Accolades

2015

Young Nonprofit Professional Network Committee Chair | December 20
Appointed to the YNPN St. Louis board as a member and Blog Out Loud Committee Chair.

2014

Pounding the Pavement Presentations | May 6 + 14
Taught two job search workshop sessions for YNPN. On both creative resume design and personal branding for a young professional.

#FunkywithFunk Presentation  | April 10
Advised on interviewing skills and preparation for Northwest Missouri State University Advertising Club – AdInk

Sitecore Certified Marketer | February 14
Completed the Sitecore Digital Marketing Suite, Fundamentals for Marketers training. Certifying me to manage the marketing efforts of Sitecore DMS 2.0 professional websites and applications.

2013

Young Nonprofit Professional Network Board Member | December 16
Appointed to the YNPN St. Louis board as a member and marketing committee lead.

St Louis Business Journal | August 2
Quoted in the St. Louis Business Journal for a piece regarding brands hacking their own social media accounts.

Journalism, Leadership & Management Conference | June 21-22
Acted as a student publications consultant while assisting in teaching and coaching collegiate journalists. Spoke for a panel on personal growth.

Student Media Dominate Missouri College Media Association | April 23
The Tower Yearbook I was Editor-in-Chief of won 18 total awards, including all eight first place categories. I won first in Overall Theme Development and two awards with the Northwest Missourian. First place for story illustration and honorable mention for informational graphic.

Advanced Advertising Presentation for Academic Recognition Ceremony | April 12
Compiled a team to put together and present our Mozingo Lake work to an audience of over 300.

Organizational President of the Year Nomination | April 10
Nominated as the Organizational President of the Year for AdInk, by my advisor, Jacquie Lamer.

CSPA Crown Awards | March 15
Featured on the Northwest website and local media for the Tower Silver Crown Award.

Annual AAF-KC Advertising Awards February 19
Featured on the Mass Communications department blog for my ADDY involvement.

2012

‎Northwest Communication and Mass Media | December 4
Featured on the Mass Communications department blog for my internship.

American Advertising Federation Career Day – Brand Yourself Presentation | November 12
Northwest reported on AdInk’s presentation at the annual AAF-KC event. We were the first student group to present in the event’s history

Internship Article | September 11
Featured by Northwest for my New Nodaway Humane Society internship.

Missouri College Media Association | April 20
My second place for personality sketch design and third place for sports design were featured among other Northwest Student Publication achievements at the conference.

2011 

Dunlap Scholar Award | 2011 – 2012
Selected by scholarship committee to receive a mentorship with professional alumni in the advertising industry, Kevin Fullerton.