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Student Lab Assistants

Meet our wonderful student lab assistants! These lab assistants are often students who are studying some component of ESSS and wanted to be further involved in the ESSS Department. The job of an ESSS lab assistant is to help plan, conduct and monitor ESSS labs along side the professor in charge of each lab period. Let's hear from a few of them below!


Ben Hodapp is a Senior at CSB/SJU. He is pre-med major. His favorite thing to do in his free time is to exercise. He enjoys, running, biking, and swimming on and around campus.

Favorite Quote: "It matters not how strait the gate, how charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of My soul" - William Henley's "Invictus"

Email: [email protected]



Haylie McClung is a Junior at CSB/SJU. She is a Integrative Health Science/Pre-Physician Assistant major. In her free time she enjoys being at her cabin, exploring new places, indulging in her coffee addiction, and spending time with friends and family. 


Favorite Quote:  "How to have a great day: Smile at strangers, hold the door for others, slow down, say thank you, observe and listen, and wish others a lovely day."




 Theresa Wenner is currently a Senior at CSB/SJU. She is a Biology/ Pre - Physical Therapy major. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends, reading, and rollerblading. Her favorite thing about campus is the Arboretum at SJU.

Favorite Quote: " A smile is your best accessory"

Email: [email protected]


Lauren Redmond is a Sophomore at CSB/SJU working on a Nutrition Major with an Exercise Science Sports Studies minor. She loves playing lacrosse, being with friends, and traveling!

Favorite Quote: "Love what you do, do what you love."


Email: [email protected]


 Claire Kennedy is a Senior at CSB/SJU. She is a Nutrition Major, Exercise Science Sports Studies minor. Her future plans are to go to graduate school after senior year. Her hobbies include playing cards, riding bikes, lacrosse, and being with friends.

Favorite Quote: "No pain, no gain."

Email: [email protected]


 Morgan Potter is a Senior at CSB/SJU. She is an Integrative Health Science major and Hispanic Studies minor. Her future plans are to go to graduate school for exercise science or public health to do research. She likes to play ultimate frisbee and explore new places.

Favorite Quote: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."

Email: [email protected] 


 Kate Banovetz is a Junior at CSB/SJU. She is an Integrative Health Science major. She likes to play basketball, hang out with friends, play with kids, drink coffee, and travel.

Favorite Quote: "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."- Oscar Wilde

Email: [email protected]


 Donovan Inniss is a Junior at CSB/SJU. He is an Integrated Health Science/Pre-Med Major. His future plans are to specialize in neurosurgery. He enjoys traveling, swimming, playing tennis, and practicing Spanish in his free time.

Favorite Quote: "Your endure what is supposedly unbearable, and before you know it, you would have done the impossible by bearing the unbearable."

Email: [email protected]


 Angel Hillstrom is a Sophomore at CSB/SJU. She is an English Major, but her passion lies within Exercise Science, which is why she wanted to be a lab assistant. Her future plans are to graduate a year early and work for a college as an ESSS professor or athletic director or a hockey coach. She loves hockey and her puppies. 

Favorite Quote: "What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what lies within out into the world, miracles happen." - Henry David Thoreau

Email: [email protected]