Samford University


Laura Bean

Educational Information

  • Brock Scholars

Biographical Information

Laura, a National Merit Scholar, is a Resident Assistant for freshman girls and Alumni Relations Chair for her sorority, Chi Omega. Laura was also the 2013 Regions Venture Challenge winner and has served as co-chair of the Fellows hospitality committee. The 2014 recipient of the Jessica M. Smith Outstanding Community Service Award, Laura is the co-founder of the non-profit Sustaining a Village Everyday (S.A.V.E.) and has raised over $80,000 for the organization since coming to Samford. Through the Brock Scholars program, Laura interned with Freeset, a non-profit with the mission of freeing sex-trafficking victims in Calcutta.  She aspires to work for economic and social empowerment in developing communities.

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