Sydney Slade is a sophomore at Brigham Young University. She is majoring in Special Education and is emphasizing in severe disabilities. She grew up in El Paso, Texas on the border of Mexico, and is the second of five children. She served a mission in South Florida and had the opportunity to interact with people from all over the world and developed a deep love for South American culture. Sydney also loves music, any activity outside, and spending time with family and friends.