Alesondra Cruz is from Rosenberg, Texas. She graduated summa cum laude from St. Edward’s University, where she studied Political Science. Alesondra spent her 1L summer as a Church, State, and Society Summer Fellow at the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Legal Services. She also worked as a research assistant for Professor Nicole Garnett. In addition to Law Review, Alesondra is an Oralist on the Notre Dame Moot Court Board and the Social Chair for the St. Thomas More Society. Outside of the law school, Alesondra serves as an Assistant Rector in Cavanaugh Hall and enjoys reading journals and magazines, drinking tea, and spending time at the Grotto.