Meet the Class of 2018

36 members representing 35 different student groups

Izzy Tersio

Friar Name: Friar Meme Queen
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior

Activities & Honors:

  • Manager – African Rhythms Drum and Dance Troupe
  • Show Chair – CityStep
  • Leonore Annenberg Scholarship Recipient
  • Ben Franklin Scholar
  • Fox Leadership Fellow
  • Program Coordinator – 1st Ivy League Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Assistant – Neuroeconomics Research Lab
  • EMT – MERT at Penn (Medical Emergency Response Team)
  • Contributor for Publications including The F-Word and DoubleSpeak at Penn
  • Alumni Chair – Penn Women’s Club Rugby

Hobbies: Cooking/eating, reading, traveling, poetry, and gardening
Favorite Book: The Bluest Eye
Favorite Movie(s): The Pursuit of Happiness, Shelter
Favorite Food: Peanut butter and all forms of potatoes
Favorite Quote: “”Goodbye, everyone. I’ll remember you all in therapy.” ~ Plankton from Spongebob

Plans After Penn: Taking a gap year then going to medical school.