Elena Niebrugge

About Me

Elena Niebrugge is a senior at Effingham High School. She is currently involved in golf, which she has played for 3 years. Elena is also involved in chess club, pep club, and french club. In her free time she enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family, friends, and most importantly her dogs Mac and Tilly. Apart from school, Elena works at Gliks and Effingham Park District during the summer at their Adventure Camp. After high school, Elena plans on attending a four year University to study engineering. 

“I am very eager to continue gaining knowledge of the business world, growing my opportunities, and applying these lessons that I am learning for my future."

About My Business

Affirmation Thread is a business that creates fashionable and empowering makeup/toiletry bags. Each bag is hand made and comes with a tag that includes a word of affirmation to create a positive mindset when getting ready in the morning. The bags come in 4 patterns and 2 different sizes, and they are perfect for daily or travel use and are machine washable. You can find me on instagram @affirmationthread.






DISC Characteristics

  • Decisive | Preference for problem solving and getting results
  • Interactive | Preference for interacting with others and showing emotion
  • Stability | Preference for pacing, persistence and steadiness
  • Cautious | Preference for procedures, standards and protocols