My name is Kayla Blackburn, and I am
a rising senior at West Rowan High School, a mere 15 minute drive from the
campus of Catawba College. I found an interest in environmental science in none
other than my AP Environmental Science class, where I learned about the many
aspects of our environment in a depth that not only opened my perspective, but
caught my attention. I hope to pursue a college education in a field of math or
science. I love to run and read, especially in the great outdoors! Thanks for visiting
this blog! :)
I am a rising junior at Cheltenham
High School in Cheltenham Pennsylvania. I run several other blogs and enjoy
photography and constantly editing them. I enjoy photography, rowing,
orienteering, fighting for fundamental rights, and binge watching TV shows.
Blogging is a passion of mine, and I hope to be a successful blogger as a
Yo! I am Chloe Fedor, a rising Senior
at Green Hope High School in Cary, North Carolina. I love to be outdoors
whether it's playing sports, walking through beautiful trails or hanging out at
the beach. I play soccer and I am a lacrosse goalie. I enjoy eating A LOT
(particularly Japanese food), my daily bible devotionals and beating my brother
at basketball. I also love love love the spring and taking pictures of the sky!
Although, my dream job isn't necessarily in the field of environmental studies,
I do like learning new things about our environment while exploring the
beautiful world we're blessed with!
Hey everyone! I'm Annabelle Nagy from
Salisbury, NC and live less than ten minutes away from Catawba. I go to North
Hills Christian School and will be a sophomore in the fall. I love all animals
in the environment and protecting the environment for the animals well-being.
Meet the Green Inc. 2015 Councilors
I am a rising Junior at Catawba
College from Raleigh, North Carolina. I am planning to major in Communications,
here at Catawba, with minors in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing. This
is my first year working at the Environmental Summit but I have worked for the
Center for the Environment during the school year as a work study student for
the past two years. I will be Editor for the Catawba College student newspaper,
The Pioneer, next year. I am also an Environmental Steward, which is a
scholarship program for environmental majors and minors on campus.
Mary Scott Norris
Mary Scott Norris is one of the Green
Ink Counselors for the Redesigning Our Future Summit. She is a Junior at
Catawba College majoring in Integrated Marketing and Communications. She is a
member of the Delphinian Society and an ALPHA orientation leader. After
attending the Summit herself when she was in high school and then returning
again as a counselor, she hopes the students take away many good memories and
experiences that will help them in all their future endeavors!
Meet the Green Inc. 2015 Adviser
Cyndi Allison Wittum
Cyndi Allison Wittum teaches online
publication, new media, and journalism classes at Catawba College. She has been
a writer for over 30 years with magazine, newspaper, and online credits. She
will be working with students on the blog project,"Green Ink," at
Redesigning Our Future: National Environmental Summit for High School Students.
A couple of years ago, Cathy Green and Dr. John Wear, the Center for the Environment’s director of operations and executive director, respectively, decided to go to a café in Durham, NC, after a long day of interviews. They were sipping on coffee when a familiar face approached them to say hello: Summit alumnus and then-Duke University student John Hare-Grogg. John attended the National Environmental Summit in 2011, its first year, at a time when he still wasn’t sure where he saw his career going. However, he knew he was passionate about environmental issues, so upon learning about this opportunity in his home state of North Carolina, he included it in his summer plans. “I wasn’t totally sure what to expect,” he says. “It seemed like a great opportunity to go to Salisbury and learn about environmental issues and environmental leadership strategies for a few days. As it turned out, that’s exactly what happened; I had a fantastic experience.” As part of the Summit, in which students are…