Ally Pruente

Ally Pruente - 2024 Udall Scholarship Nominee

Ally is an environmental studies and strategic communications major.

Ally Pruente, from Lenexa, is a graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and the daughter of Mike Pruente and Jennifer Pruente. She is majoring in environmental studies and strategic communications. In her future career, Pruente hopes to address environmental education and representation in the media. She is the outreach officer for the Osage Chapter of the Association for Women Geoscientists and a proud member of the Xi Chapter of Sigma Kappa sorority where she serves as the sustainability chair. Pruente is also a student assistant for the Kansas Geological Survey and a garden volunteer through the Center for Community Outreach.

  • A fun fact about Ally is she is a huge dog lover and likes to volunteer as a doggy day out foster.
  • Her favorite KU memory is being in the second row for the K-State versus KU basketball game! She was able to see Baby Jay up close!
  • Her favorite study spot is the meeting rooms in Ritchie Hall.
  • This semester she’s looking forward to thinking about more ways she can get involved in undergraduate research!