2009 Options - Carmel graduate Carmen Diaz is featured by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) September newsletter in the "Survivor Spotlight." Within a span of five years, Carmen tragically lost her father and uncle to suicide. While in high school, Carmen began to channel her grief toward helping others who had lost loved ones to suicide. Carmen was awarded a Senior Institute Scholarship during her senior year for her volunteer work at Brooke's Place for Grieving Young People providing assistance in service to young children grieving loss. Carmen is a Social Work and Counseling major in her junior year at Ball State University.