Class of 2018

Lili Barbar

Member

  • Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Campus Involvement: Research Assistant, Cleveland Clinic Ambassador, Phi Delta Epsilon, USG Diversity and Inclusion Committee on Undergraduate Education
  • Hobbies: Netflix, Reading, Tennis

Sarah Breland

Member

  • Hometown: St. Louis, MO
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Minor: Acting
  • Campus Involvement: LHM, GSA, WISER, ESS, Part time job
  • Hobbies: Reading, Netflix

Erin Camia

Membership Recruitment Director

  • Hometown: New York City, NY
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: Chinese
  • Campus Involvement: Panhellenic Council, CSA at Wade
  • Hobbies: Reading, dogspotting, and getting heated about politics
  • Favorite Sigma Story: Meeting Sigmas from across the country, seeing my little initiated as the Honor Initiate, and exploring Chicago with sisters during Convention 2016

Julia Chen

Vice President of New Member Education

  • Hometown: Westlake, OH
  • Major: Nutrition
  • Campus Involvement: University Program Board
  • Hobbies: Eating, Cooking, Traveling, Looking at pictures of corgis
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: How every sister has something to contribute to the chapter, whether they believe it or not!

Vanessa Chen

Awards and Accreditation Co-chair

  • Hometown: Canton, OH
  • Majors: Medical Anthropology, Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Campus Involvement: University Program Board, Phi Delta Epsilon, Gamma Sigma Alpha
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Reading, Painting, Netflix
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: I love all of the friends that I've made through Sigma and all of the amazing people that I get to call my sisters.

Hanbin Cho

Member

  • Hometown: Danville, CA
  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Minor: Electrical Engineering
  • Campus Involvement: NSCS, SWE, BMES
  • Hobbies: Video games, Piano, Playing any racquet sport

Abby Dessart

Treasurer

  • Hometown: Short Hills, NJ
  • Majors: French, Finance
  • Campus Involvement: Varsity Swim Team, Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, ESS Peer Tutoring
  • Hobbies: Swimming, Lifting, Sitting in Dunkin, Watching the Bachelor/Bachelorette, Having Taylor Swift Dance Parties
  • Favorite Sigma Story: Big/Little Reveal was definitely one of the greatest days of my life. Finally being able to embrace my little was so comforting and watching her and our relationship grow each and every day is one of the most rewarding feelings.

Heather Feng

Member

  • Hometown: Beijing, China
  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Campus Involvement: CCEL Scholar, Badminton Club, ESS SELP mentor, Orientation Leader
  • Hobbies: Sports, Netflix, Cooking

Yuna Jung

Member

  • Hometown: Houston, TX
  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Minor: Sports Medicine
  • Campus Involvement: Korean Student Association; University Diversity Collaborative; Undergraduate Researcher at Cleveland Clinic
  • Hobbies: Cooking, crafts, binge watching Netflix
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: The sisterhood

Rachel Laveson

Member

  • Hometown: Annandale, VA
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Minor: Spanish (pending declaration)
  • Campus Involvement: Varsity Cross Country/ Track and Field, CCEL Scholars, ESS peer tutoring
  • Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Watching cooking shows, Arts and Crafts, Origami
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: I love that Sigma is so diverse. I find that a lot of the friends I've made at Case have been in my major, and it's great to be able to befriend so many different people. Every sister I've talked to has had a wonderful and unique story.

Jessica Li

Member

  • Hometown: Shanghai, China
  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Campus Involvement: SCBS, Health Coach Volunteer, CCEL
  • Hobbies: Working Out, Traveling, Food, Shopping, Taking Funny Pics of My Cat

Jenny Lin

Vice President of Operations

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Minor: Studio Art
  • Campus Involvement: Society of Women Engineers, Orientation Leader, Think[Box]
  • Hobbies: I enjoy time spent just chilling, painting, sleeping. I also love frolicking in the rare Cleveland spring weather.
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: I actually really love recruitment.

Meredith Mai

Member

  • Hometown: New Albany, OH
  • Major: Nursing
  • Minor: Ethics
  • Campus Involvement: Working at the Jolly Scholar
  • Hobbies: Working at the zoo, Netflix, Shia Labeouf, Napping

Dina O'Connell

President

  • Hometown: Glenview, IL
  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Spanish
  • Campus Involvement: WISER
  • Hobbies: Listening to Music, Pilates, Yoga, Procrastination

Claire Plunkett

Chapter Involvement Chair

  • Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ
  • Major: Applied Mathematics
  • Minor: Anthropology
  • Campus Involvement: Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field, Cru, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Mortar Board
  • Hobbies: Baking, Reading, Running, Food
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: I love that I can say that some of the very best women on campus are my sisters - I am so proud of each one of them!

Ale Quintana De La Torre

Fun Sized Member

  • Hometown: Campeche, Mexico
  • Major: Biology
  • Campus Involvement: La Alianza
  • Hobbies: Eating, Sleeping, Lifting
  • Favorite Sigma Story: Greek Week bonding <3

Alyssa Scaggs

Member

  • Hometown: Sagamore Hills, OH
  • Major: Psychology
  • Campus Involvement: Writing Club
  • Hobbies: Writing, Reading, Running, Soccer, Hiking, Exploring

Karen Tan

Member

  • Hometown: Strongsville, OH
  • Major: Nursing
  • Campus Involvement: Rugby, TASA
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Baking, Working Out, Rugby

Maria Vratsanos

Education Director

  • Hometown: Slatington, PA
  • Major: Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Minor: Biomedical Engineering
  • Campus Involvement: WRUW, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Tau Beta Pi, SpartanTHON, Undergraduate research
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Crafting, Going to concerts, Searching for the perfect cup of coffee
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: Meeting all of the wonderful women that Sigma brought into my life! I learn so much from each and every one.

Vanessa Xu

Member

  • Hometown: Beijing, China
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Campus Involvement: Dance Team, I-club, WISER, Hacsoc, SWE, IEEE
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: Sisters:)

Andrea Yeh

Official Sass Master

  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Minor(S): Japanese and Business Management
  • Campus Involvement: Phi Delta Epsilon
  • Hobbies: Collecting different editions of Monopoly, Refreshing Facebook constantly, Following cute animal Instagrams, Singing in the shower, and Eating food all the time
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: My favorite thing about Sigma is that every day when I can meet up with someone, I am able to get to know something new about people in our sisterhood every day. And I am very appreciative that I am in an amazing sisterhood with amazing women, and th

Shira Yellin

Arc Leader

  • Hometown: Closter, NJ
  • Major: Cognitive Science
  • Minors: Chemistry
  • Campus Involvement: Supplemental Instruction, Case EMS
  • Hobbies: Crafting, Watching old TV shows
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: Knowing that I don't have to face challenges alone, because my sisters are always there for me

Brittany Zhang

Housing Chair

  • Hometown: Changchun, China
  • Major: Biology
  • Campus Involvement: CCEL
  • Hobbies: Swimming, Painting, Cooking, Shopping

Helen Zhao

Secretary

  • Hometown: Omaha, NE
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Campus Involvement: CSE-IT
  • Hobbies: Reading, Running, Telling Jokes
  • Favorite Thing about Sigma: Tri Sigma Night Live!
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