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2019-2020 Bloggers

Kayla Savoy

Hey there! I promise finding this author’s note and stumbling across my blog page is no accident. My goal at the end of the day is to hopefully get you laughing, encouraged, or ready to make a change in your…

John Arango

My name is John and I like cats. My dad's from Colombia and my mom's from El Salvador. I have been attending Montgomery College (full-time) for two years now. I did not rush into college after high school graduation because…

Anne-Marcelle Kouame

Salut tout le monde! My name is Anne-Marcelle (a hyphenated first-name, pronounced like “Anh- Marcel”). By now, if you suspect that I speak French, you’re spot on! I am actually Ivorian-American, born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire ( also known…

Bih Nche Kandi

Hi, my name is Kandi and this is my ninth semester at MC with one left by the grace of God. Yeah I know that’s a lot of semesters but hey I’m not as dumb as you thinking. I graduated…

Arleen Cannata Seed

Hi!  My name is Arleen Cannata Seed and I’m studying Fine Arts here at Montgomery College in Takoma Park/Silver Spring.  Originally from New York City, I studied Art as an undergraduate years ago, but chose to spend my career in…

Om Tawari

Namasté everyone! My name is Om’Anand Tiwari, but everyone calls me Om. Two things that you’ll realize about me if we ever meet in person is that I have horrible volume control when I speak. I literally do not know…

Cassidy Colbert

I am a 20-year-old lifelong resident of Damascus, Maryland. I am in my 4th semester as a part-time student at MC. I plan on getting my associates degree in the next couple of years and then transferring to the University of…

Madlene Nel

One part student and one part friend, two parts explorer and four parts drama queen. When you put it all together you’d have a nice apple pie and I just made myself very hungry. My name is Maddie and I…

2018-2019 Bloggers

Om Tawari

Namasté everyone! My name is Om’Anand Tiwari, but everyone calls me Om. Two things that you’ll realize about me if we ever meet in person is that I have horrible volume control when I speak. I literally do not know…

LaTia Barrett

I was born and raised right here in the DC area, which seems weird to say in such a transient city. I’ve lived here in the DC Metro Area for my entire life, and most of my immediate family is…

Anna Sohn

My name is Anna Sohn, I'm 18 years old, and this is my second year at MC. I was homeschooled through 9th grade, and I went to Wootton High School for 10th and 11th grade before graduating one year early. In lieu…

Meredith Cordero

¡Hola! My name is Meredith and this is my third and last year at MC. I hope to transfer to the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) next fall. My goal is to become an orthodontist and reach out to countries…

Annika La Vina

My name is Annika La Vina (pronounced like Monica without the M). I am 20 years old, and I am currently a new student at MC. I love all kinds of sports and am super into fitness - catch me…

Cassidy Colbert

I am a 20-year-old lifelong resident of Damascus, Maryland. I am in my 4th semester as a part-time student at MC. I plan on getting my associates degree in the next couple of years and then transferring to the University of…

Karl Meyer

I am 22 years old and have been attending Montgomery College for two years now with one semester left to go before I graduate. I’ve lived in the Rockville area for 8 years and before that, another 7 years St.…

Kaila McCullough

Hi, my name is Kaila-Marie or Kaila (whichever you prefer). I am a business major. I love going on adventures and traveling and I love to play volleyball. I enjoy being able to capture the moment while visiting a new…

Madlene Nel

One part student and one part friend, two parts explorer and four parts drama queen. When you put it all together you’d have a nice apple pie and I just made myself very hungry. My name is Maddie and I…

2017-2018 Bloggers

Taylor Oland

My name is Taylor and I'm 21 years old. I work full-time and attend MC part-time. I'm working on my Associates in General Studies, but my end goal is to be involved in the mental health field. I'm an Aquarius,…

Bob Okoroajuzie

Hello, I am Bob Ndubuisi Okoroajuzie. Honestly speaking, Christ is the center of my life or at least I try to make him the center. If it doesn’t relate to Christ, it doesn’t relate to me. I became more fond…

Bethany Maczka

Hello!  My name is Bethany.  This is my second year at Montgomery College.  I am a member of the Macklin Business Institute, the honors business program at MC.  I am so fortunate to have found this incredible program, and the…

Cassidy Colbert

I am a 20-year-old lifelong resident of Damascus, Maryland. I am in my 4th semester as a part-time student at MC. I plan on getting my associates degree in the next couple of years and then transferring to the University of…

Karl Meyer

I am 22 years old and have been attending Montgomery College for two years now with one semester left to go before I graduate. I’ve lived in the Rockville area for 8 years and before that, another 7 years St.…

Kaila McCullough

Hi, my name is Kaila-Marie or Kaila (whichever you prefer). I am a business major. I love going on adventures and traveling and I love to play volleyball. I enjoy being able to capture the moment while visiting a new…

Naomi Graham-Stanford

I am currently 21 years old and a born and raised (and proud) Washingtonian. My parents both came to the United States as foreigners from Panamá City, Panamá so I ethnically (and also proudly) identify as Latin-Caribbean. I am in…

Madlene Nel

One part student and one part friend, two parts explorer and four parts drama queen. When you put it all together you’d have a nice apple pie and I just made myself very hungry. My name is Maddie and I…

Alexandra Atienza

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” I read this quote somewhere along my elementary school days and it lingers in my mind to this day. That’s why I grabbed chance by the hand and took the opportunity…

Ray Ann Villanueava

My name is Ray Ann. I grew up wanting to be a lot of things. Being a lot older now, I realize you never really grow out of those dreams. I’m 23 years old, barely 5 ft. tall and often…

2016-2017 Bloggers

Ray Ann Villanueava

My name is Ray Ann. I grew up wanting to be a lot of things. Being a lot older now, I realize you never really grow out of those dreams. I’m 23 years old, barely 5 ft. tall and often…

Raul Torrento

My name is Raul Torrento. I am a local, born in DC proper and raised in the area (Aspen Hill, Springfield, DC, Falls Church, Annandale). Music, gymnastic strength training, and Muay Thai are just a few things I enjoy. I…

Patricia Pablo

"Only 19, but my mind is older." My name is Patricia Isabel Pablo. My parents call me Trish, my siblings call me Ate, my family calls me Patis, my friends call me Patty, but it doesn't really matter what you…

Natalie Yuravlivker

I have been at Montgomery College since the fall of 2015. Originally from Montgomery County, I left the area in 2001 after graduating high school. I lived in Canada, Mexico, Scotland, and Uruguay before returning to the States for three…

Michael Gorres

Hey my name is Michael Gorres, I’m 21 years old and a Graphic Design Major at the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. I was born and raised in Montgomery County and graduated from Magruder High School. After graduating from MC,…

Blue KeAndre

"The Glass Castle" taught me about enjoying simplicity and the true value of objects. "The Great Gatsby" shed light on money, success, greed, and friendship. And "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" conveyed the morbidity of how inevitable fate…

Jake Potvin

I am 20 years old and reside (for the most part) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. I am on my second full year of classes (one year I took a single class as I was working). I have, however, recently moved to…

Danny Lainez

Hello! My name is Daniel Lainez. I run, I swim, I film. I'm 18 years old and have resided in Gaithersburg my whole life. I love creating videos to make people smile and laugh. I hope that by showing you my interests…
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