Amanda majored in Environmental Studies at Washington College. She was co-President of the Student Environmental Alliance and a member of the Trap and Skeet team. Amanda was also involved in the E.R.O.S. Alliance and the Women’s Club Rugby Team, as well as working as an intern for College Relations. Amanda was a member of the Cater Society of Junior Fellows, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta, and Omicron Delta Kappa.