Asma is a junior at Westminster College majoring in public health and is on the pre-physician assistant track. She became involved with Honors through the Lateral Entry program. Alongside the Honors College, she is affiliated with several programs on campus, including Legacy Scholars, the Black Student Union, and Dumke Center for Civic Engagement. Outside of campus, she dedicates her time serving communities in need by volunteering at Primary Children's Hospital every Saturday. She is also highly involved with the refugee community and was named Miss Africa Utah 2017 where she was able to work with refugee youth on a journey of self-acceptance with their identities and future aspirations.
Marley is a junior majoring in justice studies with a minor in gender studies. Coming from an immigrant background, Marley strives to always be active in the communities around her by engaging in activism centered on issues of identity, inclusion, and justice. She carries this passion on campus through her position as the political engagement coordinator for the Dumke Center for Civic Engagement, vice president of SHC, ASW associate justice, and as a Legacy Scholar. In her spare time her favorite thing to do in Salt Lake is trying new brunch restaurants around the valley, meeting new people, and spending time with her family and friends.
Pedro is a community organizer, creative, compassionate, and resilient. They received their associates of science with a major in political science from Salt Lake Community College where they also graduated with honors by participating in the Civically Engaged Scholars program. In addition to this work, they are an AmeriCorps alum of the Ed Award and a recipient of the Presidential Awards Community Engaged Student, recognizing their work in addressing systemic issues on campus and the broader community.
Kate is a junior studying dance pedagogy for multilingual learners, while pursuing an Honors certificate. Kate’s perspectives on student-centered pedagogies were transformed when she presented on discussion-based learning at the 2018 National Collegiate Honors Conference in Boston. This interest has blossomed in many ways. By studying dance and serving as secretary for Dance Society, Kate has had opportunities to create vital reflective dialogue on campus, and consider what learning looks like on a societal level. Leadership organizations like Mentoring for Moo, GriffinQuest, GO leading, and Global Story Bridges have embraced Kate and allow her to work in student-centered classrooms and vast communities.
Anisa is currently a junior studying public health on the pre-physician assistant track. On campus, Anisa is involved with the Black Student Union, the Legacy Scholars Program, and the Dumke Center for Civic Engagement. Anisa joined the Honors College in the fall of 2018 as a lateral entry student and as a first generation and minority student, she hopes to provide a diverse perspective to the Student Honors Council.