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Who are Orientation Leaders?

At SOAR and during Welcome Week, your assigned orientation leader will mentor and guide you as you begin your Marian University student experience. Our orientation leaders are Marian students who share their love for Marian and helping new students like you have a great start as you transition to your new home. Orientation leaders are excellent resources for new students before you arrive on campus and throughout your college experience.

bridgette antolinBridgette Antolin [Team Building Bridges]     

Hometown: Greenwood, IN

Major: Biology with a pre-medicine concentration

Year: Junior

Graduation year: 2018

Campus involvement: I am a Presidential Ambassador, SGA senator, Sigma Zeta National Honor Society officer, SOAR leader, crafting club member, and a mentor in College Mentors for Kids.

Favorite things to do: One of my favorite things on campus are "Coffee with the Cabinet" sessions because they allow students to network with the university's executive team. The monthly student coffee houses are a good time to meet friends and enjoy occasional guest singers or comedians. Watching sports and going to the games are other favorite campus activities, especially football, basketball, and baseball. 

Taylor Cardis [Team Slaylor]                                                Taylor Cardis - Orientation Leader

Hometown: Beech Grove, IN

Major: Psychology with a concentration in social work

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: Vice president and recruiting director for Knight Fusion, SOAR student leader, Office of Admissions Knight Caller, student assistant for the Department of Psychology, member of the Craft Club

Favorite things to do: Singing, meeting and getting to know new people, and color-coding my whole life

Nancy DollNancy Doll [Team FancyNancy]

Hometown: Batesville, IN

Major: Biology and physiology of exercise

Year: Junior

Campus involvement: Campus Activities Board special events chair, 21st Century Scholar, Sigma Zeta National Honor Society member, student ambassador, and microbiology lab assistant

Favorite things to do: Read, watch movies, and hang out with friends 

Chase HallChase Hall [Team #ChaseYourDreams]

Hometown: New Palestine, IN

Major: Business management with a minor in music

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: Marching band, concert band, basketball band, percussion ensemble, jazz band, member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, and member of the Japan and Anime Culture Club

Favorite things to do: Playing/writing music, fishing, playing video games, and reading. 


Laura HaunertLaura Haunert  [Team #LaHa]

Hometown: Waldron, IN

Major: Biology with a pre-medicine concentration

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: Campus Activity Board (coffee house chair and Homecoming board), College Mentors for Kids activity board, Sigma Zeta National Honor Society for Math and Science member, Pre-School of Osteopathic Medicine Association member

Favorite things to do: Cuddling with my puppy, Charles, reading anything and everything, exploring the outdoors, extreme bargain shopping, drinking lattes, and enjoying corny romantic comedies, Disney, and Harry Potter movies


Abby JordanAbby Jordan [Team Abracadabra]

Hometown: Forest, IN

Major: Psychology with a concentration in psychology applied to business 

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: 21st century scholar and mentor, student ambassador, presidential ambassador, and student assistant in the Office of the Registrar

Favorite things to do: Watching Harry Potter movies and visiting the Indianapolis Museum of Art

IMG_1239Caitlin Marsh [Team SupKais]

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Major: Elementary education

Year: Junior

Campus involvement: Campus Activities Board'sfFormal Committee and College Mentors for Kids

Favorite things to do: Traveling, baking, watching Netflix, and hanging out friends 

Sarah MeerSarah Meer [Team Serendipity]

Hometown: Batesville, IN

Major: English

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: Honors Academy student, 21st Century Scholar, Homecoming committee member, student worker in the the College of Osteopathic Medicine's admissions office

Favorite things to do: Reading, journaling, running, and watching Netflix

LillianLillian (Lily) Poe [TeamWelcometoTheLilyPad]     

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Major: Psychology with a concentration in social work

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: Executive Board member for the National Society of Leadership and Success

Favorite things to do: Play with my niece, nature (water), driving and jamming out to throwbacks, working retreats, taking pictures, playing at the park, watching Netflix 

Daniel Sanders - Orientation LeaderDaniel Sanders [Team Sanders]     

Hometown: Westfield, IN

Major: Marketing with a minor in graphic design

Year: Junior

Campus involvement: College Mentors for Kids, intramural sports

Favorite things to do: Playing soccer, hanging with friends, and watching the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers

Berenice TenorioBerenice Tenorio [Team Bernie & Friends]     

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Major: Psychology and Spanish

Year:  Junior

Campus involvement: National Society of Leadership and Success member, Student Organization for Latinos member

Favorite things to do: Watch documentaries on Netflix, sing out loud in my car, eating, and hiking

Annie Wall
Annie Wall [Team Windows to the Wall]

Hometown: North Vernon, IN 

Major: Communication with a minor in business 

Campus involvement: Homecoming Board co-chair, student ambassador, 21st Century Scholar, and 21st Century Scholar peer mentor

Favorite things to do: Swimming, shopping, doing hair and makeup, knife throwing, and golfing

Claire ZinkClaire Zink [Team Sparta]

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Major: Pastoral leadership with a minor in theatre and theology

Year: Sophomore

Campus involvement: San Damiano scholar, theatre productions, and student ambassador

Favorite things to do: Acting, helping with youth groups, playing volleyball, soccer, and utimate, writing, singing, jamming on my guitar, free-style dancing, having conversations with Dr. Sherman, drawing anime, fan-girling over Disney and other fandoms with my sisters, cuddling with my little brother and babies


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