Feature Resident Interns: Cheyenne and Rhianna

Published On March 31, 2018 | Blog, Kids News, The Gardens

Cheyenne Taylor, age 16 years old: “I was born in Queens NY and shortly after moving to Eastern Pennsylvania. Then my family moved to South Florida in May 2012.Since I moved to Florida I went to school online and didn’t meet a lot of people. Then after my first few years I first volunteered for the YMCA in December of 2016 and to know have an internship and meeting new people is an amazing experience.” Cheyenne is a resident of Northwest Gardens, a volunteer Garden Leader for the Northwest Gardens community gardens, has taken part in the YMCA College Tour and is now interning with the YMCA as a Community Health Intern for the summer.

Rhianna Townsend, age 15 years old: “My name is Rhianna Townsend, I am 15 years old. I attend Ft Lauderdale High School. In this upcoming school year 2017-2018, I will be a Jr. I am a part of the Pre- Law magnet program. I strive to maintain As and Bs. I am currently a member of JROTC and drill team which prepares me for the Navy. In college, I will major in physics that will prepare me to be a mechanical engineer.” Rhianna is a resident of Dr. Kennedy Homes Apartments, a winner of the Sistrunk Soup, a monthly micro-funding event for talent and community projects, and is now also interning with the YMCA as a Community Health Intern for the summer.

Cheyenne Taylor, age 16  and Rhianna Townsend, age 15  have been interning every Saturday at the Northwest Community Gardens.

Originally printed in the August 2017 Community newsletter.

Need community service hours? Want to Come out and GET YOUR GREEN THUMB?  Want FRESH produce grown in YOUR community garden?

Joins us EVERY Saturday 8am-noon:

824 NW 14th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Contact: Lisa Johnson for more details: lisa.johnson@drkennedyhomes.com


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