Paula Thornton
Paula Thornton
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Campbell
Major: East Asian Studies/International and Global Studies
Weapon: Epee
Pronouns: she/her/hers


21/22 All-Academic UAA

20/21 All-Academic UAA


Getting to know Paula...

My planned major is: East Asian Studies & International and Global Studies

My dream job is: Global Strategic Foreign Analyst

My favorite movie is: Singing in the Rain

My favorite TV show is: The Big Bang Theory

My favorite quote is: Fate whispers to the warrior “You can not withstand the storm”, and the warrior whispers back “I am the Storm”

My favorite meal is: Korean Food

One thing people would be surprised to know about me is: I like to listen to film scores 

My favorite person to follow on Twitter or Instagram is: Rickey Thompson

My favorite part about competing for Brandeis is: Being able to represent something much bigger than myself and allowing people to take pride in our school through our great competition results.   

My favorite high school/non-Brandeis athletic moment is: Leading my high school women’s fencing team to a Top 4 finish in the Georgia State Championship

The thing that attracted me most to Brandeis was: The abundance of educational opportunities as resources as well as the ability to pursue my passions right from the start