She is the Family Weekend Chair, president of the Student Association of Social Workers, an advocate for the Fargo-Moorhead Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and campus ministry co-commissioner.
It's no secret that she finds joy in her involvement. She has been able to compete in athletics, learn about leadership, volunteer, do ministry and study abroad – all in one place.
One of her most pivotal experiences was teaching English in Rwanda last summer. Her interactions with the people affected by genocide changed her world view. It also gave her a greater appreciation for her own education.
"I came in a freshman most excited about independence, no curfews and a really cool dining center," she says. "But I will be going out as an adult aware of what is going on around me in society locally, nationally and globally."
Obrecht plans to use her social work and religion double major in a year of service after graduation. And she won't stop there. She wants to attend seminary and become a bishop or work in a religious non-profit.
"I want to combine my faith and Christian beliefs with what is going on around the world, in our nation and in our communities," she says.