Senior Profile: Garrett Gregoire

Garrett Gregoire. (Photo courtesy of Garrett Gregoire).

What is your major and minor? What other academic programs were you a part of?

Biology major with a specialization in molecular biology, chemistry minor.

What are some of the jobs you held while at McDaniel?

Genetics tutor.

What organizations were you a part of at McDaniel? What positions did you hold?

Swing and Ballroom Dance Club, Green Life, Beta Beta Beta, and Phi Beta Kappa.

Did you enjoy your time at McDaniel? How?

Yes, I enjoyed my time at McDaniel, especially hanging out with friends on the weekends.

Who do you think was/is your best mentor?

Dr. Cheng Huang. I took several classes he taught, I did research under his guidance, he was my academic advisor, and he helped me prepare my capstone material.

What is your best memory at McDaniel?

Playing Dungeons & Dragons with my friends.

What are some of the challenges you encountered and how did you overcome them?

Writing my capstone. I overcame this with the unwavering support of Dr. Huang.

What are your plans for after graduation?

I will be attending the Biomedical Sciences graduate program at the University of Virginia, pursuing my Ph.D.

What would you tell yourself as a first-year at McDaniel?

Don’t be afraid to try some things and get out of your shell a little.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with the McDaniel community?

It’s been fun, guys.