We are pleased to introduce the 2013-14 Woodrow Wilson Fellows who will be studying at The University of Akron

Shelley Anderson

Shelly Anderson

  • Undergraduate College, class, and major:  University of Toledo '10, Biology
  • Laboratory researcher; President’s List, Dean’s List, Honors Program student; resident adviser; volunteer tutor, adult education; ESL teacher, Russia (adults), South Korea (children); volunteer, helping learning disabled children to improve motor skills.
Kelly Dine

Kelly Dine

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  The Catholic University of America  '91, Nursing
  • Registered nurse with nearly 20 years’ experience, largely in pediatric medicine, including clinical instruction; U.S. Navy veteran; youth sports coach and certified official for 18+ years, including softball, baseball, soccer, swimming; recipient of local award for youth work; volunteer instructor, American Red Cross and American Heart Association; volunteer webmaster and videographer for youth sports activities.
Christina Friedl

Christina Friedl

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '09, Biology
  • Forensic scientist, working particularly with DNA evidence; teaching assistant, genetics, biology, and anatomy/physiology; instructor, genetics lab; researcher, biofilms; Dean’s List student; middle-school volleyball coach.
Georgia Kouvas-Lilly

Georgia Kouvas-Lilly

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '08, Biology
  • Dean’s List student; undergraduate biological question participant; oncology/hematology volunteer, Akron Children’s Hospital; volunteer, Service for Sight; membership and alumni adviser, Eta chapter of Delta Gamma; former ELL (English Language Learner) student in high-need schools when parents immigrated from Greece in 1995.
Chris Kuzas

Christopher Kuzas

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '11, Mathematics
  • Tutor, mathematics, Sylvan Learning Center; tennis coach, Our Lady of Elms Middle/High School; volunteer, Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation summer tennis program; volunteer home builder, Hurricane Katrina relief in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Jay Lietzow

Jay Lietzow

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  Case Western Reserve University '83, Mathematics
  • IT executive, 30 years’ career experience; den leader and cub master, Cub Scouts of America; head coach, Jackson Youth Football and Lacrosse; OHSAA certified high school football official; US Lacrosse certified high school lacrosse official; avid runner.
Janette Newton

Janette Newton

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  Bastyr University '10, Nutrition
  • Ophthalmic technician and technician in charge of scribe training; leader, girls’ youth group and community group ministry with local church; co-founder, campus club on international children’s rights issues; volunteer and cookbook project facilitator, Ronald McDonald House.
Stacey Pavlik

Stacey Pavlik

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  Waynesburg University '09, Science/Biology
  • Graduate College, class, and major:  Youngstown State University '12, Biology
  • Graduate teaching assistant, biology; magna cum laude graduate and recipient, Presidential Honors Scholarship; member, Gamma Sigma Epsilon Honorary Chemical Society; recipient, North American Bluebird Society award for thesis research; avid birdwatcher and camper.
Cory Reinhart

Cory Reinhart

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '12, Mathematics
  • Dean’s List student, focus on applied and theoretical mathematics; volunteer coach, youth basketball and football; volunteer and speaker, high school college experience program; service and quality control worker, manufacturing firm; weight lifter and cyclist.
Jessica York

Jessica York

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '11, Biology
  • Student analytical lab technician, AkzoNobel; fall grape harvest assistant, local winery; scholarship recipient, American Chemical Society; award recipient, Akron Beacon Journal Silver Star Scholastic Achievement Award.
Matthew York

Matthew York

  • Undergraduate college, class, and major:  University of Akron '08, Biology
  • Graduate teaching assistant; summer intern, US Forest Service; scholarship recipient, Alice and Walter Macior Scholarship in Botany and Plant Sciences; brewer, cellarman, brewery microbiologist, and co-developer of lab for local brewery to run microbiological testing of beers for quality control.