2008 Scholar

Jennifer G. Kleindienst
Hamilton College

Jennifer G. Kleindienst
Jen is a junior Public Policy major and Environmental Studies minor. She has led Hamilton's Recycling Task Force since 2006, and continually pushed to improve recycling and institute composting on campus. As a result of a research trip she took last summer, Hamilton will start composting this fall. As co-leader of the Hamilton Environmental Action Group and a member of the Sustainability Committee, Jen has helped to educate the campus about environmental problems and solutions. Jen also enjoys volunteering at an assisted living residence and playing board games. She is currently studying at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and enjoying every minute.

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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