Find out more about your SI Leader!
Corry Clark, BIO 101 (Fundamentals of Biology): Corry is the proud SI leader for Dr. Rango’s class. Corry became an SI leader because she really enjoyed the material in the class and wanted others to understand and become as interested as she is. When studying she finds it most helpful to use many different study tools and she tries to integrate them all into her sessions. She is currently pursuing two Bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland: Kinesiology and Community and Behavioral Health.
Brittany Schuetzle, BIO 101 (Fundamentals of Biology): Brittany is working with Dr. Rango as her target professor for the Fall of 2013. Brittany became an SI leader because she enjoys meeting new people and wanted to help other students learn the material of a course she really enjoyed. She plans to pursue a nursing degree after finishing her classes at AACC.
Dimitra Neonakis, BIO 101/223 (Fundamentals of Biology/ Microbiology): Dimitra is happy to lead SI for Dr Horner's Microbiology and Dr Weibells Biology. Dimitra enjoys sharing science with students of all ages in Queen Anne's County and looks forward to helping college students master complex topics in biology. Dimitra enjoys using videos, graphic organizers, worksheets, games and discussions to reach students with varied learning styles. Dimitra welcomes constructive feedback that will aid her in planning sessions that are as effective as possible for the students involved in her SI sessions.
Lynette DelPrete, BIO 135 (Principles of Nutrition): Lynette has been the SI Leader for BIO 135 for several years. She began leading SI sessions when she witnessed first hand how group study can improve a student's understanding of course material. She facilitates sessions both on campus and online. One of her favorite quotes goes something like this: "Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you've fed him for a lifetime". She tries to teach learning strategies in all of her sessions so that her students will have lifetime success.
Anna K. Jett, BIO 231 (Human Biology): Anna is the proud SI Leader for Dr. Domanski’s classes. Anna became an SI Leader because she wanted to give back to the community that has helped her. Anna loves to help students of all ranges. Returning to college after 20 years, Anna utilized the SI study group to become a successful science student. Anna is pursuing a career change from Elementary School teacher. She is a Health Information Technology major.
Peter Kogut, CHE 111 (General Chemistry) and BIO 233 (Anatomy and Physiology): Peter has over six years teaching experience from swim coaching and leading American Red Cross CPR and Life guarding classes. Peter is pursuing degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He became interested in SI after using group study sessions to master complex topics in science courses.
Sia Salmasi, CHE 111 (General Chemistry): Sia is the SI leader for Professor Ayers. He is interested in leading SI sessions because of his 3 years of teaching/tutoring experiences and his enthusiasm for Chemistry. He is also an academic sucess coach in SASP (Student Achievement and Success Program). Sia received his A.S. degree in Chemistry at AACC and is currently attending UMBC for a M.S. degree in Chemistry. His goal is to have a doctorate degree in Chemistry. As an SI leader he has gained valuable experience in pursuit of his academic pursuites. In addition, throughout his academic career, he has benefited from study groups and he appreciates the opportunity to lead group sessions to help students understand difficult concepts.
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