Sunday Spotlight: 2015 LLA Conference & Event Planning Interns

Meet the 2015 Lakeside Leadership Academy Conference & Event Planning Interns, Melaine Edris & Emily Messino:

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Name Melanie Edris
Position
Conference and Event Planning Intern
School
Cedarville University
Major/Minor
Global Business/Spanish
Hometown Fremont, OH
How did you hear about Lakeside?
I have grown up coming here every summer since I was 7 years old.

What are you most looking forward to this summer? Cinnamon sugar donuts from the Patio and iced coffee from Coffee and Cream.

What do you hope to gain from this experience? I hope to figure out if event planning is something I would definitely like to pursue upon graduating college.

Name one goal you hope to achieve this summer? To be able to say that I was pushed out of my comfort zone every day on the job.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Checking out off-the-wall restaurants, rollerblading, reading fashion blogs, going to Target, drinking iced tea and watching adventure documentaries.

What is one of your proudest moments you have achieved thus far in life? Living and studing in Spain for 4 months.

What is your dream job? National Geographic Explorer, In-N-Out Burger franchise owner or personal assistant to my favorite designer, Lauren Conrad.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself. I would do just about anything for courtside season tickets to the Cleveland Cavaliers games.

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Name Emily Messino
Position
Conference and Event Planning Intern
School
University of Mount Union
Major/Minor
Marketing/Accounting
Hometown
Cambridge, OH

How did you hear about Lakeside? I learned about Lakeside at a job fair in Columbus. I enjoyed talking to the workers, so I decided to research Lakeside more. I heard really great things from friends, so I decided to apply for the internship.

What are you most looking forward to this summer? I’m looking forward to beautiful sunsets and exploring this part of Ohio.

What do you hope to gain from this experience? I hope to gain lots of hands-on experience in event planning. I’m excited to learn the entire process of planning an event to executing the plan.

Name one goal you hope to achieve this summer? One goal I hope to achieve this summer is learning the logistics of event planning.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? I enjoy volunteering with lots of different organizations. I enjoy traveling, scrapbooking and baking.

What is one of your proudest moments you have achieved thus far in life? One of my proudest moments thus far in life was serving as Alpha Phi Omega-Xi Upsilon Chapter President and receiving a Chapter Distinguished Service Key.

What is your dream job? My dream job would be working as the Entertainment Coordinator at Give Kids the World Village in Kissimmee, Florida.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself. Last summer, I spent ten days in the wilderness of the Adirondack Mountains in New York.

One Comment on “Sunday Spotlight: 2015 LLA Conference & Event Planning Interns

  1. I’m very proud of my Grandaughter Melanie Edris. She will do well in whatever field she chooses. She will give her 100percent. Thanks for giving her this opportunity.

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