Sara Hanrahan of Oakdale is a mathematics major with a concentration in secondary education at Eastern Connecticut State University. She has a 3.98 GPA and has earned the SMART Scholarship and the ETS Recognition of Excellence in Mathematics for scoring within the top 15 percent on the Praxis II for math content knowledge. She was on the Dean's List each semester and is a member of Eastern's University Honors Program and the Kappa Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society. She is also listed in the "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities." Hanrahan participated in Eastern's first International Honors Colloquia in Scotland where she conducted original math research for her thesis. Hanrahan served as treasurer of the Honors Club, is student teaching at Norwich Free Academy and volunteers weekly at the Covenant Soup Kitchen.