|High School:||Archbishop Wood|
- Earned four varsity letters at Archbishop Wood H.S.
- Led Vikings to four district championships, three Philadelphia Catholic League titles, and three undefeated sesons
- Won the 200 freestyle relay district championship
- Was an Academic All-American honoree and a member of the National Honor Society
- Is the daughter of Geraldine and Charles Dern. Her mother graduated from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) while her father is a Drexel University graduate
- Has an older brother, Christopher, who attends the University of Pittsburgh, and a younger sister, Sarah