Senior Spotlight: Annie McSherry

With commencement approaching, the reality is beginning to set in for some seniors. Their time as undergraduate students is coming to an end.

Annie McSherry is a nursing major gearing up for the professional sector post-graduation. She said she hopes to return to her home state of New York.

Camel, New York native Annie McSherry.

“After graduation, I would love to work in New York as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit,” McSherry said.

Though eager to start her nursing career, McSherry said she is going to miss Scranton.

“I’m really going to miss living with my best friends,” McSherry said. “I can’t imagine what I would have done without them the past four years, and it’s so sad to think about us all living in different states in a few months.”

Outside of the close-ties McSherry shares with her housemates, she is also a member of the cheerleading team and the Student Nursing Association. She said her favorite Scranton memory came from the cheer team’s finals appearance in the 2020 United Cheerleading Association’s College Nationals in Disney World.

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Scranton Club Sports Teams Keep in Touch

The cheerleading team poses for a picture at UCA College Nationals in Florida.

SCRANTON, PA – September 17, 2020

The University of Scranton temporarily paused student activity for a two-week period starting Sept. 16. Scranton also paused club sports, but the teams keep in touch through social media and other digital methods.

Emily Garcia, vice president of the cheerleading team, said that the team communicates through GroupMe, a messaging app.

“Our GroupMe is normally used for important updates and reminders throughout the season, but we often use it not to check in on each other and make sure everyone is doing well with the semester,” Garcia said.

Back in March, the team stayed in contact through Zoom meetings. Garcia said the team checked in with each other through the meetings.

“The Zoom meetings let us bond as if we were back in Scranton,” Garcia said. “It was really nice to hear everyone’s voice and see all of them again.” Continue reading