Northeast Iowa Community College
I was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. I attended Dubuque Senior High School and graduated in 2009. I spent the year after graduation with AmeriCorps NCCC, a national service program for 18-24 year olds. While in AmeriCorps I worked on 4 different projects that each lasted 2 months. My first project was in New Orleans working with Habitat for Humanity Warehouse and Restore, collecting and sorting donations. My second project was in Denver, Colorado working with the American Red Cross entering data and Groundwork Denver canvassing the Denver area and giving out free compact fluorescent light bulbs and signing residents up for recycling. My third project was in Big Bend National Park in Texas building and maintaining trails and my final project was in Crown King, Arizona working with the fire department as a wildland firefighter doing hazadardous fuels reduction and going out on emergency calls. I graduated from AmeriCorps in July of 2010. I am now starting my second year at Northeast Iowa Community College where I am working towards my Associate of Arts Degree, I am also the Vice President of Community Service for the Student Activities Council.