Drake University, Des Moines, IA

BAJMC in News, Double Major in Politics, 2022

Oswego High School, Oswego, IL

Summa Cum Laude

  • 4.45 GPA
  • Producer of Administrative News, Panther Broadcast Club
  • Secretary, National English Honor Society
  • Member, Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Member, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society

Academic Experience

  • Researching, producing, editing, and publishing for 45-minute podcast, The Split Ticket
  • 2019 Drake Relays Line Producer, Drake Broadcasting System
    • Leading a team of six to shoot, edit, and produce news packages for three live shows; researching and interviewing olympic-level athletes
  • Editing video and audio, writing scripts in broadcast format for daily news show
  • Creating a documentary
    • Scheduling interviews, creating questions, shooting and editing testimonials and b-roll, collaborating with people on campus to publish
  • Creating news packages
  • Radio DJ, 94.1 The Dog
  • Persuasive and argumentative literary analysis, historical analysis

Technical Skills

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Audible
  • Producing video and audio
  • Teleprompting
  • Data entry in VoteBuilder

Leadership and Community Involvement

  • President, Students for Reproductive Justice
    • Coordinating with our Planned Parenthood liaison, creating agendas for meetings, researching and creating budget proposals, organizing educational events on campus
  • Communications Chair, Student Activists for Gender Equity
    • Using email for weekly internal communications
  • Residence Assistant, (2019-Present)
    • Community building, writing weekly reports, observing and noting behavior of 45 people, consolidating information, designing door decorations and bulletin boards
  • Intern, Let America Vote
    • Canvassing/phone banking for local and state level candidates, data entry in VoteBuilder
  • Intern, Rita Hart for Congress
    • Donor research
  • Volunteer, Planned Parenthood
    • Phone banking, data entry in VoteBuilder
  • Volunteer, Hunt Club Elementary School, Oswego, IL
    • Reading with first grade students to test and record their reading level and fluency

Awards and Scholarships

  • AP Scholar with Distinction (2017, 2018)
    • Given for average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams  and scoring 3+ on four or more of these exams.
  • National AP Scholar (2018)
    • Given for average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken and scoring 4+ on eight or more of these exams
  • ISAC 2018-19 State Scholar (2018)
  • Presidential Scholarship (2018-present)
  • Trustee Scholarship (2018-present)
    • Given for average ACT score of 31+ and ranking in top five percent of your class, and having a GPA of at least 3.8
  • Fine Arts Scholarship (2018-2019)
    • Given for participating in the Drake Marching Band
  • Robert Woodward Scholarship (2018-present)