Our May Member Spotlight is Rachel Brown from Baldwin Wallace University!
During her three years as a member of Circle K International, we estimate that Rachel has put in over 80 hours of community service. She is very passionate about making a difference and helping others. Rachel has been involved in many projects and community service programs that, among others, include Habitat for Humanity (Building Walls), BW Culture Night, Ronald McDonald House, Providence House, Madzy Fun Run and Walk, BW Blood Drives, Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, Community Outreach Dinner, Berea Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Southern Hills Nursing Home and Heaven’s Train meals. Rachel’s consistent service and leadership during her three years within Circle K helped BW’s Circle K receive prestigious awards multiple times:
District Convention Ohio Awards:
2018-19 Outstanding Ohio District – Circle K Club of the Year
2019-20 Outstanding Ohio District – Circle K Club of the Year
2020-21 Ohio District – 3rd Place Secretary of the Year Award
Baldwin Wallace University Student Leadership Awards:
2018-19 Student Organization of the Year Award
2019-20 Student Organization of the Year Award
2020-21 Student Organization of the Year Award
2021-22 Baldwin Wallace University – White Rose Candidate
Rachel’s endless dedication to BW’s CKI is unbelievable and is seen by many members, but also the general campus and leading members of Kiwanis Club of Berea. Rachel exhibits the objectives of CKI by promoting the ideals of fellowship throughout our club and the service organizations at BW. Rachel participates and takes on leadership roles in many clubs and organizations, like serving Market Director for National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and being an active member of Newman Catholic Student Association. During the past two years she worked at the University Bookstore and recently she started working for BW’s Safety and Security office as a student worker.
Rachel is currently in her final year at BW with a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Psychology. Rachel will be graduating in May 2021 and has been on the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA for several years. Rachel was accepted into the graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology at West Chester University. In addition to this, she has been a student leader in BW Circle K International and other student organizations for the past three years. Her genuine warmth and sincerity, her ability to listen, and her willingness to pitch in and help, no matter what the job, and has demonstrated her true leadership qualities. The BW Core Values include Being Curious, Being Real, Being Connected, Being Successful and Being That – as you can see Rachel has achieved these values.