Major: English: Creative Writing
Hometown: Knoxville, TennesseeHannah is recognized for both her scholarship and her creativity. In high school, she shadowed architects at several notable firms which inspired her to create a bell tower plan for her campus and write a senior thesis with a thorough philosophical analysis of how the architecture would affect her school. Hannah currently serves on Samford’s Student Activities Council, French Club, and the Fellows Recruitment Council. In addition, she is a volunteer graphic designer for several organizations on campus. From the beginning of her freshman year, Hannah has been named to the Dean List three semesters in a row, received the Wheeler Award for Academic Excellence from the English Department, and is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society. She was also honored by the American Association of Teachers of French for her essay on the globalization of French in Africa. Through the entirety of her sophomore year, Hannah has volunteered at Princeton Elementary through NorthStar ministries and has led an after-school book club for elementary students in downtown Birmingham. Recently, she was granted a position on the Wide Angle Editorial Staff as Creative Writing editor and will continue to write short fiction, poems, and other creative works for the academic journal. Majoring in English and minoring in both Fine Arts and French, Hannah hopes to pursue several creative avenues after graduation such as creative writing, publication, graphic design, and illustration.