Responsible and driven individual with a knowledgeable background in biology and experience in education. Places great value on opportunities for continued growth and experience. Demonstrates great communication skills and works well as part of team and independently. Looking for experience in the health care industry with the goal of attaining relevant degrees in the future.
2014 Central Michigan University Department of Biology Teaching Excellence Award – Honorable Mention
2013 Raymond E. Hampton Excellence in Biology Research Award
2013 BGSA Scholarship Recipient
Treasury officer of the Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA)
Founding member of BioBuds, developing science lessons for K-12
"Evaluating Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Species-Area Relationships using Isolated, Lentic Ecosystems"
Institute for Great Lakes Research, Mini-Grant: Regulation of Biodiversity in Lakes: Modeling Diatom Species-Area Relationships throughout the Beaver Island Archipelago in Lake Michigan, USA.
PI: H.J. Carrick and J.T. Diller ($3,282.00 over 1 year)
Minor in Forensic Science
2012Entomological Society of America P-IE Undergraduate Student Achievement in Entomology Award
2012Austin M. Frishman Memorial Scholarship Recipient
2011Outstanding Service by a Student in Entomology Award
2010Sameth Scholarship Recipient
President of the Thomas Say Entomological Society
Member of the Linnean Games Team for the Entomology Dept.
Member of the Purdue Collegiate Ministry
Senior Capstone Project:
"A Revision of Siverly's Key to Adult female Mosquito Genera of Indiana with Updated Information"
2015 Michigan Pesticide Applicator License (Registered 7a Technician)
2015 Indiana Pesticide Applicator License (Registered 7a Technician)
2013 Michigan Boating Safety Certification
2013 American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Certified
2013 American Red Cross First Aid Certified
2012 40 Hr. HAZWOPER Certified (29 CFR 1910.120(e) and (q)(6)(iii)
2012 FEMA Certified IS-00100.b, IS-00200.b, IS-00700.a, and IS-00800.b
2009 PADI Certified Advanced Open Water Diver
2008 PADI Certified Open Water Diver
2014-Present International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
2013-Present Society for Freshwater Sciences (SFS)
2011-Present Entomological Society of America (ESA)
2014 - “Influences On Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Diversity among Isolated Wetlands as Island Ecosystems (Beaver Island, Michigan, USA)” (Published Abstract) Presentation Presented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM), Portland, OR
2014 - “Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Species-Area Relationships Using Isolated Lentic Systems as Island Ecosystems (Beaver Island, Michigan, USA)” (Published Abstract) Poster Presented at the Great Lakes Science in Action Symposium, Mount Pleasant, MI
2014 - “Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Species-Area Relationships Using Isolated Lentic Systems as Island Ecosystems (Beaver Island, Michigan, USA)” (Published Abstract) Presentation Presented at the Institute of Great Lakes Research Symposium, Mount Pleasant, MI
2013 - “Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Species-Area Relationships Among Lakes On The Beaver Island Archipelago (Michigan, USA)” (Published Abstract) Poster Presented at the North American Diatom Symposium, Bar Harbor ME
2012 - “Increasing Educational Outreach Efforts in Entomology” (Published Abstract) Poster Presented at the National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Knoxville, TN
Excellent interpersonal skills
Statistical software - SPSS, Minitab
Microscopy - optical, SEM
Taxonomy - Insects, Freshwater Diatoms
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