Mary Katherine Jabbia

Student Profile: Mary Katherine Jabbia

MK Jabbia, Senior from Slidell, Louisiana

Strength and Discipline: Started swimming at age 6 and has not stopped; trains year-round; four years as varsity swimmer in breaststroke and relays and major contributor to No. 2-ranked Golden Tigers’ contention for national championships; six-time All-America honoree in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Mind: Biology major with plans to attend pharmacy school in Savannah or New Orleans; Phi Kappa Phi honor society membership; GPA contributed to swimming team’s 2015 NAIA Scholar-team honor.

Leadership: President of the Student Government Association, officer in Alpha Chi Omega and Mu Sigma Chi.

Community Service: Catechist at St. Michael’s Church in Gainesville; helped along with teammates in 2014 Special Olympics.

Curiosity: Loves to explore, hike, travel.

Character Traits Expressed by Others: Grounded; involved, balances school, sports, family and friends; honest.

She Said It: “At Brenau, there is no time to be timid. The only errors you can make are the ones you don’t learn from.”

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