About the Writers

Diana Aubourg, 1998, is a Policy Studies major from Cambridge, Massachussets. Her schlorships and honors include the Remembrance Scholarship, the Truman Scolarship and a PPIA Fellowship. She volunteers as a tutor and mentor at the Alibrandi Center, and was an actor and co-author of the recent university production of "Who Lies in the Mirror." Her essay was written for a WRT 405 class with Henry Jankiewicz.

Heather Brown , (1999), from Fredonia, New York is a student of Film & Drama in the College of Visual & Performing Arts. She is a Chancellor's Scholar, a member of SWIFT (Syracuse Women In Film Taskforce), the VPA Film Coop, and University 100. She is also president fo the Ballroom Dancing Club. In the future she hopes to be a filmaker, actor and director. Her essay was orginally written for an assignment in Steve Fiekes' WRT 209 class.

Barbra Clark , (1998), is a University Colege student obtaining a degree in Psychology. In the future she plans to pursue a Measters In Guidance and Counseling. She has worked in the North Syracuse school system for a number fo years. In her liesure time she enjoys writing, reading, and playing the piano. Her essay was composed for a WRT 305 class with Helga Lindberg.

Jean Forrest , (2001), is an ISDP student majoring in Liberal Arts from Cambridge, Ontario Canada, who currently resides in Tokyo. Successful in the field of hotel marketing, she is currently Consulting Director of Marketing at the Four Seasons Hotel in Tokyo. In April she plans to move to Hong Kong where she will assume the position of Director of Marketing at the Regent Hong Kong. In her liesure time she enjoys traveling, studying in the ISDP program, physical fitness, and the good things in life! Forrest wrote her essay for WRT 105 with HenryJankiewicz.

Sergio Gregorio , 1998, from Brooklyn, New York majors in English & Textual Studies and minors in education. After completing law school, Sergio plans to get a job that will accommodate his interests in law and television—perhaps working as a television legal correspondent. Sergio is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key National Honor Societies. He wrote his essay during an independent study (WRT 490) with Writing Program Director Keith Gilyard.

Gail Proietta is a non-matriculated University college student from Rehovot, Israel, currently living in Syracuse with her husband. She speaks several languages (including Hebrew, English, Russian, Spanish, and French) and is a world traveler. She served in the military in Israel in both the army and air force, obtaining the rank of sergeant. As well as hostessing at the Dinosaur BarBQue, she is a periodic contractor with Syracuse Language Systems where she helps to develop multimedia educational language cd-roms. She wrote her ehtnography for Bobbi Kirby-Werner's WRT 105 class.

Kimberlea Rodney , 1999, has a dual major in Political Science and English. She has received the Fredrick K. Killian Scholarship, and is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honorary society. She is a mewmber of the Student Association Senate, and the Caribbean Students Association. Her interests include writing, teaching children, and political and educational reform issues. She wrote her essay as a WRT 205 class in Eileen Schell's 205 class.

Lori Sperandio , 1998, originally from Burlington, Massachussets and majors in Accounting. She is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma (The Management Honors Society), and Beta Alpha Psi (the Accounting Honor Society). She enjoys reading and writing in her spare time. She wrote her piece whil in London withthe DIPA program for Majorie Ledden's 305 class.

Rhonda Williams , 2001, from Englewood, New Jersey, majors in Advertising with a minor in Psychology. An honor roll student throughout high school, she received a $1,000.00 scholarship from the Iota Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority. She also received the Quill & Scroll Award for the Engle Log; the Gold E, a Student Organization Service Award; and the Dwight Morrow High School English Department Creative Writing Award. She was also named DMHS' Outdoor Track Scholar Athlete for two consecutive years (1996 & 1997), as well as First Team All League, DMHS Maroon Raiders discus thrower. She enjoys playing the piano, discus throwing, television production, and creative writing. She wrote her paper for Xin Gale's Fall 1997 WRT 105 class.

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