Simara Zafir is an actively involved student. From volunteering to creating fundraisers, Simara knows what it takes to be a student leader, outside of the Orientation Polo. Simara currently serves as president of her honors gerontology society, Sigma Phi Omega, and is a member of the American College of Health Administrators. When it comes to helping others, Simara is the perfect candidate! Although she is heavily involved with her organizations, Simara also volunteers with hospice. Her civic engagement illustrates her passion for assisting those in need. Due to her passion for helping others, Simara is also a Site Leader for the Dr. ANV program which tutors children Sunday mornings.
In the near future Simara plans on becoming a Site Leader for Horses for Handicap. When it comes to Bull Pride, Simara demonstrates her love for green and gold proudly. Simara was recently chosen as a USF Ambassador. She also represented the beautiful territory of Canada in the Miss International 2011 pageant; she took home the honor of Miss Congeniality.
She is also involved with Best Buddies, a mentoring organization on established by the College of Education. In regards to her future, Simara would like to establish her own nursing home but intends on working hands-on within the field first. Once she gains the necessary skills, Simara plans on opening a nursing home on the beach. It is obvious, that this 2009 OTL is not only a determined Bull but also a true leader.