Jonathon Holland, a second year at Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington, wants to share his passion for art and creative writing. Jonathon has done extensive work with at-risk populations, including people struggling with addition recovery and re-entry after incarceration. He has taught weekly writing workshops at the Recovery Engagement Center and tutors at Amethyst House, a halfway house for those in addiction recovery. He creates and implements arts and writing programming for at-risk youth in transitional housing. In addition, Jonathon is an exceptional student, and will take his passion for writing and art wherever he goes.
Jonathon Holland, Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington
I have always had a drive to serve others and work for the common good. But I never fully realized that I could go beyond volunteerism--that my opinion and hard work could influence policy decisions. My views changed when I sat in the office of one of my legislators in Washington, DC.
-Amanda Coffin, University of Maine at Farmington, Campus Compact student leader