Lauren Hoover (class of 2018, molecular and cellular biology) has been elected as the president of the LAS Leaders organization and is serving as the LAS Alumni Board's student representative in 2017-2018. Lauren is from Charleston, Illinois. She has been an active member of LAS Leaders since her sophomore year, and stays busy on campus with her two jobs in departments within the university. She plans to minor in chemistry and pursue a master's degree in forensic science. Lauren looks forward to serving on the LAS Alumni Association Board not only to learn from this experience; but also, to build relationships with LAS alumni and serve the College of LAS.