Elena is a member of the University Fellows Recruitment Council. She is also a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority here on campus, and enjoys participating in their many different functions and philanthropy events. Outside of school, Elena enjoys nannying and babysitting for several families, as well as doing volunteer work wherever she can. Before coming to Samford, Elena attended high school at St. Agnes Academy in Houston, TX, and was a member of Exclamation Dance Company. She was also a recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award during her senior year in high school. Elena hopes to attend graduate school for engineering, and pursue a career as an engineer.