Graduate Student Selected for Peoria Journal Star's Most Interesting Young Person Contest

December 11, 2012

Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts graduate and MBA student Alex Kareotes '12 was recognized this month in the Peoria Journal Star's Most Interesting Young Person contest. The contest honors central Illinois youth ages 15 to 25 for their work and leadership in the community.

Kareotes, who graduated with a degree from the Department of Art in graphic design, is currently employed as a graphic designer by Soderstrom Dermatology Center in Peoria while working toward her MBA at Bradley. Kareotes was praised for her charitable work, which includes sitting on the Illinois CancerCare Foundation's Young Leaders Advisory Board and fundraising efforts to help people in the community who have been diagnosed with cancer.

A panel of six judges selected Kareotes and eight others out of a pool of 85 nominations.

Readers can find the full interview with Kareotes on the Peoria Journal star website.