2022 Graduating Seniors Spotlight

2022 Graduating Seniors Spotlight

This June, NEDAA has done our annual Graduating Senior Spotlight! With each post, we celebrated a senior from across the NED and their accomplishments! Keep an eye out next year for our next Graduating Senior Spotlight!

Mia Harvey

Pronouns: she/her

Degree: Masters in Communication Studies from Edinboro University!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Nu Zeta @ Edinboro University

Instrument/Band title: Bagpipes – Pipe Major & Tuba / Commanding Officer

Post-Grad plans: “To continue to be involved with Kappa Kappa Psi in any way possible and work with other college and university students!”

Deena Ereifej

Pronouns: (she/her)

Degree: BS in Microbiology AND History & Philosophy of Science, a Minor in Chemistry AND a Certificate in Conceptual Foundations from the University of Pittsburgh!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Alpha Omega @ University of Pittsburgh

Instrument: Trombone

Post-Grad Plans: “I start grad school at Pitt in the fall to obtain my Masters in Health Policy and Management!”

Kristen Davis

Pronouns: (she/her/hers) 

Degree: BA in Political Science & Economics from Robert Morris University! 

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Nu Gamma @ Robert Morris University

Instrument: Trombone

Post-Grad Plans: “Become a public servant and continue striving for the highest in all that I do!”

Danielle Dreyer

Pronouns: (she/her)

Degree: BS in Environmental Science from Marist College! 

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Kappa Upsilon @ Marist College

Instrument: Clarinet/Bagpipes

Post-Grad Plans: “Traveling to some state parks over the summer then moving to New York to start my career!”

Julien Miller

Pronouns: (he/him)

Degree: Bachelors in Forensic Science with a concentration in Biology from the University of New Haven!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Nu Omicron @ University of New Haven

Instrument: Bassoon / Cymbals

Post-Grad Plans: “Obtaining a Master degree in cellular and molecular biology”

Eleanor Szelc

Pronouns: (she/hers)

Degree: Bachelors in Communications with a concentration in PR from Marist College!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Kappa Upsilon @ Marist College

Instrument: Alto Saxophone

Post-Grad Plans: “Take some time to travel and work, and hopefully go to grad school in the future!”

Jocelyn Buchheister

Pronouns: (she/her/hers)

Degree: BA in Math/Music from Lehigh University.

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Kappa Gamma @ Lehigh University

Instrument: Saxophone

Post-Grad Plans: “Obtaining a teaching certificate and teach in the greater DC area”

Jessie Halapia

Pronouns: (she/her)

Degree: MS in Exercise Science & Health Promotion, Concentrations in Rehabilitation Science & Sport Psychology from California University of Pennsylvania!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Theta Gamma @ California University of Pennsylvania

Instrument: Euphonium, Tuba, & Trombone; Graduate Assistant

Post-Grad Plans: “Work as a physical therapy technician while pursuing a degree in addictions counseling and staying active as an alumni of my chapter and band program!”

Reilly Hesseltine

Pronouns: (she/her)

Degree: Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Maine!

Chapter: Kappa Kappa Psi – Epsilon Upsilon @ University of Maine

Instrument: Tuba, trombone and percussion

Post-Grad Plans: “to teach beginning band in Maine!”

Jim Frangione

Pronouns: (he/him/his)

Degree: Bachelor’s in Music Education: Trombone from West Chester University!

Chapter: Tau Beta Sigma – Zeta Upsilon @ West Chester University

Instrument: Trombone / Section Leader

Post-Grad Plans: “Teaching music!”

Nyle Paul

Pronouns: (she/her/hers)

Degree: BA in Strategic Communication with a minor in Leadership Studies from Hampton University!

Chapter: Tau Beta Sigma – Theta Phi @ Hampton University

Instrument: Piccolo / Assistant Piccolo Section Leader

Post-Grad Plans: “Will be attending The George Washington University to achieve M.A. in Media and Strategic Communications on the Political Communications track”

Shamine Alves

Pronouns: (she/her)

Degree: BA in Communicative Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Psychology from Hampton University!

Chapter: Tau Beta Sigma – Theta Phi @ Hampton University

Instrument: Piccolo / Woodwind Captain

Post-Grad Plans: “Will be attending the University of Texas at Dallas to attain a Doctoral Degree”