Crusader of the Week

Name: Christopher Whamond

Hometown: Holden, MA

Major: Mathematics

Best Dorm: Hanselman!

Favorite Holy Cross Class: Intro to Elementary Sign Language

Least Favorite Holy Cross Class: Global Cities

Number of All-Nighters Last Semester: Two

Favorite Animal: Meerkat

Favorite Book: “The Collector” by John Fowles

Favorite Color: Maroon

Favorite Movie: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Favorite Song/Artist: “Non-stop” by Hamilton

Favorite TV Shows:  “How I Met Your Mother,” “Daredevil,” “Peaky Blinders”

Favorite Meal on Campus: Anything served by Chris from the grill station.

Favorite Professor and Why?: Professor Lauren Capotosto in the Education Department; she’s one of the kindest and most knowledgeable people I’ve met.

Favorite Sophomore Student: Jeffrey “Detective Jeffrey” Dickinson

Favorite Junior Student: Lucca Eloy #SecondFloorSwag

Favorite Senior Student: Will Peterson (He’s held the door for all of us so many times)

Favorite Off-Campus Restaurant: Miss Worcester’s

Biggest Regrets at Holy Cross: Not getting to know enough people last year.

Embarrassing Story: During my first shift at Kimball, I spilled an entire cart of silverware in the middle of the dining hall.

Best Memory of Holy Cross: Getting the nickname of “Peaky” at the beginning of last year.

Campus Activities: Hanselman RA (go Hanselfam!), Shop Assistant in the Theater Department

Advice for Fellow Crusaders: “Get to know as many people as possible because people on this campus are great.”

Guilty Pleasure: Going to the Campion Crochet Circle on Wednesdays.

Bragging Rights: I know everyone’s name in Hanselman.

Hobbies: Reading, watching Netflix, teaching martial arts, and “taxiing” my friends around with my car.

Pet Peeve: When people begin asking a question with the word “Question…”

Favorite Cool Beans Drink:  Hot chocolate #NeverHadCoffee

Role Model: My AP Calculus teacher, Mr. Townsend, who wears polo shirts almost as much as I do.

Number One Thing On Your HC Bucket List: Try coffee

Your Mantra: “Good stuff.”

One Thing You Would Change at Holy Cross: Give all residence hall rooms overhead lights

Plans after Graduation?: Become a decisive person and figure out what to do with my life.

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  1. I am a freshman in college. I’ve always wanted to be a pediatrician, but today, because of you, I realized that I want (and will) be a pediatric oncologist. I WILL help you fight this fight and together we will murder the murderer that robbed your son’s life.He did not deserve what he went through and I am so, terribly so#8&.Youyrr217;re amazing and so is your beautiful little boy.Keep it up, you’re truly an inspiration to us all.


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