Khristian Curry graduated from Pine Forest Senior High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She was an active volunteer forHappy Helpers for the Homeless in Baltimore, Maryland. Curry was President of Health Occupations Students of America at her high school, where she organized blood drives and received her CNA certification, and spent summers volunteering at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. She is pursuing a major in Communication Studies with a concentration in Speech and Hearing, and is currently part of the American Red Cross Club at UNC. In Curry’s first year as a Bonner Leader, she worked with the Food Justice project at the Marian Cheek Jackson Center in the Northside community, assisting with the certified food bank and bread ministry to address issues of food scarcity and study the importance of food in the community. This year Curry plans to recruit 20 volunteers to work in the Food Justice project, as well as organize their orientation and training, and create a volunteer training manual.