11 May Student Spotlight: Nadia Young
Nadia Young Eatmon is a graduating senior, political science major and English minor from Montgomery, Alabama. She is currently a member of the University’s Honors Program and serves as the Historian for the University Echo Student Ambassadors. In her tenure at Alabama A&M University, she has participated in the Gospel Choir, Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Team (HCASC), and the Student Government Association. She has truly left her mark on “The Hill” by speaking at various events including: The 18th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala, High School and Community College Day (2019), and the Scholarship Recognition and Promotional Bus Tour (2019, 2020). After graduating Magna Cum Laude, Nadia will attend Law school in the Fall to earn her Juris Doctorate.
Service: Nadia has documented over 80 hours of service, mostly within the Huntsville/Madison County community at the Harris Home, Manna House and the Sickle Cell Foundation. Her most celebrated service was her Health is L.I.T. (Learning, Inspiring, Thriving) program, an initiative she founded and implemented at the James A. Lane Boys and Girls Club during her freshman and sophomore years. The program became a movement inspiring youth to eat nutritious foods and have fun with exercise. Health is L.I.T. was designed to address childhood obesity and promote personal and environmental health literacy. She, and other honors program scholars facilitated her series of engaging presentations at other Boys and Girls Clubs in the area.