Leadership Institute Fellows
The Student Leadership Council is led by two Fellows. The SLC Fellow oversees the Communications, Programming, and Community Outreach Co-Directors while the LCE™ Fellow oversees the Communications LCE™, Programming LCE™, and Community Outreach LCE™ Co-Directors. The third Fellow, the Leadership Learning Community Fellow, leads the Leadership Learning Community in the Living Learning Center. These three fellows work together to organize and lead the Student Leadership Council and LLC while being a liaison between the Leadership Institute staff, Washburn campus, and the Topeka community.
Leadership Challenge Event™ Fellow: Marissa Dake
Marissa Dake is a Business and Communication major at Washburn University. She is minoring in Leadership. Marissa attended Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas before coming to Washburn University. Marissa's favorite part about the Institute is the wonderful relationships she gets to create with friends, Washburn faculty, and outside supporters of the Institute. Marissa is looking forward to working with the phenomenal Student Leadership Council as well as building a life-changing Leadership Challenge Event™ for students across the country.
Student Leadership Council Fellow: Danielle Bradrick
Danielle Bradrick is an Elementary Education major with Emphasis of Adaptive Special Education. Danielle is also minoring in Leadership. She attended Southeast of Saline and Smith Center High Schools, graduating from Smith Center High School before attending Washburn University. Danielle's favorite part of the Leadership Institute is how the family-like atmosphere allows students to reach their full leadership potential through encouragement and support from their peers, advisors and the Topeka community. Danielle is looking forward to working with the Student Leadership Council and WULI members to help develop their leadership potential and expand WULI's presence on the Washburn campus and in the Topeka community.
Leadership Learning Community Fellow: Brooke Peele
Brooke Peele is a Secondary Education major with an emphasis in English at Washburn University. She is minoring in Leadership. Brooke attended Shawnee Heights High School in Topeka, Kansas before coming to Washburn University. Brooke's favorite part about the Institute is how it challenges her and through those challenges the meaningful relationships she has been able to build within the Institute and community. Brooke is looking forward to bonding with her residents, working with the Leadership Institute to give them a first year full of opportunities and growth, and creating a strong Leadership Community in the LLC.