Maricela has served as one of the core leaders for the E.Q.U.A.L club at Palm Beach State College. It is a club which aims to educate the community about equal rights and opportunities for all, and encouraged leadership development. She was also the Vice President of human services for the Psychology and Human Services club. As a Psychology major, she hopes to become a school psychologist to help children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities, eating disorders, and other mental disorders that could interfere with academic achievement.