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Meet the Interns

ALAN HORNER

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Interning at: Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/Farmington

College: Central Connecticut State University

Major: Hospitality and Tourism Studies

Fun Fact: Alan can name all 189 countries

GRACE WILLARD

Interning at: Homewood Suites Buffalo Airport & Marketing

College: Mercyhurst University

Major: Management and Marketing

Fun Fact: Grace has a dream of running the social media for a sports team

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DERIK LINTON

Interning at: Hampton Inn Boston/Bedford Burlington

College: Stonehill College

Major: Management

Fun Fact: Derik is hoping to get into Human Resources in the future

ANNIE DAVIS

Interning at: Homewood Suites Boston/Canton & Canton Corporate

College: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Fun Fact: this is Annie’s second year interning with Buffalo Lodging

HOLDEN LEIBENGUTH

Interning at: Residence Inn Rochester Henrietta

College: University at Buffalo

Major: Business Administration

Fun Fact: Holden has siblings as young as 6 and as old as 29

HALLIE FEDORCHAK

Interning at: Courtyard Providence Lincoln

College: Johnson & Wales University

Major: Tourism and Hospitality Management

Fun Fact: Hallie likes to box and kickbox in her free time

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GABRIELLA PETRIZZO

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Interning at: Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo Airport

College: Cornell University

Major: Undecided 

Fun Fact: Gabriella won 6 scholarships and 2 awards when she graduated high school in 2022

MEG BUTLER

Interning at: Hampton Inn Coventry-Warwick Area

College: Nichols College

Major: Business Administration

Fun Fact: Meg plays on the women’s soccer team at Nichols College

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