have had an amazing group of interns this year and several of them are
our former students. We have had nostalgic moments of pride as we
watched our former campers become camp counselors!
has participated in FRIENDS programs since he was about 6 years old. It
was so rewarding having him return for his second year as a camp
counselor! DaShane is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental
Engineering at Penn State University with a full scholarship!
is still a high school student, but whenever he has free time he pops
by the FRIENDS Centre to see how he can help! He has become an
indispensable volunteer for the education program.
first worked with FRIENDS through her high school work study program.
She has now assisted with summer camp for a couple years!
is a recent graduate of Eckerd College who interned with FRIENDS this
summer. She returned to assist with some fall field courses and has now
been hired by FRIENDS as our new education officer!
Macy's family has
been visiting Abaco for years. She loves the environment and working
with kids and was eager to learn more about Abaco's environment in
particular. We were happy to have her as part of the team.
Richard is the daughter of Jim Richard, a long serving board member of
FRIENDS. She has participated in FRIENDS programs since she was six
years old and is now teaching the Sea Beans after school program for
ages 3-5. We know Khalea will change this world and we are proud to be a
part of her and so many others formative years.