Known by peers for her excellence and composure, Owais is leaving Amherst having integrated a solid sense of identity — from her long-time love of the health sciences and a newfound interest in economics, to her roots as a Pakistani immigrant.
Anchored in the “familial” nature of the track and field team, Kelechi Eziri built power among student-athletes of color, linking his Black studies and psychology coursework with his leadership ethic.
Her radio show is called “And She Was,” but Helen Feibes is anything but a has-been. Finding joy in everything from neuroscience to creative writing, Feibes is the personification of the liberal-arts ideal.
Daksha Pathak ’23 brings an acute sense of intentionality to everything she does — from her play on the squash courts to her architecture thesis.
Serving as the student representative to many of the college’s DEI efforts, Maya Foster’s personal “brightness” has perhaps improved as many lives as her work to institute protections against identity-based harm.
Aditi Nayak combines a remarkable work ethic, an empathetic demeanor, and a mind for problem-solving in her efforts to bring scientific knowledge into the world at large.
After his pandemic gap year as an EMT, Gabriel Echarte desired a more grounded relationship with the campus. Finding a home at Humphries House, and now on his way to Truman and Fulbright scholarships, Echarte has worked to reconcile his excitement for impactful work with a need to be in community.