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Alethia Kielbasa


Alethia's hometown is Davie, FL.  She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Elementary Education.  Alethia is a member of Peers CARE.  Her favorite wellness topics include stress and time management, nutrition, drugs, and alcohol.  Some of Alethia's hobbies are reading, watching television shows, hiking, and exploring nature.  A few fun facts about Alethia are that she is obtaining her minor is Climate Change, she studied abroad in Costa Rica, and she has two turles: one named Franklin and one named Tommy Jr. 

 

 

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Alexandra Kantor

Alex’s hometown is Centerport, NY.  She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Resort and Hospitality Management. Alex is a member of Peers CARE, RHA, VOX, GSA, and RCC.  His/her favorite wellness topics are Safe Sex, Drugs/Alcohol Awareness and STD awareness.  Some of Alex’s hobbies include scrap booking, dancing and singing (badly). A few fun facts about Alex are that loves cats and has a cross eyed Siamese cat, has 3 step siblings, and has been to Disney 13 times.

 

 

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Allison Garrich

Allison’s hometown is Jupiter, FL. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Elementary Education.  Allison is a member of Peers CARE and Quidditch.  Her favorite wellness topics are stress, and mental and emotional health. Some of Allison’s hobbies include sports, travelling, and board games. A few fun facts about Allison are that she was raised in Connecticut and plans to become a principal and publish a children’s book.

 

 

 

 

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Breanna Johnson

Breanna’s hometown is Citrus County, FL. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Pre-Nursing. Breanna is a member of Peers CARE, FGCU Honors Program, FGCU Powerlifting club, FGCU Gymnastics club, and Phi Eta Sigma. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, fitness, and stress. Some of Breanna’s hobbies include working out and spending time with family and friends. A few fun facts about Breanna are that she has traveled to Europe, she placed 12th in the nation for powerlifting her first year at FGCU, and she graduated from the same high school as Miles Teller. 

 

 

 

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Cameron Richardson

Anthony Cameron Richardson’s hometown is Fleming Island, Florida. He is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Legal studies. Cameron Richardson is a member of Peers CARE and the Martial Arts Club. His favorite wellness topics are exercise, stress relief and general awareness. Some of Cameron’s hobbies include martial arts, working out and comic books. A few fun facts about Cameron are that he has flown a plane, was involved in musical theatre in high school, and participated in Florida’s state Science and Engineering fair.

 

 

 

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Cassidy-Rae Brantley

Cassidy-Rae’s hometown is Miramar, Florida.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. Cassidy-Rae is a member of Peers CARE, FGCU's Fencing club, and is also a Resident Assistant for housing.  Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition and fitness, emotional health, and sleep.  Some of Cassidy-Rae’s hobbies include do it yourself projects inspired by Pinterest, social media competitions, and learning everything she can about the DC comic book universe. A few fun facts about Cassidy-Rae are that she only eats cereal with warm milk and loves frog stuffed animals.

 

 

 

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Caylee Hampton

Caylee’s hometown is Davie, FL. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Psychology. Caylee is a member of Peers CARE and EcoFGCU.  Her favorite wellness topics are emotional health, stress, and sexual health.  Some of Caylee’s hobbies include singing, kayaking, and writing.  A few fun facts about Caylee are that she is an expert stir-fry maker, she often smells like strawberries, and she can do an excellent tripod headstand.

 

 

 

 

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Chelsea O'Connor

Chelsea’s hometown is originally Ft. Lauderdale, FL but she currently lives in Jacksonville, FL. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Biology. Chelsea is a member of Peers CARE, and Student National Medical Association.  Her favorite wellness topics are drugs, alcohol, and stress. Some of Chelsea’s hobbies include dancing, stepping, and just hanging with friends.  A few fun facts about Chelsea are that she is half Jamaican and Trinidadian, she has apiphobia (fear of bees), and she was Valedictorian of her graduating high school class.

 

 

 

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Dacia Drummond

Dacia's hometown is Fort Lauderdale, FL and Montego Bay, Jamaica.  She is a junior at FGCU. Dacia is a biology major. Dacia is a member of Peers CARE and One Accord Dance Ministry. Her favorite wellness topics include preventative care and healthy relationships. One of Dacia's hobbies is singing. A few favorite quotes of Dacia's include "You're your biggest critic", "The world is your playground, live, love & be happy", and "For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness". 

 

 

 

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Daniela Medina

Daniela Medina’s hometown is Cape Coral, Florida. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Psychology. Daniela is a member of Peers CARE, Chi Alpha Campus Ministry, and FGCU Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. Her favorite wellness topic is mental health and time management. Some of Daniela's hobbies include being a member of Cape Christian Fellowship worship band, playing guitar, and playing volleyball. A few fun facts about Daniela are that she is allergic to strawberries, she is in training to become a 911 dispatcher, and she was born in Barranquilla, Colombia.

 

 

 

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Dariell Howard

Dariell's hometown is Miami, FL. She is a sophomore majoring in Forensic Nursing. Dariell is a member of Peers CARE. Her favorite wellness topic is sexual education. Some of Dariell's hobbies are poetry and art. A few fun facts about Dariell are that she loves beatboxing, graffiti art, and listening to music. 

 

 

 

 

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Domonique Cudjo

Domonique's hometown is Gainesville, FL.  She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in English.  Domonique is a member of Peers CARE, Phi Eta Sigma, Black Student Alliance, and Creative Writing Club.  Her favorite wellness topics include sexual assault, drugs, alcohol, time management, and stress.  Some of Domonique's hobbies are reading, writing, watching TV, and sleeping.  A few fun facts about Domonique are that she loves reading romance novels by J.R. Ward and Gena Showalter, she plans on going to graduate school at Florida State University for a Masters Library and Information Science, and she is obsessed with "Criminal Minds".

 

 

 

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Emily Gessner

Emily’s hometown is Bradenton, FL. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Biology. Emily is a member of Peers CARE, MEDLIFE, and the Yoga Club. Her favorite wellness topics are stress, alcohol, and nutrition and fitness. Some of Emily’s hobbies include playing soccer, traveling, and swimming. A few fun facts about Emily are that she has traveled to Italy, Germany, and Canada, she has played on travel and school soccer teams the majority of her life, and her favorite show is "Bones".

 

 

 

 

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Evelyn Philistin

Evelyn's hometown is Naples, FL.  She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Psychology and Social Work.  Evelyn is a member of Peers CARE, Rotaract Club, and Students for Children.  Her favorite wellness topics include sexual health, stress, and drugs.  Some of Evelyn's hobbies are volunteering, hanging with friends, sleeping, and listening to music.  A few fun facts about Evelyn are that her favorite color is black, she has six siblings, and she loves Lilo and Stitch. 

 

 

 

 

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Gabrielle Clark

Gabrielle’s hometown is Wellington, FL. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Early Childhood Education. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health, stress, and mental health. Some of Gabrielle’s hobbies include watching movies, hanging out with her friends and reading. A few fun facts about Gabrielle are that she loves makeup, animals and her favorite color is purple.

 

 

 

 

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Giovanni Taylor

Giovanni's hometown is Hopewell Montego Bay, Jamaica. He is a sophomore majoring in Biology. Giovanni is a member of Peers CARE, is a member of The Most Honorable Sigma Lambda Beta Multicultural International Fraternity, and is in the Latin American Student Organization. His favorite wellness topics include sexual health, drugs, stress, nutrition, and fitness. In his free time, Giovanni enjoys playing the piano, playing sports such as basketball and soccer, singing, and spending with with friends and family. A few fun facts about Giovanni are that he travels a lot, he loves winter time and the cold, and he's from the Caribbean and has a Jamaican accent.          

 

 

                                                                                   

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Gloria Reilly

Gloria's hometown is Trinity, FL.  She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Health Science Administration.  Gloria is a member of Peers CARE, the FGCU Honors program, and has participated in Emerging Eagles.  Her favorite wellness topics include nutrition, stress, and diversity.  Some of Gloria's hobbies are tennis, yoga, and art.  A few fun facts about Gloria are that she was born in Hawaii, she has an internship in Naples, and she has a tabby cat that looks just like Garfield.

 

 

 

 

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Johanna Capone

Johanna Capone's hometown is Watertown, NY located just 30 minutes south of the Canadian border. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Exercise Science with intentions to pursue Physical Therapy. Johanna is a member of Peers Care, Rotaract, Catholic Student Organization, and a Resident Assistant. Her favorite wellness topics are mental health, physical health (healthy living), and drug prevention. Johanna enjoys kayaking or stand up paddle-boarding, trying new healthy recipes, and singing. A few fun facts about Johanna are that she has completed a half marathon, her hometown has more cows than people, and she has performed in over 30 musical productions.

 

 

 

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Kailey Stevens

Kailey Stevens' hometown is Barre, Vermont. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in nursing. Kailey is a member of Peers CARE, I Am That Girl and president of the GIVE Volunteers club on campus. Her favorite wellness topics are mental illnesses and nutrition. Some of Kailey's hobbies include hiking, practicing yoga, and going to the beach. A few fun facts about Kailey are that she just went to Tanzania on a volunteer trip, once gave a graduation speech about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and has been to over 40 concerts in her life.

 

 

 

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Katie Stiefold

Katie’s hometown is Chicago, Illinois. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Marketing and double minoring in Journalism and Advertising. Katie is a member of Peers CARE and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. Her favorite wellness topics are mental health, alcohol responsibility, and nutrition. Some of Katie’s hobbies include reading, running, Olympic weightlifting, and having on point eyebrows. A fun fact about Katie is that her dream company is Zappo's for the upbeat, unique company culture and young target market.

 

 

 

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Kevin Thau



Kevin's hometown is Parkland, FL.  He is a senior at FGCU majoring in Resort and Hospitality Management. Kevin is a member of Peers CARE.  His favorite wellness topics is sexual health.  Some of Kevin's hobbies include watching movies and playing sports.  A few fun facts about Kevin are that he's twenty-two years old, he was an intern with the Disney College Program in Spring 2014, and he's a huge Notre Dame fan. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kylene Madrigal

Kylene’s hometown is Pembroke Pines, FL. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Psychology. Kylene is a member of Peers CARE, Photography Club and is a volunteer at Flamingo Gardens Botanical Gardens and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary. Her favorite wellness topics are alcohol, stress, and stress. Some of Kylene’s hobbies include practicing yoga, going to the beach, and reading. A few fun facts about Kylene are that she’s lived in Germany for three years, she has two red-footed tortoises and a dog, and she loves shopping. 

 

 

 

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Madison Moreland

Madison's hometown is Winter Garden, FL. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Nursing. Madison is a member of Peers CARE, a recruitment counselor for the Panhellenic 2016 recruitment team, and she is the Fundraising Chair for the FGCU Competitive Cheer Club. Her favorite wellness topics are stress, emotional health, sleep, and time management. Madison's favorite hobbies include working out, watching movies, going to the beach, and hanging out with friends. A few fun facts about Madison are that she has traveled to two other continents (Europe and Africa), she has a major sweet tooth, she can do a back flip, and her favorite movie is The Princess & The Frog. 

 

 

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Nicholas Paloma

Nic’s hometown is Clearwater, FL. He is a senior at FGCU majoring in Forensic Studies. Nic is a member of Peers CARE, LASO (Latin American Student Organization), and a Brother of the MOST HONORABLE Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. His favorite wellness topics are nutrition, stress, and drugs. Some of Nic’s hobbies include playing sports, traveling, and spending time with family. A few fun facts about Nic are that he is fluent in Spanish, English, and French and he is the first student in his family to go to college.

 

 

 

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Noor Aboulhosn


Noor's hometown is Highlands County, FL.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Social Work.  Noor is a member of Peers CARE, the FGCU Honors Program, Rotaract Club, and is an Eagle Ambassador.  Her favorite wellness topics include mental health and nutrition.  Some of Noor's hobbies are crocheting, writing, traveling, and windsurfing.  A few fun facts about Noor are that she speaks Arabic, she is interested in Occupational Therapy, and she loves avocados. She eats at least one a day. 

 

 

 

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Rebekah Garnes

Rebekah's hometown is Orlando, FL.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Art with a minor in Digital Media.  Rebekah is a member of Peers CARE, Phi Eta Sigma, and is a Resident Assistant for Housing.  Her favorite wellness topics include study and sleep habits, alcohol, drug education, nutrition, and time management.  Some of Rebekah's hobbies are drawing, painting, writing, and watching movies. She also loves using programs such as photoshop and editing photos. Most of all, she loves traveling to historic sites.  A few fun facts about Rebekah are that she can write backwards (sometimes) and is left-handed, she is a huge nerd when it comes to Star Wars, Marvel, and comics, and she loves to shop for designer brands at amazing bargain prices.

 

 

 

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Roshea Lewis

Roshea is originally from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica but resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Biology. Roshea is a member of Peers CARE and the Caribbean Student Association. Her favorite wellness topics are depression, alcohol and nutrition. Some of Roshea's hobbies include listening to music and exercising. A few fun facts about Roshea are that she has a twin brother and she is obsessed with Pretty Little Liars.

 

 

 

 

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Stephanie Alcime

Stephanie's hometown is Immokalee, FL.  She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Community Health.  Stephanie is a member of Peers CARE, Guadalupe Tutor Corps, Immokalee Foundation, and Student Support Services.  Her favorite wellness topics include mental health, STD prevention, drug use prevention, and nutrition.  Some of Stephanie's hobbies are arts and crafts, coloring, and making up stories.  A few fun facts about Stephanie are that she doesn't like cheese, she is obsessed with shoes, and she loves the color Fuschia. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stevenlyne Dufort


Stevenlyne's hometown is Naples, FL.  She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Health Science.  Stevenlyne is a volunteer for the Collier County Sheriff's Office and Peers CARE.  Her favorite wellness topics are drugs, stress, and every aspect of health.  Some of Stevenlyne's hobbies are drawing and reading fun books.  A few fun facts about Stevenlyne are that she is trying to go natural with her hair (including using all-natural hair products), her favorite animal is the Koala, and her favorite color is purple. 

 

 

 

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Taylor Hess

Taylor’s hometown is Omaha, Nebraska.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Human Resource Management. Taylor is a member of Peers CARE, the FGCU Honors program, and Phi Eta Sigma.  Her favorite wellness topics are stress, nutrition, and mental health.  Some of Taylor’s hobbies include reading, yoga, and spending time with family. A few fun facts about Taylor are that she has a twin brother, she loves to cook, and she loves elephants and hopes to see them in the wild one day.

 

 

 

 

 

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Victoria Matthews

Victoria is originally from Jackson, New Jersey but has lived in Fort Myers, Florida for the past 8 years.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Marketing. Victoria is a member of Peers CARE and the Honors Program.  Her favorite wellness topics are stress, time management, and emotional health.  Some of Victoria’s hobbies include going to the beach, listening to music, and watching Netflix.  A few fun facts about Victoria are that she is a sports fanatic, she is an "Aunt Tori" to her nieces and nephew, and her favorite season is fall.