Valerie Howard, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, OK
Valerie Howard, a junior at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, is a History major and Business minor. She focuses on politics and economics in academics as well as in her community involvement. Valerie understands that a democracy depends upon the involvement of its citizens. She is active in the political process, having served as a volunteer and intern for both local and state campaigns. She also served as a Congressional Intern. Beyond government involvement, Valerie is passionate about the importance of education to change lives, regularly volunteering as a tutor.