LSU DISTINGUIShED COMMUNICATOR medalist
LSU Distinguished Communicator Program
As an aspiring meteorologist, I recognize the need to tailor weather stories not to one type of person but to a community with varied needs.Through the LSU Distinguished Communicator Program, I have refined my communication skills by completing communication-intensive courses to develop writing, speaking, visual, and technological communication skills. I understand the value of various types of communication as people understand and interpret information in unique ways. With the skills I've obtained from the distinguished communicator program, I am confident in my ability to effectively communicate the weather in written, spoken, visual, and technological formats.
graduate teaching assistant
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
August 2023 - Present
As a graduate teaching assistant, I assist and teach introductory geology laboratory courses (GG 1111) at Mississippi State University. I re-explain chapter concepts at the beginning of each lab, before explaining the process of the laboratory exercises. As students work on the lab, I answer questions and assist students with the lab. I hold office hours once a week for two hours where I work one on one with students to explain concepts or help students complete unfinished lab exercises. I also grade student lab exercises and exams.
assistant coach, track & field and Cross country
University Laboratory School, Baton Rouge, LA
January 2020 - May 2023
As an assistant high school and middle school coach, I use my leadership abilities to effectively communicate training and discipline related to running cross country and track. As a coach, it is crucial to communicate with the athlete's parents to facilitate organization. At the beginning of each season, I prepare and present a slideshow for parents and athletes to share the schedule, go over essential information, and address any concerns either group may have. To maintain organization throughout the season, I compose and send weekly emails to parents to remind them of practice times, upcoming meets, and details these activities entail to best prepare the athletes and parents for the week.
undergraduate laboratory teaching assistant
LSU Department of Chemical Engineering
January 2021 - May 2021
ASPEN is a process simulation software package widely used in the chemical engineering industry. As a chemical engineering ASPEN Lab Teaching Assistant, I administered lab instructions to students and communicated strategies and information related to class discussions in CHE 2171:Chemical Engineering Fundamentals: Material and Energy Balances. I assisted students towards completion of lab simulations by answering questions and explaining information and processes in various ways to help students better understand mass balance simulations. I graded student homework, quizzes weekly, and semester exams.
social media chair
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
January 2020 - January 2021
I was elected social media chair of the LSU AIChE chapter for the 2021 calendar year. My role as social media chair was to administer the LSU AIChE's social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok). I designed digital graphics to advertise upcoming events and communicate to members on all social media accounts. The image is an example of an instagram post that I curated.
Coastal Louisiana American Meteorological Society
February 2023 - May 2023
I was elected social media chair of the Coastal Louisiana AMS (CLAMS) chapter for the 2023 semester. The club had been re-instated, so my role as social media chair was to create new social media accounts and update the old accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter). I designed digital graphics to advertise upcoming meetings and made a new logo for the chapter.