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Leah Schwartz
Leah Schwartz
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Shady Side Academy
Major: Social Studies
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior • 2011
Team co-captain … Raced with the second varsity eight … Helped the second varsity eight finish second at the April 17 race, beating Buffalo … Contributed to the victory over Stanford at the April 16 race … Aided in a first-place finish March 26, beating MIT … Raced with the varsity four at the EAWRC Sprints.

Did not compete in any spring regattas.

Before Harvard
Served as captain of both track and cross country teams ... Awarded most valuable runner senior season in both sports ... League finalist in both sports all four seasons ... National finalist in speech and debate ... President of Amnesty International ... Secretary and treasurer of the band ... Captain of Science Olympiad team ... National award winner in Model U.N.

Speaks fluent French and German ... Interested in politics and public policy.