Meet the 2021-22 Leaders in Service, and find out what their favorite meals & happy places are below!


Katie McCarthy ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Arts for Social Change
Mequon, WI – Classical Languages, Religious Studies; Minor: Computer Science; Concentration: Middle Eastern Studies
Ideal meal: My dad grilling out and my mom’s homemade fruit salad!
Happy place: Up North in Wisconsin with my family


Christian Martinez-Garcia ’23
Issue Based Organizer: College Access
Los Angeles, CA – Psychology
Ideal meal: An al pastor taco from Leo’s!
Happy place: The shower is a really nice place to go when I feel down.


Shouayee Vue ’22
Issue Based Organizer: College Access

East Side of Saint Paul, MN – Computer Science, Asian Studies Minor
Ideal meal: Springrolls for appetizers, a bowl of Pho followed by a papaya salad!
Happy place: On my bed bathing in AC.


Sophia Norha ’24
Issue Based Organizer: Environment & Sustainability

Virginia, MN – Undecided
Ideal meal: Sushi!
Happy place: Anywhere with my cats!


Zahra Jumani ’23
Issue Based Organizer: 
Health & Wellness 
Naperville, IL – Economics
Ideal meal: I am a big fan of Italian food, so I’d say anything with pasta!
Happy place: One of my happy places is my home back in Pakistan. Though I don’t get to visit often, the memories I make are unforgettable!
CEC-healthwellness@macalester.edu


Alyssa Rauschenberger ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Housing, Work, and Food Justice (Fall 2020)
Urbana, IL –  International Studies
Ideal meal:
Happy place:


Emma Malcolm ’23
Issue Based Organizer: Immigrants & Refugees
Brooklyn, NY
Ideal meal: A BLT and an iced coffee
Happy place: Provincetown, Cape Cod where my family has visited every summer since I was born!


 

Portrait of Sophia SalinasSophia Salinas ’24
Issue Based Organizer: Spanish Language Opportunities
Chicago, IL- Educational Studies & TBD
Ideal meal: My mom’s homemade baked mac and cheese with a side of hot wings!
Happy place: Chicago’s lakefront or my grandma’s backyard!
CEC-spanishlanguage@macalester.edu


Briana Jimenez ’24
Issue Based Organizer: Youth & Tutoring

Houston, TX –  Undecided
Ideal meal: Tamales!
Happy place: The park!


Audrey Kellar ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Youth & Tutoring
Proctor, MN – Neuroscience Major, German Studies Minor
Ideal meal: A good bowl of Mac n Cheese!
Happy place:
Anywhere my sister is!


Lola Brown ’23
Issue Based Organizer: Policy & Justice Work
2021 Recipient of the Servant-Leader Award that recognizes those whose actions are congruent with their values, who inspire others to develop their own leadership.
Hopkins, MN – Political Science
Ideal meal: Always spaghetti!
Happy place: Long Lake, Wisconsin


Sarah Gotbetter ’22
LOC Coordinator
Weston, MA – Psychology & Economics
Ideal meal: Lots of bread with fun spreads & toppings!
Happy place: In the mountains!


Niko Bjork ’22
Student Coordinator for Reflection
Berkley, CA – Sociology
Ideal meal: Thai food!
Happy place: My grandparents cabin in Wisconsin!
cec-reflection@macalester.edu


Yinka Saba ’24
Office Assistant
Elk Grove Village, IL – Undecided
Ideal meal: Anything seafood!
Happy place: Mississippi River Rock Cliffs!


Maia Pedrosa ’24
Office Assistant
San Francisco, CA – Sociology
Ideal meal: chick-fil-a nuggets with raising cane’s fries and texas toast (or any nuggets with fries!
Happy place: A quiet park bench in front of a lake or pond!