Elaine Collado is a freshman at the University of Rhode Island, located in Kingston.Born and raised in Rhode Island’s capital city, Providence, Elaine has spent countless hours giving back to her community and beyond. She cites coaching the Gilbert Stuart Middle School cheerleading team to their division championship as one of her proudest achievements and hopes to continue being a positive role model and mentor to young girls. An active member of the Providence Church of Christ’s youth group, she has helped raise funds to build the “Love Lights the Way” home for orphans in Liberia.
Using her gymnastics skills, Elaine tumbled and twirled her way into the Caption position on the Central High School’s Varsity Cheerleading team. She can proudly say that her amazing baking abilities ensured that her squad had enough cupcakes and cookies to fuel them to cheer their basketball team to victory!