Jessica Gadson, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast
Jessica Gadson, an education major at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, leads fellow students in service. As an officer in her chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, she single-handedly organized a Relay for Life team, raising over $600 for the American Cancer Society. She also had the chapter sponsor two women’s self-defense classes in conjunction with the Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau, and coordinated a Valentines-for-the-Troops event through the Fort Wayne Veterans Affairs office. Her current projects include collecting donations for local animal shelters and the American Cancer Society.