Leah Dillard
Service Year Exchange

What are you doing, if you're not at Service Year Alliance?

Walking around the neighborhoods of D.C., visiting museums, hangin in coffee shops, and stuffing my face with food

What is your nickname?

Dillard or Boots (I had stress fractures in both tibias sophomore year of high school and had to wear one of those knee-high rehab boot things on each leg. fun times)

3 things that you would take with you on a remote island?

One of those head scratchers that looks like a whisk that's been opened at the end, my dog, and a bag of Hint of Lime Tostitos chips (can salsa be a fourth?)

What makes you roll your eyes every time you hear it?

Any and all country music (especially that song about the big green tractor idk)

What movie or TV quotes do you use on a regular basis?

"Pfft. Idiot" - Dwight Schrute

"Anybody want a peanut?" - Princess Bride

anything Snape says (Harry Potter)

What do you think you do better than 90% of people?

Fast-walk. Fake the words to songs just to sing along

If someone narrated your life, who would you want to be the narrator?

Lou Holtz (sports commentator...look him up if you don't know him it's hilarious)

What is the most powerful argument for convincing people like you to do a service year?

That it changes someone’s life for the better. That it has a real, positive impact on at least one life.


Leah Dillard | Service Year Exchange
Leah Dillard | Service Year Exchange
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