Allison Speir is a freshman at UCCS and is so excited to be a Reporter. Allison grew up in Los Angeles, California and moved to Denver right before she began high school. She graduated from Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Throughout high school, Allison ran on her school’s cross country team, coached swimming for the Special Olympics, served as a producer for the broadcast media program, and sang in the Acapella Choir.

At UCCS, she will major in Sociology on the Pre-Occupational Therapy Track and is a member of the LIVE Leadership Program. She hopes to get involved with the Special Olympics and the Outdoors club at UCCS. Some of her hobbies include running, hiking, playing frisbee, spending time with friends, and obviously writing.