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

Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Since signing my dietetics major, I have been searching for opportunities to learn and grow in my future career field. A registered student organization at CMU called the "Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics" (SAND), has provided me the perfect opportunity to do that. This particular group is primarily for educational purposes. Each week there … Continue reading Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dear Kait,

Almost one year ago, I was going through the process of selecting you as my mentee. I knew nothing about you, but could tell (from stalking all of your social media accounts) that you and I would get along pretty well. You seemed to be a genuine, down-to-earth, family oriented person, which were all things … Continue reading Dear Kait,

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

Mentor/Mentee Retreat 2017

As a sophomore Leadership Advancement Scholarship student (aka LAS), I have the privilege of mentoring a freshman LAS student. It is an amazing feeling knowing I have the opportunity to guide another student to success through our mentoring program. To help ¬†each mentor/mentee pair create a deeper connection with one another, everyone goes on a … Continue reading Mentor/Mentee Retreat 2017

Year One: The Power of Perspective

It is crazy to think that in a few short days my first year of college is going to be complete. As I reflect on this past year, I cannot believe how much I experienced in such a short period of time. Although the year went by fast, not a second of it was easy. … Continue reading Year One: The Power of Perspective