CONWAY, Ark. (August 23, 2013) – Hendrix alumna Megan
Andrews of Bowling Green, Ohio, was recently named City Year Corps Member of
Andrews, a 2011 graduate and psychology major, served as a corps
member with City Year Miami from 2011-2012. She tutored math and provided
attendance and behavior coaching to ninth-grade students. During her year in
Miami, she was a team leader for Young Heroes, a service learning program for
middle school students.
In 2012-2013, Andrews served as a team leader with City
Year Little Rock/North Little Rock, where she led her team of seven corps members
as the first to serve in a local high school.
This summer, she worked with Upward Bound as a Spanish instructor
for high school students pursuing positions that address education reform,
poverty alleviation, youth development, and service learning.
City Year was founded in 1988 by Michael Brown and Alan
Khazei, then-roommates at Harvard Law School, who felt strongly that young
people in service could be a powerful resource for addressing America's most
pressing issues. They built City Year with the conviction that one person can
make a difference; and since its inception, City Year has promoted the vision
of service as a common expectation – and a real opportunity – for citizens all
around the world.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in
engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year,
Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by
U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix
is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s
best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change
the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual
list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the
Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist
Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.