Sullivan Leadership Award

Jennifer Wirth

About Jennifer Wirth

A graduate of Bigfork High School in Bigfork, MT, Jennifer was president and co-founder of Africa Project, which raised money to build a school in Kenya. She was president and co-founder of Young Democrats, a member of the varsity tennis team and the principal’s advisory board, and served as class vice president for three years. Jennifer played the saxophone and the French horn in the concert and pep bands, raised funds for Big Brother Big Sister, and logged many hours of community service through the Montana Conservation Corps.


On the first weeks of freshman year...

Reflecting on my first few weeks at Seattle University I feel like I am already changing. College is supposed to be about finding yourself and discovering new things, I just never thought this all started in the first three weeks. My classes are broadening my outlook of the world by questioning the ideas I have held fast for so long. I am already meeting people who challenge and inspire me to work and think harder then I ever have before. Being in the city is so new and interesting. There is so much life and energy around at all times it can be occasionally overwhelming, however the campus provides a quite place away from the hustle and bustle. Overall these first few weeks have been challenging, exciting, and not anything I expected, and I can't wait to see what the rest of the year brings.

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Jennifer Wirth


Bigfork, MT

High School:
Bigfork High School

International Studies