Lydia Collins ecuador 2013
Lydia spends a good deal of her time volunteering, and was even elected to the board of the Community Service Club at her school. She runs a program called Empty Bowl, which is a fundraising event in which the ceramic students make bowls while the culinary students make soup, and the two are sold together to raise money for a local soup kitchen. She also volunteers three times a week at an after school program, where she tutors and organizes activities for the kids. She took a weekly architecture class at the Art Institute of Chicago last semester, and hopes to pursue a career in architecture.