Jasaon Sydoriak, 2015 Truman Finalist

Jason Sydoriak

Sydoriak, an Economics and Political Science major, is a former Marine who has championed the cause of Veterans affairs in Northern Colorado. He has served as the president of both Front Range Community's Student Veterans Group and CSU's Student Veterans Organization.

At FRCC, Sydoriak organized the first Veterans Resource Day Fair, a now annual event designed to commemorate fallen soldiers, celebrate veterans, and increase awareness about campus resources. In 2013, he traveled to Washington D.C. with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) to urge a bipartisan group of lawmakers to pass the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Act.

Sydoriak is also a member of ASCSU, the Chair of the city of Fort Collins' Citizen Review Board, and on the editorial board of the Coloradoan. He hopes to attend Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and run for public office.