Sam Shinn was born and raised in Rutland, Vermont. She is a freshman at Vassar College and plan on double-majoring in theatre and film. After graduation, she hopes to become involved in the comedy/entertainment industries in either Chicago or New York City. She is also helping out in tennis and is an official camp photographer who has added many terrific photos to Brown Ledge’s page on Smugmug. She has been playing tennis since age 9, and competitively since age 14. In high school, I was on the varsity team all four years, playing both singles and doubles year-round. I have regularly attended clinics and training camps for 8 years, and in spring of 2018 I trained at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, FL. While at camp, she was an avid rider as well. She was a camper from 2011-2015, and a JC in 2016-7 working in the theatre. As a theatre JC, she received her Starred Intermediate as well as a Barbara Award.