Leah Wilkes

Leah Wilkes


Aug 2011 - Present


The University of Alabama

I am currently a Food and Nutrition major hoping to attain a degree in Food and Nutrition.  I aspire to enroll in a Dietetic Internship and eventually become a Registered Dietitian.


Pilot Member of the University of Alabama's Early College Program.

University Honors College Student.

Collegiate Scholar.

Student Dietetic Association Member. 

Honors College Assembly- Civic Engagement Branch Member.

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Initial Goals

  • Graduate with a 3.5 or greater from the University of Alabama.
  • Obtain a degree in Food and Nutrition.

Long-Term Goals

  • Go to Graduate School.
  • Spend time working overseas.

Table of Contents

◦  Education

◦  Honors

◦  Skills

◦  Community Service

◦  Work Philosophy

◦  Work History

◦  Goals

Work Philosophy

With a degree in Food and Nutrition, I want to contribute as much as I can to helping others. I want to inform people, both in the United States and abroad, who wouldn't know otherwise about the implications and importance of diet and health.

Community Service

UA Honors College Arts Exploration Project 

  • Art Mentoring weekly at Mathews Elementary School.

Project Team-Up

Relay For Life

Habitat for Humanity

Coastal Cleanup

Special Olympics



Event Planning

I was on the Leadership Committee for my youth group at my church. In this position, I became proficient in planning detailed events such as city-wide outreach events, and youth retreats. I also was in charge of coordinating the visual media aspects of the entire church service, twice weekly.

Work History

Work History
2008 - 2011


Spent my summers babysitting a family's two daughters for multiple consecutive summers.