Red Cross/NAIA Collegiate Leadership Program
Developing Leadership Skills and Helping Save Lives Since 2007
Transform Your College Career – and Beyond!
Participating student-athletes must agree to:
In addition, participating NAIA Institutions must agree to support and recognize the student-athlete if he/she decides to form a Red Cross Club on campus.
A Life-Saving PurposeOur program participants embrace a mission that has helped tens of thousands of people
in their time of need.
blood drives have been organized by program participants
pints of blood have been donated
campuses participate in the program & sponsor blood drives
in scholarships awarded to past participants
participants went on to work full time with the Red Cross
Meet Our AlumniFrom 2007 through today, the Red Cross/NAIA Collegiate Leadership Program has attracted high-caliber student-athletes from all over the U.S.
The Class of 2016 - Left to right: Nathan Lane, Reise Wyatt, Brenda Feasby, Pablo Ripodas Laquidain, Samantha Carr, Hannah Moody, Bailei Brown, McKenna Barkus, Jennifer Johnson, Brooke Runyon*, Mackenzie Burnworth, Helen Taylor, Lauren Van Horn, Brian Hamil
*Congratulations to Brooke, who won a 2017 "Women Helping Women" award from Indiana University for her work with the Red Cross/NAIA program.
The Class of 2016 enjoyed exploring Washington DC.
The Class of 2015 - Sarah Barris, Sonja Bilden, Sidney Bosley, Katarina Frickleton, Che’Ron Lewis, Alex Lunneborg, Jordan Mathison, Paul ”PJ” Peterson, Eric Smith, Randi Sturtz, Natassja Thomas, and Kylie Townsley.
The Class of 2015 poses outside the historic Red Cross headquarters building.
The Class of 2014 - Kelley Cohron, Ysen “Tico” Dalipi, Kayla Day, Jerica Drago, Nicole Gill, Haylie Gutierrez, Ja’Keisha Haynes, Megan Mosiniak, Bryan Palmer, Kaitlin Pontikes, Madalyn Smith, Zachary Sollie, and Julia Tyree.
The Class of 2014 meets with Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern.
The Class of 2013 - Sara Allen, Samantha Bryant, Karleigh Creighton, Cheyenne Eisenhour, Audrey Eisentrout, Connor Hausauer, Tiffani Marshall, Karli Myers, Tyler Nance, Brittany Rooze, Savannah Stigers, and Jamie Zimmerer.
The Class of 2013 shows their enthusiasm about visiting the US Capitol.
The Class of 2012 - Zach Aldrich, Tamara Bates, Aaron Back, Derek Gross, Taylor Hosna, Hannah Husmann, Kate Kendall, Molly Knight, Emily Koch, Konner McIntire, Alec Meddings, Clayton O’Neill, Kamari Palmer, Jacob Simmonds, and Baily Tom.
The Class of 2011 - Stephanie Belokon, Genevieve Benson, Rachel Blonski, Lauren Buckles, Caitie Cunningham, Winston Davenport, Jazmine Green, Devon Golden, Cassandra Kramer, Hannah Martin, Randon McNeil, Cameron Mettenbrink, Whitney Sweet, and Julie Teeple.
The Class of 2010 - Kayla Anderson, Samantha Choma, Steven Clark, Becky Colling, Jacob Fox, Olivia Goodall, Jessi Lea, Hanna Malak, Larke Nightengale, Amber Rafko, Jonathon Rogers, Alex Starr, and Patrick Turner.
The Class of 2009 - Carlie Ainsworth, Victoria Anderson, Tara Blair, Andrew Daniels, Elizabeth Gilgenbach, Je’Von Hetland, Melissa King, Kimberly Lindow, Katie McLintock, Molly Niedert, Zachary Ripley, Michael Thompson, and Casey Wieder.
The Class of 2008 - Cameron Branock, Megan Brown, Katie Filiatreau, Ethan Gentry, Elyse Gildernew, Cindy Trent Hall, Gene Hartman, Jacqueline Heine, Katie Rice, Lisa Skrypnik, Amanda Wiley, and Vashun Wilkins.
The Class of 2007 - Malynda Beck, Rachel Cotter, Kelly Dankert, Meghann Hess, Whitney Landis, Leah LeBlanc, Megan Niese, Colene Pogue, Kati Saul, Kim Stoutenberg, and Derek Watson.