Awards and Honors
2006-2020
  • March 2018-present Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society member

  • March 2018-present National Society of Collegiate Scholars member 

  • February 2018-present Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority member

  • March 2018-present Mace and Crown Student News Magazine Digital Editor

  • August 2017-present Old Dominion University Honors College member

  • August 2017-present Old Dominion University Presidential Merit Scholarship

  • August 2016-present owner of Perky Pug Portrait Photography

  • January 2015-present began as Editor in Chief and owner of Sincerely Magazine LLC

  • December 2020 videographer for “Color Story” dance in the ODU Virtual Fall 2020 

  • Showcase, choreographed by Lily O’Hara, directed by Stephanie Moyer

  • March-April 2020 photograph “A Depiction of Apples” shown in 36 Annual Suffolk Photography Show

  • February 2020 photography series “Willoughby Spit” shown in D’Art Pursuit II Exhibition

  • January 2020 art collection shown at the Technical Theater Association Showcase

  • July 2018 photo “Hot Spring & River” placed 2nd Hot Springs Tourism Contest

  • May 2016 photograph “Teeth” published in East End Elements 

  • May 2016 Sincerely Magazine placed 1st Tom Tom Youth Entrepreneurship Contest

  • April 2016 poem “Hope” won 2nd place in Virginia Poetry Society

  • April 2016 script “The Last Stop” won the SPARC New Voices of the Commonwealth of Virginia Residency

  • April 2016 photograph “Teeth” published in Crossroads IV

  • April 2016 poem “Tinnitus” published in Crossroads IV 

  • March 2016 poem “Infinite Light Spectrum” placed in Charlottesville Transit Bus Lines contest

  • March 2016 design gallery won Honorable Mention from SIPA competition

  • August 2015 placed in States on Forensics Catholic League Serious Dramatic 

  • October 2015 script “The Last Stop” placed 1sd in One Act New Play at Virginia Theatre Association

  • October 2015 student director for Albemarle production of Spring Awakening

  • August 2015 placed in Regionals on Forensics Catholic League Serious Dramatic 

  • August 2015-May‘16 hired to The Lantern Literary Art Magazine as Submissions Editor

  • June 2015 photograph “The Circle” published in Quail Bell

  • May 2015 photograph “Carousel” published in Quail Bell Magazine

  • May 2015 essay “One Path Forward” published in Quail Bell Magazine 

  • March 2015 photograph “Illumination” exhibited at the Charlottesville Garage

  • March 2015 poem “Hope” published in Tupelo Press Crossroads III

  • March 2015 photograph “Illumination” published in Tupelo Press Crossroads III

  • March 2015 photograph “Escape” published in Quail Bell Magazine

  • January 2015 stage manager of Virginia High School League Conference

  • December 2014 completed 15 service hours in 2014

  • November 2014 performed as “Venticello” in Albemarle production of Amadeus

  • October 2014 script “Between the Lines” placed 2nd in New Full Length Play at Virginia Theatre Association

  • October 2014 script “Weekly Meeting” placed 2nd in On The Spot Playwrighting at Virginia Theatre Association

  • October 2014 stage manager for Albemarle production of Cyrano De Bergerac which placed honorable mention at Virginia Theater Association 

  • August 2014 worked on Cage Issue of Miracle Magazine as Poetry Manger

  • August 2014-May‘15 hired to The Lantern Literary Art Magazine as Art Editor

  • May 2014 short story “The Saving Arms” published in Ascent Aspirations Magazine

  • May 2014 performed as “Nun” in Albemarle production of The Sound of Music

  • March 2014 photographs “Lush” and “The Gamble” published in Volume 30 of The Lantern Literary Art Magazine

  • March 2014 poem “Her Mummy’s Keeper” published in Volume 30 of The Lantern Literary Art Magazine

  • March 2014 article “The Era of Promposals” published in The Revolution Newspaper

  • March 2014 poem “Waking Life” placed in Charlottesville Transit Bus Lines contest

  • March 2014 photograph “The Wilting Rose” published in Neon Ink Lit Mag

  • March 2014 short story “I Love You, Anna” published in Neon Ink Lit Mag

  • February 2014 article “Seasonal Depression” published in The Revolution Newspaper

  • January 2014 photograph “The Peacock’s Swirl” published in Neon Ink Litmag

  • October 2013 script “Don’t Go Bananas” placed 3rd in On The Spot Playwriting at Virginia Theater Association Conference

  • October 2013 script “The Secret of Hollis Walter” placed Honorable Mention of New 

  • Plays at Virginia Theater Association Conference

  • August 2013-May‘14 hired to The Lantern Literary Art Magazine as Digital Editor

  • June-August 2013 15 volunteer hours at Charlottesville SPCA

  • June 2013 poem “The Weaving Machine”published in the 6th issue of Miracle E-Zine

  • December 2012 painting “Peaceful Coexistence” won The Rumi Forum’s Art and Dialogue Contest

  • December 2012 poem “Dancing with Demons” published in Issue 3 of Miracle E-Zine

  • November 2012 poem “Winter Song” published in Issue 4 of Miracle E-Zine

  • June 2012 short film won 1st place in Jack Jouett Film Festival

  • June 2012 charcoal drawing “Owl Eyes” shown in jack Jouett Art Show

  • March 2012 sculpture “Doll House” shown in Charlottesville, VA, Youth Art Show

  • February 2012 selected & scholarship awarded for UVA workshop “Photographing Physics: The Art of the Scientific Image”

  • May 2006 watercolor “The Bench, the Tree, and the Lamppost” winner in Charlottesville Art in Place contest