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Quarterman-Keller Scholar : Nia Dillard C'2024

Nia DillardNia Dillard, C’2024, is a History major with a minor in Theatre & Performance from Evanston, Illinois. Nia is a newly admitted student into the Secondary Education Certification program that will guide her towards becoming a certified high school History teacher upon graduation.
Nia is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., History Club, Springs Burroughs Group, and First-Generation Club. She devotes her time to the community and has done much work in Atlanta and at home. This summer, she worked with Amplifying Black Voices and Northwestern University to administer surveys and interview elders in Evanston to allow individuals to express their thoughts regarding the availability of quality and relevant educational experience.

I am social justice…

blue-quote-left...because as an aspiring History teacher, I want to hand my future students the knowledge that will educate them on inequality and injustices in this country. I want to encourage the students to take what I have taught them and fight for a better society.”