Hi! My name is Laurie Smith Law, and I joined the staff of the University Honors Program as the Administrative Director in 2007. I served on the Board of Directors for the National Collegiate Honors Council from 2011 through 2014, and am currently co-chair of the organization’s Professional Development Committee. My primary responsibilities as the administrative director are to work in conjunction with the Honors staff and Honors Student Board to provide members of the Honors Program with an enriched academic experience.
Hey y’all! I am Drew Daly, and I am a Senior in Industrial Design minoring in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design. I am from Peosta, Iowa and miss the hills and bluffs it offers, but I love it here in Ames because of all the cool parks and places to swim. I am the President this year, and I am enthused to be a part of the team!! I enjoy anything art and design related as well as biking, running, lifting, playing golf, talking to my pet fish Philipé, and listening to music. Plus, I LOVE to dance and am always ready for a dance party!! I look forward to being with an amazing group and making a great year for the honors community!
Hi everyone! I’m Joy Westercamp and I am extremely excited to continue serving as the Vice President of HSB 2021-2022 academic year. I am a senior studying Biology with minors in Economics and Insect Science. I was a member of the Events and UHP Committees my first year at ISU and served on HSB as an Events Co-Chair for two years. I’m excited to be working with this year’s board and bringing you The Jischk every week. I can’t wait to have another wonderful year in the Honors Program and having the opportunity to help enrich their college experience and build community between Honors students!
Hey, I'm Bernie Fay. I'm a Senior majoring in Software Engineering and Data Science. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with friends, playing video games, and geeking out over the latest computer architecture. If you have any questions about about Honors or just want to talk, my door's open!
Hi! I'm Matthew Pfab and I am currently the Upper Division Outreach Chair for the 2021-2022 school year. I am a senior majoring in Biology and minoring in Insect Science. I spent the first two years of my time at Iowa State in the Harwood Honors house, which helped me get super excited about the honors program. The memories I had from that unique environment were great and I hope that my time as the Upper Division Chair will help to create events that can enhance the honors experience for everyone!
Hi everyone! My name is Maggie, and I am a third year student studying Animal Ecology. I'm originally from the suburbs of Chicago and came to Iowa State with the goal of one day making it to vet school! This year, I will be holding one of the Event Co-Chair Positions, and I am so excited to start planning some really awesome events for all of you to attend! Outside of HSB, I have been involved in many other Honors groups. My first year I was a resident of an Honors clusters, last year, I was an FHP leader, and I am currently an Honors Ambassador. I also enjoy taking part in "grandma" activities, like knitting, collecting cats, and getting lots of sleep. Hope to see you all at our events!
My name is Andy Larkin, and I am one of this year's philanthropy co-chairs. I am a junior studying Biological Systems Engineering. Beyond being the co-chair, I am also the treasurer for the BSE club. For hobbies I enjoy reading, hiking through the woods and painting. If you ever want to hang out and do some painting, reach out and let me know!
Hi Y'all! I'm Nick Vazquez, and I'm this year's Webmaster for HSB. I'm a Sophomore in Software Engineering, and am also in STEM Scholars and PrISUm Solar Car. A fun fact about me is that I like to load up my bike with camping gear and go bikepacking!