Baylor Volleyball: Varsity Athlete and Color Commentator: I trained and competed at Division I level for two years until a knee injury forced retirement. Adjusting to a new reality, I stepped into role of on camera Baylor Vision talent for the Lady Bears Volleyball team. I interviewed players and coaches while giving insider information to the viewers and listeners through online, radio and television platforms. I served in this role during the 2007, 2008, and 2009 volleyball seasons.
Baylor University: Waco, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Communication 2009
“Communication Specialist” including Additional 30 hours, Film and Digital Media and Journalism
Minor in Public Relations
·Student Life Achievement Award- (highest award granted to graduating senior)
The department of Student Life anually sponsors the Leadership Recognition program where Baylor students are recognized for excellence and leadership and distinguished service to the community. The senior reciepient serves as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves in order to enhance campus life and make Baylor University a better place for current and future students.
· Highlighted as a standout student on Student Activities page.
· Baylor University “All Star” Selected as 1 of 3 students to share my story and journey presented to each freshman orientation.
· Big 12 Athletic Honor Roll, Cambridge Who’s Who Among Student Athletes
· Featured in Baylor Line Magazine- “Kenya Calling”
· A.A. and Marjorie Hyden Endowed Scholarship
· Homecoming Queen Nominee, Greek Woman of the Year Finalist, Baylor Beauty
LEADERSHIP & JOBS ON CAMPUS
Chi Omega SING & Pigskin Chair: 2008
Developed 7 minute song and dance musical arrangement involving 200 sorority members with a budget of $16,000. Co-Coordinated: Props, Backdrop, Musical Choice, Choreography, and Costumes. This act, "Tresspssin" won the highly coveted “Pigskin Revue” award. SING is the second largest off Broadway Production in the United States.
Student Ministers, Missions Week Coordinator: 2008 and 2009
Recruited 30 missionaries from around the world to speak at the conference and in classrooms discussions around campus. Head of hospitality, publicity, special events, faculty and campus relations. Oversaw 20 student chairs and their responsibilities. Information went to over 14,000 students. Point person for local news outlets and student publications.
Baylor University Campus Photographer: 2009
1 of 2 students who covered all campus activities, graduations and sporting events.
Baylor Visitor Center, Campus Visits Tour Guide: 2009
Scheduled campus tours and appointments for incoming students, as well as lead tours explaining the history, traditions and all programs offered by Baylor.
Baylor University is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas and was one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River. The university's 1,000-acre campus is located on the banks of the Brazos River next to freeway I-35, between the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Austin. Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Baylor is notable for its law, business, science, music and English programs.
Baylor University athletic teams, known as the Bears, participate in 19 intercollegiate sports. The university is a member of the Big 12 Conference for all NCAA Division I athletics.