Meet The Team
Ethan Blevins is a Junior at Boardman High School who is a tutor and the Boardman Branch Manager for Cognitia. As the Branch Manager for Boardman, he oversees the scheduling for tutors and meetings with local administrations. Alongside this, he is heavily involved in other extracurricular activities in his community, especially in the music and arts programs. He aspires to one day become a teacher, and values his time with the organization to provide every child with the tools for success in school.
Assistant Branch Manager
Annie Fink is a Junior at Boardman High School who adores the arts and sciences. As the Assistant Branch Manager, she and the Branch Manager work together to schedule as well as approve and deny tutors. In any case of absence, she will help with any other decisions designated for the Branch Manager. Annie believes education is an important part of a child's life and that every child, regardless of circumstance, deserves an equal opportunity to succeed. She is thrilled to be working with Cognitia and to see the great change it will bring to the community.
Public Relations Manager
Mia Gagliano is a senior at Boardman High School, and the Public Relations Manager for the Boardman Branch. As the Public Relations Manager, Mia will communicate with students and parents about Cognita and meeting dates. Mia heavily relies on the arts and academic departments as she is regularly seen on stage with the drama club or competing in robotics events. She cannot wait to see Cognita flourish and benefit the students in Boardman!
Public Relations Assistant
Emily is a Junior at Boardman High School whose inclinations revolve around the performing arts and music industry. Assisting the Public Relations Manager at Boardman, Emily assists Mia in overseeing communications while assisting in managing the public image of Cognitia. She has a copious amount of love for children and strives to provide a pleasant experience between each family and the organization. Emily is beyond excited for Cognitia to allow for students to both advance their academic education while exhibiting positive social settings.
Sara is a Junior at Boardman High School who has a great passion for helping others. She has many interests, including playing on the lacrosse team and having a part in the drama club. Sara is also involved with Link Crew, showing she has great leadership skills and a friendly personality. Overall, she’s a very caring person who is looking forward to be working with Cognitia in order to help children reach their full potential and expand their education.
Philosopher. Scholar. Athlete. Musician. Traveler. Lover of languages. Carson Essad is a junior at Boardman High School who recognizes the importance of passing on knowledge, especially in this day in age. An aspiring lawyer, on his free time Carson loves to read, listen to music, meditate, and play soccer. He hopes to go to Ohio State and major in law. Outside of the classroom, Carson is in Italian club, Big Spartan Little Spartan, Link Crew, and a Captain on the soccer team. But more than epistemology, Carson appreciates the practical need for good grades, which is why he is delighted to act as a tutor for others.