Ms. Slingerland graduated with honors from the University of Illinois-Champaign in the spring of 2015 with a BS in Elementary Education, concentrating in Mathematics. While at the U of I, the St. John’s Catholic Newman Center was her “Rome away from home.” There, she was very involved in participating and leading Koinonia retreats and starting up a Focus Bible study for her fellow sorority sisters. She comes from an active volunteering family who are also parishioners at the Church of St. Mary in Lake Forest. Ms. Slingerland has spent numerous summers volunteering at Camp Hope, a summer camp for young adults with developmental disabilities. She enjoys playing sports and games of any kind with her family and friends. Ms. Slingerland earned her Girl Scout Gold Award by hosting a game night for high school students, teaching them age appropriate ways to have fun. She also played volleyball and lacrosse for four years at Lake Forest High School. Her younger sister and older brother both went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Slingerlands have a two hundred pound Mastiff who is a gentle giant.
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