Susie Smith is a junior Singletary Scholar and Gaines Fellow studying Political Science and Economics at the University of Kentucky. She has been a member of the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team for four years, serving in various roles that focus on her passions: higher education and equitable education. On the original Tripwires team, she completed a year long research endeavor to uncover the barriers to successful postsecondary transitions that Kentucky Students face. She also began the charge for Student Voice Team’s current work surrounding school climate. As a student at the University of Kentucky she currently serves as the Student Government Association Deputy Chief of Staff where she has had the opportunity to complete legislative research on how state representatives are supporting higher education while also dedicating time to creating student oriented services and policies.
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