Shelby Soper will receive a Leadership Studies Certificate and a dual degree in Political Science and Agriculture and Society with a minor in International Agriculture from Iowa State University. Shelby was also a Vermeer Scholar in the 2017 Cohort. Congratulations, Shelby!
What are your career plans after graduation?
Post-graduation I will be attending law school.
What other goals do you have for your life after graduation (hobbies, travel, self-improvement, etc.)?
In the future I want to travel to Canada!
What was your favorite Leadership Studies class? And why?
I loved the Vermeer leadership classes because I was able to understand my leadership skills on an international level.
How do you feel Leadership Studies has made an impact on you?
I am able to stand out when applying for law school!
After your time in the program, what is your definition of leadership?
Leadership, an action to lead others towards a common goal.
What activities, clubs, groups were you a member of at ISU?
I was a CALS Ambassador, Hixson Peer Mentor, member of Sigma Alpha Zeta, and a Semester at Sea Alumni.
What is your favorite memory from being at ISU?
Traveling around the world!
What would you say to someone considering a Leadership Studies minor or certificate?
Go for it! It stands out and you are able to learn so much about yourself!