These student profiles showcase the impact alumni and parent contributions have on the current students of the college.

Want to write your own profile? Profiles should include your name and class year and a brief (250-300 word) description of your experiences while at Williams. Profiles should thank Eph Alumni for their support, but the exact format is up to you! Send completed profiles to Laura Day in the Alumni Fund office.

Breelyn Karno ’20

Thank you. These words seem somewhat inadequate to express the depth of gratitude that I owe you, but I hope they will suffice. My name is Breelyn Karno. I hail from a small town in rural Wisconsin where we have more cows and corn than people. Without you,… Continue reading »

Cameron Helm ’18

Greetings from Williamstown! My name is Cameron Helm. I am a member of the awesome Class of 2018, and I want to extend my thanks for your generous contribution to the Alumni Fund. Your generosity is far-reaching and much appreciated, as it will not only help those like… Continue reading »

Kevin Coakley ’20

Hi! My name is Kevin Coakley, and I am a member of the Class of 2020. Thank you so much for contributing to the Alumni Fund. Know that, by donating, you are allowing all current and future students to enjoy the fantastic experience that Williams provides, one… Continue reading »

Lindsey Vandergrift ’16

Gratitude comes in various forms, and I hope that the simple but heartfelt words “thank you” can convey how important your support of Williams has been. My name is Lindsey Vandergrift, and I am a chemistry major in… Continue reading »

Jack Greenberg ’18

Williams distinguishes itself from other elite colleges and universities by manifesting everyday the values upon which the college was founded and continues to hold dear. “Liberal arts,” for us, is not a platitude that serves a convenient purpose in our rhetoric but is a means of organizing our… Continue reading »

Kristen Bayrakdarian ’19

Even though I have been here for less than a year, I am already so amazed by, and so thankful for, everything Williams has provided me thus far. From genuinely interesting classes, intelligent and aware professors, incredibly motivated classmates, and willing and helpful staff, your gift to… Continue reading »

Isabel Andrade ’18

My name is Isabel Andrade, I’m a member of the Class of 2018, and an international student from Quito, Ecuador. I want to extend my deepest thanks for your contribution to the Alumni Fund. Thank you for the opportunity… Continue reading »

Ryan Farley ’16

Hello! My name is Ryan Farley, and I am a member of the Class of 2016. Thank you so much for your generous donation to the Williams Alumni Fund – I am so grateful to attend a school with an alumni network as strong and giving as Williams. Although… Continue reading »

Zoe Trutner ’16

To all those who gave, taught, learned, worked, and cared to make these last three and a half years at Williams some of the most challenging, stimulating, formative, and fun of my life:  thank you. My name is Zoe Trutner, I am a senior from Corte Madera, California. As… Continue reading »

Troy Sipprelle ’17

My name is Troy Sipprelle, and I’m a member of the Class of 2017 from Englewood, NJ.  Growing up, I wanted to go to Williams because the Purple Valley always seemed to welcome me with open arms when I visited for sports camps or dropped my older… Continue reading »