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    Posted July 14, 2014 by

    Allison Token

    Allison Louise Token is a university student majoring in business marketing and minoring in psychology. She loves meeting new people and is fascinated to learn from others. Allison Token feels that everyone has interesting stories to share. When not attending classes and studying, she enjoys dancing, painting, exercising at Lifetime Fitness Center, as well as reading books. Allison Token was influenced by her mom who was also a dancer. Since the age of three, Allison has been continually dancing. She also enjoys the adventure that is uncovered in books. From fictional stories to genres such as romance, she loves to expand her horizons to different point of views. In artwork, she enjoys finding beautiful pictures online, and painting the image onto a canvas. Through the encouragement of her family and peers, she continued to paint consistently throughout her life. Whether she is reading a book, dancing or painting, she loves to let her imagination and creativity soar. For her, all of these hobbies are a way for her to have fun and express herself.
    The best experience of her life has been being accepted to Mizzou, also known as the University of Missouri. This was always one of her favorite dream schools to attend. After years of hard work, diligent studies, and dedication to her extracurricular activities, she achieved her goal of getting into the prestigious university. Her biggest influence in life has been her parents for always setting a good example for her, and following their guidance and advice. Allison has many ambitious, exciting goals, from obtaining a successful career, to skydiving, to living the American Dream. She feels that with hard work and dedication, she can achieve every goal that she sets for herself. Allison Token is a continual optimist seeing infinite possibilities as the world is her oyster. She is most proud of everything that she has attained in her life, and continues to strive to achieve even more each day. Colleagues would describe her as very sweet and down-to-Earth.
    She has been involved in charities and volunteer work since she was in middle school, and became involved through both her school and church. She also participated in a community service class in which she had the gratifying experience of tutoring younger students. She most enjoys being able to put smiles on the faces of people she has helped. Allison Token notes that seeing little kids happy makes her very happy. She has also donated her time to helping at a variety camp for people with disabilities. She helped people improve their skills and have fun with activities such as learning to swim, play baseball, and go on exciting field trips. Allison Token has also taught at a vacation Bible school through St. John Church, in Ellisville, Missouri where she helps children learn about God. Every summer of high school, she participated in the Lafayette High School Dance Camp in Wildwood, Missouri, where she mastered her dancing skills. Allison Token is the type of person who enjoys helping others no matter where she is.
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