Balancing her education, work, and personal life, Alexis Hoye serves the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland in multiple ways as she is the Secretary on the Executive Board and is also completing her internship during the Spring 2016 semester. Alexis Hoye is currently enrolled at Purdue University Calumet and pursuing a degree in Human Development and Family Services with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and minoring in Psychology and Sociology. After graduation, Alexis plans to open an all-inclusive preschool in Northwest Indiana. Alexis became involved with the Down Syndrome Association when her heart was stolen by an angel with Down syndrome. Alexis truly believes in being an advocate for children and adults with Down syndrome and cannot wait to make a difference in the world today!