VISION BAGONZA ’17
Hometown: Karagwe, Kagera, Tanzania
Minor: Chemistry and Religion
My proudest academic achievement is excelling in classes and then being able to provide academic support for new students by tutoring and mentoring incoming first-year students.
NOAH BROWN ’17
Hometown: Bloomington, Minn.
My favorite thing about Augsburg is the community of students and professors who are active and engaged in their communities.
KAYLA GROVER ’18
Hometown: Blanding, Utah
Augsburg has shaped me by encouraging me to open my mind and pursue a wide variety of interests. After graduation, I plan to work with AmeriCorps for one year.
OWEN HARRISON ’18
Hometown: New Hope, Minn.
Minor: Studio Art
My proudest academic achievement is making the Dean’s List every semester. I am also involved with the StepUP Leadership Team and the Mindfulness Club.
LEAH MCDOUGALL ’17
Hometown: Arden Hills, Minn.
Major: Youth and Family Ministry
Augsburg has made me more aware of the world I live in. My proudest academic achievement was studying abroad in Central America and after graduation I plan to work with youth at a camp, church, or other organization.
HANNAH SCHMIT ’17
Hometown: Tomahawk, Wisc.
Major: Religion and Sociology
Augsburg has helped me to become a critical thinker and engaged both in my community and on a global platform. My proudest academic achievement is publishing research on Sustainable Human Development in Nepal.
REBECCA SCHROEDER ’18
Hometown: Giddings, Texas
Major: Management; Social and Artistic Entrepreneurship
My favorite thing about Augsburg is how diverse and well-rounded the curriculum is. I’ve been able to tailor my college experience to what I feel I’ve been called to do after college and to my future career.
BLAIR STEWIG ’18
Hometown: Oakdale, Minn.
Major: Biology and Chemistry
Minor: Environmental Studies, Physics, and Religion
I love Augsburg’s welcoming community and value Augsburg’s diversity. My proudest academic achievement is completing the River Semester and learning about the connectivity of the river.
HANNAH THIRY ’17
Hometown: Stanchfield, Minn.
Minor: Religion and Psychology
Through various experiences, debates, discussions, and philosophical thought, I’ve come to find a home in the ‘grayness’ of life—there’s no distinct ‘black and white’ side to anything. People, opinions, feelings, and passions are fluid, flexible, and unique.