Memories of my homeland are certainly an inspiration to work hard and try to help those who remain in the country as much as I can. While the crisis unfolded, friends at Kenyon would repeatedly ask me what they could do to help.
While completing the first half of my senior year remotely was never my plan, if it helps to keep the Kenyon community and Knox County safe, then I plan to make the best of it.
At Kenyon, everyone picks up their mail from the Gambier post office. As a graduating senior, I wanted to take a moment to pass on some advice to the next student who will get postcards, letters, absentee ballots and care packages in my old mailbox.
In Professor Van Holde’s class, “The Expansion of International Society,” I was surprised to read that a man I had questioned in Congress was the writer and subject of two course books we had to discuss. I recalled my experience right away, but decided to keep an open mind.
Senior Class President Jodi-Ann Wang ’20 addressed her classmates as part of a virtual Senior Celebration of the Class of 2020.