06/26/2015

Meet the Mission Thrive Summer Crew Leaders

Mission Thrive Summer crew leaders work alongside the program's youth participants, leading, teaching and mentoring them. Get to know our 2015 crew, Morgan, Kyle, Lydia, and Jeremy:

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MORGAN

Education:  BA, Elementary Education, Morgan State University 

Hometown:  Baltimore

Why Mission Thrive:  I want to get some more teaching experience.

Career Goals:  To be an administrator in education

Enjoys about Mission Thrive: Training in nutrition and mindfulness

 

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Education:  BS, Environmental Studies, Dickinson College

Hometown:  Baltimore

Why Mission Thrive:  I want to teach kids about all aspects of food, from growing to eating.

Career Goals:  To build communities around farms

Goal for the Summer:  To share my passion for food with all the participants and get more involved in my community

Enjoys about Mission Thrive:  Meeting new people and learning new and engrossing perspectives

 

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LYDIA

Education:  BA, Child and Family Studies, Berea College;  MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Hometown:  Knoxville

Why Mission Thrive:  I want to continue this type of work in the future.

Career Goals:  To help children, youth and their families through nutrition and food

Goal for the Summer:  To positively impact my crew and learn from them as well

Enjoys about Mission Thrive: Getting to know all the great people who help to make Mission Thrive a reality

 
Jeremy

JEREMY

Education:  George Washington University

Hometown:  Washington, DC

Why Mission Thrive:  I’m passionate about creating local, sustainable food sources.

Career Goals:  To continue to learn about my passion—health and fitness—and educate others about it

Goal for the Summer:  Share my passion for food with all the participants and get more involved in my community

Enjoys about Mission Thrive:  Learning all the interesting farming techniques

 
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