Amanda Blakely, Colorado Mesa University
Ralston Valley High School, Arvada, CO
Amanda has overcome a challenging environment to find great fulfillment in assisting others. She has worked at homeless shelters in downtown Denver and participated in multiple food and clothes drives for underprivileged soldiers and children. Amanda was also invited to join a prestigious leadership group known as DRIVEN. Amanda continues to exude leadership qualities through her dedication to serve others. With a preference for assisting women and children, she has worked with Women United through Mile High United Way. Amanda has also worked at the West Woods Golf Course, the Arvada Center of the Performing Arts, and she is CPR and Red Cross certified.