of the Dean of College service award for lasting contribution to the school, a co-founder and director of Peer Academic Link (PAL), a peer advising program that centralizes all advising resources on campus. She participated in the LSA to Puebla, Mexico and worked for Kaagan Research Associates and Nike Communications in NYC throughout all of Junior Year.
Celia Carmen Kujala
Class: 2007
Major: Economics
Minor: Math
Celia studied as a Fulbright Scholar in Finland. She also studied abroad at Oxford University in Spring 2006. Celia was a Presidential Scholar Research Assistant in the Economics Department.
Katherine Kalaris
Class: 2007
Major: Geography with Environmental Science
Katherine is currently serving on the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso. In Spring 2005, she attended the Geography FSP in Prague. Katherine was a campus tour guide.
Taylor Grant
Class: 2006
Major: Psychology
Taylor studied Spanish abroad in Uruguay. On her off term she worked for jewelry designer Cassandra Goad in London. Taylor was inducted into Dartmouth's Wearer of the Green in 2005. She conducted research on post-traumatic stress disorder with her psychology professor.
Ariel Stern-Markovitz
Class: 2005
Major: Economics
While at Dartmouth Ariel attended the German LSA in Berlin and Keble College exchange at Oxford University. Ariel was a research intern at Tuck, a teaching assistant in the Economics department, and worked at Kaagan Research Associates in NY. Her academic awards include the Edson Memorial Award for excellence in government and the Haney Prize for best econ honors thesis. She was inducted into Dartmouth Wearer of the Green and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. After Dartmouth, she studied in Germany on a Fulbright scholarship.
Kelly Morr
Class: 2005
Major: Film/Television Studies
Kelly spent her abroad term at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. During her off terms she interned at Florentine Films in LA and Brant Rose Agency and DiBonaventura Pictures. At Dartmouth Kelly was awarded the Maurice Rapf Award for Excellence in Film and TV Studies, the Richter Grant and a First Year Summer Research Grant. Kelly has worked as a tutor in LA and writing screenplays. She graduated Cum Lade with High Honors in her Major.
Meg Thering
Class: 2005
Major History
Victoria Lee Class: 2005
Major: History and Sociology
Victoria is currently pursuing a joint JD/PhD in sociology at Berkeley and Yale University. At Dartmouth, Victoria participated in the University of Copenhagen exchange program in Denmark and conducted sociological research on social movements and democratization as as a Presidential Scholar. Following her graduation from Dartmouth in 2005, she travelled abroad to Indonesia where she served as a school teacher in East Java on a Fulbright Fellowship. Victoria worked in Indonesia for the William J. Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Jakarta.
Paola Peacock-Villada
Class: 2003
Major: Sociology
While at Dartmouth, Paola studied in Siena, Italy on the Spring LSA of 2001. She was a research assistant and a lab manager in Professor Laura-Ann Petitto's Language Acquisition and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory. Paola graduated from Harvard School of Public Health in 2006 with a masters in Public Health, specializing in HIV/AIDS prevention and evaluation. She served as the Pediatric Program Coordinator for the William J. Clinton Foundation in Lesotho, Africa in 2007 and is currently a public health consultant in South Africa. Now based in Cape Town, Paola has joined the South African National Synchronized Skating Senior Team, is a member of the South African Figure Skating Association, and still trains in freestyle at the Grand West Casino rink. She is married and is now also known as Paola Peacock Friedrich.
Emily Schaller
Class: 2002
Major: Physics and Earth Sciences
Emily completed her doctorate in Planetary Science at Caltech in 2008. She is currently a postdoctorate fellow at the University of Hawaii.
Jennifer Taylor
Class: 2001
Major: Biophysical Chemistry and German
Cabray Haines
Class: 2000
Major: Biology
Minor: Music
Cabray did a music FSP in London. During her off term she worked for Senator Joe Biden in Washington D.C. during the Clinton trial. She was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa for her academic achievements at Dartmouth. She worked for three years at Related Captial Company and graduated in August 2005 from University of Chicago with a masters in Social Sciences and Public Policy.
Amy Stetson
Class: 2000
Major: Latin American Literature
Amy spent her abroad terms studying Spanish at Universitat de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. She was awarded a Tucker Fellowship to fund her work teaching reading, computers, english, and helping teachers in the Dominican Republic. Amy was inducted into Dartmouth's Wearers of the Green in 2005. She worked for IBM as a Consultant/Software Developer after graduation. She is currently working for ABC Sports/ESPN as a researcher for Figure Skating and Little League Baseball World Series.
Email us at Figure.Skating.Club@Dartmouth.edu
Last modified October 9, 2010