Lillie Childers, a Birmingham, Alabama native, graduated cum laude from the University of Montevallo in 2017 with a major in communication studies and a minor in public relations. While at Montevallo, she was active in the Student Government Association and her discipline’s honor society. After serving with Impact America, Lillie hopes to continue working with nonprofit organizations and to attend graduate school.

What is your favorite quote from a book, film, or song?

“No, I do not weep at the world. I’m too busy sharpening my oyster knife.”

  • Zora Neale Hurston from Folklore, Memoirs, and Other Writings

What do you like to do for fun?

I really enjoy visiting oddities and antique stores across the state. Trying to track down flea markets and hole-in-the-wall places is the perfect mix of sleuthing, history, travel, and finding the perfect piece to take home and make my own.