RESIDENT ASSISTANTS

Sam Sabour

Sam Sabour

1st Floor

Sam is a senior from Southlake, Texas majoring in Biology and minoring in Business Administration, while on the Pre-Med track. On campus she is a research assistant and is involved in organizations such as Mustang Heroes and Mustang EMS. She loves exploring Dallas, going to concerts, and studying at the best coffee shops in the area (if you ever need any suggestions let her know). Her favorite VS tradition is Sunday Night Snacks and she can't wait to meet everyone in the fall.

Joel Booth

Joel Booth

2nd Floor Snider

Joel Booth is a Junior studying Mechanical Engineering from Lake Jackson, Texas. Along with being an RA in Virginia-Snider, he works as an undergraduate research assistant at the SMU Locomotor Performance Laboratory on East Campus. In his free time, Joel enjoys participating in intramural sports teams for VS, running on the Katy Trail or at Whiterock Lake, and playing on the men’s club volleyball team at SMU. His favorite place on campus is Dallas Hall Lawn, and he looks forward to hanging out with residents in the second floor lounge of VS. 

Alex Hanson

Alex Hanson

2nd Floor Virginia

Alex is a junior hailing from the small town of Sunnyvale, Texas. She is currently majoring in Marketing with a minor in Advertising at Cox and will be a first year RA this year. Her favorite VS tradition is Trivia Night because of how competitive it can get, but Sunday Night Snacks is definitely a close second. Outside of school, Alex is a fraternal twin, half British, and loves playing tennis and hammocking.

Madi McLaughlin

Madi McLaughlin

3rd Floor Snider

Madi is a rising sophomore from Westlake Village, California and is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Engineering Entrepreneurship. When she is not studying, she loves to work out, sing, and spend time with her friends. Her favorite place on campus is Dallas Hall Lawn during the spring because plenty of people bring their dogs and everyone sits outside with their friends during lunch. Her favorite VS tradition is Chick -Fil-A during finals week because everyone needs free food during tough times. Madi can’t wait to see you in VS!

Dylan Beams

Dylan Beams

3rd Floor Virginia

Dylan is a Junior from Frisco, Texas double majoring in Biology and Psychology with minors in Business Administration and Chemistry on the Pre-Health Track. Outside of being an RA in VS, he is also the Family Weekend Chair of Student Foundation, the Business Director of Southern Gentlemen A Cappella, the Membership Vice President and Public Relations Chair of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, and does research in a lab on campus. His favorite event is Sunday Night Snacks because of the great food and community that can be found there.

Cole Thomas

Cole Thomas

Ground Floor Snider

Las Vegas native Cole is a junior pursuing a double major in Finance and Statistics. On campus, he loves leading small groups through the Watermark SMU college ministry; off campus, he works part-time tutoring for PrepExpert. When he finds the time, he enjoys making interesting music, to say the least, and wasting away hours on Fortnite. His favorite VS tradition (unofficial) is Torchy's Finals Week, when he grabs Torchy's with Spirit and Competitions Coordinator Jack Straub every night for finals; all VSers are welcome to join.

Hannah Massman

Hannah Massman

Ground Floor Virginia

Hannah is a junior from Dallas TX and double majoring in Psychology and Religious Studies. She is a Dedman College Scholar, a Dedman College Ambassador, a small group leader for Watermark’s SMU college ministry and she loves going to The Porch on Tuesday nights. She also loves playing intramural sports for VS! When she is off campus she loves waterskiing and taking pictures of anything and everything! One of her favorite things about VS is that there’s always someone to throw the football with or just hang out with!