The enthusiasm in the Class of 2021 Facebook page is off the charts, so we decided to bring back our “Tell Us About Yourself(ie)” series, which will highlight profiles of incoming students in the Class of 2021 from now until August Orientation.

If you are a member of Champlain’s Class of 2021 and are interested in sharing your selfie, check out how at the bottom of this post.

Amanda Zaccagnino, ‘21 // Social Work // Staten Island, NY


Snapchat: @Mandarox222r

Do you have any quirky study habits?

I have trouble sitting still, so I end up in all sorts of weird positions, most often upside-down.

How closely do you align with your zodiac sign?

I am the farthest thing from athletic, soo not really at all…I am confrontational though.

If you were a soda, what kind would you be?

Sprite mixed with Orange soda.

What’s your Netflix binge series?


If you could be any fictional character—book, TV, or movie—who would you be and why?

Clara from Doctor Who.

How do you eat granola?

Bars only—LOVE s’mores ones.

What’s your favorite gaming console?

Gamecube…obviously (or Xbox 1).

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Sunset orange.

Describe your perfect day:

Spending time walking around the city with my friends…then getting Smashburger.

What’s your go-to fun fact?

Chinchillas are scientifically the softest animals.

If you’d like to be featured in an upcoming “Tell Us About Yourself(ie),” fill out this survey:, and we’ll post the best answers!