Holly graduates with B.A.s in History and English. She is a member of the Honors Program and the History graduate with the second highest g.p.a. She was two-term president of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, and spoke on "Early Catholicism in Southwestern Ohio: A History of St. Joseph Parish" at the society's 2013 Regional Conference. Holly has served as orientation team director, Student Government Association vice-president, Resident Hall Association delegate, and Writing Center tutor. She has performed community service at a variety of places, including at the Northern Kentucky Women's Crisis Center. After doing a law office internship, Holly decided to aim at graduate studies. She has been offered admission with a teaching assistantship at both Miami University and the University of Cincinnati. She has decided to attend the latter.