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Seven CHPS Students Serve on 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James | November 27, 2018

Seven CHPS Students Serve on 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council

The 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council, a delegation of students selected based upon their excellence in leadership, scholarship and service to the university, is composed of 35 students. Seven of the 35 students are from the College of Health Professions and Sciences: five health sciences students, one social work student, and one communication sciences and disorders student. We are very proud to have our students represent our college on this campuswide council.

Angelo Baldado is a senior social work student.

Honors: President’s Honor Roll, Mr. UCF 2017

Leadership: UCF Athletic Spirit Team, Orientation Team Leader, Student Orientation Coordinator, Volunteer UCF – Civic Engagement Director and Student Director

Community Service: Sunday Knight Food Share, Knights Give Back, Spring into Service, Alternative Spring Break Program

Christopher Cacciatore is a senior health sciences, pre-clinical student.

Honors: President’s Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Catalina Marketing Scholarship, Integrative Learning Scholarship

Leadership: Biomedical Sciences Surgical Internship, UCF Men’s Lacrosse Team President and Vice-President, Knight-Thon Team Captain, Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Internship, Parisi Speed School Internship

Community Service: Shepherd’s Hope Health Clinic Medical Scribe and Discharge Coordinator, Kids of Hope Food Drive, Oviedo Youth Lacrosse Clinic, Introduction to Lacrosse Camp

Joshua Dickens is a junior health sciences, pre-clinical student.

Honors: LEAD Scholars Academy, Pegasus Silver Scholarship, Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Leadership: Student Orientation Coordinator, Orientation Team Leader, Volunteer UCF Youth and Mentoring Director

Community Service: Volunteer UCF, United Cerebral Palsy Bailes Campus, Bithlo After-school Program, Knight-Thon Dancer, King Solomon Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Rachel Geril is a senior health sciences, pre-clinical student, who is also minoring in psychology and health services administration.

Honors: Burnett Honors College, President’s Honor Roll, Florida Bright

Leadership: Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority Officer, Volunteer UCF, Conductive Education Center of Orlando Paraprofessional Assistant

Community Service: Nicaragua Medical Mission Physical Therapy Aide, Haiti Mission Trip, Feeding Children Everywhere, Gigi’s Playhouse, Knight-Thon Dancer

Juliana Hirn is a communication sciences and disorders graduate student.

Honors: Honors in the Major, LEAD Scholars Academy, Dean’s List, Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, UCF Financial Literacy Ambassador

Leadership: National Society of Leadership and Success vice-president, National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association Treasurer, UCF Student Conduct Review Board, Theta Alpha Christian Sorority Service, Missions and Historian Committee Chair, Research Assistant

Community Service: Tim Tebow Foundation Night to Shine, First Year Experience SLS Peer Mentor, Nathaniel’s Hope Foundation Buddy Break

Kaytlyn Korte is a junior health sciences, pre-clinical student, who is also minoring in psychology.

Honors: LEAD Scholars Academy, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholar, National Society of Leadership and Success, Pegasus Bronze Scholar

Leadership: LEAD Scholars Academy Peer Mentor, National Society of Collegiate Scholars Secretary and Executive Vice President, Knights of Distinction Candidate

Community Service: Shepherd’s Hope, Knights Give Back, Clean the World, Knight-Thon Dancer, Habitat for Humanity, Pet Rescue by Judy

Uzoamaka Mbionwu is a senior health sciences pre-clinical student, who is also minoring in health services administration.

Honors: President’s Honor Roll, Dr. Cheryl Green Service Award, BFSA Past Presidents Legacy Leadership Award, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Leadership: iACE Peer Mentor, 4Ever Knights Ambassador, John T. Washington Honor Society Treasurer, Human Anatomy Volunteer Teaching Assistant, African Student Organization Vice President of Community Service, Student Health Advisory Committee

Community Service: Read and Believe to Achieve International Outreach Founder, Florida Hospital for Children, UCF Creative School for Children, Runway to Hope: End Childhood Cancer

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The College of Health Professions and Sciences prepares students to promote, preserve, and enrich the health and wellness of diverse populations, through innovative and collaborative education, research, service, and practice.