Meet the Class of 2022

Ellen O’Callaghan

Hometown: Yorktown, NY
Major: Neuroscience with minors in Chemistry and Bioethics

Activities & Honors:

  • Captain- Varsity Lacrosse
  • IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
  • Ivy League Representative- SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee)
  • Research Assistant- CHOP
  • Neuroscience Honors Program
  • Executive Board- Build a Boss
  • Mentor- Young Quakers Community Athletics
  • Member- Wharton Leadership Academy
  • Volunteer- Penn Cares for Kids
  • Member- OAX
  • Dean’s List

Hobbies:  Reading, Listening to music
Favorite Book: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Favorite Movie: The Internship
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Quote: “We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us.” ~ Charles Bukowski

Plans After Penn:  Medical school