Kennedy is a Naef Scholar for a second academic year. She double majors in Environmental Studies and English Literature, with a history minor, and loves to find interdisciplinary connections in her coursework. Kennedy was nominated by Student Development for her work with University Recreation as a Competitive Sports Manager and Outdoor Trip Lead.
EVST student Kasi Gaarenstroom is the 2018 winner of the spirit of SU award. Kasi is often seen helping fellow SU students navigate SU resources at the Redhawk Resource HUB Desk. As Director of Events for SU SEAC, Kasi has coordinated Fall Ball, Quadstock and dozens of programs each quarter. Kasi volunteers for the World School and the Northwest Outdoor Science School where she created a water system curriculum for 6th graders.
Maddie is a double major in Environmental Studies and Humanities for Teaching which they hope to use in a career in environmental education. Maddie is active on campus as the Service Coordinator for Outdoor Programs, Student Campus Minister for Social Justice and a member of White Students Against Racism (WSAR). They enjoy being silly with D1 Improv.