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Alexandra Houseworth


Alexandra is a second year student from Kalispell, Montana. She is pursuing degrees in electrical engineering and materials science with the goal of working in the renewable energy industry. When not studying or in the lab, she enjoys hiking, reading and painting. Alexandra loves the diverse people she has met as a part of Honors Presents, and is excited to continue to seek out new perspectives to bring to the Honors College.

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Gavin Thorson


Gavin is a second-year student from southeastern Minnesota studying economics and chemistry and has served as co-director since May of 2023. When he’s not in lab or reading Business Insider, he studies primarily Indo-European foreign languages. He loves reading works by Mario Vargas Llosa and Isabel Allende in particular, and he doesn’t mind taking a long walk to decompress and listen to music. He enjoys bringing his excitement for learning and diverse experiences to the Honors Presents team.

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Naomi Pardee


Naomi (she/her/hers) is a sophomore studying Accounting. Besides mastering accounting and business, her goal is to spend as much time outside as possible. She works at a fly fishing lodge in the summer and adores spending time on the water with her pooch, Wintry. She has volunteered at Dillon Food Bank, Deaconess hospital, and Coats for Kids in Wisconsin; she looks forward to continuing her volunteer work in Bozeman. She is humbled and thankful to be a part of the Honors Presents team.

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Harley Brittenham



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Sidhee Sarit Das


Sidhee (she/her/hers) is an international student from West Bengal, India. She is a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music and learning different languages. She is excited to explore the outdoors in Montana. She is thrilled to be a part of the Honors Presents!

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Nora Griffith


Nora (she/her/hers) is a sophomore studying Economics with a Minor in French. When she is not skiing Bridger Bowl, you’ll find her studying on the third floor of Norm Asbjornson Hall or with her friends hiking/backpacking in the nearby mountain ranges. During summer, she returns to the Northwoods of the Midwest to Trail Guide. Her passion for immersing in the wilderness transfers to leading young adults on backpacking, canoeing, and kayaking expeditions. She aspires to combine her interests in urban sociology and natural resource economics to aid the world around her. She is stoked to be part of the Honors Presents Team!


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Abby Riitters


Abby (she/her/hers) is a freshman studying statistics and accounting from Half Moon Bay, California. You’ll usually find her playing or watching sports (especially tennis!), and she loves cooking, boating, and taking long drives. She ultimately hopes to work in the field of sports analytics, combining her love of sports and statistics to help push the limits of athletic performance. She could not be more excited to be a part of Honors Presents!


We are currently accepting applications for Honors Presents apprentices. Gain valuable experience coordinating events and take advantage of the opportunity to interact with inspiring presenters.

To contact the team: Email [email protected]

Follow this link for the Spring 2024 Honors Presents schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16GVUh437CKy1HiHngj3IutOArQWPBxEIfGgjnvxT3hI/edit