Category: Team Tuesday

Team Tuesday: Brennen Hawkes, Data & Technology Intern

Brennen Hawkes was born and raised in the Kaysville, Utah area. He is the youngest of 6 children. His father is especially involved in politics, helping Brennen to get informed himself. He is also married to the love of his life, Valéria Hawkes. Brennen is studying in the Computer IT field, and enjoys watching movies,…

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Team Tuesday: Alehtse Hernandez, Communications Intern

Alehtse Hernandez pronounced (Ah-let-say) is a Communication Major with an emphasis in Journalism at Brigham Young University- Idaho. She is the oldest of two daughters and because of a shortage gap, she usually gets confused as twins. Born in Dallas, TX but raised in Houston. Alehtse is a first-generation college student and looks forward to…

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Team Tuesday: Sam Anderson, Policy Intern

Sam Anderson is an Economics student pursuing a minor in Data Science at BYU-Idaho.  He is a native to Minnesota. He grew up in a politically active household. In high school he became very interested in defending constitutional rights when those rights were criticized by teachers and students. He decided to get involved in the local election…

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Team Tuesday: Madison Dabell, Communications Intern

Madison DaBell was born in Provo, Utah to a mom from southern Indiana and a father from Rexburg, Idaho. Her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee when she was only four months old and has remained there since. Her parents met playing the viola and sharing a music stand in the orchestra at Rick’s College. Madison…

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Team Tuesday: Taylor Robison, Technology Intern

My name is Taylor Robison. I grew up in a small town in Wyoming and am currently a senior at BYU-Idaho studying business analytics. I consider myself to be an introvert, but I know that I feel the most at peace when I’m living in such a way that I’m regularly at least mildly out…

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Team Tuesday: Lindsey Zea, Policy and Research Associate

Lindsey was raised in the great state of Oklahoma, where the famed winds “come sweeping down the plains.” Her family now lives in Utah, where they are learning how to manage a small farm. Lindsey felt called to learn about and defend freedom from a young age, and wants to use freedom to empower individuals…

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Team Tuesday: Keelyn Wright, Policy Intern

Hey! I’m Keelyn Wright. I was born in Florida, but my family now lives in Saskatchewan, Canada. I currently live in Rexburg, where I’m working on my history degree from BYU-I and helping out as a policy intern at MLI. When not buried under mounds of homework, I enjoy reading, watching movies, and listening to…

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Team Tuesday: Kachia Vang, IT Intern

Meet Kachia Vang, an Information Technology intern for the Madison Liberty Institute. Kachia currently attends Brigham Young University-Idaho, studying in Computer Technology. She was born and raised in Central California, being the oldest of 4 children. Aside from her studies, Kachia loves to spend much of her time doing photography, videography, makeup, and outing with her family. She also loves playing…

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Team Tuesday: Alex Williams, SparkCast Project

HI! Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Alex Williams and I love… hmm… a lot of things. Let’s start with my hobbies!  I grew up making videos with my siblings. Every year, we would edit these family videos. One year, I took random footage of my baby sister and cobbled it into a trailer for…

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Team Tuesday: Stephen Thorup, Policy Intern

Stephen will be graduating with a degree in economics come this December and has loved every semester…well, mostly anyways. His favorite food has got to be sushi but the sushi needs to be done right. He also loves to travel. He has already been to Canada, Argentina, and Peru, as well as a number of…

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