Class of 2014′s Janice Yoshimura hails from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. In high school, she was the president of the NHS and Model UN while also being the Captain and MVP of Varsity Badminton. At UIUC, she is the Treasurer for Illinois BioDeisel Initiative, a volunteer at Times Soup Kitchen, project manager for Whitsitt and Associates Consulting Project, consultant for Nanophase Technologies through Illinois Business Consulting, partner at Enterprise Consulting 360, and ambassador for Engineering Student Alumni Ambassadors.

“This scholarship is giving me the opportunity to study abroad in Taiwan at the National University of Taiwan during the Spring of 2012, something that would’ve been very difficult for me to accomplish otherwise.”