Get to know your Oxbridge College Experience in Boston 2018 staff!
SARAH WESTERBERG, DIRECTOR
Sarah hails from Connecticut where she teaches 7th and 8th grade History and English at St. Luke’s School, an independent school. There, she coaches soccer, volleyball, softball and choreographs the winter musicals. She studied at Wheaton College (MA) and George Washington University. She loves to dance, travel, and try new things. Previously, she served as a Dean for the St Andrews and Boston Oxbridge programs, and is excited to steer the ship again this year as Director. As always, she’s most excited to meet new students from all over the world to share her love of adventure, boy bands, and Oxbridge.
TUCKER SARCHIO, EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR/FINANCE CHAIR
Born in the center of the universe (Manhattan, New York) but quickly shipped to Florida’s blights, Tucker made his triumphant return to Broadway as a college student at NYU. While in high school in Florida, Tucker found Oxbridge as the perfect summer refuge, participating in three Oxbridge Programs in France and the UK, and igniting a passion for study abroad that would carry him through college and beyond. During his time at NYU, Tucker studied abroad in Paris and Florence, and began working for Oxbridge in the summer time. Since graduating, Tucker has worked full time for Oxbridge as a recruiter and marketing coordinator. He is a loyal Yankees fan and a proud New Yorker, but can’t wait to experience Boston with you all this month!
GABRIEL GOODSPEED, EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR/ FINANCE OFFICER
I’m Gabe Goodspeed and I’m very excited to be your Co-Executive Coordinator Gabe is a rising junior at the University of Chicago double-majoring in Economics and Political Science. In College, he is a Treasurer of his community house and is involved in intramural sports. In 2014, he attended the Oxbridge program in Montpellier, France and thoroughly enjoyed it! Gabe is also a dual-citizen of the U.S. and Spain and is bilingual in English and Spanish, and conversational in French. He is looking forward to exploring Boston and getting to know everyone!
SCOTT SANDOVAL, DEAN
Hello, my name is Scott Sandoval! Scott is very excited to be joining the College Experience in Boston. Previously, he worked for two years as the Program Dean for the St. Andrews Program over in Scotland, UK. Outside of Oxbridge, Scott works as a seventh and ninth grade English teacher in Tampa, Florida. Scott is passionate about service learning and oversees the Key Club. He’s currently working on his Ed.D. at Saint Leo University in northern Tampa and looks forward to having a great summer!
BEATRIZ RAMIREZ, DEAN
Beatriz is from San Juan, Puerto Rico and currently lives there. She studied Comparative Literature as well as Latin American and Latino literature. She also completed a minor in British literature as an undergrad, has an MA and went as far as an ABD in Composition Literature. Beatriz is currently a high school and AP English teacher at the Saint John’s School in Puerto Rico, the second oldest American prep school on the island. She was a dean for the Oxbridge College Experience in Boston last year, and she has collaborated as an educator with Oxbridge since 2014. Bea did her undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico, and her graduate studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She likes movies, books and good food.
KAMILLA BERNARDES, ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
Kamilla is a graduate of Boston University. She had studied Behavior and Health, and hopes to do Occupational Therapy in the future. She was born and raised in Queens, New York City. Some of Kamilla’s hobbies include reading, watching movies, visiting different museums, and hanging out with friends. This is her second time working at Oxbridge and she’s excited to show off Boston to the high schoolers. She love the city and hopes that after this experience, the students will too!
KATHERINE VALLOT-BASKER, ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
Katherine went to high school at a boarding school 20 minutes outside of Boston, and currently is a rising sophomore at Harvard. She is majoring in Classics, and is thinking about a possible future in law. Some of her favourite hobbies include reading, walking around Harvard Square, and watching movies. Katherine loves planning activities, and she can’t wait to show you all around Cambridge and Boston!
AKOSUA NYAMEKYE, PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Akosua Nyamekye is a rising junior at Boston University. She studies International Relations and Public Relations, and hopes to work in international law in the future. Akosua was born and raised in New Jersey with family roots in Ghana. She enjoys reading, biking along the Charles River, and watching quirky documentaries. This is Akosua’s first year as a Program Assistant for the Oxbridge Program and she is super excited to help new students navigate her adopted home city of Boston!
ANIRUDDH MURTHY, PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Originally from Yorkshire in North England, Aniruddh currently studies at university in Europe. He has volunteered in hospitals as a shadow and as a secretary for a commonwealth charity. Aniruddh is returning to work at Oxbridge a second time. He enjoys collecting currencies from all around the world: at one point, Aniruddh had saved the equivalent of $600 from 31 currencies! He also enjoys practising taekwondo and writing short stories/reading, as well as playing video games. Finally, Aniruddh is very excited to get to know the students and staff members this summer and contribute as an Oxbridge alum.