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Introducing the 2013 class of Iowa STATEment Makers! Sponsored by the ISU Alumni Association in conjunction with the Young Alumni Council, this recognition honors the early personal and professional achievements and contributions of Iowa State’s young alumni (graduates under 32 years of age).

STATEMENT TO LEARN ABOUT THE STATEMENT MAKERS RECOGNITION PROGRAM OR TO NOMINATE A YOUNG ALUM FOR THE 2014 AWARDS, GO TO WWW.ISUALUM.ORG/STATEMENTMAKERS

Erin Bergquist* Nevada, Iowa ’02 dietetics Led a group of interns to Ghana to assist with maternal and child health issues as well as creating sustainable gardening programs in that country

Axton Betz* Charleston, Ill. Ph.D. ’12 human development & family studies Assistant professor of consumer studies at Eastern Illinois University; her dissertation on childhood identity theft victims has gained national attention

Luke Gran Nevada, Iowa ’08 forestry & international agriculture

Shelly Greving* Ames, Iowa ’04 graphic design, MBA ‘09

Passionate about promoting locally sourced food; co-founder of TableTop Farm in Nevada; next generation coordinator of Practical Farmers of Iowa

Marketing director for the Iowa 4-H Foundation; led an annual gala that doubled its fundraising between 2011 and 2012

John Bosley Des Moines, Iowa ’03 art & design

Lucas Carlstrom Rochester, Minn. ’08 animal science

Conceptualizes T-shirt slogans and art for the wildly popular Des Moines-based clothing company, RAYGUN

Pursuing medical and Ph.D. degrees at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; plans to teach, practice medicine, and do research in the area of brain and spinal cord injury

Angie Kamps Ankeny, Iowa ’03 genetics, Ph.D. molecular, cellular & developmental biology

Eric Kline* Honolulu, Hawaii ’04 management information systems

Mother of triplets who supports families whose lives have been affected by premature birth through her volunteer work with the March of Dimes

U.S. Air Force officer and special agent who conducts, manages, and oversees felonylevel criminal, fraud, and counterintelligence investigations

Kayse Carter Ames, Iowa ’10 apparel, merchandise, design, & production Co-owns and operates Ames’ Pure Bridal, named Iowa’s top bridal boutique for 2013 by The Knot Wedding Network

Sarah Low* Arlington, Va. ’02 public service & administration in agriculture Finished a sprint triathlon after being sidelined by a car-bike accident in 2010; economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture

CHECK THEM OUT ONLINE! Find out about this year’s STATEment Makers’ favorite ISU traditions, their dream 34

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