Name: Victoria Sonza

Title: Miss Apopka 2022

Education: 2020-2022 Valencia College – Associate’s of Arts Studies Business Degree Pathway –

2018-2021 Purdue University Transferred out of Purdue due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Impact Statement: Music for Memories — Founder Alzheimer’s Disease awareness.

Leadership Roles:

PANHELLENIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Purdue University Fraternity, Sorority, and Cooperative Life

2020 – 2021

  • Developed and managed a $300,000 annual budget.
  • Oversaw all accounts payable and receivables for the Panhellenic Association.
  • Improved financial transparency between all Purdue Greek life councils by fostering an inclusive and educational environment.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Purdue Musical Organizations

2020-2021

  • Directed 3+ social media accounts and all associated activities.
  • Spearheaded advertising strategies and campaigns for all performances.
  • Coordinated marketing and communication activities for University Choir.

DISNEY COLLEGE PROGRAM INTERNSHIP

Walt Disney World® Resort

2020-2020

  • Communicated and resolved point of sale transaction inquiries.
  • Interned at various operating units of Walt Disney World® Resorts.
  • Provided customer service at Disney’s four major parks and resorts.
  • Managed client-facing guest relations activities to enhance guest experience.

RISK MANAGEMENT CHAIR

Delta Delta Delta Women’s Fraternity

2019-2020

  • Piloted and implemented various risk strategies for the chapter.
  • Supervised the safety, security, and reputation of a 120+ member sorority.
  • Headed a team of executive officers on 10+ tasks to push the chapter out of probation during office term.

A B O U T  V I C T O R I A

  • Favorite Hobby: Film Photography
  • Favorite Side Hustle: Vintage Curator
  • Favorite TV Show: Mr. Robot
  • Favorite Movie: Parasite
  • Favorite Book: 1984
  • Favorite Food: Sushi or Steak
  • Favorite Place to Travel: Japan
  • Favorite Memory of MAO: Being a
    sunshine princess and getting to
    experience the impact of the
    organization at such a young age.