Allison Hayes

Allison grew up and attended college in Spokane, Washington. She got a degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from Gonzaga University. Allison is excited to build relationships and walk with the students at Villanova Preparatory School.

Commitment statement:

I, Allison Hayes, commit myself to be an Augustinian Volunteers, to grow in faith, love, and understanding through my service and participation in intentional community.

Share one of your favorite quotes.

“In the end nothing we do or say in this lifetime will matter as much as the way we have loved on another.” – Daphne Rose Kingma

How did you develop a passion for service?

I developed a passion for service through a mentoring program at my university. The relationship I had with my mentee was so meaningful, and I realized that it was a unique relationship build on the foundation of me freely giving my time for her.

Name one of your favorite musical artists.

Niall Horan

What’s a favorite book of yours or a recent book you read?

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis

Share an issue you’re passionate about and why.

I am passionate about fostering confidence in young girls. I believe that females bring a unique and necessary prospective to all fields, and I think building that confidence at an early age helps them to step into those fields and make an impact.

Best moment as an AV to date?

Being able to have socially distanced lunches with some of the faculty and dorm students at Villanova Prep, since most of my interactions with them have been over Zoom.

What do you like most about living in your new city so far?

Morning walks on the beach.

One word that describes your community-living experience is…

Integrative

About Allison