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Noelle Hedgcock ('16)

Noelle Hedgcock ('16)

MA Student in English

Noelle Hedgcock graduated summa cum laude in 2016 with distinction in English and Textual Studies, as well as a degree in Public Relations, and she was the recipient of the Jean Marie Richards Memorial Prize (2016). She will start the MA in English program at Syracuse in the fall of 2016, where she will study Victorian literature and popular culture. Noelle has appeared in multiple Syracuse-area live theater productions, including most recently the Central New York Playhouse’s Macbeth.

How has an ETS major helped you succeed?
"When I committed to an ETS dual major, I couldn't imagine the skills, insight, and personal growth I would gain in just three years. Being an ETS major has taught how to think critically about problems and to approach scenarios with an open mind — to understand that there is always something else to learn and another story to hear/tell. The major taught me how to clearly and thoughtfully articulate an argument or problem and how to present an argument in an impactful, audience-specific way. I have been able to develop and hone my writing skills and was given a place to express my thoughts, ideas, and concerns."

A Jersey girl at heart, Noelle has made Central New York her home away from home. She enjoys hiking, going on road trips, and being outdoors.