Gianna Parella
Gianna Parella
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Youngstown, Oho
High School: Cardinal Mooney
Major: Chemical Engineering

2013-14: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll  … started the year in the three seat of the A8 team at the Dartmouth Green Monster (11/2) … stayed in the three seat of the A8 boat for the Foot of the Charles (11/16) … remained in the three seat in the 2V8 crew in the spring and started eight of nine races there … the one exception was against Boston College/Northeastern when she moved to the five seat … helped the crew to wins over Rutgers (4/6), St. Joseph’s (4/11) and George Washington (4/12) … part of an MIT team that finished fourth overall at the Patriot League Championships (5/16).

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in chemical engineering.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School … WKBN Student Athlete of the Week … three-time letterwinner in tennis … three-time sectional qualifier varsity tennis … helped led the team to a top-16 finish in the Ohio Tennis Coaches' Association State Team Tournament … also played lacrosse … National Honor Society … Valedictorian … Speech and Debate: Treasurer (2011-2012), Vice-President (2012-2013), state qualifier 2012 … Service Club … Volunteer at St. Elizabeth's Hospital (Boardman, Ohio), The Rich Center for Autism (Youngstown) … Link Crew Leader (2011-2013) … Peer Tutor … Lector at school mass … YWCA Young Women with Bright Futures recipient … The Rocklyn DePerro Turner Memorial Speech Scholarship for excellence in speech and debate … National Merit Finalist … Northeast Ohio Gold Key Award in the Scholastic Art Competition … 2012 National Forensic League Academic All-American … Cardinal Mooney Alumni Scholarship.