Thank You Summer Interns!

Clockwise from top left: Dejah Powell, Rose Florian, Maurice Hursey, Michael McClain, Quory Watkins, Jalen Evans, Darien Baker, Mahoganey Wright, Trinity Tousaint, Saiesha Kennedy, and Tamara McBee.

Clockwise from top left: Dejah Powell, Rose Florian, Maurice Hursey, Michael McClain, Quory Watkins, Jalen Evans, Darien Baker, Mahoganey Wright, Trinity Tousaint, Saiesha Kennedy, and Tamara McBee.

 

Each summer, Sweet Water Foundation welcomes interns from high schools across the city and colleges & universities across the country to help GROW the neighborhood. This summer, we welcomed 6 high school architecture students, 4 undergraduate college students, and 1 graduate student to the Sweet Water Foundation family.

  • Rose Florian, a rising second year student at Harvard Graduate School of Design, from Puerto Rico obtaining a Masters in Architecture and Urban Design.
  • Maurice Hursey, a rising sophomore at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, from Chicago studying Landscape Architecture.
  • Michael McClain, a rising sophomore at Alabama A&M University, from Chicago majoring in Construction Management.
  • Quory Watkins, a rising sophomore at Alcorn State University from Chicago majoring in Plant and Soil Science.
  • Dejah Powell, a rising senior at Cornell University, from Chicago studying Environmental and Sustainability Science.
  • High School Architecture Interns
    • Darien Baker, Curie High School
    • Jalen Evans, Von Steuben High School
    • Saiesha Kennedy, Simeon Career Academy
    • Tamara McBee, Simeon Career Academy
    • Trinity Tousaint, Simeon Career Academy
    • Mahoganey Wright, Simeon Career Academy

A big "Thank You!" to our interns for their contributions to Sweet Water Foundation and the Perry Ave Commons!

 

Jia Li Pratt