Project Mind Grow

This past year I was incredibly excited to finally figure out what I wanted to pursue as a major at Central Michigan. After discovering dietetics was where my heart was at, I searched for organizations I could be a part of to grow and share my love for nutrition. I recently joined an organization called … Continue reading Project Mind Grow


LAS in the D LEAD Team

To maintain the Leadership Advancement Scholarship (LAS) at Central Michigan University, every individual must serve on a LEAD team sponsored by the Leadership Institute each year during their undergraduate education. This year I was selected as a member of the LAS in the D service project LEAD team. LAS in the D is a service … Continue reading LAS in the D LEAD Team

Changing Lives One Kit at a Time

Over Christmas break I had the opportunity to spend 10 days on a mission trip in Haiti. My anticipation for this trip began one year ago when the preparations began. Despite finally feeling like I was ready to take on this adventure, nothing could have prepared me for the emotional exhaustion I was going to … Continue reading Changing Lives One Kit at a Time

Healthy Harmony: A Balanced Lifestyle

Service has always been something near and dear to my heart. The feeling associated with helping a person in need is unlike any other feeling. One of the main reasons I choose to compete in the Miss America Organization is because of the service aspect of the organization. Being a part of MAO has given … Continue reading Healthy Harmony: A Balanced Lifestyle

The Royal Babyshower

A child is one of the most vulnerable individuals in society; the stability of their life is out of their control. The path their family is on is the path they must take as well. It is unfortunate how children do not get to choose their quality of life. To help children cope with this circumstance, … Continue reading The Royal Babyshower

Siblings Weekend at CMU

Picturing myself as a young girl on a college campus is a frightening image. Being surrounded by students a decade or so older than me would have been petrifying. The young children who were on campus this past weekend though showed no fear when it came to engaging with the college students. This past weekend, Central Michigan … Continue reading Siblings Weekend at CMU

The Season for Giving

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. A time for families to get together, eat great food, unwrap gifts, and reflect on the past year. The Christmas holiday is no longer just one day, it has turned into a solid month of celebrations. This is by far one of the most anticipated holidays of … Continue reading The Season for Giving