Krista Schmidt is a senior studying Communication Arts with a minor in Political Science and a pre-law certificate. She began her academic career at Florida International University (FIU) in the Fall of 2014. She became involved in the Student Government Association (SGA) in 2015 as a Lower Division Senator and Head of the Student Advocacy Committee. Her passion for FIU and advocating for the needs of students led her to run for Student Government President.
Krista has been involved with Alternative Breaks as a Site Leader, Dance Marathon Morale Captain, LeadTeam Facilitator, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, and Order of the Torch. She served on the executive board of her sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon. Her involvements gave her the opportunity to engage with a wide range of organizations and students on campus. She was recognized at the Student Life Awards as the recipient of the Outstanding Sophomore of the Year Award.
Ms. Schmidt’s term as SGA’s President for the Modesto A. Maidique Campus began Monday May 15, 2017. She is committed to selflessly serving our students this upcoming academic year by being a passionate advocate for FIU and providing dedicated leadership to help FIU continue exceeding its expectations.