Comcast|NBC4 Team at Plummer Elementary School


biggar_sophieSophie Biggar
Age: 22
Hometown: Washington, DC
College: Elon University
Major: Psychology and Human Services Studies
Favorite subject: English
Hobbies: Swimming and reading
Favorite book as a child: Harry Potter series
Favorite food: Chocolate chip cookies
Languages: English, some Spanish
Goal for the year: Help at least one child achieve his/her goals for the year.

braswell_stephanStephan Braswell
Age: 24
Hometown: York, PA
College: Temple University
Major: Secondary Foreign Language Education and Spanish
Favorite subject: Spanish
Hobbies: Running, reading and learning foreign languages
Favorite book as a child: Harry Potter
Favorite food: Cheese
Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English
Goal for the year: To help students get excited about learning and taking their education seriously.

disanza_alexisAlexis DiSanza
Age: 22
Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho
College: Gonzaga University
Major: Political Science
Favorite subject: Government
Hobbies: Reading, playing hockey
Favorite book as a child: Harry Potter
Favorite food: Dark chocolate
Goal for the year: To make connections with the students I work with, and give them confidence to do well in and out of school.

flores_nancyNancy Flores
Age: 22
Hometown: Miami, FL
College: University of Florida
Major: Criminology
Favorite subject in school: Social Studies
Hobbies: Cooking
Favorite book as a child: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Giving Tree
Favorite food: Chicken Parmesan
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
Goal for the year: My goal for this year is to make a difference in the lives of the students, teachers and families.

hall_sarahSarah Hall
Age: 22
Hometown: Doylestown, PA
College: Penn State University
Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Favorite subject in school: Reading
Hobbies: Listening to music, exercising, taking pictures
Favorite book as a child: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Favorite food: Smoothies
Goal for the year: To create positive memories.

hines_tiaraTiara Hines
Age: 23
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
College: Mary Baldwin College
Major: History with an emphasis in African American History
Favorite subject in school: African American History and Chemistry
Favorite book as a child: How to Eat Fried Worms and Harry Potter collection
Favorite food: Mac & Cheese
Goal: To finish my last two classes to earn my degree.

mathis_courtneyCourtney Mathis
Age: 22
Hometown: Macon, GA
College: Spelman College
Major: Psychology
Favorite subject in school: Advocacy for students in urban areas
Hobbies: Singing, dancing
Favorite book as a child: Green eggs and ham
Favorite food: French fries
Goal: To be a positive asset to this school and to help these students improve.

morris_melinaMelina Morris
Age: 18
High School: Bedford High School (Attending Emerson College next fall)
Intended Major: Marketing Communications
Favorite subject in school: English, Spanish, History, Broadcast Journalism
Hobbies: Photography, traveling, cooking
Favorite book as a child: Nancy Drew
Favorite food: Pancakes, cookies, empanadas
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Goal for the year: To not only educate, but also inspire and motivate the children of our future.

townsley_ryanRyan Townsley, Team Leader
Age: 23
Hometown: Houston, TX
College: Trinity University
Major: English
Favorite subjects in school: History and English
Hobbies: Running, reading, cooking and writing
Favorite book as a child: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shell Silverstein, Roald Dahl
Favorite foods: Migas and potato & cheese breakfast tacos
Goal for the year: To lead my team through a successful first year partnership and to lay a strong foundation for future teams to further the partnership at Plummer Elementary School.

walker_benBen Walker
Age: 22
Hometown: Marietta, GA
College: Elon University
Major: Psychology
Favorite subject in school: Foreign language
Hobbies: Reading, writing, boxing and listening to music
Favorite book as a child: Catcher in the Rye
Favorite meal: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes with cream gravy and fried okra
Goal for the year: To make an impact in at least one child’s life.

zhang_timothyTimothy Zhang
Age: 22
Hometown: Miami, FL
College attended: Florida International University (FIU)
Major: English
Favorite subject in school: Science
Hobbies: Rock climbing, swimming, reading, attempts at creative writing
Favorite book as a child: The Little Prince
Favorite food: Chinese Baked or Steamed BBQ Pork Buns
Languages spoken: English, some Cantonese-Chinese
Goal for the year: To develop the skills and discipline to be a leader and a future educator.

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