Deidre Ellis is a graduate of Shepherd University. Before attending Shepherd, she received her Associates of Science in Pre-Nursing from Frederick Community College in May 2011.She has a passion for helping others. She has worked extensively with the homeless or less fortunate population in both Baltimore, MD and Martinsburg, WV. In addition to that, she has over 6 years of experience working with Individuals with disabilities, infants and toddlers, and the senior citizen population. She is proficient in both Spanish and American Sign Language. While attending Shepherd, Deidre was an active member of Alpha Phi Omega , a Co-Ed National Service Fraternity. She plans on going into the United States Air Force as an Officer.