A boy named Justus

Going into your sophomore year, as a LASer, is very exciting. Not only are we not freshmen anymore, but we also have our mentee to look after.  As soon as it was confirmed Justus Anderson had received the scholarship and planned on coming here, I knew he would be my mentee. I had met him…

FIRE UP CHIPS!

Last May, a good friend and fellow LASer, Kate Odykirk, urged me to come try out for the CMU Cheer Team. A little skeptical at first, I was hesitant, but I figured I’d give it a shot. After my first few attempts/failures at Co-Ed stunting, I didn’t think this was the sport for me, but…

Service Learning Reflection

Leadership and service go together like ice cream and happiness; you can’t have one without the other. Since high school, I have always been someone who enjoys volunteering and completing service hours. My parents always encouraged me to do this and reminded me how important it is to give back to the community. This past…

Mentor/Mentee Retreat

Every year, around eighty amazing and outstanding Central Michigan University students go to Eagle Village to make bonds with each other and learn new leadership skills.  This year, I was lucky enough to earn a spot in the Leadership Advancement Scholarship cohort of 2014, which then gave me a spot to Eagle Village, and after…