STUDENT BOARD BIOS
Stebrina Kisingiri serves as the co-chair of the Take Action Institute and recently graduated from Stetson University with a BBA in Economics, a minor in Spanish and Certificate of Community Engagement. She was vastly involved with the Bonner Leaders’ Program on campus, an organization dedicated to giving students access to higher education in return for a commitment of community engagements. Stebrina has been serving economically disadvantaged communities in countries like the Czech Republic, Guatemala, Kenya, Uganda, and the USA; and empowering youth on top of creating skeletons for leadership curriculums. Stebrina is passionate about sustainability and poverty in developing countries and hopes to study Environmental Economics and Sustainability for her Graduate program. She is currently working at Delta Airlines and is also the CEO and Founder of her own business, Kaki Kavod, an online platform that sells unique handmade African craft by African Artisans. For fun, Stebrina enjoys watching anime, cooking, and baking with and for friends.
Kayley Klatt serves as the Student Co-Chair of the Take Action Institute. She is an MBA candidate at the Crummer Graduate School of Business through the Rollins College 3/2 Accelerated Management Program who is eager to turn her knowledge into action. As an MBA candidate, she also serves as the President of her class and is currently an executive board member for the Rollins Rotaract Club. In each of these positions, Kayley aims to enhance the Rollins experience and engage the student body through leadership and service. She is the founder and host of her podcast, The Choose Kindness Podcast, where she educates all generations on the effects of bullying and the importance of being intentionally kind. As an aspiring marketing executive, she is the CEO and founder of her business, Kayley Klatt Consulting, where she creates social graphics for clients looking to expand their digital footprint. In her free time, Kayley loves spending time with her closest friends and family in the Florida sun and watching reality TV.
Marketing Committee Chair
Tessa Colaiacovo serves as Head of the Marketing Committee and is in her final year of undergraduate school at Rollins College as an International Business major and Spanish and Communication Studies minor. In addition to academic pursuits, Tessa is President of Rollins Rotaract and a Service Coordinator with the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. In these positions she promotes and shares her passion for volunteer work and community service by planning, hosting, and leading various on- and off-campus service and community engagement events. During the summers, Tessa works as a corporate communications and marketing intern with the hopes of becoming a marketing executive. Outside of class, Tessa loves volunteering at her local animal shelter, spending time with friends, and going to the beach.
Content Committee Chair
Leah Hornik is a Rollins College student majoring in Religious Studies with a minor in Middle Eastern and North African studies. She began volunteering at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in 2019 as a Bonner Leader. Leah has worked for Florida State House Representative Anna Eskamani for District 47, where she served as a legislative intern for the Spring 2020 session. Afterward, Leah worked as the Marketing and Social Media Ambassador for Phil Andersons’ Mayoral campaign race in Winter Park, Florida. Leah currently serves as the Education Specialist for the Holocaust Center and is preparing for graduation in hopes of continuing her studies and career in Holocaust Education.
Logistics Committee Chair
KC Hampton is a novelist and screenwriter. She earned her BFA in Creative Writing at Full Sail University. Her flash fiction pieces have been published in Adelaide Literary Magazine No.52, CaféLit Magazine, and Rose City Sister. Her poem memoir, Unapologetically Imperfect, has been published by BookLeaf. KC is also a single mom to an adorable Coton de Tuléar, puppy. Born a traveler, tea lover, and reader at heart. She lives life with the glass half full as she pursues her writing career in Orlando, FL.
High School Track Committee Chair
Brooke Chepenik is a junior at Winter Park High School. She is interested in combating social injustices and ignorance with education, specifically Israel and Holocaust education to combat antisemitism. “As a Jewish teen in high school and in the 21st century, it is hard to believe the plentiful amount of antisemitism, ignorance, and bigotry still present today. Silence just leads to the continuation of the same false information and ignorance we see today, making it important to stand up, speak the truth, and speak about what is right and wrong in this world today. Then, figuring out, with this institute for example, what we can do to fix it.”
Community Connections Committee Chair
Liam Taylor King is a History student at Rollins College, hoping to graduate in Spring 2024 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts. Since November 2021, Liam has worked at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in Maitland as an intern. In addition, Liam serves on the Board of Directors of the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida. Right now, Liam is working on two major local history projects—a co-authored book about the history of Rollins College, and a thesis about queer Orlando history. Liam is passionate about Joan Didion’s writing, vintage fashion, and the Chicago Manual of Style.