Amanda Sutton a senior at Bowie State University majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations hails from the Washington DC metropolitan area. She recently joined the Her Campus team as a co-founder and contributing writer to the HC branch at her school. She is currently the vice president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at her university. Next year Amanda plans to attend law school as a double major studying Mass Communications and Business Law. She is passionate about service in the community and was honored in 2008 by receiving the National Leadership Service Award by President Barack Obama. Her concentrated area of interest in public relations is brand and image consulting and development. She is a host of creative energy and enjoys fashion, colors, writing, networking, talking to on the phone, social networking, and enjoying life.