Lateasha Lewis was born and raised in Tacoma Washington. She grew up in a single-parent household where sometimes things were tough. Although she lived with her mother she has an extremely close relationship with her father. She has one older sister and a nephew she adores. She also has an extended family where she has two sisters and one niece. Lateasha is a first generational student and is passionate and determined to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Lateasha is double majoring in Children's Studies and Sociology. She is very appreciative and thankful to have the opportunity to attend Eastern Washington University. God has truly blessed her in a number of different ways. After earning her undergraduate degree, Lateasha plans to pursue graduate degree that will help children and their families. Her ultimate goal is to open a center to assist low-income families. She is determined to reach all of her goals and knows that with hard work and God's help anything is possible.
Dr. Sue Wright, Children's Studies Program Director, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, EWU
2012 TRiO McNair Research Internship- A Data Analysis: Bullying from Current Middle School Students Perspective
· "This Kind of Thing Happens Everyday:" The Emotions Bullying Produces. 16th Annual EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium (2013)
· A Data Analysis: Bullying From Current Middle School Students Perspective. 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (2013)
· Keep Reaching for More Success: Engaging Middle School Youth Academically. The Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii (2013)
· Spokane Youth Services: How Engagement Fosters Success. 15th Annual EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium (2012)
2013-2013 Honors and Awards:_____________________________________________________________
Awardee of Keepers of the Dream Outstanding Academic Achievement, Eastern Washington University
Children's Studies Club Vice President, Eastern Washington University
Dean's List: Fall 2012, Winter 2013
Graduate School Acceptances:______________________________________________________________
Michigan State University, Masters of Arts in Childhood Studies
Rutgers University, Masters of Arts in Childhood Studies
Washington State University, Masters of Educational Leadership
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