Michael Lotspeich ‘17
Hometown: Bradford, IL
Future Plans: Earn a social work doctorate or attend law school
When social work and political science major Michael Lotspeich came to the University of Illinois Springfield he knew he wanted to get involved. He decided to the join the UIS cheerleading squad and was elected secretary of the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA). He took on an even greater leadership role when he was elected to the Student Government Association and began working as a project coordinator for the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center.