Kate Shin
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“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

Nickname: #94 preLude
Crossed: Spring 2014
Big Sister: Irene “luLLaby” Ng
Little Sister:  Claire “finaLe” Generato

Major: Industrial & Systems Engineering
Year: Class of 2017
Hometown: Miramar, FL
Ethnicity: Chinese

Positions held in aKDPhi:  Academic Chair (Spring 2015)

What I like: Traveling; trying new foods; drinking tea; watching Friends, Sherlock, or Elementary; spending time with my friends and family.

What I do: SASE Webmaster (Spring 2014), SASE Secretary (2014-2015), SASE External Vice President (2015-2016), SASE President (2017-2018)

Why I joined aKDPhi: After my first semester at UF, I still felt like I didn’t belong anywhere. There wasn’t an organization that I felt a strong connection with, and it was easy to get lost amongst their crowds of members. That’s when I decided to consider Greek life, specifically, aKDPhi. And now, here I am, no longer an outsider. I’ve found a group of girls whom I can call my sisters. With these girls, I know I will never be left behind. They will comfort me when I’m troubled, they will eat with me when I don’t want to eat alone, they will rescue me at 3 AM on campus when my car battery dies, but most of all, they will challenge me to constantly better myself.

Contact Kate at prelude@ufakdphi.com.