Name: Christopher Whamond
Hometown: Holden, MA
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.