Meet the High Point Village Interns

Intern Emily

Originally from Premont, TX; Emily is an Early Childhood Education major at Texas Tech University, specializing in Special Education. She got involved with High Point through Miller Girls, a service organization at Texas Tech. Emily is one of the Afternoon Enrichment interns and works closely with Anna Debinski. Her day-to-day responsibilities include assisting in any Afternoon Enrichment Classes that may need extra help and coordinating special events. She aspires to one day be a Special Education teacher for a large school.

Emily says, “I hope I gain more experience with helping those with special needs because my future career would be teaching those with special needs. I knew this would be a great opportunity. Plus, I just love seeing the Villagers smile, it makes my day 100% better.”

 

Intern Jordan

Jordan is a Human Development and Family Studies major from Wink, TX. Jordan came to know High Point Village by her roommate who did some volunteering with us. She is the Reach High intern and works with Jaimie and the other Reach High staff members. Her day-to-day responsibilities include working with the Reach High program, creating flyers, keeping class work in order, and assisting with after lunch activities.

Jordan says, “I am so blessed to get to spend my time here at High Point. I am thankful for the new insight on life that the villagers have given me. Everyone here is treated like family. I know the friendships I am making will leave my heart forever changed.”

 

Intern Katie

Katie is a Junior Sports Management major at Texas Tech University from Austin, TX. She started working with High Point in 2014 through Miller Girls, a service organization at Texas Tech. Katie is the Communications Intern and works closely with Marissa. Her day-to-day responsibilities include creating content for social media platforms, capturing photos and video, and assisting with various special events.

Katie’s dream job is to be a Community Relations Coordinator for a professional sports league. Her favorite thing about High Point is all of the friendships she has made. She loves having the opportunity to share the mission of High Point Village with everyone!

 

Intern Lee Ann

Lee Ann is a Texas Tech student from Hamilton, TX. She started volunteering with the Reach High program last Fall. Lee Ann is Enrichment and Outreach Intern and works with Anna Debinski. Her day-to-day responsibilities include assisting administrators with reaching out to the community for special projects.

Lee Ann’s dream job is to become a pediatric physician. She would like to gain experience and knowledge regarding the development of individuals with special needs and incorporate this experience into the medical field. Lee Ann works at the Covenant Pediatric Emergency Room!