Community Outreach and Leadership Development Blog
September Student Spotlight - Felicia Sheil By Ryan Gipson on September 21, 2018

Felicia Sheil is a sophomore majoring in Exercise Physiology and minoring in Behavioral Neuroscience. She is an active Kappa Delta sorority member and participates in a wide variety of organizations on campus, including: Drury Track and Field, Pre-Health Professionals Club, Summit Project, and The Vine. She is also an active volunteer in the Springfield community and is involved with Second Baptist…

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Student Spotlight: Lexie GutierrezBy Hannah Bunch on April 4, 2018

Lexie Gutierrez is a sophomore Music Therapy major with a minor in Psychology. Gutierrez’s involvement on campus includes the Matthew 25 Project (Secretary and Life Talks Coordinator), Residence Life Association (Vice President), Student Government Association (Senator), RACA Staff, Mu Theta, Drury Ambassadors, and Art Inspired Academy. Outside of Drury, Gutierrez works at Warren Special Recreation…

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Student Spotlight: Courtney KingBy Hannah Bunch on February 2, 2018

Courtney King is a Sophomore double majoring in Biology and Chemistry. At Drury King is involved in Pre-Health Professionals, Alpha Lambda Delta, Pi Beta Phi, and Drury Volunteer Corps, where she is the public relations officer. King also volunteers with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks through the Summit Park Leadership Community.

Outside of Drury, she tries to volunteer regularly with Convoy…

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Drury Impact Project Partner 2018: Zeta Tau AlphaBy Hannah Bunch on February 1, 2018

What is the Drury Impact Project?


The Drury Impact Project is the partnership between the office of Community Outreach and Leadership Development at Drury and a student organization with a philanthropic cause it supports for one semester. This year our office revamped the Drury Impact Project to help promote the amazing things Drury student organizations are doing for the community. We will be…

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Student Spotlight: Katie LarsonBy Hannah Bunch on January 12, 2018

Katie Larson just graduated December 2017. Community Outreach and Leadership Development wanted to highlight Katie for her hard work and dedication while at Drury. Larson graduated with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Her involvement on campus included Zeta Tau Alpha, Cru, and Enactus. Outside of Drury she works at YMCA teaching before school and after school programs at Sequiota elementary…

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Student Spotlight: Emily Hinkle By Hannah Bunch on November 17, 2017

Emily Hinkle is a sophomore majoring in Biology and Chemistry. On Drury’s campus she is involved with the Pre-Health Professions Club, the Honors program, American Chemical Society, Drury Ambassadors, and Drury Health Service Corps.


Ourside of Drury, Emily volunteers with Jordan Valley Community Health Center in the Congolese refugee program, which helps refugees receive quality healthcare in the…

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Student Spotlight: Diana DayBy Hannah Bunch on October 6, 2017

Diana Day is getting her Masters in Business Administration. Diana is involved in Breech’s School of Business Graduate Student Advisory Council. Outside of Drury she is involved in Leadership Class 33, Chamber of Commerce Voice of Business, and The Network. She also is involved in Rosie, City of Springfield Personnel Committee, and Rountree Neighborhood Association. Diana also supports local charities…

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Student Spotlight: Roy HardyBy Hannah Bunch on April 7, 2017

Roy Hardy is a senior majoring in Finance and Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship. At Drury, Roy is involved as a Residence Life Community Assistant, is on the Breech Student Advisory Board, and is in the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Outside of Drury he is employed at City Utilities of Springfield as an Economic Analyst in the Pricing and Forecasting departments. He works at City Utilities 25-30…

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Student Spotlight: Michaela RemijioBy Hannah Bunch on March 3, 2017

Michaela Remijio is a junior Advertising and Public Relations major with minors in Business Administration and Web Communication and Design. At Drury, Michaela is Panhellenic Council President, a small group leader for The Vine, in the Leadership and Nominating Committee for Pi Beta Phi, the Student Social Media Coordinator in the Web Communications office, and an Event Staff worker. Outside of Drury…

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Student Spotlight: Madi TichenorBy Hannah Bunch on February 3, 2017

Madi Tichenor is a junior biology major at Drury. She is involved in Drury Volunteer Corp as their vice president, Panthers for Preventions, and Dr. Rowley’s human anatomy course as a lab assistant. Outside of Drury she volunteers once a week at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, spending time with the medically underserved population as well as shadowing physicians. In Madi’s free time she likes…

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Student Spotlight: Madeline ClarkBy Hannah Bunch on December 9, 2016

Madeline Clark is a sophomore at Drury University and is majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Religion. She is extremely active on campus this last year serving as the Vice President of Administration of Pi Beta Phi, the President of Disciples of Christ on Campus and the Student Leader of the Mathew 25 project.

Madeline has a large passion for serving others. Last semester, she sorted over 18…

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Student Spotlight: Jessica KnowlesBy Hannah Bunch on November 2, 2016

Jessica Knowles is a sophomore at Drury majoring in Accounting. She is highly involved not only in organizations on campus, but holds leadership roles within those organizations as well. Jessica is the Vice President of Finance of Kappa Delta Sorority, Vice President of Finance of the Student Government Association and the Secretary for Catholic Campus Ministries here at Drury University. Through…

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