Born and raised in Kansas City (Kansas), Daniel Petracek is a senior studying civil engineering with a minor in Engineering Corporate Practice. With his position, Daniel works to find unique ways to connect the college’s talented and passionate students with the South Bend community. This may take the form of fundraisers, volunteering events, or even long-term engineering projects. Through ELC, he got involved with NAESC and currently holds the position of Midwest Regional Recruitment Coordinator. Elsewhere on campus, Daniel serves as an RA in O’Neill Family Hall, and is involved with Campus Ministry and ASCE. After graduation in the spring, he is looking forward to spending the summer building a footbridge in rural Bolivia as a part of NDSEED.