Samantha Avina

Samantha Avina is an intern at Skillman through the Detroit Cristo Rey High School Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). In her role, Samantha assists the Operations team and is responsible for managing the front desk and replenishing supplies around the office. Her role also includes preparing the facility for internal and external meetings and events.  

Samantha is currently a sophomore at Detroit Cristo Rey High School. Her favorite aspect about her experience at Cristo Rey so far is the strong sense of community among students and staff.

After graduation from high school, Samantha plans on attending college where she will study culinary arts and business.

Samantha’s family was raised in the Mexican Town community in southwest Detroit where they currently operate a grocery store specializing in Mexican groceries and bread. With her passion for food, cooking, and business, Samantha would like to continue her family’s business when she gets older.