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SCU Valedictorian: Erika Francks’17

Congratulations to Erika Francks, the 2017 SCU Valedictorian! Ericka was an environmental studies major with many achievements under her belt.  In 2016, she was a Global Social Benefit Fellow in India where she worked with Onergy to evaluate the impact of their solar energy products on customers’ lives. Erika was also a Global Fellow in Kolkata, India in 2015 where she worked with the Green Rhinos Program, a youth oriented environmental education organization.  Finally, her community work with the Thriving Neighbors Initiative led her to leading on a yoga class in Spanish to mothers at Washington Elementary School twice weekly.  Erika is currently a consulting analyst at Accenture in San Francisco, and has applied for a Fulbright Fellowship to study solar micro-grids in Lesotho.