Major: Criminal Justice
Career Plans: Work in Student Affairs
Ashley Scott is leading by example at the University of Illinois Springfield. The senior criminal justice major founded the Legacy Dance Team and now serves as president of the Black Student Union (BSU). In her BSU leadership role, Scott mentors African American students of all ages and helps to resolve any issues they may face on campus. The Legacy Dance Team, a hip hop culture dance team, performs at campus events ranging from homecoming to basketball games. Following graduation, Scott plans to continue her education and eventually pursue a career in Student Affairs, so she can continue to help others.