Denise Shaffer

Year: First Year (Class of 2022)
Hometown:  Houston, Texas
Position: Driver
Dorm: Pasquerilla West
Major: Anthropology and Global Affairs

Music (piano, guitar, Lit Choir), traveling, biking, teaching, being in PW (ROLL WEASELS!), and getting meals/going on walks with friends!

Favorite Part of Notre Dame (up until now):
The Center for Social Concerns! It embodies Catholic Social Teaching and led me to experiences that have shaped me as a person and what I want to do for this world! 

Favorite Part of ND Water Polo:
Team bonding! Whether through traveling for tournaments or going on an adventure after practice, getting to know these ladies is the greatest thing about being on this team! 

Favorite Spot on Notre Dame Campus:
The middle aisle leading up to the altar in the Basilica. There’s no better view, especially when you’re about to receive the Eucharist!

Favorite Sports Team/Athlete:
I’ll always cheer for a Houston team if they are playing. Oh and Geaux Tigers!! 

Favorite Artist:
Oh Wonder and COIN

Favorite Food:
Shrimp and crawfish!

Favorite Movie:
Once I Was a Beehive (2015)

Favorite Book:
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Random Fact:
I eat my pizza crust first.