In 2017 Allix Hutchison graduated from Hope College with a degree in elementary education with a focus in English language arts and English as a Second Language. She worked as a kindergarten teacher from 2017 to 2019 at Georgetown Elementary School, Hudsonville Public Schools, and then moved to a first-grade classroom where she currently teaches. Allix continues to be involved with Hope College as she opens her classroom to student teachers and provides guidance in her field. She also is deeply involved in her church’s leadership team, volunteering her time to support children’s worship programming and outreach opportunities. “I credit Hope with shaping me into a better teacher, mentor, advocate, leader, friend, colleague, encourager and Christ-follower,” she said. Through teaching and mentoring, Allix brings hope and joy to others.
Hope College is proud to honor Allix Hutchison ’17 with the 2022 10 Under 10 Award. The 10 Under 10 Award honors emerging leaders who are making significant contributions by living out their callings; engaging in the local and global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement; and using their education to think about important issues with wisdom and clarity. Award recipients also communicate effectively to bridge boundaries that divide human communities and act as agents of hope living faithfully into their vocations. Designed for alumni who are within 10 years of graduation, these awards are presented by the Hope College Alumni Association. Make a nomination today.