Meet the ESCAPE Team

ESCAPE Staff

Maddie Kling, M.A., (she/her)

Director of the ESCAPE First-Year Retreat Program

Home: Arlington, VA, & Hackettstown, NJ

Could talk about forever? Developmental psychology, family, & the performing arts.

Madison Barrett, MSB ’22 (she/her)

Student Coordinator

Home: Bainbridge Island, WA

Could talk about forever? Pens, planners, sticky notes, reality TV, cults, & gluten-free baking.

Justin Bustamante, NHS ’23 (he/him/his)

Student Coordinator

Home: Brookeville, MD

Could talk about forever? The struggles of being pre-med, the sky, being colorblind, skincare, tourism.

ESCAPE Communications & Outreach Leads

Lin Henke, COL ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Hamilton, NY

Could talk about forever? Chinese philosophy, vegetable farming, & “Legally Blonde”.

Briley Thomas, SFS ’23 (she/her)

Home: Nashville, TN

Could talk about forever? All things Disney, books (especially historical fiction), & why Baked & Wired > Georgetown Cupcake.

Veronica Williams, COL ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: West Orange, NJ

Could talk about forever? The importance of solo dance parties, reality TV, & of course “Kiss it Better” by Rihanna.

ESCAPE Team 31 Leaders

Muhammad Ahsan Shafique, SFS ’22 (he/him/his)

Home: Multan, PK

Could talk about forever? Soccer, “New Girl”, Taylor Swift, One Direction, restaurants in DC.

Claire Alarid, SFS ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Bellingham, WA

Could talk about forever? Washington State, my dog, “Grey’s Anatomy”, & food.

Anna Csigirinszkij, SFS/MSB ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Delray Beach, FL

Could talk about forever? Basketball, the Apple ecosystem, & “High School Musical 3” > 2.

Kat DeMaret, SFS ’24 (she/her)

Home: Fort Collins, CO

Could talk about forever? Colorado, personalities (especially MBTI), languages, music & film.

Iliana Diaz, COL ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Washington, DC

Could talk about forever? Film, movies, cartoons, TV shows, anything on a TV really.

Christian DiVincenzo, COL ’23 (he/him/his)

Home: Andover, MA

Could talk about forever? Music theory, sharks, The Beach Boys.

Rena Gabber, COL ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Summit, NJ

Could talk about forever? International relations, food & my dog. 🙂

Sydney Gilbert, SFS/MSB ’23 (she/her)

Home: Evergreen, CO

Could talk about forever? Colorado, organizational culture, & whatever I’m currently learning.

Silas Glaude, SFS ’24 (he/him/his)

Home: Columbia, MO

Could talk about forever? Missouri native plants, ice-cube chewing, international relations & geopolitics.

Addison Goodman, COL ’24 (she/her)

Home: Orlando, FL

Could talk about forever? Period pieces, Taylor Swift.

Aniya Harris, COL ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Akron, OH

Could talk about forever? Travel, music, “Criminal Minds”, “Hamilton”, & languages.

Tommy Harten, COL ’23 (he/him/his)

Home: Northport, NY

Could talk about forever? The most recent books I’ve read, philosophy, the universe, TikTok.

Olivia Henry, COL ’24 (she/hers)

Home: Frederick, MD

Could talk about forever? Music, the best “Just Dance” dances, & why coffee is best black!

Sabrina Hernandez, SFS ’22 (she/her)

Home: Los Angeles, CA

Could talk about forever? The national parks system, post-Soviet politics, history & books!

Heather Huo, COL ’22 (she/her)

Home: Rockville, MD

Could talk about forever? Restaurants in DC, food, national parks, movies, music, concerts, & hot takes.

Dilara Kamrava, COL ‘23 (she/her)

Home: Los Angeles, CA

Could talk about forever? Soccer, video game design, & my four cats.

Gene Kim, COL ’23 (she/her)

Home: Columbus, OH

Could talk about forever? My love for New Zealand & Haribo Gummies.

Daniel Lee, COL ’23 (he/him)

Home: Leesburg, VA

Could talk about forever? Cars, coffee, cameras.

William Leonard, COL ’23 (he/him/Él)

Home: La Habra, CA

Could talk about forever? “The West Wing”, “The Office, musicals.

MJ Ninal, COL ’24 (she/her)

Home: Scott AFB, IL

Could talk about forever? Musicals, Marvel, military life.

Sammy Orozco Contreras, COL ’24 (he/him/his)

Home: Berwyn Heights, MD

Could talk about forever? Food, sports, & why Coldplay is the best band to ever exist.

Jenny Park, COL ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Fairfax, VA

Could talk about forever? Moral objectivity, hiking, concerts, & “Love Island UK”.

Anela Ramos, NHS ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Honolulu, HI

Could talk about forever? Emojis & their meanings, why Reels > Tiktok, perfect acai bowl consistency, & pronouncing acai.

Kim Robles, COL ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Los Angeles, CA

Could talk about forever? “RuPaul’s Drag Race”.

Katie Rose, COL ’24 (she/her)

Home: Potomac, MD

Could talk about forever? “True Crime”, “Criminal Minds”, “The Bachelor”, meteorology (especially natural disasters).

Caroline Sarpy, NHS’ 23 (she/her)

Home: Charlottesville, VA

Could talk about forever? Ghosts, ghost stories, why apples are the worst fruit, the movie “Moonstruck”.

Kwabena Sekyere-Boateng, COL ’23 (he/him/his)

Home: Springfield, MA & Accra, Ghana

Could talk about forever? Shows & social justice.

Anndy Serrano-Marcillo, COL ’23 (he/him/his)

Home: Bronx, NY

Could talk about forever? “Harry Potter”, “Grey’s Anatomy” & Starbucks’ drinks (there’s only one right drink).

Leah Smith, COL ’24 (she/her/hers)

Home: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Could talk about forever? Ruth Asawa, “Killing Eve” & Amy Winehouse.

Katherine Stockman, NHS ’22 (she/her)

Home: Rocky Hill, CT

Could talk about forever? My dog, books, DC coffee shops.

Dora Szegedy, COL ’23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Hillsborough, NJ

Could talk about forever? Rock climbing, places to hike, sociolinguistics.

Justin Tanaka, SFS ’23 (he/him/his)

Home: Las Vegas, NV

Could talk about forever? Baseball, photography, & emergency medicine.

Annika Wang, COL’ 23 (she/her/hers)

Home: Miami, FL

Could talk about forever? My favorite romcoms & Nintendo games!

Katie Woodhouse, COL ’22 (she/her/hers)

Home: Indianapolis, IN

Could talk about forever? “The Great British Bake Off”, “Survivor”, & really all of the simple joys of reality television.

Box Wu, COL ’23 (he/him)

Home: New York City, NY

Could talk about forever? Classical music, The Beatles, Haruki Murakami.

Connie Xiao, SFS ’22 (she/her/hers)

Home: Cheshire, CT

Could talk about forever? Constellations, whales, the ocean, ancient civilizations.