Petty Officer 2nd Class Lora Kisewe
Lora Kisewe was born on Betazed in 2361 before her family left for Earth where her father was promoted to senior oceanographer on the planet in 2365 when she was four years old. She grew up wanting to do something in the biology field and, thus applied for Starfleet Academy entrance exam. She barely missed the cut off on three attempts and decided to go enlisted instead.
From mid-2379 until early 2380 she attended the enlisted basic training program and science training for basic science. In 2380 she was assigned as a Crewman Apprentice to the USS Nebraska. She was promoted to Crewman after one year of service and, applied for the secondary schooling in biology. In 2383 she completed the schooling and was advanced to Petty Officer 3rd Class.
She returned to the USS Nebraska as a Junior Biologist until 2385 when the Department Chief selected her to fill the Assistant Petty Officer position for the department. Lora held the position for three years before transferring to the USS Ajax and was granted a promotion to the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class.