Owen Lewer ?20

    Owen Lewer

    Class Year: ’20

    Majors: Biology

    Current Hometown: Forest Lake, Ill.


    Graduate Student at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

    “Do hard things: Travel if you have the means, and stretch your comfort zone. Not only will your future self thank you, but admissions committees and employers are looking for interesting and introspective applicants to fill their classes and offices.”

    John Nykyforuk ?21

    John Nykyforuk

    Class Year: ’21

    Majors: Biology

    Current Hometown: Edmonton, Canada


    Medical Student at the University of Alberta

    “I love learning about the science behind what we’re doing, and it makes it very meaningful knowing that I’ll get to use that knowledge to improve people’s lives.”

    Jack Racanelli ?23

    Jack Racanelli

    Class Year: ’23

    Majors: Chemistry

    Current Hometown: Alton, Illinois


    Dental Student at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

    “All of the faculty in the Chemistry Department were essential in getting me to where I am today. They showed their care for me both in and out of the classroom and provided so much guidance when it came to getting prepared for dental school.”