University of South Florida St. Petersburg

MacKenzie Avallone (2011)

My First Generation Story

About the Student

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Belmar, N.J. native MacKenzie Avallone is a sophomore majoring in English literature at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.  Her love of literature and drama began in early childhood. A member of the drama club since third grade, MacKenzie now serves as president of the USF St. Petersburg Drama Club. After earning her doctorate, MacKenzie plans to become a college professor so that she can share her enthusiasm for literature and learning with others.  The middle of three children, MacKenzie hopes her younger sister follows in her footsteps to earn a college degree.

Student Stats

Name: MacKenzie Avallone (2011)
Age: 19
Year in School: Sophomore
Major: English-Literature
Favorite Course: Composition II
Dream Job: College professor

About the School

FGV: Univ of South Florida St Pete

Small classes and personal attention are a hallmark of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg experience. Institutional and program accreditations help ensure high standards of learning in the classroom and beyond.



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