First Name: Dana
First Name: Dana
High School: Ronald Reagan High School
University: Louisiana State University
Degree: Major: Communication Studies. Minors: Business, Film and Media Arts
Career Goal: To become successful in film and television production
Song: “Without You” by Mariah Carey
Book: East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Quote: “Commitment in the face of conflict produces character” by Peter Drucker
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Movie: Center Stage
TV Show: True Blood
Pastime: Enjoying a good movie with friends.
Lifetime Goal: To be successful in my career, have a loving family, and make a difference in other people’s lives.
Best Habit: Making a daily to-do list.
Worst Habit: Waiting until the last minute to fill my car with gas.
Best experience of being a New Orleans Saintsation so far: Definitely going out and making appearances in the community. It is so exciting to meet fellow Saints fans!
Best thing about being a Saintsation: Getting to perform in front of over 80,000 fans!
Advice for younger girls: Work hard, believe in yourself, and always strive to be your best!
Trait you admire most in other people: Generosity
What is your most outstanding attribute: My optimistic attitude towards life. I always try to see the positive in any situation.
Other than your family, who is a positive role model in your life: My mentor, Jelynne Burley. She is an outstanding and successful woman and has always been supportive in my endeavors.
If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why: The South of France because I would like to visit where my family is originally from. I have learned of my history, but there would be nothing like experiencing, first hand, my family culture. I would also love to try authentic French cuisine.
Zach Strief spoke at Ethel Schoeffner Elementary on Friday, April 11, 2014. (New Orleans Saints video)
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead talks about participating in St. Baldrick's Day on Saturday at Finn McCool's Irish Pub.
The annual Wednesday at the Square concert series kicked off its 2014 season Wednesday, March 19 and the evening was marked by big crowds, beautiful weather, great music and, of course, the Saints.
Video recap of the 2014 New Orleans Saints high school athletic training symposium (New Orleans Saints video)