Sophia Matthews ‘16
Hometown: Kirkwood, MO
Major: Criminal Justice
Future Plans: Career in the juvenile correction system
Sophia is a criminal justice major at the University of Illinois Springfield and is currently interning at the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. She is the Community Awareness Chair for the Leadership for Life volunteer organization on campus and helped found the Nearly Naked Mile at UIS, an event that collects clothing for donation. She is also the co-director of Dance Marathon at UIS and president of the Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in Criminology.
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Posted on February 11, 2016