Jennifer Hickey ‘16
Major: Social Work
Hometown: Dixon, IL
Future Plans: Become a school social worker
Jennifer Hickey has always enjoyed helping people. The University of Illinois Springfield senior is co-director of the Leadership for Life service organization and entertainment chair for Dance Marathon, an organization that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network. She also has participated in the last three Alternative Spring Break volunteer trips and was recently honored as the “mentor of the year” by the Capital Scholars Honors Program. She is currently interning at The Autism Clinic of The Hope Institute for Children and Families and plans to earn her master’s degree in social work following graduation.
Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.
Posted on March 21, 2016