To My Mentee, Emily

I can't believe that a year has already gone by with you as my wonderful mentee! It seems like only last week I was revealing myself to you through a care package with some of your favorite things, and a sign that said "say yes to adventure". That was way back when we were complete [...]

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Havin’ a BALL

Everyone with the LAS scholarship is required to participate on a "LEAD" team. At the beginning of the semester, we all took a survey to get placed onto different LEAD teams. I was placed on the "Grad Ball" LEAD team. What we did as a team was plan an event for the graduating seniors in [...]

Sparked

Spark Leadership is a one day conference about discovering your leadership style, and tapping into pinpointing your leadership identity. At the beginning of Spark, I was split up into a small group along with everyone else. We started off with a few icebreaker activities toget warmed up to the other members of our groups. The [...]

A.D. – After Detroit

LAS in the D was one of the most life changing experiences for me. On February 10th, 2017 my LAS cohort took a weekend trip down to Detroit. A few days before the trip left, our class met and we were told exactly what this trip has in store for us. We had a jam [...]

B.D.- Before Detroit

Living in northern Michigan, I have been blind to a lot of the issues Detroit has gone through. I've always known that it took a turn for the worst, but I didn't know when and I didn't know why. Detroit isn't something connected to me personally, so I never went out  of my way to learn the history [...]