2008 Scholar

Breanna C. Detwiler
Elon University

Breanna C. Detwiler
Breanna is a junior Environmental Studies major focusing on policy and law at Elon University. She a member of Students for Peace and Justice, College Democrats, and is the manager of the Elon Community Garden. Last fall, Breanna served as a SURGE fellow working to organize students on campus around environmental issues. She also serves on the Student Environmental Sustainability Council, a faculty, staff and student environmental partnership at Elon. When she is not working in the garden, Breanna is riding her bike, reading short stories, and working on her honors thesis on how community gardens increase social capital.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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