Evan is a freshman in the NIU Honors Program majoring in biological sciences. He is involved in the NIU Research Rookies Program, studying the Warburg Effect in several lines of human liver cancers. Evan is an Illinois State Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, and the recipient of the Presidential Education Award. He is the student lead at the Holmes Student Center Catering Department. Evan gives back to his community by being on the Waterman-Monsanto Community Advisory Panel, and as a volunteer at church dinners. His hobby is playing chess.
Evan is the son of Erwin and Marcia Wittke. Erwin is the Holmes Student Center Chef.