Meet the Class of 2018

36 members representing and a voice for more than 35 different Penn groups

Sahil Ahuja

President, South Asia Society
Hometown: Toronto, CANADA

Anthony Anchelowitz

Chair, A Capella Council
President, Counterparts

Hometown: New York, NY

Kayvon Asemani

Head Teacher, Financial Literacy Community Project
Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Austin Borja

President-SPEC
Hometown: Riverside, CA

Meredith Brandt

Director, Bloomers
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ

Virginia Burns

Captain/Record Holder, Swimming
Hometown: Brockton, MA

Akhil Chakravarti

President, Dhamaka
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ

Kendall Covington

2-year Captain, Volleyball
Hometown: Houston, TX

Frederick Dunau

President, Alpha Omega Tau
Hometown: Coplange, NY

Orly Greenberg

Editor-in-Chief, 34th Street
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Gabriel Kleiman

Captain, Baseball
Hometown: New York, NY

Cory Lesher

President, Sigma Chi
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Silicia Lomax

Director, Strictly Funk
President, MAPS

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Matt MacDonald

2-Year Captain, Basketball
Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Zeeshan Mallick

President, MARS
Chairman, Mask & Wig

Hometown: Fremont, CA

Darby Mason

2-year Captain, Soccer
President, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Taylor McCorkle

Captain/Multiple Record Holder, Track & Field
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Hayes Murphy

Captain, Squash
Hometown: Greenwich, CT

Helen Nie

Curator, TEDxPenn
Hometown: The Hague, NETHERLANDS

Michelle Nwokedi

Captain, Basketball
Hometown: Houston, TX

Alexandra Rubin

Chair, NEC
Hometown: Flemington, NJ

Medha Sharma

SAS Chair, Class of 2018
Hometown: Wexford, PA

Nicholas Silverio

Chair, Dance Arts Council
Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA

Isabelle Tersio

Manager, African Rhythms
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Jake van Arkel

President, St. Anthony Hall
Hometown: Haverford, PA


Fall Inductees

Kayla Allison

Head Choreographer, CityStep
Hometown: Bowie, MD

Anuj Amin

Executive Director/Founder, Ivy League Research Symposium
Hometown: Port Niches, TX

Jackson Burke

President, Wharton Alliance
Hometown: Denver, CO

Tayler Hendrickson

Football
Hometown: Middletown, NJ

Connor Keating

All-American, Lacrosse
Hometown: Greenwich, CT

Ellery Lassiter

President, St. Elmo Club
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Shannah Reagan

Director, Jazz & Grooves
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Karis Stephen

Chair, After School Arts Program
Hometown: Tyler, TX

Vadim Ordovsky-Tanaevsky

Founder, Nexo Productions
Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Matt Wachter

Co-Chair, Wharton Dean’s Advisory Board
Hometown: New York, NY

Lauren Whitlatch

Captain, Basketball
Hometown: Bloomington, IN

Leadership

Jake van Arkle, Abbot
Orly Greenberg, Scribe

Ambassadors of Service

Austin Borja
Izzy Tersio
Vadim Ordovsky-Tanaevsky

Sisters of Social Media

Meredith Brandt
Virginia Burns
Michelle Nwokedi

Ministers of Fun

Ankil Chakravarti
Darby Mason

Class of 2018 Photo Gallery