Student Stars

Anne-Marie Senatus

When she first arrived in Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 11 from her native Haiti, Anne-Marie Senatus spoke no English. She was bilingual, fluent in Creole and French, but learning the language of America would be a process of total immersion inside the classroom and in the world beyond. “I didn’t know any English […]

Essence Duncan

A first-generation student at Florida State University, Essence Duncan was raised without any expectations of going to college. Now a senior, she couldn’t imagine her life without the experience of higher education. Duncan had plans to follow in the footsteps of her parents and join the military immediately following high school. Then, she discovered Florida […]

Charlotte Wollermann

Senior Charlotte Wollermann has used her time at Florida State University to further her professional ambitions while giving back to her hometown of Tallahassee in the process. Wollermann was attracted to Florida State because of its student-centered culture and atmosphere to foster growth and learning. At Florida State, she’s had the opportunity to develop the […]

Aquesha Addison

When searching for colleges, Aquesha Addison knew she wanted to attend a university that celebrated the diversity of its student body. Since choosing to attend Florida State University in 2017, Addison has not only appreciated the university’s commitment to diversity, she has actively taken part in ensuring all students pursue the opportunities FSU has to […]

Eli Myron

Senior Eli Myron is turning his long-time hobby of scuba diving into a career through the research opportunities he’s experienced at Florida State University. “The resources I’ve been provided through Florida State have been instrumental in shaping me as a confident leader and educator in marine conservation,” he said. Myron, a Jacksonville native, arrived at […]