Katie is currently in her senior year at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY where she is student teaching. She will graduate this May 2010 with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. While at EKU, Katie has been involved with the Honors Program, Student Alumni Ambassadors, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Phi Kappa Phi, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) and Kentucky Association of Family and Consumer Sciences KAFCS where she served as the State Student Unit Treasurer. She is also involved in the Family and Consumer Sciences Club.
Throughout college Katie has had the unique opportunity to work as a transcriptionist transcribing coursework for individuals with disabilities. Katie will be attending the University of South Carolina in the fall of 2010 to begin work on obtaining a Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs.
Katie has had the opportunity to stay involved with FCCLA by serving as a STAR Events evaluator in both Missouri and Kentucky.
Katie’s Advice to FCCLA Members: “You get out of something what you put into it, so put everything you can into your FCCLA experience!”