Student Board

 

Emily Nay

Class of 2020, Naperville North High School

Health & Wellness Lead

Learn More About Emily

At Naperville North, Emily is involved in a variety of different sports and clubs. In the fall she plays golf and plays lacrosse in the spring. She loves being on a team and supporting her teammates. Emily is also involved in National Honor Society, French Honor Society and Youth and Government. Outside of school, she continues to give back to her community at her church where she volunteers and mentors younger kids as well as participates in the annual youth summer mission trip. This will be her third year on the SAB board and she is looking forward to the challenges and opportunities presented to her. Never hesitate to ask her anything as she loves meeting new people and helping them out!

Alexa Betjemann

Class of 2020, Naperville North High School

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Alexa is a freshman at Naperville North High School.  She loves being a part of several sports at North, including cross country, basketball, and track.  Besides being very active through extracurricular activities, she enjoys being involved in freshman board, red cross club, and DECA.  In her free time, Alexa likes to read, write, and hang out with friends. Alexa is very excited to begin her first year as a student advisory board member at the Alive Center.  She can not wait to meet new people who also are passionate about the well-being of the community!

Emily Schwartzhoff 

Class of 2020, Naperville North High School
Dare to be Rare girl empowerment lead
Learn More About Emily
Emily is a junior at Naperville North High School. She’s involved in the Tennis Team, Peer Tutoring,  and the Mock Trial Law Team. She’s also a captain for the organization BuildOn, which is fundraising to build a school in a Third World Country. Outside of school, she volunteers at Edwards Hospital and is a Naperville Park District Soccer Referee. She is passionate about helping others and wants to go into the medical field when she’s older. She’s super excited to be a member of the student advisory board, and can’t wait to help empower young girls!

Kelsey Nardi

 Wellness Committee

Class of 2022, Naperville North High School

Learn More About Kelsey

Kelsey is a freshman at Naperville North. She loves to run cross country, play softball, and is part of Young life, a community youth group. She enjoys playing flute in her free time, as well as hanging out with friends. She is also a leader at Camp Compassion, a summer camp for girls. She is very excited to be on the student advisory board, and looks forward to a great year of fundraisers, meetings, and events!

Ria Chugh

STEM & Education Committee

Class of 2022 Naperville North
Learn More About Ria
Ria is a freshman at Naperville North High School. She is part of sports and extracurricular activities including competitive swimming for Naperville North and Maverick Swim Club. She is also involved in school clubs such as Future Problem Solvers and is on the STEM committee of the Alive Center. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, spending time with family and friends, and traveling to new places. Ria loves being a member of the student advisory board at the Alive Center and looks forward to engage with others to make a difference in the community.

 

Karlianna Smith

Class of 2021, Waubonsie Valley High School
Teen Lead of Service Club, Alive@Eola
Learn More About Karlianna
Karlianna is a sophomore at Waubonsie Valley. She is involved in her schools creative writing club and FCCLA. She is very passionate about the violin and loves to be around others. She is energetic and loves to meet new people and try new things. She is very excited to be apart of the Student Advisory Board and cannot wait to help benefit the Naperville and Aurora Communities.

Caroline Li

Class of 2020, Naperville Central High School

Learn More About Caroline

I am a freshman at Naperville Central High School. I am in BPA, Freshman Student Council, and the Swim Team at Central. Outside of school, I swim at Mavericks Swim Club, I participate in my youth group at church and I have taken drawing lessons since I was 5. I love to read, draw and hang out with friends. I am very excited to be a part of the SAB and I can’t wait to see how I will help my community!

Kathleen Nie

Class of 2019, Naperville North High School

Learn More About Kathleen

Kathleen is a junior at Naperville North High School. At North, she is a part of DECA, varsity badminton, National Art Honor Society, and Future Problem Solving. Kathleen always has a passion for everything she does, and is excited to be helping out the community. In addition to being the DECA VP of Fundraising and badminton captain for next year, she looks forward to working with everyone on the Alive Center Student Advisory Board. Outside of school, she enjoys painting, watching dramas, and being a pianist for Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras. Kathleen also loves volunteering regularly at the Dupage Children’s Museum and her church.

Maizie Keane

Class of 2020, Naperville North High School

Learn More About Maizie
Maizie has been dancing since she was three and currently dances on her high school dance team and orchesis. She is also a peer tutor, adaptive PE leader, and on National Honors Society. Maizie enjoys being an active volunteer at Marianjoy Hospital. She is excited to join the Alive Center community!

Grace Condie

Class of 2020, Naperville North High School

Learn More About Grace

Grace is involved in a variety of activities including cross-country, water polo, Red Cross club, National Honors Society, and more. She loves being apart of a team atmosphere and cheering on her teammates. In her free time she enjoys playing guitar, hanging with friends, and playing with her Golden Retriever Honey.  Grace is super excited to be apart of this  year’s Student Advisory Board and can’t wait to meet new people and try new things as the year progresses.

Isabelle Marcus

Naperville North High School, Class of 2021

Learn More About Izzy
Izzy is a sophomore at Naperville North High School. She enjoys being involved with multiple activities including student government, orchesis, and dance team. This will be her second year on student government and she loves representing her class at meetings and other events. Dance is also something that she is very passionate about, and has been doing practically her whole life. Izzy gives back to the community by volunteering at Dupage PADS and her church. She is excited to be a part of the SAB for the coming year, and can’t wait to participate in all that she can.

 

Neha Ramachandran

Class of 2021, Naperville North High School

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Neha is a junior at Naperville Central and is very involved in the Naperville Community. Passionate to create a change in her school, she is an ambassador, part of student advisory council, a member of several honors society, and a girls tennis captain.

Bhuvni Shah

Naperville North High School, Class of 2019

Learn More About Bhuvni

Bhuvni is a Junior at Naperville North High School. She is a Committee member for the Merry Tutor which tutors at Alive and the Naperville Public Library. She loves working with kids. At Naperville North, is also a part of Science Olympiad, DECA, Math Team, Future Problem Solvers, and First Class. She also helps run Science Olympiad at Jefferson Junior High School. She also plays Badminton and likes to run. Bhuvni is honored to be a part of the Student Advisory Board at Alive and excited to help make a difference in the community!

Maya Knotts

Neuqua Valley High School Class of 2020
Learn More About Maya
Maya is currently a junior at Neuqua. She is president of the UNICEF club and secretary of the National Social Studies Society at her school. She is also involved in Model UN and Spanish Honors Society. In her free time, Maya enjoys running, reading and learning about computer science, especially anything related artificial intelligence. She is new to Alive and is looking forward to leadership opportunities to use her talents.

Olivia Prudhomme,

Naperville North Class of 2021
Learn More About Olivia

Olivia is a first year member on the Alive Student Advisory Board and is a sophomore at Naperville North High School. At Naperville North, Olivia is on the golf team and she is a Bridging the Gap mentor for minority middle school students. She is also a part of BSLA, DECA, and peer tutoring. Olivia also loves to sing, and find great food trucks and restaurants to eat at. Olivia is on the health and wellness committee and can’t wait to get involved and contribute to the Alive community!

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