Hometown:
Costa Mesa, California

College:
Thomas Aquinas College

Degree:
B.A. in Liberal Arts

Isabel Cacho

The daughter of devout Catholic parents, Isabel was blessed to learn about God at an early age. She continued to be surrounded by a faith-affirming community when she attended St. Thomas Aquinas College. Isabel has served as the secretary and taught Catechism at her local parish, participated in Thomas Aquinas Students for Life, worked as a student librarian, and volunteered in her local community. She has always had a desire to pursue truth, which led her to study the Great Books curriculum in college. She looks forward to the John Jay Fellows Program as a way to focus her studies in the realm of politics, especially with regard to current political issues. In addition to a strong calling to marriage and motherhood, Isabel has an interest in pursuing constitutional law and a commitment to the pro-life movement.

This semester has been totally different than anything I have experienced in my life.... The opportunity to read, study, think, and pray both in a group and individually will not leave one unchanged.... The community at the Institute has been exceptional.... I have become acquainted with the life of the mind in a whole new way.... It is a capstone experience."
Samantha Van Camp
B.S. Philadelphia Biblical University