Student Spotlight

Samantha & Deanna Devito '15/'15

Samantha and Deanna DevitoOriginally from Pequannock, NJ, Samantha is a junior Business major and Deanna is a junior biology major. Both are actively involved in the Marist community as Orientation Leaders, Resident Assistants members of Student Government among other activities.

The service of these young ladies extends far beyond the Hudson Valley. Both Samantha and Deanna volunteer for Operation Smile, an international non-profit organization that provides facial reconstructive surgeries to children in developing countries suffering from cleft lip and palate. This summer, Samantha will be traveling to Malawi, Africa and Deanna to the Philippines to help this important cause by acting as photojournalists.

Samantha & Deanna's Message to Marist Fund Supporters

"You are supporting students who are doing incredible work in our local community and far beyond. With Operation Smile, Samantha and I are proud to be bringing the Marist name on our medical mission trips to Malawi and the Philippines this summer and we hope we’ll make you all proud too!"



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