More About Me
|Hello! My name is Denise and I recently finished my first year at the University of California, Davis.
I look forward to the possibility of working with you soon!
Undergraduate University: University of California, Davis
Year of Graduation: 2022
Majors/Minors/Specialization: Microbiology / Global Disease Biology
Year of Graduation:
National AP Scholar (2019) AP Scholar with Distinction (2019) AP Scholar with Honor (2018) AP Language (5) AP Government & Politics (5) AP Spanish Language (5) AP Statistics (5) AP Calculus AB (5) AP Biology (4) AP Chemistry (4) AP Economics (4) SAT Biology Molecular Subject Test (760) SAT Mathematics Level II (760) Quarterfinalist at 2018 Cal Speech and Debate Invitational (one out of top 8 pairs in Public Forum Division) Octofinalist at 2016 SCU Spring Speech and Debate Invitational (one out of top 16 pairs in Public Forum Division, first tournament) VP of High School Interact Club (2018-2019) Secretary of High School Speech and Debate Club (2018-2019) Outreach Coordinator for Local Middle Schools for High School Speech and Debate Club & Interact Club (2017-2018) ACT score: 32 HS GPA: 4.16 Current College GPA: 3.803 Dean's Honor List for Winter Quarter 2020 at UC Davis
Kumon Tutor (September 2018 - February 2019) - Tutored children K-12 - Experience in personally teaching young children using prepped learning materials - Experience grading worksheets Self Tutor for Peers and also younger siblings - aided them with Mathematics, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry), and English (essays)
Philanthropy / Volunteering Experience
BioLaunch Peter Mentor (June 2020-present) - mentor for incoming UCD undergraduates; help adjust to college life, advise schedule building, social networking, club involvement, and studying tips Vacation Bible School (summer of 2014, 2015 & 2016) - led group of children through understanding more about Catholicism in a planned, activity-based way Open Heart Kitchen (2015 & 2016) - served elderly meals at local senior center Kids Against Hunger (2017) - packed meals for less fortunate in third world countries through local church opportunity Project Linus - created established connection with this organization in my high school Interact Club, making homemade blankets for children with incarcerated parents Thanksgiving Dinners (2017 & 2018) - helped pack Thanksgiving boxes to deliver to less fortunate in local community; also took part in delivering personally with my father and siblings