Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

Laura Austin

Lifelong Passion For the Arts – Laura Austin »

Studying theatre in a women’s college environment was an empowering experience for Laura Austin, ’21. The arts have been a lifelong passion, and she was able to audition for productions and declare her major during her first year at Meredith.

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Leslie Castro

Going Strong in Theatre – Leslie Castro »

For four years at Meredith, Leslie Castro, ’19, studied in an English classroom that featured a poster from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. After graduation, she found herself a part of that company.

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class of 2019 theatre

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More Than a Brand – Allie Sullivan »

“Going Strong” is more than a brand for Allie Sullivan, ’19, who has found a way to get involved in all aspects of Meredith College’s campus life from traditions to student organizations to performing on stage.

Victoria Mitchell as Samantha Steadman in the Meredith production of A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas.

The Importance of Collaboration – Victoria Mitchell »

Victoria Mitchell, ’18, chose to pursue her degree in theatre at Meredith College because she knew her voice would be heard in the women’s college environment.

Maggie Mauney

Discovering New Talents – Maggie Mauney »

Maggie Mauney discovered how a willingness to change your mind can open new possibilities.

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music theatre

Rimsha Afzal

The Best of Both Worlds – Rimsha Afzal »

In this video Strong Story, see how Rimsha Afzal was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology.



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