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Michelle Parra

Throughout my 21 years of age, I have had the pleasure of living in 3 different countries. I was born and raised in Queretaro, Mexico; where I lived for 17 years until my family relocated to Coppell, Texas; where I completed my high school education.

After graduation I attended the University of Augsburg, Germany;  where I completed my freshman fall semester with a coursework in Political Science and politics of the European Union as well as receiving a Goethe B2 German language certification. 

Even though residing and studying my first semester of college in Germany was such a gratifying experience, my main professional goal has been attending Law school and practicing in the United States, reason why in January of 2018 I transferred to Penn State.

I am now a rising senior at Penn State pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a minor in Global security and a Legal studies certificate. I want to pursue a J.D degree in order to practice International Law given that this specific field allows for litigation within the fields of international politics, economics and the legal system.

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MOCK TRIAL AT Penn State

Where everyone's inner lawyer comes

                    out to shine.

Mock trial has been a great and deep in-rooted interest for me ever since the first time I had the chance to be part of the prosecution team at the NSLC Law & Advocacy program at Georgetown University. 

At Penn State, I had the chance to be a part of the Mock Trial Association and attend the Scarlet Grey Invitational at Ohio State as well as the invitational at Rutgers University. 

Even though I have been part of the organization for just one season, I have already found a community of incredibly talented, passionate and fun people that have only heightened my college experience so far.

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Community Involvement 

Political

Awareness 

Creating awareness for a better, more educated tomorrow.

I recently joined the team of Political Awareness as a Political Intern. Some of my duties include, drafting legislative and regulatory correspondence as well as writing articles and features on the organization's website. 

Political Awareness is a non-partisan organization that seeks to bring together everyone regardless of political ideology by providing political non-biased education and bring light current events.

I am particularly passionate about this initiative given my firm belief that politics is a great tool for society if used consciously and based off awareness.

© 2020 Edna Michelle Parra.