Wilmington Fellows Class of 2022

Lindsey Aubuchon

Lindsey Aubuchon

Lindsey Aubuchon is from Hickory, North Carolina. While at UNCW, she has been involved in the STEM learning community, Wilmington Fellows, undergraduate research, study abroad ambassadors, founded UNCW’s student chapter of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and taken part in the Seabelles, Wilmington’s all women’s a capella group. She is majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. Her long-term goal is to pursue a PhD in molecular genetics and genomics in preparation for a career in scientific research and teaching.

Meaghan Colston, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Meagan Colston

Meagan Colston is from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. She plans to major in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Her goal is to pursue a career in the medical field with a concentration in anesthesiology. She has a huge passion for the medical field and helping others. She has volunteered at the local hospital in her area and even hosted her own blood drive. She chose UNCW because of the friendly atmosphere and the welcoming people here. It has always felt like home to her. Meagan hopes to continue her volunteer work in the Wilmington area and serve others throughout her time at UNCW. She plans to become involved with different service organizations and research projects. She also plans to play club sports and join other organizations that UNCW has to offer. During her free time. Meaghan enjoys going to the gym, traveling, playing softball, and swimming. She really hopes to become scuba certified and join the dive team at UNCW.

Erica De Neef, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Erica De Neef

Erica De Neef grew up in Charlotte, NC and is now a Senior Fellow at UNCW. She is pursuing two majors in Communication Studies and International Studies, with a Spanish minor and a concentration in Globalization. In the Spring of 2020, she studied abroad in Santiago, Chile and had the best time immersing herself in the Spanish language, learning about the rich culture of Chile, and traveling throughout the country. She recently finished an internship at Manos Unidas, an organization that provides health education and services to farmworkers in Southeast NC. She will graduate in December of 2021.

Scott Finnis, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Scott Finnis

Scott is from Randolph, New Jersey and he's very excited to be at UNCW. He plans on majoring in Coastal Engineering. He wants to be involved in the surf team as well as other organizations at UNCW. Anytime Scott isn't on campus, he'll probably be at the beach surfing. 

Nolan Frost, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Nolan Frost

Nolan Frost was born in Raleigh, NC and grew up in Murphy, TX and Wake Forest, NC. He found passions for business and technology through his middle and high school careers and his job experiences, and he plans to double major in Computer Science and Business Administration. Nolan recently created his own digital marketing business called Frost Marketing Group using the knowledge that he obtained through his senior project on digital marketing and the time he spent as the president of his high school's DECA business and marketing club. Nolan's dream is to use the knowledge and skills he obtains in his education to start a successful technology company. He is hoping to play club sports at UNCW and is looking forward to making new life-long friends and connections!

 Brenna Hutchings

Brenna Hutchings

Brenna Hutchings is from Spruce Pine, NC, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. She is a member of the UNCW Honors College and is majoring in Marine Biology. Brenna participated in the FYRE program as a freshman and has continued conducting research on native and non-native ascidian communities in NC with her research mentor, Dr. Susanna López-Legentil, in the iMESA Lab at the Center for Marine Science. Brenna was a recipient of the SURCA Research Grant in summer 2019, the CSURF Supply Grant in Fall 2019, and has presented her work at two UNCW Undergraduate Showcases. Upon completing her Honors Thesis in Spring 2021, Brenna plans to publish her research in 'Estuaries and Coasts,' and will be working in Wilmington before pursuing her Graduate degree.

Gia Lash, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Gia Lash

Originally from Huntersville, North Carolina, Gia Lash recently graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM), a public boarding school in Durham, NC. She plans on majoring in Communication Studies with minors in Journalism and Environmental Studies, and is looking forward to being involved in various cultural clubs, The Plastic Ocean Project, and the Catholic Campus Ministry. During her four years at UNCW, she also hopes to serve her hall community as a Resident Assistant, study abroad and experience a new culture, write for The Seahawk, and learn how to surf.

 Sidney Wollmuth, Wilmington Fellows class of 2022.

Sidney Wollmuth

Quite fittingly, Sidney Wollmuth discovered UNCW while flipping through college books in the resource section of a beach bookstore. Being a native of Northern Virginia, she’d never heard of Wilmington, North Carolina; however, one stroll around campus was all it took for her to feel something click. She intends on double majoring in English and Creative Writing and looks forward to getting involved in UNCW’s publications. She’s also eager to work with mental health awareness organizations on campus and study abroad in as many places as her bank account will take her.