Freshman inducted into Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame

by Margee Macdonell

Laura Froyen, a University of Notre Dame freshman from Knoxville, Iowa, has been inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame. The recognition is made annually by the state to people 21 or younger who have made significant contributions through volunteer efforts or programs and who serve as role models and inspire other young volunteers.p. A resident of Welsh Family Hall, Froyen was one of 50 national Coca-Cola Scholars in 2002, a Toyota scholar and a Herbert Hoover Scholar. While attending Knoxville High School, she developed an arboretum to aid educational efforts, established a living memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and worked as a volunteer for the Knoxville Community Betterment Committee.p.

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