2011 15-to-Watch: Sarah Swensson

Sarah Swensson takes the education aspect of OCTA’s railroad safety program seriously. The 27-year-old Swensson created Max & Lucy, a bilingual comic book featuring two railroad superheroes that has been distributed to 8,000 children throughout Orange County, and launched Railroading Merit Badge Day for Boy Scouts to learn about railroad safety. —SP

Coach’s Comment:
“Sarah’s ‘Transportation in 2’ videos grew so much in popularity and views that she had to upgrade from a Flip camera to more advanced equipment.” —Ted Nguyen, Dept. Manager of Public Communications, OCTA

President at Birth: Reagan
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
College Attended: Chapman University
Favorite PR Teacher: Kevin Jones
Favorite Sports Team:
Anaheim Angels
Favorite Sport to Play: Volleyball
Most Inspiring Athlete: Roger Federer
Favorite TV Show: Today Show
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
Android, iOS or Rim? “Face to face trumps a smartphone.”
Favorite Work App: Fluent News
Favorite Play App: Angry Birds


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