Allison Marie Feikes, a junior from La Porte, IN, is a second-year Spirit Master majoring in International Affairs and Political Science. She works for the nonprofit organization CISV International. She also volunteers with Volunteer Global which helps connect people to travel and volunteer abroad experiences. She is an intern with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell at his Bowling Green field office. She previously interned with the United States Peace Corps. Allison has received numerous honors in the Political Science Department including the Evans Scholarship for Outstanding Student in Political Science. She has studied abroad in the Czech Republic and volunteered abroad at an orphanage in Tanzania.
"If you think you are too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room."
Allison Marie Feikes, a sophomore from La Porte, IN, is a first-year Spirit Master, majoring in International Affairs and Political Science. She works for the nonprofit organization CISV International and previously worked as an intern for the U.S. Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. She has received such honors as Political Science Freshman of the Year and International Affairs Freshman of the Year. She has studied abroad in Eastern Europe, and will volunteer abroad Summer of 2012 in Tanzania.
Favorite quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."