Nina enters her junior year at Grand Valley State University with a 3.2 grade point average. She is majoring in Human Resources Management and minoring in Spanish. She participates in the Campus Ministry program in college, as well as an All-Girls Bible Study Group, and the Spanish Club. She is the Secretary of the Delta Zeta sorority. Her monthly volunteer activities in college include hosting events for the residents of Sheldon Meadows Assisted Living Center, as well as at Gilda’s Club where she serves food and visits with individuals who have been affected by cancer.
One of her professors notes that “Nina guides by example, is an active listener, and encourages others to participate. She is a leader in her interactions with her peers, while at the same time being inclusive, good-natured, and professional, behavior that reflect great maturity.”