Emily Irsik is originally from Emporia, Kansas, and attends Kansas State University. Her major is Nutrition and Health, but she plans to begin her master’s in Public Health Nutrition in the fall of 2021. She volunteers for community-based organizations along with national organizations. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and is passionate about ending the stigma around food insecurity. This summer, she hopes to gain advocacy and communication skills that will be represented in her future work. She is interning at the Topeka Rescue Mission.
Field placement: Topeka Rescue Mission Ministries