Meaghan Lynn Mapes, is a proud sister of the Lambda Phi Sorority.
She is freshman at Saint John's University with a major in Politics
and Government and an undeclared minor in Philosophy. Currently she
is an intern for Senator Serphin Maltese, and hopes to one day work
for social justice in the realm of local politics. Meaghan is an
alumna of Townsend Harris High School, where she graduated cum
laude and studied Latin for two years. In high school, she was MVP
for the Townsend Harris Hawks softball team and was recognized for
having the highest batting average in the Queens A division. She
was also chosen to be an All-Borough player. Meaghan was a lector
at St. Helen’s Church all through high school and was a member of
the St. Vincent de Paul Society there. She also has been coaching
her sister's basketball team at St. Helen’s for the past four
years. As an Ozanam Scholar she hopes to fulfill the Ephebic Oath
she took in high school in which she promised to "leave my world no
less, but rather greater than I found it".