29 Massachusetts students who shine
Ariel DiOrio, 21
School: Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Degree: Interrelated media
DiOrio developed a reputation in school for merging her skills as an artist with her ambitions of being an actively engaged member of the community. She helped set up screenings of the documentary "Invisible Children" and contributed to an "Arts for Darfur" exhibition. After graduation, she plans to apply for a position with AmeriCorps.