Student Writing Consultants

Cecelia Bagnoli

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers 
  • Major: Psychology (anticipated)
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Wooster Volunteer Network Board Member, Greenhouse Club
  • What you love about writing: My favorite part of my writing process is composing the introductions. I see my introductions as an opportunity to creatively provide a preview of what is to come in my papers and essays.
  • Something interesting about you: If you make an appointment with me on a Thursday, you’ll most likely see me wearing yellow. When I traveled to India this past year, a guru told me to supply my sun energy by wearing yellow on Thursdays.

Tammy Dinh

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Computer Science & History double major
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Vice President of Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society)
  • What you love about writing: I love outlining. For me, this is when knowledge is produced. I start to connect my ideas and the different themes I identified. I love the moment when everything starts to fit together into something original and you know you have a paper.
  • Something interesting about you: I am interested in the use of technology in storytelling, especially in history. I’m also fascinated by war and memories of war. My Senior I.S. will be a combination of both my interests, in which I hope to create an exhibit telling the stories of Vietnamese people in the Vietnam War using Augmented Reality (think Snapchat filters).

Brendan Dufty

  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Major: Undeclared, but probably Math and Philosophy
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Forensics, Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, academics.
  • What you love about writing: The burst of ideas when first getting a prompt.
  • Something interesting about you: I love living in the woods and doing trail work.

Katie Fields

  • Major: Anthropology
  • Minor: History and English
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: College Republicans, yoga, hunting, fishing, playing the French horn and ocarina, watching movies, and reading.
  • What you love about writing: I love seeing my writing bring to life all of my ideas and frustrations. I like to transfer my thoughts to a medium that is widely accessible. My favorite part of the writing process is seeing an end result that exceeds my own expectations as a writer, not only for my own writing, but others’ as well.
  • Something interesting about you: I am part of the 8% of the population who can simulate voluntary nystagmus, or “dancing eye”.

Carson Geissler

  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Major: Math
  • Minor: Computer Science
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Orchestra, intramural/club soccer, Board Game club, Smash Club
  • What you love about writing: Revising is so much fun! Your paper is almost done; everything gets better!
  • Something interesting about you: One of seven kids. Big families are fun!

Karabella Hernandez

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Psychology
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Interests: Singing, acting, playing guitar, dancing. Clubs: Latinas Unidas, Bluegrass. Academic interests: Psychology, sociology, music, theatre & dance.
  • What you love about writing: Whether it is academic or fiction writing, I love delving into a topic and learning more about it through writing. I also believe that writing teaches you about yourself, and so I enjoy finding creative, insightful ways to write and learn.
  • Something interesting about you: I have memorized 36 digits of pi.

Dante King

  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Major: Classical Studies
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Wooster Chorus member, Treasurer of Eta Sigma Phi (Classics Honorary Society), President of the (as yet unofficial) Gaming Scots
  • What you love about writing: I love the infinite possibilities that writing has to offer and the creativity that can be applied.
  • Something interesting about you: I have met basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Hannah Lane-Davies ‘21

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Anthropology & WGSS double major
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: I love to read, spend time outside, cook, have long conversations with my friends, and dance. On campus, I am a member of the WGSS curricular committee, work as a department assistant, and participate in Dance Company, in addition to staying up to date about activist/social justice-related things.
  • What you love about writing: I love that writing allows me to connect what I’m learning in my classes and gives me time to reflect and articulate my thoughts. As part of my writing process, I love coming to the Writing Center too! The Writing Center is one of my favorite places at Woo and I’ve been coming every week since my first semester of my first year.
  • Something interesting about you: I have a regular yoga practice and in my spare time, I am working on becoming a registered yoga teacher. On the weekends, you can find me taking classes and working at the Flex Studio downtown. 

Carly McWilliams

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Political Science & English double major
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: SGA senator (Class of ’22), Writing Studio TA, Taylor Swift.
  • What you love about writing: Outlining and organization!
  • Something interesting about you: I have held a sloth.

Elise Nikolich

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Religious Studies
  • Minors: Chemistry and Environmental Studies
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: WOODS, Ultimate Frisbee
  • What you love about writing: I love the excitement that comes when the ideas just start rolling!
  • Something interesting about you: If I’m not here, I’m probably outside somewhere.

Stacey Park

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: English
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Writing fictional short stories and petting dogs, cats, or any animal really.
  • What you love about writing: I love how writing has no right or wrong answer and allows you to express yourself. My favorite part of the writing process is mapping out different ideas and supporting arguments on a white board.
  • Something interesting about you: I like listening to really loud music (hip-hop, EDM, K-Pop, etc.) when writing essays.

Nikki Preucil

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Undeclared, but considering Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: I am a member of the Dance Company and a health coach. I love dogs!
  • What you love about writing: I love when I start writing and it just begins to flow out! My favorite part of the writing process is the rough draft because I can just write and not worry about it being perfect.
  • Something interesting about you:I live off-campus with my dog, Minnie.

Grace Robinson

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minors: Spanish & Religious Studies
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Bugs and string quartets. I play cello in the Wooster Symphony.
  • What you love about writing: I like the art of crafting an argument!
  • Something interesting about you: I have more Neanderthal genetic variants than 80% of the population.

Zizia Swan

  • Pronouns: they/them/theirs
  • Major: History & WGSS double major
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: President of QSU, President of COW for Kids, Vice President of Podcasts of Wooster, At-Large Senator for SGA, Constitution Head and New Member Educator of Eta Pi.
  • What you love about writing: My favorite parts of writing are research and formulating my research question or thesis. I love learning about topics that I haven’t explored before and researching and writing on a new topic is very exciting!
  • Something interesting about you: I have a black belt in Tae Kwan Do.

Emmy Todd

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Model United Nations, College Democrats, Political Science Club, Greenhouse, Tour Guide, baking, soccer
  • What you love about writing: I love being able to articulate my ideas and the feeling of satisfaction when I finish a good paper.
  • Something interesting about you: I spent 10 weeks this summer in San Francisco interning for a Californian Assemblywoman.

Cole Ward

  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Major: English
  • Minor: Studio Art
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: Creative writing, reading, drawing, piano, Nick Amster.
  • What you love about writing: I love gathering ideas and trying to figure out how they’re all going to fit together.
  • Something interesting about you: I hope to write and edit a full novel before exiting Wooster.

Megan Zins

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Interests/Clubs/Activities: I like doing lots of art, despite the major in STEM. I love to paint, draw, take photos, and various other crafts.
  • What you love about writing: I love the beginning stages of the writing process where you brainstorm freely.
  • Something interesting about you: Nothing interesting has ever happened to me. Ever.