Michele Beckstrand ('06)
Michele Beckstrand graduated with a BS in sociology from Westminster in 2006. She is now a mentor coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters Utah. BBBS is dedicated to providing mentors for at-risk youth who have experienced poverty, abuse, death, divorce, mental/health issues, and more. Through Michele’s work, she is able to pair children who need positive role models and experiences in their lives with mentors who want to make a difference in our community. Social responsibility and ethical awareness are key themes to Michele’s work. The communication and leadership skills she learned at Westminster have helped her as she attempts to improve the lives of the children who participate and change the course their futures.