Meet the Guides

MEET THE GUIDES

Meet The Guides

Maggie Beazer
Maggie Beazer

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): History & Science
Hometown: Tooele, UT
Harvard Extracurriculars: Radcliffe Choral Society, College Democrats, Harvard Premedical Society
Favorite Place at Harvard: Sever Courtyard
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: The big Primal Scream reveal at the end!


Hunter Bigge
Hunter Bigge

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Physics
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Varsity Baseball
Favorite Place at Harvard: John Harvard Statue
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting new people


Filip Bujaroski
Filip Bujaroski

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Computer Science with a secondary in Economics
Hometown: Skopje, Macedonia
Harvard Extracurriculars: In Teaching Fellow for CS50
Favorite Place at Harvard: Weeks Bridge
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Sharing the story of Harvard with people eager to learn.


Matthew Cappucci
Matthew Cappucci

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Atmospheric Sciences
Hometown: Plymouth, MA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Weekly forecasts
Favorite Place at Harvard: Science Center roof
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide:
Getting to meet students from all over the world


Christopher Chen
Christopher Chen

Class Year at Harvard: 2021
Concentration (Major): Neurobiology
Hometown: Sammamish, WA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard University Band, Club tennis/archery, Harvard Veritutor, Experimentors, Late-Night CVS Runs
Favorite Place at Harvard: CVS
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting people from all over the world + most tours start near CVS which is very convenient


Cormac Conners
Cormac Conners

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Economics
Hometown: Milton, MA
Favorite Place at Harvard: Mather House
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting people from all over the world


Boris Davidov
Boris Davidov

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Social Studies
Hometown: New York City
Harvard Extracurriculars: Army ROTC, Harvard International Review, Hyperion Shakespearer Company
Favorite Place at Harvard: “That little grey shack over there”
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Introducing my Russian name, saying that I speak Russian, then assuring the guests that I will not be “Russian-g” them through the tour!


Sophie DiCara
Sophie DiCara

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): History with a secondary in Government
Hometown: Boston, MA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Womens Club Soccer, Harvard Political Review, job at Harvard Law Review
Favorite Place at Harvard: Charles River when the sun is setting
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to chat with and get to know people I wouldn’t otherwise meet; sharing with people my passion for Boston and Boston sports teams. 


Aidan Fitzsimons
Aidan Fitzsimons

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Social Studies
Hometown: Swansea, MA
Harvard Extracurriculars: A lot of writing around campus
Favorite Place at Harvard: Either Memorial Hall or the shore of the river!
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: I adore being a tour guide because I love getting to talk to all sorts of new people and show them the super interesting history of my favorite place in the world!


Tim Haehl
Tim Haehl

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): History, secondary field in Government
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Varsity Football, Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe, Veritas Financial Group
Favorite Place at Harvard: Top of the Science Center, the Loomis-Michael Observatory
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting people from all over the world and all walks of life, and getting to share a short time with them of my life at Harvard. Always fun meeting new people!


Cleo Harrington
Cleo Harrington

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): English with a secondary in Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality
Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Captain of the Varsity Water Polo team, writer for Fifteen Minutes
Favorite Place at Harvard: Widener Library
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to work outside, interact with my super awesome and enthusiastic visitors, and experience campus


Julie Harrison
Julie Harrison

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Varsity Water Polo, Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, Project Sunshine, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Favorite Place at Harvard: The Beren Rooftop Common Room in Winthrop House
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to spend time outdoors walking around campus and chatting with new people from all around the world!


Kristen Hong
Kristen Hong

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Social Anthropology with a secondary Economics
Hometown: Orinda, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Varsity Water Polo, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Crimson newspaper staff member
Favorite Place at Harvard: Down by the river houses next to the Charles River
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Being able to share my personal experiences from Harvard while enriching tourists with the rich history that Harvard has to offer.


Kelsey Hoskin
Kelsey Hoskin

Class Year at Harvard: 2021
Concentration (Major): Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology & Astrophysics
Hometown: Lilburn, Georgia
Harvard Extracurriculars: Club Volleyball
Favorite Place at Harvard: Brattle Street Flowers
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Seeing where everyone is coming from! (since of course the Hahvahd tour attracts people from all over the world)


Catherine Hua
Catherine Hua

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Organismic Evolutionary Biology/Physics
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Harvard Extracurriculars: Microbiome Research, TEDxHarvard College, Running Club, HVIET, Ballroom Dance Team
Favorite Place at Harvard: Widener Library or Hemenway Gym
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: No, I’m not the “stereotypical” Harvard student.. if there even is a stereotypical Harvard student. I love tours because it gives me a chance to clear up misconceptions that people have about Harvard students!


Samuel Huang
Samuel Huang

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Economics
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard College Consulting Group, Hip-hop dance, JFK Jr. Forum
Favorite Place at Harvard: HBS Class of 1959 Chapel (check out the koi!!)
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Making Titanic puns about Widener


Belle Lee
Belle Lee

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): History
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard Yearbook Publications, Leverett House Committee, Delta Gamma
Favorite Place at Harvard: Leverett House
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Interacting with people from all over the world!


Max Magnum
Max Magnum

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Economics
Hometown: Austin, TX
Harvard Extracurriculars: Football
Favorite Place at Harvard: El Jefe’s
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: I enjoy being a tour guide because I get to share my favorite parts about my school as well as meet new people every day.


Alexis Mealey
Alexis Mealey

Class Year at Harvard: 2021
Concentration (Major): Joint Concentration in Philosophy and Government
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard College Open Campus Initiative, Harvard Model United Nations, Network of Enlightened Women, Harvard Republican Club, and the Harvard College Centrist Society
Favorite Place at Harvard: The Weld Solarium
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: I love meeting people from across the country and around the world! I love sharing my Harvard experiences with them, especially young people who are considering Harvard, because I was first introduced to the university on a Hahvahd tour!


Hillary Mclauchlin
Hillary Mclauchlin

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Social Studies & East Asian Studies
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Harvard Extracurriculars: The Crimson, Harvard College China Forum, Peer Advising Fellow, Harvard Chinatown ESL
Favorite Place at Harvard: The Quad–I’m all about Quad house pride!
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: I really enjoy meeting people from all over the world and sharing with them the many reasons why I LOVE Harvard!


Sufia Mehmood
Sufia Mehmood

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Chemistry with a secondary in History of Science
Hometown: California
Harvard Extracurriculars: FGSU (First Generation Student Union) KDSAP (Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program), SADC (South Asian Dance Company), and the pre-med society. I work as a manager at Lamont Cafe, tutor students as an HSA and BSC Tutor, and love giving tours of Harvard’s campus.
Favorite Place at Harvard: The Charles River because I feel so at peace when staring out at the water.
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: All of the new people we get to meet from all over the place. 🙂


Matthew Miller
Matthew Miller

Class Year at Harvard: 2021
Concentration (Major): Undeclared
Hometown: Deerfield, Il
Harvard Extracurriculars: Model United Nations, Harvard Political Union, Economics Association, Intramural sports
Favorite Place at Harvard: The Old Yard
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Showing people from around the world the amazing place that is Harvard.


Robert Miranda
Robert Miranda

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Government
Hometown: Monterey Park, CA
Harvard Extracurriculars: The Harvard Crimson Editorial Board, Harvard College Stories for Orphans, Mission Hill Afterschool, Small Claims Advisory Service
Favorite Place at Harvard: Andover Hall Courtyard (in HDS)
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting the incredibly diverse and interesting people on our tours that come to visit Harvard throughout the year.


Elizabeth Quinonez
Elizabeth Quinonez

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Psychology
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Harvard Extracurriculars: ALpha and Omega Club, Harvard College Stories for Orphans, Fuerza Latina
Favorite Place at Harvard: Mather House Library
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: The PUNS!


Noah Reimers
Noah Reimers

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Economics
Hometown: Leesburg, VA
Harvard Extracurriculars: Varsity Football Program, Harvard College Consulting Group, Harvard Sports Analysis Collective
Favorite Place at Harvard: Harvard Stadium
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Trying to break the typical Harvard stereotypes and explaining the interesting backstory behind the University.


Zaria Smalls
Zaria Smalls

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Electrical Engineering (for now)
Hometown: New York City
Harvard Extracurriculars: Expressions Dance Company, Passus Step Team, First- Year Urban Program Leader, Smart Women Securities, Eleganza Model and Dancer
Favorite Place at Harvard: A tie between the business school library, the yard at Dunster House and Weeks Bridge.
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to welcome visitors to Harvard, a place that I truly think of as home. Tour guiding gives me a daily reminder of how amazing Harvard is.


Derek Speedy
Derek Speedy

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Theatre, Dance and Media with a secondary in Psychology
Hometown: Chester, NJ
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Hasty Pudding Theatricals, Harvard College Musical Theatre, Satire V
Favorite Place at Harvard: A sunset walk along the Charles
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Meeting people from all over the world. Each tour for me is like a mini-performance.


Liz Terry-Kantor
Liz Terry-Kantor

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Molecular and Cellular Biology
Hometown: West Nyack, NY
Harvard Extracurriculars: composer/orchestrator/music director with the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, dancer/choreographer with the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, Music Director of CityStep, Co-President of the Harvard College Medical Humanities Forum, research
Favorite Place at Harvard: The lobby of the Fogg Art Museum
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Using my theatricality to entertain people in a different and engaging way


Samantha Tham
Samantha Tham

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Harvard Extracurriculars: Chinese Students Association, Mission Hill After School, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Organization of Asian American Sisters in Service
Favorite Place at Harvard: Barker Center Cafe
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Being able to introduce a new side of Harvard to people from all around the world who are interested in Harvard! Also, interacting with the visitors is always a highlight of my tours!


Carla Troconis
Carla Troconis

Class Year at Harvard: 2019
Concentration (Major): Government with a French Citation
Hometown: Chapel Hill
Harvard Extracurriculars: Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club (currently Treasurer and I act, direct, and do design work), write for the Harvard Political Review
Favorite Place at Harvard: Harvard Art Museums
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to share the quirks and my joy of Harvard with others 🙂


Shelly Tsirulik
Shelly Tsirulik

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Astrophysics
Hometown: West Orange, NJ
Harvard Extracurriculars: Frisbee team and have multiple leadership roles in Hillel (Freshman Fellow, Sophomore coordinator, SCM leadership). Also loosely involved with the Harvard Dems, the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective (HSAC), and the astrophysics society.
Favorite Place at Harvard: The roof of the Science Center, where you can overlook all of Boston and also use real scientific telescopes.
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: I love getting to share my home, Harvard, with everyone who visits! I’m thankful every day to be attending my dream school, and it’s a privilege to be able to share this joy and appreciate with all who visit.


Andie Turner
Andie Turner

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Undeclared
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Harvard Extracurriculars: Institute of Politics Education Policy Program, The Crimson, Harvard College Democrats, Undergraduate Council
Favorite Place at Harvard: Annenberg of course! (freshman dining hall)
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Getting to break Harvard stereotypes and seeing the excitement on people’s faces as they tour campus!


Jen Walker
Jen Walker

Class Year at Harvard: 2018
Concentration (Major): Economics
Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
Harvard Extracurriculars: Club Lacrosse Team Co-Captain, Women in Business, Economics Question Center Tutor
Favorite Place at Harvard: Kirkland Courtyard
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: It reminds me of what a special place Harvard is and how lucky I am to go to school here!


Jacqueline Walzer
Jacqueline Walzer

Class Year at Harvard: 2021
Concentration (Major): Applied Math
Hometown: Greenvale, NY
Harvard Extracurriculars: Theatre, On Harvard Time
Favorite Place at Harvard: El Jefe’s Taqueria
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Making people laugh!


Yuki Zbytovsky
Yuki Zbytovsky

Class Year at Harvard: 2020
Concentration (Major): Environmental Science and Public Policy
Hometown: Kohala, Hawaii
Harvard Extracurriculars: Resource Efficiency Program, Harvard College Hawaii Club, Harvard Running Club
Favorite Place at Harvard: John W. Weeks Bridge during sunset (but not in the middle of winter).
Favorite Part of Being a Tour Guide: Breaking the “Typical Harvard Student” stereotype and welcoming people to my home away from home.