CYOS Spotlights

Emma Chinman

Emma Chinman

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

As a social work and women’s studies dual major, Emma has always been passionate about activism and community service.

 

 

Amber McElhinney

Amber McElhinney

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

Amber grew up riding horses – her grandfather first introduced them to her –and she also knew she wanted to go to veterinary school. UNH was the perfect match for her.

 

 

Angela Meng

Angela Meng

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

“I’ve definitely become more confident – that’s for sure...I think I’ve become more open-minded as well. [Learning about] diversity and inclusion has been really important to me. I learned a lot about how we can understand each other despite different cultures and backgrounds.”

 

 

Avery Van De Water

Avery Van De Water

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

Avery’s path to academic success and professional promise has not been linear or smooth.

 

 

Caitlin Burnett

Caitlin Burnett

Caitlin is the eighth generation on her family farm in Conway, Mass. a town of 2,000 people and no stoplights.

 

 

Katie Baker

Katie Baker

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

As a first-generation college student originally from Bowling Green, Ohio, Katie didn’t know anyone when she arrived in Durham and she had little personal framework for how to effectively navigate her new life here.

 

 

Jacob Remick

Jacob Remick

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

Jacob has always known that he wants to serve his country. For him, joining the Army National Guard, and eventually the University of New Hampshire Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), was not a choice but a calling.

 

 

Mily Santos

Mily Santos

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

“My father moved to the U.S. for work opportunities when I was two years old. I didn’t see him again until I was 14.” (Walkania)

 

 

Robert McQuade

Robert McQuade

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

The pivotal moment in Robert’s college career happened when he took a physical education inclusion class. It was here that Robert learned ways to include people of all abilities into physical education classes — and why not doing so has physical and social implications.

 

 

Abbey McIntosh

Abbey McIntosh

CYOS 2018-19 Award Recipient

Stories are very important to Abbey’s life. A communication major with a strong background in studio art, she’s passionate about capturing, creating and sharing stories through photography, videography and fine art.