Major: Human Development
Hometown: Merritt Island, FloridaIn high school, Lydia was named an AP Scholar and inducted into several honor societies, including the National English Honor Society and the Quill and Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists. She has also volunteered her time to create a fundraiser for her school’s educational scholarship program, traveled to Haiti to strengthen the relationship with a sister school in Fonds Parisien, and served as a counselor for a local after school program in her neighborhood. While at Samford, she’s been involved in Save a Village Everyday (S.A.V.E.), Enactus and Campus Outreach. She has spent her summers with Campus Outreach, twice on Summer Beach Project and once in Brisbane, Australia. Lydia is planning on attending law school after she graduates from Samford to pursue a career in social justice work.