Graduated from KIPP: Delta Collegiate High in Helena-West Helena, AR Class of 2012 with a 3.7 GPA and an ACT score of 28. Currently a student at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN with a major in English and a minor in philosophy.
Previous work experience includes the Aspirnaut Program at Vanderbilt University where I worked on scientific research with the university's scientists and doctors in the medical center and KIPP Through College Assistant at KIPP Delta Collegiate High where I helped students with the college application process by sending transcripts and editing college essays.
Extracurricular activities include Editor-in-Chief of school newspaper at KIPP Delta Collegiate High where I founded the school's first newspaper (The Delta Chronicle). Also founded KIPP's first blog. Member of the drama club where I was one of the founders of KIPP's first improv group, The Impaloompas (I came up with the name). The improv group performed weekly at the local theater.
Achievements include the National Honor Society, Beta Club, winner of Madeline Albright's Read My Pins essay contest, two time winner of Pi Day comeptition, and recipient of $10k donation to school after writing an article in the school newspaper.