Neil Clement '13
“The Wilberforce program has given me an increased awareness of the need to be active in the community,” says Neil Clement ’13, a philosophy and English major from Birmingham, AL. “We have learned the great impact that can be made by a small group of people.
“The addition of Dr. Tim Morris as our faculty advisor for the scholarship has also been fantastic,” says Neil. “He's very intentional about facilitating meetings for the Wilberforce scholars and getting us involved with each other. He also pushes us to do a service project at least once a semester – usually with Widow's Harvest.”
As he works through his senior integration project and considers his next step after graduation, Neil looks back on his years studying here. “Whether I end up doing graduate work or not, the fact that my professors have always pushed me and my classmates to wrestle with tough questions and look for common grace insights is valuable life preparation,” he says. “After college, I plan to use the principles I’ve learned during my time in the Wilberforce program to better whatever community in which God places me.”