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Katie Barr

Katie Barr

Our Service in Action Photo Competition photos are used to help promote the CSC program, to highlight campus-based service, and to celebrate the engagement of students across the region. This year's first place winner is a student at Arizona State University, Katie Barr.  Barr’s compelling image “Shaping Minds, Shaping Hearts” drew immense support and enthusiasm, winning first place with 1,000 votes.  Barr describes her picture by saying, “Serving with young children provides the opportunity not only to act as their academic teacher, but also as a role model for how to treat others and treat themselves.” 

Service in Action- First Place Winner
Katie Barr
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

SPOTLIGHT ON ENGAGEMENT

This isn’t a story about war, about the wounds—both visible and invisible—that soldiers are left to carry after war, or the trauma that goes hand in hand with being a soldier.  You won’t find details of battle or unsettling imagery in this tale.  This story is about strength and determination beyond the experience of war; this story embodies the power of self-identity as a veteran.  It’s a story of integrating the person that you once were with the person you are now...