Meet the Ambassadors

Curt Allen

Curt Allen '20
Carroll School of Management

Curt is from Hardwick, MA.  He is a junior in the Carroll School of Management. He has not declared a concentration, but is interested in finance and accounting.  In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Curt works in the CSOM Dean’s office and enjoys playing on the Boston College Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team.  Last year he participated in the Freshmen League.  This summer he interned at the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and worked alongside Professor Paul Pellegrino who teaches business law in the Carroll School, and who is also the Special Projects Manager for the Violent Fugitive Section of the Massachusetts State Police.  In high school Curt was captain of the men’s tennis team and sang a cappella.  In his free time, he enjoys tennis, skiing, and spending time with friends.

Michaela Arguin

Michaela Arguin '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences  

Michaela is from Freetown, MA and is a double major in Political Science and Islamic Civilizations and Societies. In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Michaela is also a Tour Guide and Panelist for the Student Admissions Program, Director of Outreach for Boston College Wishmakers, a BC Big Sister in the Franklin Field Program, and a Literacy Buddy through the Campus School. Additionally, Michaela participates on the Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee Team. She eventually plans to study abroad in Morocco to solidify her skills in the Arabic language. This summer, Michaela served as an  intern to the Office of the Governor Charles Baker in his Constituent Services Office. Outside of school, she loves to cuddle with her dog, Bostynn, watch the Red Sox, and spend time with family and friends. Michaela cannot wait to see where her opportunities in Boston College take her, especially through being a Winston Ambassador.

Francis B.

Francis Barassi '20
Carroll School of Management  

Francis is from Miami, FL. He is a junior in the Carroll School of Management and plans to minor in International Studies, but has not yet decided on a concentration. In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, he actively participates in the Latin American Business Club and the Marketing Academy of Boston College. He is looking forward to continuing his internship in the commercial real estate industry abroad this summer. In high school, he was the vice president of a service learning literacy program in the inner city, as well as an avid violin player and swimmer. In his free time, Francis enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, working out, and collecting Pre Columbian artifacts.

Sarah C

Sarah Chamberlain '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Sarah is from Kansas City, MO and is planning on studying International Studies with a concentration in Ethics and Social Justice. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, Sarah is a staff writer Gavel, participates in BC Full Swing, and is looking forward to becoming a Big Sister through the BC Bigs program. She also works as student assistant for the Office of University Advancement and as a barista at On the Fly. In the summer, Sarah enjoys reading, sailing, and spending time with friends.

Matt D

Matt Davis '20
Student Director (2017 - )
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Matt is from Howell, NJ and is double majoring in Political Science and Biology with minors in Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good, and Medical Humanities, Health, and Culture. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, Matt is also in the Jenks Leadership Program, is an active participant in BC’s Liturgy Arts Group, Public Health Club, and is an executive board member of the Quality of Student Life Committee. This past summer he interned for his local Health Department, and he someday hopes to pursue a public health related career. Matt is interested in the overlap between education and the environment in politics. In his free time, Matt enjoys playing the guitar and ukulele, watching the Mets, and petting dogs.

Kristian G

Kristian Grimm '19
Carroll School of Management

Kristian is in the Carroll School of Management and is from Summit, NJ. He is currently pursuing concentrations in Finance and Information Systems, and hopes to gain experience in the financial services industry during his time at BC. In addition to the Winston Center Ambassador Program, Kristian is also involved in the Investment Club, Finance Academy, and various intramural sports. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf, snowboarding, and photography.

Melanie J

Melanie Johnson '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences  

Melanie is from Huntington, New York. She is a junior currently majoring in Political Science with hopes of being accepted into the International Studies Program. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, she is a photographer for the school yearbook, Sub Turri, and a weekly volunteer at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center through the 4Boston program. In her freetime she enjoys hiking, playing and listening to music, learning new things, exploring new places, and spending time with her friends. She is excited to see where her time at Boston College will take her, and is especially excited to take advantage of the unique opportunities presented to her by the Winston Ambassador Program.

Hayley K

Hayley Kunkle '20
Morissey College of Arts and Science  

Hayley is from Princeton Junction, New Jersey and is studying Environmental Geoscience with a minor in Music. In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Hayley is a member of the BC Piano Ensemble and a volunteer for the Student Admissions Program. She has also volunteered for the Catholic Youth Organization’s summer program in Trenton, NJ. Hayley is very interested in conservation and climate change, and hopes to investigate these issues during her time at BC and afterwards. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Colin M

Colin Martin '20
Carroll School of Management  

Colin is from Newport, RI, and is double majoring in Finance and Political Science. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, Colin is a member of the Knights of Columbus, and is the Treasurer of Electronic State of Mind. This summer, he served as the Campaign Manager for David Hanos, a State Senate candidate, in addition to lifeguarding at Easton's Beach. In his free time, he is an avid swimmer, and also enjoys working on dance music and playing with his black lab, Otis. Colin has had a passion for international affairs since a young age, and currently takes great interest in the fields of climate change and national security. He aspires to become a US Senator for the state of Rhode Island.

Ashlyn McKenna

Ashlyn McKenna '20
Carroll School of Management

Ashlyn is from Wyckoff, New Jersey and is currently a junior. She is a student in the Carroll School of Management concentrating in Finance and Marketing. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, she is also a member of the Women’s Track and Field team, Smart Women Securities, and Women in Business. As a freshman, she was involved in Ascend and Residence Hall Association. Ashlyn loves to travel, spend time with friends and cheer on the New York Giants!

Timothy Morrissey

Timothy Morrissey '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Science

Tim Morrissey is from Ashland, Massachusetts and is studying English. In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Tim is a leader for Outdoor Adventures, Boston College’s outdoor recreation program and a member of the Presidential Scholars Program. He also volunteers at Project Bread in East Boston and has had poetry published in Stylus, one of BC’s literary magazines. Tim is particularly interested in the role public policy and corporations have on sustainable, affordable, and fair community development in the Greater Boston area. In his free time, Tim enjoys kayaking, reading, and spending time with his family.

Christopher M

Christopher Murphy '20
Morissey College of Arts and Science  

Chris is from Lake Forest, IL, a suburb of Chicago. He is a junior planning to major in Political Science. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, Chris is a part of Freshman League and went on the 48 Hours retreat. During the summer he worked as a local camp counselor. Chris loves to watch the Chicago Cubs, swim in Lake Michigan and view Netflix in his free time.

Nicola P

Nicola Pease '19
Student Director (2017 - )
Carroll School of Management


Nicola is from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey just outside of New York City. She is a student in the Carroll School of Management concentrating in Finance and Marketing. She has interned at a Startup tech company and Marvel Entertainment and is hoping to continue to explore opportunities in marketing and digital media in the entertainment industry. In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Nicola participated in the UGBC Leadership Academy, volunteers for the Student Admissions Program, serves on the marketing committee for Agape Latte and is involved in Women in Business. Outside of school, she enjoys travel, running, hanging out with family and friends, Netflix, and brunch.

Caroline R

Caroline Ring '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Caroline is from Florham Park, New Jersey and is studying Political Science with a minor in Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good.  In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, she is also a volunteer for the Student Admissions Program, a tutor for the Boston College Neighborhood Center, and a staff writer for The Gavel.  Caroline is interested in the interrelationship between politics and the economy, particularly in developing countries, as well as gender equality and social justice.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing volleyball, and exploring Boston.

Abigail Schulte

Abigail Schulte '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Abigail is from Amherst, NH and pursuing a double major in Political Science and English with a minor in French. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, she is also on the board of the R.E.A.C.T club, which seeks to expose and address the issue of human trafficking within our modern world. Abigail also participates in Lean In, French Club, and Model United Nations. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, reading, and exploring Boston. Abigail is passionate about social justice, preserving the environment, and eradicating gender discrimination. In the future she hopes to use her BC education to address these issues within the political sphere.

William T

William Taber '20
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Will is from Cleveland, OH and is planning on studying Art History and Philosophy.  In addition to being a Winston Center Ambassador, Will is a member of the Freshman League and Avid Listeners of Boston College.  Over the summer, he has interned at the Cleveland Museum of Art and works as a caddy.  Will loves his Cleveland sports teams and enjoys playing golf, reading and playing guitar during his free time.

Roshan Taroll

Roshan Taroll '21
Morrissey School of Arts and Sciences

Roshan is from Boston, MA specifically from the neighborhood of Hyde Park. Roshan plans on majoring in Economics and hopefully studying abroad in Singapore or the UK during his time at Boston College. In addition to being a Winston Ambassador, Roshan is a social science editor for Elements: the Undergraduate Research Journal and a member of the Roosevelt Policy Institute and BC Economics Association. Outside of school, he has been actively involved for the past five years as a counselor at the Trinity Education for Excellence Program that supports and mentors predominantly youth of color in the city of Boston. He is very interested in public policy and healthcare research, which he hopes to continue after his years at Boston College. In his free time, Roshan loves running , traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.

Claire W

Claire Wilson '20
Lynch School of Education

Claire is from Hillsborough, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a junior double majoring in Applied Psychology and Human Development and Communications. As well as being a Winston Center Ambassador, she is a member of the Emerging Leader Program, on the Communications Board of the Marketing Academy of Boston College, and a volunteer for the Student Admissions Program. She is also a part of the improvisational comedy group My Mother's Fleabag. During previous summers she has interned for Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit that works to support low-income homeowners in the Silicon Valley. She was captain of her high school's Varsity golf team in high school, and now enjoys playing and coaching in her free time.