2018 Eureka College Student Summer Mentorship Blogs

SANDIFER FELLOWS

Jack Cascone
Communications and History-Political Science- Tinley Park, IL
Alpine Group, Washington D.C.
6/5-7/25/18
Mentorship will involve conducting research and attending campaign teams and capitol hill meetings.

Tim Johnson
Psychology – Peoria, IL
Mental Wellness LLC, Osage Beach, Missouri. St Patrick Catholic Church, Laurie Missouri. Central Methodist University, Sedalia, Missouri.
7/9-8/10/2018
Mentorship will involve work with Mental Wellness LLC, St Patrick Catholic Church, and Central Methodist University to do research on faith-based counseling, sitting in on counseling session, and starting programs for local homeschoolers.

Catherine McCarthy
Biology – Peoria, IL
Volunteer Adventure Corps, Cape Town, South Africa
6/25-8/13/2018
Mentorship will involve exposure to diverse health programs and assisting individuals from the impoverished end of the social spectrum.

REAGAN FELLOWS

Molly Albrecht
Accounting and Art – El Paso-Gridley, IL
Wondermile, Boston, Massachusetts
6/18-7/18/2018
Mentorship will involve working with the founder of Wondermile to promote products, learn marketing ideas, and observe women with leadership roles in business.

Nicholas Assise
History & Political Science Pre-Law/English Writing – Tinley Park, IL
Burns and Libman Attorneys at Law, Chicago, Illinois
5/25-8/2/18
Mentorship includes helping with personal injury cases and will provide opportunities for clerking experience that will assist in applying for law school. 

Marissa Burton
Physical Science – Lemont, IL
International Volunteer Headquarters, Lima, Peru
5/31-7/12/2018
Mentorship will involve volunteering at an orphanage to work with children with developmental disabilities and helping mothers who need assistance.

Elsie Croasdale
History and Political Science- Pre-law – Mapleton, IL
Philips, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 6/22-7/29/2018
Mentorship will involve shadowing the company to learn about international business and business law in a country outside of the United States.

Nichole Daugherty
Special Education with Teacher License – Roanoke, IL
L’Abri Fellowship International, Southborough, Massachusetts
5/22-6/25/2018
Mentorship will involve an extensive study of theology with materials provided by the mentor.

Jacob Doan
English Literature Secondary Education with Teacher License – Princeton, IL
Generation Teach, Denver, Colorado
6/3-7/21/2018
Mentorship will involve teaching middle-school urban youth reading and elective courses with Generation Teach.

Riley Francis
Environmental Science – Deer Grove, IL
StraightUp Solar, Eureka, IL
5/21-8/15/2018

Mentorship will involve community outreach and public education regarding solar power.

Newt Holt
English Literature Secondary Education with Teacher License – Groveland, IL
Twickel College, Delden, Netherlands
5/29-7/6/2018
Mentorship will involve teaching English as a second language to students aging from 11-14 years old.

Cody Wirth
Mathematics Secondary Education with Teacher License – Morton, IL
Greenheart Travel, Motril, Spain
6/24-7/25/2018
Mentorship will involve tutoring a host family in the English language.