Bianca Spratt '11 worked on the West Bloomington Revitalization Project through Illinois Wesleyan's Action Research Center. She won a competitive study abroad scholarship and hopes to use what she learned in South Africa to become a trailblazer in her South Side Chicago neighborhood.

Your hometown?

Chicago, Illinois

Why Wesleyan?

After visiting IWU my freshman year of high school, I knew this University was for me. The student to teacher ratio and having a GREAT admissions counselor won me over.

Your major?

The wonderful Sociology.

Favorite class or professor?

Sculpture I had with Kevin Strandberg. Sculpture was very relaxing and allowed me to be as creative as I wanted to.

After Wesleyan?

I plan to attend graduate school, but I am unsure of my area of focus because I have so many interests.

Biggest thrill or memory?

Riding the Raging Bull at Six Flags Great America.

For fun?

I enjoy listening to music, watching movies and having great conversations with friends and peers.

The best?

Walking along the lakefront in Chicago.

Favorite book?

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Favorite band?

Mary J. Blige and Mary Mary

Favorite quote?

"Be the change you want to see in the world." — Gandhi
Bianca Spratt

Bianca Spratt is the Student Senate representative for the Black Student Union and is involved in the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship on campus.

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