Cedric, a 7th grade YMW participant from Franklin Middle School, interviewed Diane Nesbitt of Champaign about many things and settled on a story that focuses on her strong feelings about the importance of going away to college.
Ms. Diane Nesbitt was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and is one of five children. She was a member of the Douglass Center Drill Team in the 1960s and graduated from Tennessee State University in Nashville. She was the first in her family to graduate from college. As a teenager she was a member of St. Luke C.M.E. choir under the leadership of Willie T Summerville. She is a social worker by profession.