Abigail Miner ’14 receives “Young Democrat of the Year” award from the Michigan Democratic Party

Abigail Miner with President Clinton and other award recipients at the Democratic Party dinner

Abigail Miner ’14 is pictured at far left with President Clinton and other award recipients at the April 26 Democratic Party dinner in Detroit.

Abigail Miner ’14 received the “Young Democrat of the Year” award on April 26 from the Michigan Democratic Party at its annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising and awards dinner at Cobo Center in Detroit. In addition to meeting “some of my heroes” currently serving or running for state and federal office, Abigail said she dined with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and had her photo taken with former President Bill Clinton. Abigail recently completed a year-long term as membership director for the Michigan Federation of College Democrats. During her term in office, the number of chapters on Michigan campuses doubled from seven to 14. She’s also served as an officer in the College Democrats chapter at K. Abigail is a political science major from Elmhurst, Ill., and the daughter of Ed Miner ’76 and Colleen Sherburne ’77. Her K-Plan includes study abroad in Rome, an internship at the American-Turkish Council in Washington, D.C., four years performing with the Kalamazoo College Singers, and four years working in the K Admission office as a tour guide and intern.

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