PARKERSBURG - Brittany Johnk, a junior English literature and sociology major and education and honors minor from Parkersburg, was named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are recommended by college and university presidents to acknowledge motivation and ability in public leadership. Johnk is committed to education and social justice issues locally, nationally, and internationally. As a W.E. L.E.A.D. peer council member through the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development, Johnk has coordinated projects resulting in more than 3,000 non-perishable items being collected for local food pantries, as well as raising awareness of food insecurity both in Upshur County and abroad by leading a hunger banquet with more than 100 student attendees in her sophomore year.