Vickie Kloeris


Michael Diehl

In her 2008 commencement address at Duke University, American novelist Barbara Kingsolver said, “You can be as earnest and ridiculous as you need to be if you don’t attempt it in isolation. The ridiculously earnest are known to travel in groups. And they are known to change the world. Look at you. That could be you.”

As we think about the members of the IFT Student Association (IFTSA) in relation to this quote, we can’t help but smile. We wouldn’t necessarily describe them as ridiculous, but ridi…

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About the Authors

Vickie Kloeris, MS, CFS is IFT President, 2021–2022 ([email protected]).

Michael Diehl is IFT Student Association President, 2021–2022 ([email protected]).