Caroline Jones, a sophomore at King’s College and a resident of Mountain Top, is featured on the national “22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women” list released recently by “Her Campus,” an internet community for college women, serving over 6 million monthly users with chapters at over 270 colleges nationwide and in seven countries.
This list recognizes 22 ambitious, talented, and big-thinking college women in America who are influencers on campus and beyond, demonstrate leadership, excel academically, and achieving milestones in personal interests. Jones is an advocate for reading and promoting education to children. She is the author and illustrator of the children’s book “One More Book, Please!” She was selected out of a pool of nearly 1000 contestants based on her application and interview process by “Her Campus.”
Students from Harvard, Yale, University of Virginia, MIT, Johns Hopkins, and Princeton were also selected to the list.
Jones is double majoring in business management and marketing with a minor in leadership studies. She is a resident assistant, admissions ambassador, co-leader of the Emerging Leaders Seminar, class representative of student government and member of Sigma Kappa Tau sorority. She also volunteers for numerous events in the College’s Campus Ministry and Shoval Center.
She is president of the Oxfam America Social Justice Club and vice president of the Marketing and Management Association. She is also founder and captain of King’s Quidditch Team. She hopes to pursue a doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Development.
She created the Read to Succeed Project, where she presents in schools, libraries, and daycares to promote childhood literacy and education. She is the reigning Miss White Rose City 2015 in the official Miss America Organization. She also served last year as Miss Northeastern Pennsylvania 2014. This year at the Miss Pennsylvania pageant, she was awarded the Miss America Academic Award and Scholarship.