Ellen Graham

  • University: Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Course: Business Management
  • Club: Waterford Wildcats
  • Age: 22


Hi everyone! My name is Ellen Graham and I am so excited to be a part of the Sport Changes Life family as a Victory Scholar. I am from Frankfort, Illinois which is just south of Chicago and I attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where I played on the women’s basketball team. I was voted the recipient of the Most Improved Player award my senior year and consistently earned a spot on the Patriot League Honor Roll as well as Lafayette’s Student-Athlete Honor Roll. Over the course of my four years at Lafayette, I double majored in Government & Law and Religious Studies. In addition, I was a co-recipient of the Lyman Coleman Prize which is awarded annually to the senior(s) who demonstrated broad interest and superior performance in the Religious Studies Department, as well as Dean’s List honors during my final three semesters.

I am ecstatic to be attending Waterford Institute of Technology this year to earn my Masters in Business Management. To be given the opportunity to study abroad, continue playing the sport I love, and most importantly, give back to the Waterford community was something I could not pass up. I am excited to see how this extraordinary program and the children I will be coaching and mentoring will help me develop as an individual, and how I can help them mature into confident, determined future leaders in return. I am so thankful for this opportunity, and I can’t wait to get started!

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My Personal Blog

March 4th, 2019

Episode 12: Living in Waterford

February 24th, 2019

Episode 11: The Comeback (Take 2)

February 13th, 2019

Episode 10: Here for the Waffles

January 24th, 2019

Episode 9: FUNdraiser

January 18th, 2019

Episode 8: Ellen’s Declassified Ireland Survival Guide

January 5th, 2019

Episode 7: Kitten Club

December 28th, 2018

Episode 6: Friendmas

December 2nd, 2018

Episode 5: The Belfast Classic

November 2nd, 2018

Episode 4: For the Night is Dark…

October 15th, 2018

Episode 3: A Wee Setback

September 29th, 2018

Episode 2: Life Lessons from Lafayette

September 7th, 2018

Episode 1: Whirlwind