Stanton Elementary School


barry_emilyEmily Barry
Age: 22
Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
College: Loyola University Chicago
Majors: Political Science, Spanish, Urban Studies
Favorite subject: All of them! #nerd
Hobbies: Learning new cities by biking around neighborhoods. I love cooking and dancing, too!
Favorite book as a child: Harold and the Purple Crayon
Favorite foods: Spicy and vegetarian
Languages spoken: English and Spanish
Goal for the year: I hope that every first grader in Ms. Tillman’s class finishes the year with a sense of pride and responsibility in their learning. I hope that the scholars stay curious, and that they stay confident in their abilities to learn to read, write, and perform math skills. I hope they leave for the summer planning to practice reading and writing.

barry_jordanJordan Barry
Age: 21
Hometown: Bowie, MD
College: Towson University
Major: Political science, minor in economics
Hobbies: Various dancing including breaking, house and popping, tennis and photography
Favorite book as a child: Hiroshima
Favorite food: Salmon casserole
Languages spoken: Japanese
Goal for the year: Be a positive influence on children.

bent_amandaAmanda Bent
Age: 22
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
College: University of Pittsburgh
Majors: Anthropology and English Writing
Favorite subjects in school: History and English
Hobbies: Playing guitar, journaling, cooking, listening to music and exploring new places
Favorite book as a child: Junie B. Jones series
Favorite food: Fried rice
Goal for the year: To help build a strong foundation for all of my young scholars.

brown_angeliqueAngelique Brown
Age: 21
Hometown: Washington, DC
High School: Luke C. Moore Senior High School
Intended major: Law
Favorite subject: English
Hobbies: Drawing, writing and reading poetry
Favorite book as a child: Anything by Dr. Suess
Favorite food: Spicy alfredo
Goal for the year: To see each student at Stanton progress to a higher level, make it through the whole year with my entire team and learn a positive lesson from my kids as they will from me.

sampaio cardoso_victoriaRosie Cardoso
Age: 22
Hometown: Lisboa, Portugal
College: University of Rochester
Major: Public Health-Health Behavior and Society
Favorite subject in school: Math
Hobbies: Playing sports
Favorite book as a child: The Adventures of Anita
Favorite food: Codfish with Cream
Languages spoken: Portuguese, Spanish
Goal for the year: Make positive a positive impact on scholars’ lives.

chapman_vanessaVannessa Chapman
Age: 22
Hometown: Roanoke, VA
College: University of Virginia
Majors: Spanish and Government
Favorite subject: English
Hobbies: Running, hiking, reading
Favorite book as a child: Charlotte’s Web
Favorite food: Sushi
Languages spoken: English and Spanish
Goal for the year: My goal is to make learning fun and exciting for my students. I hope to be one of the reasons why students look forward to coming to school each day.

blankheadshotLouisa Durkin
Age: 22
Hometown: Belmont, MA
College: University of Rochester
Major: Molecular Genetics
Favorite subject in school: Science and Art
Hobbies: Yoga, art and music
Favorite book as a child: Rainbow Fish
Favorite food: Malaysian Food (Yum!)
Languages spoken: English and some Spanish
Goal for the year: To inspire scholars to think and problem solve in creative and positive ways.

gaunt_alexisAlexis Gaunt
Age: 22
Hometown: Washington, DC
College: Spelman College
Major: Psychology
Favorite subject in school: Social Studies
Hobbies: Reading and online Shopping
Favorite book as a child: Go Dog Go!
Favorite food: Southern cuisine
Languages spoken: English, Spanish and Creole
Goal for the year: To produce proficient and advanced students.

hiatt_adamAdam Hiatt, Team Leader
Age: 23
Hometown: Leominster, MA
College: Worcester State University
Major: Criminal Justice
Favorite subject in school: History
Hobbies: Golf and hiking
Favorite book as a child: Maniac Magee
Favorite food: Burger and fries
Languages spoken: English
Goal: Help my corps members fulfill their goals this year.

ross_jamesRoss James
Age: 22
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College: Dartmouth College
Major: Government
Favorite subject: Film
Hobbies: Movies, sports and reading
Favorite book as a child: Red Badge Of Courage
Favorite foods: Sweet potatoes and apple pie
Goal for the year: Help my students achieve a higher level of academic success, and to grow as person through this process of helping my students.

mcgovern_stephenStephen McGovern
Age: 22
Hometown: Dorchester, MA
College: Regis College
Major: Communications and Business Management
Favorite subject in school: Math
Hobbies: Biking, swimming and any outdoor activities
Favorite book as a child: Artemis Foul Series
Favorite food: French fries
Goal for the year: To leave a lasting impact and have fun!

mehta_sunnySunny Mehta
Age: 22
Hometown: El Paso, TX
College: Washington University in St. Louis
Major: Political Science
Favorite subject in school: Loved them all
Hobbies: The Dallas Cowboys and golf
Favorite book as a child: Harry Potter
Favorite food: Mexican food
Languages spoken: Gujarati and English
Goal for the year: To understand the issues that our education system faces and possibly look into how to alleviate these issues.

patil_radhikaRadhika Patil
Age: 22
Hometown: Great Falls, VA
College: Wake Forest University
Major: Psychology
Favorite subject in school: Reading
Hobbies: Reading, playing with my dogs and dancing
Favorite book as a child: Amelia Bedelia
Favorite food: Indian food
Languages spoken: Marathi and English
Goal for the year: Become a better person in order to be the best teacher I can be.

schaps_gabrielaGabriela Schaps
Age: 22
Hometown: Miami, FL
College: College of William and Mary
Majors: Anthropology and Psychology
Favorite subjects: Literature and Social Studies
Hobbies: Playing guitar and reading
Favorite book as a child: Harry Potter series
Languages spoken: English and Spanish
Goal for the year: To have fun learning with my 5th grade scholars!

smith_brendanBrendan Smith
Age: 20
Hometown: Canton, MA
College: Colorado College
Major: Mathematical Economics
Favorite subject in school: Math
Hobbies: Rock climbing, hiking, skiing and ultimate frisbee
Favorite book as a child: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Favorite food: Chicken Parm
Languages spoken: English and French
Goal for the year: To help the students at Stanton find the joy and fun in learning.

stfort_karenKaren St. Fort
Age: 24
Hometown: Delray Beach, FL
College: Howard University
Major: Health Management
Favorite subject in school: Math
Hobbies: Reading, dancing, cooking and stepping
Favorite book as a child: Miss Nelson is Missing by James Marshall
Favorite food: Any Haitian food/soul food
Goal this is year: My goal this year is to explain the importance of education to our future scholars.

stark_dexDexter Stark
Age: 22
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
College: James Madison University
Major: Psychology and Criminal Justice minor
Favorite subject: Math, Reading
Hobbies: Rugby, soccer, video games, skateboarding and music
Favorite book as a child: Chrysanthemum
Favorite food: Soft tacos
Languages spoken: Some Spanish and Italian
Goal for the year: Convince scholars that they are capable of anything.

blankheadshotTayler Stuger, Team Leader
Age: 22
Hometown: Springfield, VA
College: University of Mary Washington
Major: Geography
Favorite subject in school: Art
Hobbies: Reading, traveling and playing soccer
Favorite book as a child: Matilda
Favorite food: French Toast
Goal for the year: To build on and improve my leadership skills and develop strong relationships with my team members.

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