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Back row, left to right: Christina Bolema, Josiah Kollmeyer, Zachary Dawes, Nathan Lehman Front row: Ilia Anderson, Zachary Woodman, Kristiana Mork, Dane Skorup

Freedom is the class that is always in session at the Mackinac Center, and it’s a privilege to welcome new classes of interns every summer.

2014’s class brings a few familiar faces, as well as those new to the program.

Christina Bolema is a communications intern studying mathematics at the University of Michigan.

Josiah Kollmeyer is a research intern who graduated from Hillsdale College with a double major of history and mathematics. He will begin course work at Harvard Law School in the fall.

Zachary Dawes is a research intern studying economics at Northwood University.

Nathan Lehman is a research intern who will be attending Hillsdale College this fall.

Ilia Anderson is a graphics intern responsible for several projects, including the IMPACT magazine you are reading now.

Zachary Woodman is a research intern studying economics at Hillsdale College.

Kristiana Mork is an operations intern studying speech and political science at Hillsdale College.

Dane Skorup is a research intern who graduated from Hillsdale College with a degree in economics.