|Senior profile: Carrie Leslie
A look at one of Centres outstanding seniors
RELEASED: December 6, 2001
Name: Carrie Leslie
Hometown: Stillwater, Okla.
Study abroad: Ecuador, Cuba and Nicaragua
Extracurricular activities: Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center Hospital Advocate; Adult Learning Center Volunteer (working with an 18-year-old student from Guatemala who is learning English); Part-time employee of Cultural Horizons, an archaeological excavations company in Harrodsburg; Solidarity Council Member of the Kentucky Student Progressive Network (a network of universities/colleges in Kentucky to promote activism); Coordinated a National Speaking Tour for Manuel Zetino, a Guatemalan labor rights union organizer and Manuel Cordoba, a Colombian activist; Vice President of CentrePeace; C.H.A.R.G.E. (Centre Helping Achieve Respect for Gender Equality) Contact Person; C.A.R.E. Coordinator of Hunger and Homelessness Week; Modern Dance Performances.
Future plans: Looks forward to doing human rights work in Latin America, possibly with the Peace Corps or another organization. Will pursue graduate school after that.
Quotable: "Centre has been the vehicle that has allowed me to travel and experience the countries that I hold deep within my heart and mind."
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