Summer is an exciting time for new Lancers—a time of hope for new beginnings and anticipation of what the future holds. We asked 21 incoming freshmen to tell us what they are looking forward to most about Longwood and one interesting fact about them. Their answers underscore that the incoming Class of 2024 is among the most diverse and talented that we have ever welcomed. (click/tap to reveal)
Meet the Longwood Class of 2024…
I am an old soul in a young body. My career goal is to become a civil rights attorney.
Myles Johnson, Political Science/Pre-law
I am looking forward to meeting all kinds of new people.
Caleigh Edwards, Criminology and Criminal Justice
I won acting awards in high school, and my team placed third in the state theatre competition.
Lydia Price, Theatre Education
I’m a member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society at my local community college.
Abbey Tackett, Psychology
I can juggle three batons that are on fire.
Imani Johnson, Elementary Education
I’m a self-taught guitar player.
Sam Gates, History
I enjoy making delicious baked goods for my friends and family!
Jocelyn Smith, Public Relations
I’m an avid gamer and love to play soccer.
Kevin Warren, Computer Science
I really love photography!
Lily Scarbrough, Education
I’m from Scotland and looking forward to playing on the soccer team.
Lucas Muller, Physics
I’m looking forward to the traditions, joining a Spanish culture club and meeting new people.
Anabelle Diaz, Graphic Design
I'm looking forward to being an active part of the Cormier Honors College!
Marjorie Looby, Elementary Education
I’m looking forward to the traditions, especially Color Wars!
Melody Crawford, Nursing
I’m looking forward to the opportunity for new life experiences.
Jett Williams, Psychology
I played four years of high school basketball, so everyone will see me in the gym.
Ryan Golladay, Kinesiology
I have been in a school play every year since third grade!
Abigail Cohen, Digital Media
I love traveling and have been to many places from Alaska to Hawaii — and on many Disney cruises!
Scott White, Environmental Sciences
I’m attending Longwood at 16. I turn 17 the week we start classes.
Sjoribel Traverso, Nursing
I’ve been a dancer for 14 years, and I hope to continue that journey in college.
Sydney Skillin, Elementary Education
I’m looking forward to meeting my fellow Lancers!
Zachary Sissel, Elementary Education
I am the first in my immediate family to go to college.
Zayna Brown, Biology
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