Katelyn (Katie) Ryan, communication and journalism and family studies majors, 3.51 GPA
Ryan is from Mendota Heights, Minn. Her activities at St. Thomas include Student Alumni Council, Tutor-Mentor Program, Student Legacy Program, Senior Class Scholarship Committee, Gamma Sigma Sigma, VISION (Venezuela January term 2011 and Costa Rica J- term 2012), National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and Family Studies Club.
Ryan said one interesting fact about herself is her love for animals.
“I was able to feed and play with wild monkeys in Venezuela last January,” Ryan said.
Ryan said before graduating, “every student should apply to go on a VISION trip. It will be the best, most life-changing experience.”
After graduation, Ryan said she plans to attend graduate school to become a marriage and family therapist. She said she hopes to “continue to travel around the world to do service work whenever possible.”