4th CohortThe Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows - Cohort, 2012
|Aaron Edwards | Albion, IN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana Institute of Technology '02, civil engineering
Graduate institution and degree: Grace Theological Seminary '10, M.A. (cultural studies)
Former private sector design engineer, construction industry; regional director and project manager for international service organization in Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Tajikistan); peer mentor; substitute teacher; coach, middle school boys' basketball.
|Emily Fero | Kennett Square, PA | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Villanova University '09, mathematics
Dean's list student; mentor for high school robotics team; academic tutor, math; after-school volunteer, middle school students; Sunday school teacher; former photography assistant.
||Laura Heverly | Floyds Knobs, IN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University '12, civil engineering
Undergraduate researcher, energy efficiency in Habitat for Humanity homes; ambassador for Purdue civil engineering program; coach and player, high school girls' soccer; Habitat for Humanity volunteer; former track athlete.
|Rebecca McCarthy | Eads, TN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology '12, mathematics
Campus math tutor; NSF-funded undergraduate researcher in math; dean's list student, member, math honorary society, multiple academic award winner; avid crafter and knitter.
|Brooke Mix | Westfield, IN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Carthage College '12, biology
College lab assistant; undergraduate researcher, innovative arthritis treatment for dogs; dean's list student, member of college athletics honor roll; high school peer tutor; counselor, children's summer learning camp; assistant to high school athletics trainer; college athlete (golf, rugby, basketball).
|Joyce (J-J) Newman Rode | West Lafayette, IN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Evergreen State College '82, environmental science
Graduate college, and degree: Auburn University, M.S. '90, Ph.D. courses (fisheries/aquaculture)
Aquaculturist and fisheries expert for three decades; instructor/trainer for fish farmers, five states and three African countries; environmental educator; published co-author of several journal articles; local community college instructor; owner/operator of small farm and herbal products business.
|Jennifer Schall | Fort Wayne, IN | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Earlham College '92, biology; Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne '13, psychology
Graduate coursework: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, marriage/family therapy, school counseling
Substitute teacher; outdoor science school instructor; education specialist, children's science and technology museum; community relations coordinator, wetlands preservation project; reading corps coordinator; certified crisis intervention trainer.
|Samantha Schwartz | Urbana, IL | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Valparaiso University '12, physics/mathematics
Undergraduate researcher, physics; physics department grader/tutor; physics merit scholarship recipient; honors student, academic award winner, nominee to physics honors society; longtime babysitter and Sunday school teacher; flautist, university orchestra, and co-founder/president of campus flute choir.
|Monique Simpson | Stafford, VA | Will attend: Purdue University
Undergraduate college, class, and major: Hampton University '12, mathematics
College and middle-school math tutor; instructor in summer math camp for Native American students; dean's list student and member of honor societies; president of campus gospel choir; volunteer teacher for church youth.