Samantha Hamilton is a 3L at Wake Forest from Northern Kentucky. She studied Marine Science and English at the University of South Carolina until 2019 and is part of the dual degree JD/MA Sustainability program at Wake. Samantha is interested in environmental law, particularly conservation and policy reformation. She was drawn to Awaken’s focus on creativity and emphasis on individual interpretations of bioethics issues. Samantha is also a Guardian ad Litem for Forsyth County and a member of the Environmental Law Society. In her (very limited) free time, she loves hiking, going to the beach, and scuba diving. She has a dog, Belle, and two cats, Darcy and Jasper.