Name: Courtney Breen
Class Year: 2021
Hometown: Hull, MA
Major: Psychology, Pre-Med
Campus Activities: AMSA (American Medical Student Association), Holy Cross for a Cure, E and R Laundry Representative
Favorite Movie: The Breakfast Club
Favorite Song: Yellow by Coldplay
Favorite Singer/Group: Taylor Swift
Favorite Color: Baby Blue
Favorite Sports Team: New England Patriots
Favorite class taken at Holy Cross: Exploring Differences (Montserrat with Professor Ryan)
Item on HC Bucket List: Sledding down the hill to Freshman Field.
Embarrassing HC Moment: Accidentally dropping an entire plate of food and smashing my plate in the middle of the line for chicken parm.
Bragging Rights: I am Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson’s number one fan.
Words to live by: “Everything happens for a reason.”
One thing you would change at HC: Make it a five year institution so that I do not have to graduate in May.
Favorite TV Show: Outlander
Favorite Book: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Favorite Kimball Meal: Pesto Tortellini or Chicken Noodle Soup
Favorite Cool Beans Drink: Iced Chai Latte
Favorite Spot on Campus: Dinand Main Reading Room
Favorite Off-Campus Restaurant: Mare E Monti
Guilty Pleasure: Strawberry-frosted PopTarts
Some small things that make your day better: Cutting into a perfect avocado.
First thing you do when you wake up: Try to figure out what day of the week it is.
Last thing you do before going to bed: Set five or more alarms to make sure that I will wake up in the morning.
Favorite place you have traveled to: Sedona, Arizona
Something you look forward to when you go home: Hanging out in the kitchen with my family (and dog) as my dad makes dinner.
Post-Graduation Plans: Moving home and taking some time off to get a job and save money before eventually applying to medical schools.
Favorite Memory at HC: Every year I always looked forward to the Fall Harvest dinner around Thanksgiving. The food was great, but I loved being packed into a crowded Kimball table with all of my friends and the rest of the campus buzzing about the holidays. The sense of community and togetherness I felt at those dinners is something I will cherish forever.