BBBSCI Class of 2020: Aliya and Anna

Match: Little Sister Aliya and Big Sister Anna Harvan

Match Date: April 3rd, 2014

High School: Pike High School

Little Sister Aliya and Big Sister Anna have been matched together for 6 years. Aliya will be attending Southern Illinois University this Fall and will be pursuing a degree in Psychology. Big Sister Anna shares how excited Aliya has been to start college and she can’t wait to see all that she accomplishes in this first year. Congratulations and good luck, Aliya!

When reflecting on their time together in the program, Big Sister Anna shared that she and Aliya loved trying new things together. A few examples of things they enjoyed trying over the years are going apple picking together for the first time, going to baseball games, and learning to cook new dishes. In addition to their more adventurous outings, Aliya and Anna also enjoyed going to Panera Bread for study/ homework dinner dates! BS Anna shares, “Aliya would always put my memory to the test with some of her math and history homework questions!”

Big Sister Anna also shares, “Aliya has been so focused on going to college since we first met and it has been an absolute joy to watch her achieve her dream. I am just so proud of her and I cannot wait to see what amazing things she does in college!”

Our team here at BBBSCI also cannot wait to see what amazing things Aliya accomplishes in the years to come and we are so proud of her. Good luck and best wishes on a bright future, Aliya!

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