Allison Eckman

Scholar Activist, Project Coordinator for My Friends are My Heroes

Allison is a senior at West Virginia University, double majoring in English and Women's & Gender Studies.  She in concentrating her studies in creative writing.  Allison's love for the outdoors led her to become a student leader in Adventure WV's  orientation program.  Leading trips throughout West Virginia created a passion in her for the state and its natural integrity.  Allison is also a consultant at the WVU Writing Studio and is currently the fiction editor for WVU's undergraduate literary journal, Calliope.  In addition to writing, Allison loves backpacking, crocheting, spinning, and drinking coffee.