Elizabeth Drendel Crowned 2011 Fairest of the Fair
Name: Elizabeth Drendel
Parents: Rod and Linda Drendel
Goals and Ambitions: She has wanted to be the fairest of the fair for as long as she can remember,and this was her 3rd year running. She graduated from Marian University this past December and she hopes to pay off school loans by January 1st, 2012. She understands the importance of eliminating debt and building equity for the future. She hopes to save money for the down payment on her first home. Lastly, she dedicates each day to becoming a better person. In the future she hopes to be a good wife and mother to children with strong morals and a commitment to serve others with their lives.
Hobbies: Spending time with her niece and nephews, they brighten her day every time she sees them. She loves party planning and recently got involved with wedding planning. She enjoys working out, walking, and running. A major hobby of hers is spending time in the community such as volunteering at Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders. The different children in the program have overcome so many challenges in their lives; they inspire here every week to remember all of the blessings she has in life.
Employment: She is a REALTOR at RE/MAX Heritage, works as an independent real estate agent. After working side-by side with her father, the owner of the company, she has a greater respect for him and his passion for what he does. Her second job is waitressing at Blanck’s Supper Club in Johnsburg.
High School: Trinity Baptist School in Fond du Lac 2007
College: Marian University, December 2010- double major in Business Administration and Business
School Honors and Awards: High School (perfect attendance grades k-12; volleyball coach’s award based on team spirit, leadership skills, dedication to the team and sportsmanship; Pastor’s Award based on Christian leadership, school spirit, academic performance and overall character) College ( graduated with Summa Cum Laude Honors with a GPA of 3.9 and above, secured a spot on the Dean’s list all 4 years)
Club and Organizations: High School (science fairs, debates, dramatic performances, musical concerts, and athletic endeavors) College (Business Club and Model United Nations Team)
Other Schools or Special Training: Real Estate License, One on One choir training since the 1st grade.
Community Activities: Volunteers weekly at Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders and when needed at Marian
University mentoring underclassmen. She enjoys impacting lives and explaining the importance of
Other Awards and Honors: Receive the Jim Crowley Leadership Award in 2007, this award was granted to someone who displayed leadership skills amongst the 4-H state dairy attendees. Received Top Showman awards for Junior Dairy and Junior Beef at the county level.