The Catholic University of America

2015 Freshman Retreat Leaders

Caroline Imparato (Leader)

Major: English

Hometown: Plymouth, MA

Activities at CUA: CUA Gaels Irish Dance Team, Eucharistic Minister, Students for Life, the unofficial Jane Austen Book Club

Fun Fact: I'm a beekeeper back home in Plymouth!

William Clemens

Major: Theology and Religious Studies

Hometown: Merrick, NY

Activities at CUA: Knights of Columbus, Students for Life, French Club, Men's Discernment, Redefined, Habitat for Humanity, Liturgical Ministry

Fun Fact: I had a goldfish that lived for 16 years.

Megan Colline

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ

Activities at CUA: CUA Varsity Softball, Catholic Athletes for Christ (CAC)

Fun Fact: I don't like to travel, but plane rides are one of my favorite things in the world!

Mateo Wolfe

Major: Business Management

Hometown: Rockville, MD

Activities at CUA: Sailing Team

Fun Fact: My Favorite Activity is Rock Climbing.

Mary Hoppes

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Tri-Cities, WA

Activities at CUA: CUA Gaels, SOME Volunteer, Students for Life

Fun Fact: I wish I were married to Frank Sinatra.

Nate Sarmir (Leader)

Major: Civil Engineering

Hometown: Allentown, PA

Activities at CUA: Knights of Columbus, ASCE, DC Reads

Fun Fact: My high school band once opened for the Killers!

Lauren Hand

Major: International Politics

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Activities at CUA: College Republicans, Spanish Club, Students for Life, Sophomore Connections, International Affairs Society, Emerging Leaders Program

Fun Fact: I can't ride a bike.

Victor Sotelo
Major: Nursing

Hometown: Metuchen, NJ

Activities at CUA: Campus Ministry, Focus, Renew, Ballroom Dancing

Fun Fact: I don't know how to pump my own gas.

Virginia Reynolds

Major: Exploratory

Hometown: Houston, TX

Activities at CUA: Custos (Red Manager), DC Reads

Fun Fact: I went to Italy with my a capella choir and sang a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.

Danny Riordan

Major: Philosophy

Hometown: McLean, VA

Activities at CUA: Redefined, CUA Tower, CV Community Council

Fun Fact: Freshman year of high school, I went on a school trip to Ecuador where we climbed a bunch of mountains in the Andes--including a 20,000 ft. tall active volcano called Cotopaxi