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Kaylee Sue Vickers

2006 Forest Ave kvicker1@gmail.com


Knoxville, TN 37916 (615) 419-4797

EDUCATION

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville May 2009


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
Minor: Food Science and Technology
Overall GPA: 3.95/4.0

HONORS AND AWARDS

Irwin, Buford and Beatrice Scholarship Student Services Director of the Year
Office of the dean of Students Honors Ruby McKeel Rives Scholarship
Parent’s Association Scholarship HCA Scholarship
Golden Key Scholarship UT Volunteer Scholarship
Jane R. Savage Scholarship HOPE Scholarship

WORK EXPERIENCE

St. Mary’s North Medical Center – Powell, TN May 2008 – Present


Ambassador
• Deliver and explain appropriate menus to patients, aid patients in making
proper dietary choices, and contribute to basic food preparation.

MEWA Drug Treatment Center – Mombasa, Kenya June – July 2007


Intern
• Interviewed clients and staff in order to draft a conduct policy for the center.

Women Fighting AIDS in Kenya – Mombasa, Kenya May – July 2007


Intern
• Discussed breastfeeding and nutrition with members living with HIV/AIDS.
• Organized art therapy project for members.

Subway – Franklin, TN May 2004 – December 2007


Sandwich Artist
• Acted as store opener, baked bread, checked inventory, and made sandwiches.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Dr. Michael Zemel’s Lab August 2008 – Present


Volunteer
• Assist in appointments with clients involved in a 12 week study aimed to
discern the effects of a dairy-rich diet on oxidative and inflammatory aspects
of metabolic system.

E.V. Davidson Community Center February – May 2008


Volunteer
• Taught low income children nutrition lessons once a week.

Students Promoting Environmental Action in Knoxville 2007 – Present


Treasurer January – May 2008
• Managed group spending on environmental initiatives.

Kappa Omicron Nu 2006 – Present


Vice President May 2008 – Present Secretary May 2007 – May 2008

• Chair program committee and coordinate program activities regarding


professionalism in the College of Health and Human Sciences.
• Recorded minutes and helped coordinate initiation activities.

Women’s Coordinating Council 2006 – 2008


Member
• Researched and proposed programs dealing with women’s health issues to
bring to campus.

Undergraduate Nutrition Student Association 2006 – Present


Member

Gamma Beta Phi Honors Service Society 2005 – Present


Secretary May 2007 – May 2008 Adopt-A-Spot Coordinator 2006 – Present
• Recorded minutes and was responsible for organizing volunteer opportunities.
• Cooked at the Ronald McDonald House.

Clinic Vols 2005 – 2007


Volunteer
• Staffed the clinic in a low income school and administered basic medical care.
Campus Beautification 2005 – 2008
Director 2006 – 2008 Assistant Director 2005 – 2006
• Led branch of the Student Government Association in developing and
implementing projects aimed at improving campus aesthetics and increasing
campus environmental initiatives.
• Reorganized the campus wide Adopt-A-Spot program.

Girl Scout Troop 454 2005 – 2006


Volunteer
• Supervised kindergarten through third grade girls in badge work.

UT Medical Center Nutrition Department January – May 2005


Volunteer
• Collaborated on a diabetic menu and assisted dietitians in daily activities.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Dietetic Association 2007 – Present


Member

Knoxville District Dietetic Association 2006 – Present


Member