2012 Scholar

Taylor E. Cook
University of Mississippi

Taylor E. Cook
Taylor studies public policy, environmental studies and sociology, which fosters her passion for environmental and social justice. Through her student group Campus for Clean Energy and state network Mississippi Alumni and Students for Sustainability (MASS), she participates in various sustainability campaigns promoting environmental leadership and campus policy change. She has delivered trainings on organizational and leadership development at MASS Summits and PowerShift. As an intern in the Office of Campus Sustainability’s Green Campus Network, her projects have focused on environmental and economic benefits of energy efficiency. In her spare time, she loves farmers' markets, fostering rescued cats and spontaneous adventures.

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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