Denise Shaffer

Year: First Year (Class of 2022)
Hometown:  Houston, Texas
Position: Driver
Dorm: Pasquerilla West
Major: Theology and Political Science

Being a part of the best dorm on campus, traveling, playing piano, talking about God, playing any sport I can, singing in the Liturgical Choir, and making spontaneous decisions that result in great stories and memories!

Favorite Part of Notre Dame (up until now):
FOOTBALL!! Both Irish football and inter-hall flag football! Go Irish, and roll weasels!

Favorite Part of ND Water Polo:
All of the adventures after Thursday practices!

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:
Besides the Fighting Irish, I am also a huge fan of Alex Bregman and Nick Goepper!

Favorite Type of Song:
“Reckless Love” by Cory Asbury and “O Come to the Altar” by Elevation Worship

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.