Week of Service | 2019

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The 2019 k(no)w poverty? Week of Service

Plans are underway for the 2019 WOS, check the page often for updates, meet the new counselors, and other information about how you can participate in the k(no)w poverty? Week of Service.

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Head Counselors

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Reid Carter

Starting my time at Auburn with the Week of Service was something I wouldn’t change for the world. I’m looking forward to leading incoming freshmen on the best ways to serve their community. Hometown: New Albany, Indiana Major: Aerospace Engineering Interests/Hobbies: Volleyball, Baking, Music, and Traveling
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Brannan Cliver

Week of Service was an incredible opportunity that I learned so much from. I can’t wait to grow and share this experience with incoming Honors students! Hometown: Weatherford, Texas Major: Pre-Veterinary Medicine Interests/Hobbies: Horseback riding, Hiking, Drawing, and Being outside


Austin Blanton

The Week of Service was the best way that I could have started my career as an Auburn student. Not only did it help to connect me to my peers, but also to expose me to the pressing issues that both the Auburn community and our country as a whole face. I am excited to share this unique experience with incoming students in 2019!
Hometown: Hoover, Alabama
Major: Biomedical Sciences & Neuroscience Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking, Tennis, and Cats

Austin Hamlin

Hometown: Pell City, Alabama Major: Computer Science Interests/Hobbies: Music, Food, Hiking, and Fishing       .

Riley Locke

I can not think of a better way to have spent my first two weeks as an Auburn student! It was truly an eye-opening experience that made me think long and hard about poverty and food insecurity. It also challenged me and made me grow as a person on many different fronts. I highly recommend this opportunity to any incoming freshman! Hometown: Clanton, Alabama Major: Computer Science Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, Reading, Listening to music, Watching HBO/Netflix shows

Katie Martin

The Week of Service embodies everything that Auburn is about, and I cannot wait to share this experience with the incoming Honors freshmen. You don’t want to miss this! Hometown: Wetumpka, AL Major: Law and Justice Interests/hobbies: Dogs, Auburn Football, Sushi, Traveling, and watching Netflix/Hulu

Isaac Niedziecki

The Week of Service was the best way I could have kicked off my Auburn experience. It changed my perspective on the world around me while also allowing me to begin my college life with a close group of friends and mentors. I’m very excited to be able to share my experience and help lead others in finding their passion for service! Hometown: Athens, Alabama Major: Undeclared Pre-Med Interests/Hobbies: Sports, Hiking, Traveling, Going to the rec, and watching Netflix

Lauren Walters 

The Week of Service was a great way to start my college experience because of the amazing people I got to meet and the incredible experiences the week had to offer. I would encourage any incoming freshman to take advantage of this amazing opportunity! Hometown: Dacula, GA Major: Biochemistry Interest/Hobbies: Reading, traveling, being outdoors, music

Lora Bozeman

The Week of Service was a very eye-opening experience that allowed me to connect to campus and the community. I think it is the perfect start to anyone’s Auburn experience. I can’t wait to share this experience with the incoming Honors students! Hometown: Beulah, Alabama Major: Biomedical Sciences Interests/Hobbies: Reading, Painting, Playing any kind of sport, Hiking, Traveling, and Drinking coffee

Jack Janik

The Week of Service is such an eye-opening experience because it sheds light on the issue of poverty from a different perspective. Throughout the week, I learned a lot and developed friendships that made the transition to college much easier. See you this summer! Hometown: Katy, Texas Major: Mechanical Engineering Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Running, Hiking & Lake Activities

Triston Long

I am so glad that I participated in the Week of Service! It allowed me to get out of my comfort zone and make new friends within the Honors College while also giving me an extra week to learn my way around Auburn's campus and community. I can't wait to meet all of the incoming Honors Freshman during the 2019 Week of Service! Hometown: Walnut Hill, Florida Major: Computer Science Interests/hobbies: Music, Netflix, Programming, and playing Video Games

Morgan Millikan

The 2018 Week of Service was a great way to serve and changed my whole perspective on poverty and how it can be right in our own backyard. With the information I gained, it makes me want to challenge myself and others to share this information, so together we can make a difference not just in Auburn, but around our country. Hometown: Suwanee, GA Major: Biomedical Sciences Hobbies/Interests: Track and Field, Eating, Watching Netflix, and Traveling

Ian Sanderson

Starting out my college experience with Week of Service was the best decision I could have ever made as a freshman college student. Serving alongside my peers for a week enabled me to build lasting relationships as well as learn about opportunities auburn offers for serving the community. Hometown: Brentwood, Tennessee Major: Chemical Engineering Hobbies: Playing the piano, exercise, cooking, hiking, basketball

William West

Week of Service provided me with such a great start to my college experience as I learned about poverty and served around Auburn. I learned a ton and made many friends within the Honors College. My perspective on poverty changed in a big way, and I cant wait to share that experience as a counselor for the 2019 Week of Service! Hometown: Brentwood, TN Major: Mechanical Engineering Interests: Music, Cooking, Camping, and Sports

Last modified: November 14, 2018