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Bachelor of Arts, English | Winthrop University | 2018-2022
  • Minors: Creative Writing, Educational Studies 

  • Affiliations: Winthrop University Teaching Fellow (2018 Cohort); Winthrop Chapter of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) (2019), Winthrop Honors Program


Master of Arts in Teaching | Winthrop University | 2022-2023   

  • Affiliations: Winthrop Chapter of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)


ELA Teacher | Banks Trail Middle School | August 2023 - Present
  • 7th Grade ELA
  • Yearbook Club

Student Teaching Internship | Nation Ford High School | August 2022 - May 2023
  • Grade 11, English III CP & Yearbook

  • Developed meaningful relationships with students and helped cultivate a collaborative classroom community 

  • Designed and implemented daily lessons that incorporated English teaching methods and UDL strategies

  • Created projects, assessments, collaborative activities, handouts, and presentations on a weekly basis

  • Closely supervised students’ growth and helped them cultivate their reading and writing skills

Writing Tutor at York Technical College | August 2022 – December 2022

  • Worked one-on-one with students at various stages of the writing process

  • Read and reviewed student papers in order to provide helpful feedback 

  • Communicated effectively via virtual platforms with students

Winthrop University’s Creative Writing Program (CWP) Assistant Coordinator | August 2020-May 2021
  • Managed and created engaging content (Photoshop, Illustrator) for the CWP’s social media pages

  • Created and hosted The CWP Podcast — a new podcast that showcases Winthrop student writers’ work

  • Organized program events, including an Alumni Zoom Talk, a Student Reading Showcase, and a Student Submission Party

Volunteer Work in an ELL Classroom at Northwestern High School | January 2019 – February 2020

  • Tutored ELL students every Friday morning from 9-11 with a variety of English assignments

  • Assisted ELL teacher with preparing small group activities  

  • Fostered meaningful relationships with students 


  • Inez Bell Caskey Student Scholar Award | April 2022

  • William A. Sullivan Undergraduate Writing Award | Winthrop University | April 2021

  • “Ancestry by Eileen O’Leary, Reviewed by Julia Breitkreutz” published in Heavy Feather Review | January 2021

  • “Melting” published in The Cotton Alley Writers’ Review | Fall 2020

  • “The Couch Ate My Mother” published in X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine | December 2020

  • York County 17th Annual Literary Competition | Second Place for Short Story “Melting” | November 2020

  • Annie Laurie Steppe Prize | Winthrop University English Award | April 2019

  • “Chronicling America” Award for Individual Performance | National History Day | 2017

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