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Student Life

Senior 25

Each year, Lake Forest College honors the Senior 25 – twenty-five  senior year students who have, as leaders among their peers, positively contributed to the quality of life in the Lake Forest College community through their service, commitment, and achievements. 

The campus community nominates students during their junior year and a selection committee comprised of faculty, staff and current members of Senior 25 select the honorees, which are announced at the Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. During their senior year, the Senior 25 assist with the planning of senior year events and the fundraising of the Senior Class Gift.

Meet this year’s Senior 25

  • Perculiar Adimabua

    Asaba, Delta, Nigeria

    Majors in Chemistry and French

    Perculiar is involved as a Resident Assistant, a member of UMOJA and United Black Association as well as serving as Student Tutor and Research Assistant in the Chemistry Department and Student Assistant with the offices in Rosemary House.

  • Jared B. Applegate

    Lombard, Illinois

    Neuroscience and History Major 

    Jared is involved with New Student Orientation Coordinator, Lacrosse Team, The Clio Society, Neuroscience Department Peer Mentor, Neuroscience Department and History Department Student Academic Advisory Committees and Relay for Life.

  • Nena Fasbender

    Hastings, MN

    Neuroscience & Business with Accounting Concentration

    Nena is involved with Kappa Alpha Theta, RA for Residence Life,Omicron Delta Kappa, Nu Rho Psi, POMS team

  • Claire Grebner

    Lake Villa, IL

    Sociology and Anthropology and Politics major and a Spanish minor 

    Claire is involved with,  Alpha Phi Omega, New Student Orientation Coordinator, Writing Center Tutor, Gummere Fellow, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta and Lamda Alpha SOAN National Honors Societies

  • Caroline Griffith

    Upper Arlington, OH


    Caroline is involved with, Panhellenic Association,Lab Manager and a Research Assistant, Poms Team, Student Ambassador, Kappa Alpha Theta, Psychology Club

  • Adelaide Grubbe

    Columbus, OH

    Business with a concentration in accounting and Communication

    Adelaide is involved with Women’s Volleyball,Alpha Phi, Student Activities Finance Board, Panhellenic Association, Athletic Council,Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society

  • Krista Grund-Wickramasekera

    Chicago, Illinois

    Politics major 

    Legal Studies and Economics minor 

    Krista is involved with, Student Government, Residence Life, Center for Chicago Programs, National Residence Hall Honrary, Chicago Fellows Research Assistant, TEDx Lake Forest College Speaker

  • Hajar Habbal

    Phoenix, AZ

    Business Marketing major and Entrepreneurship minor 

    Hajar is involved with, Kappa Alpha Theta,TEDxLakeForestCollege, Relay For Life,Student Ambassador with Admission Department, Orchestra, Kemper Scholar (& Richter Scholar)

  • Crystal Hernandez

    Mundelein, IL

    English and Political Science major

    Asian Studies: Japanese Language Concentration minor 

    Crystal is involved with INK, Student Government, Japanese Cultural Club, Sigma Tau Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Sigma Iota 

  • Hannah Hornacek

    La Grange, Illinois

    Psychology major 

    Sociology and Anthropology minor 

    Hannah is involved with Volleyball Team,Delta Gamma, Judicial Academic Honesty Board,Athletic Council, Synapse,Lake Forest Psychology Club 

  • Sangjun Hornewer

    Gurnee, IL

    Communication major

    Journalism and Spanish minor 

    Sangjun is involved with The Stentor,Women’s Varsity Soccer,the Writing Center,the Peer Navigator program, Gummere Fellows, Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society

  • Annie Keller

    Gurnee, IL

    Psychology Major

    Neuroscience and Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Minor 

    Annie is involved with Student Admissions Specialist, Student Ambassador,Technology, Relationships, and Language Lab Research Assistant, K-Lab Research Assistant, Psychology Student Academic Advisory Committee

  • Naomi Morales

  • Leah Moss

    • Glenwood, Illinois

    English major 

    Print and Digital Publishing, Digital Media Design minor

    Leah is involved in Tusitala, Alpha Phi Omega, The Stentor,INK,  Peer Navigator,The Garrick Players

  • Alejandra Ocampo

    Waukegan, Illinois

    Education (k-12) and Spanish Major 

    Alejandra is involved with Latinos Unidos, Latinos Unidos Dance Team, Resident Assistant,Pride, Culture Coalition, Student Education Advisory Council

  • Sushmeena Parihar

    Mumbai, India

    Psychology major 

    Politics minor 

    Sushmeena is involved with Student Admissions Specialist, LFC Dance Team, Research Assistant for Psychology Department, Psi Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa,  Tour Guide Development for Student Ambassadors Program

  • Sandra Khouri

    Palos Hills, Il.

    Economics and Philosophy Major 

    Legal Studies Minor 

    Sandra is involved with Student Government,TEDxLakeForestCollege, Demos, Omicron Delta Kappa,Economics Department Research Assistant, Career Advancement Center Law & Public Service Leadership Team

  • Hakob Parsamyan

    Yerevan, Armenia

    International Relations and Marketing Major 

    Hakob is involved with Student Government,TEDxLakeForestCollege, Resident Assistant, Chicago Ambassador, Richter Scholar, ODK Leadership Honorary Society

  • Cole Pedro

    Plainfield, IL

    Finance major 

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor 

    Cole is involved with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Student Government,  Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, Forester Guide’s,  the Gates Center, Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society

  • Adrian Perez

    Chicago, Illinois

    English major 

    Adrian is involved with INK,Student Academic Advisory Committee Member: English Department,Residential Assistant, Student Ambassador, Chicago Ambassador, WMXM 88.9FM 

  • Dillon Rice

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    Business major 

    Politics minor 

    Dillon is involved with Cross Country,  track Team, Delta Chi, Interfraternal Council,Residence Assistant

  • Alexander Shepperd

    Tempe, Arizona

    Business major 

    African American Studies minor 

    Alexander is involved with Black Mens Group,Athletic Council, Midwest Conference Student Athletic Advisory Committee Representative,Varsity Football,Student Activities Finance Board Member, Athletic Orientation Guide

  • Zaria Sydnor

    Matteson, Illinois

    Economics and African American Studies majors 

    Zaria is involved with Women’s Basketball, UBA Executive Board, Richtor Scholar, ODE (Economics Honor Society)

  • Rachel Trevillian


    Physics major 

    math minor 

    Rachel is involved with Womens Swim Team, Delta Gamma, Athletic Council/SAAC Representative, Student Programming Board,Forester Guides,  Admissions

  • Noah Vanderhyde

    Flint, Michigan

    Biology & Music major 

    Neuroscience minor 

    Noah is involved with Gummere Fellow, Student Ambassador, Student Admissions Specialist, First Connection Coordinator, Concert Band, NetImpact