Jessica Ballestrazze is a senior advertising major, focused on both the design and writing aspects of the industry. Her strengths as a coach include helping writers flesh out and clearly communicate their main ideas and adjusting sentence structure to hit pesky word limits. She enjoys writing personal essays but has a strong foundation in academic writing. Service trips to Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Managua, Nicaragua during her college career have helped fan Jessica’s passion for mass communication and education. For the 2015-16 school year, she received the Top Scholar Award from the Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband, volunteering for design projects, photography, playing fantasy football, and taking long naps. Jessica has taken Gateway to Media, and J342: Creative Strategist, Communication Law, Pageturners, and Intro to Design.