Miss Tallawanda 2019
Riley Post, Miss Tallawanda 2019, is a junior at Bowling Green State University.
Platform Issue: The “Write” Mindset
Scholastic/Career Ambition: Obtain a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Language Arts Education
Talent: Singing and Signing / “Make You Feel My Love”
Scholastic Honors: Saint Henry High School 4th Year Academic Award; Member of the BGSU Honors College; Member of Honors Student Association; BGSU Dean’s List
Leadership Roles: Director of The “Write” Mindset Program; Falcon Flock Social Justice Mentee; Volunteer at Wood County Library; 2018 Honors Opening Weekend Group Leader; Treasurer of Adolescent Young Adult Education Mentor Match Program; Selected interviewer of 2018 Presidential Scholarship candidates; Copy Editor for BG News; Editor for Prairie Margins Undergraduate Literary Magazine; Volunteer at Toledo US Together; Cantor at St. Bernard and St. Augustine Parishes; Volunteer at Literature in the Park and STEM in the Park; Event Staff for Bowling Green Martin Luther King Junior Day; Previously a classroom aid at Arlington Elementary School, Toledo School for the Arts, Otsego Junior High
Accomplishments: Earned Inclusive Leadership Certificate; Performed with BGSU AcousChicks at Northwest Ohio Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Competition; Presented at Bowling Green Undergraduate Research Symposium; Recipient of Bowling Green Presidential Scholarship; Hugh O’Brien Leadership Attendee; Recipient of eight Varsity Letters in Cross Country and Track; Ran three consecutive years at Cross Country State; Painting displayed in the 2017 Ohio State Arts Exhibit; Performed at Saint John the Divine Cathedral; Wrote and illustrated first novel at ten
Interesting Facts: I have 65 first cousins; I took a semester-long Bowling Green Perspective class on the Syrian Refugee Crisis; I can say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious backwards in two ways.