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  • Purdue  ( May-2024 )
  • Crown Point, Indiana, USA

About (Summary)


purdue university-main campus
aviation - professional pilot
2020 to 2024

Your Major

aviation - professional pilot

Language Proficiency

English (US)

Honors and Awards

Fall 2020 Dean's List
Girls Varsity Swim Team Mental Attitude Award
I won this award freshman year of high school for motivating my teammates and having a positive attitude.
Magna Cum Laude
I graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA
Scholar Athlete Award
All four years of high school I received this award for maintaining above a 3.5 GPA.
National Honor Society
Rotary Club
Girls Varsity Swim Team Captain
I was team captain sophomore and senior years.

Grad School Interests

Intended Job Path

I plan on becoming a Commercial Airline Pilot.

Job Experience

lifeguard/swim instructor
Crown Point Parks Department, Hub Pool - Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Lifeguard: Responsible for safety of all patrons and maintaining a clean facility Swim Instructor: I taught young children the fundamentals of swimming, which ensured a safer environment during pool hours
May, 2018 to September, 2018
lifeguard/swim instructor
Dean and Barbara White Southlake YMCA - Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Lifeguard: Responsible for maintaining a safe environment for patrons and providing rescue when needed. Swim Instructor: instructed lessons to improve young children’s swimming abilities, which led to a safer pool environment
May, 2019 to August, 2019
Summer Internship
Region Flyers, Valparaiso, IN - Internship Assisted maintenance staff in maintaining cleanliness of various aircraft
May, 2019 to August, 2019


Past Secretary and Vice President 1. Harvest For the Hungry: Bagged over 500 Thanksgiving meals for families in need 2. Serve Thanksgiving dinner to elderly shut-ins every year. 3. Coat and Hat Drive 4. Christmas Carol every year around the community 5. Family Fun Night: Event organized every October to raise money for senior scholarships 6. Build-a-Bear for St. Jude: Donated Build-a-Bears to the children at our local St. Jude shelter
GOYA(Greek Orthodox Youth of America)
August, 2010 to May, 2020


1. I have been a competitive swimmer for 10 years. 2. I enjoy anything outdoors: hiking, biking, kayaking, white water rafting 3. Reading books helps me alleviate stress.


GOYA(Greek Orthodox Youth of America)

Aviation Club

Purdue Professional Pilots

Women in Aviation International- Purdue

Hellenic American Leadership Council- Purdue

Purdue Swim Club

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