Introducing the 2017 Interns!

This summer, seventeen young people will take on big responsibilities at both Sawyerville Day Camp and the Yellowhammer Learning Program. These interns will do everything from plan field trips and teach chess to serve meals and register campers.

We can’t wait to welcome this crew in May! Continue reading for fun facts about our interns like who wanted to be Dr. Phil when they grew up and who dreams of being an Olympic curler!

Processed with VSCO with a5 presetAdelaide Cochran

Lower Camp Co-Coordinator

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Wake Forest University

Olympic sport of choice: Curling

Childhood ambition: Zookeeper

Looking forward to: The kids and hot pockets.

IMG_0110Anna Klopack

YLP Field Trip and Supplies Coordinator

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Auburn University

Olympic sport of choice: Trampolining

Childhood Ambition: Art therapist

Looking forward to: Fighting summer learning loss in the sweet Greensboro heat!

Processed with VSCO with a5 presetAnne Douglass Williams

Middler Camp Co-Coordinator

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Swimming

Childhood ambition: Veterinarian

Looking forward to: Witnessing the miracles God has in store for us this summer.

11245814_938856886171686_1013673358457816366_oBreanna Mitchell

Upper Camp Co-Coordinator

Hometown: Hollywood, AL

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Track and field

Childhood ambition: Doctor

Looking forward to: Being a part of a growing ministry that is changing the lives of many children every year!

CarolineMauldinCaroline Mauldin

SDC Camper Registrar

Hometown: Alpharetta, GA

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Basketball

Childhood ambition: Veterinarian

Looking forward to: Getting to know both the campers and the staff as well as getting the opportunity to be a part of the ministry and camp!

DuncanManleyDuncan Manley

Middler Camp Co-Coordinator

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Washington and Lee University

Olympic sport of choice: Bobsledding

Childhood ambition: Astronaut

Looking forward to: Reuniting with former campers and making memories with new ones

IMG_0081Ella O’Neill

SDC Staff Registrar

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Auburn University

Olympic sport of choice: Skiing

Childhood ambition: A mom

Looking forward to: Mornings at camp, with coffee, camp cheers, and fresh faced campers ready to soak up the beauty of God’s creation.

IMG_1665Emily Hooker

SDC Staff Registrar

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Table tennis

Childhood ambition: Veterinarian

Looking forward to: Seeing all my favorite people again and spending the summer in my fav place, also hot pockets.

2406DEA5-56CF-46D4-B715-12DF273F56DAFaith Bryant

SDC Camper Registrar

Hometown: Sawyerville, AL

School: Alabama A&M University

Olympic sport of choice: Volleyball

Childhood ambition: Registered nurse

Looking forward to: Meeting new faces and seeing all of the smiles and happiness from each camper.

13692810_1268415146526821_3931299144119143043_o-e1488848840734.jpgKathryn Oakes

YLP Chess Teacher

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Figure skating

Childhood ambition: Jewelry maker

Looking forward to: Being a part of this super cool ministry and getting the sweet kiddos excited about learning!

img_0150.jpgKatie Timmons

SDC Communications Assistant

Hometown: Fishers, IN

School: University of Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Gymnastics

Childhood ambition: Veterinarian

Looking forward to: I can’t wait to work with the campers and see them grow in their faith and love for our sweet Jesus.

IMG_6477Margaret Doody

Upper Camp Co-Coordinator 

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: University of Georgia

Olympic sport of choice: Snowboarding

Childhood ambition: Fashion designer

Looking forward to: Making relationships with staff and campers and being there for these sweet kids all summer!

Meredith 2Meredith Stringfellow

YLP Communications Assistant

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Texas Christian University

Olympic sport of choice: Soccer

Childhood ambition: Fire fighter

Looking forward to: Getting to see and work with YLP for the first time!!

img_3191.jpgOlivia Chew

SDC Meals and Supplies Assistant

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

School: Auburn University

Olympic sport of choice: Race walking

Childhood ambition: Astronaut

Looking forward to: Everything! I can’t wait to witness the power of God in this community and the unconditional love this ministry has to offer. I am also looking forward to being a part of this staff and to see my old campers and meet new ones.

FB_IMG_1471062194714Robert Hunter

Lower Camp Co-Coordinator

Hometown: Greensboro, AL

School: Shelton State

Olympic sport of choice: Volleyball

Childhood ambition: Doctor

Looking forward to: Having fun with the campers and staff to help make SDC 2017 an everlasting memory.

FullSizeRenderTy’Nedra Edwards

YLP Student Registrar

Hometown: Greensboro, AL

School: University of South Alabama

Olympic sport of choice: Track and field – shot put or the 100m

Childhood ambition: Relationship psychotherapist- a female version of Dr. Phil

Looking forward to: Working with YLP for the first time, getting to see the campers, and, of course, hanging with this elite team.

VirginiaThorntonVirginia Thornton

YLP Meals Assistant

Hometown: Decatur, AL

School: University of Richmond

Olympic sport of choice: Badminton

Childhood ambition: Doctor

Looking forward to: Campers!!!, staff cheer, Greensboro, pie lab, catfish sandwiches

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