Meet the Fellows




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Hometown | Arlington, VA

College | University of Virginia

Host Family | Matt & Marilyn Young

Mentor | Janet Whited

Internship | Note in the Pocket

Interests | Taking walks, exploring new places, hiking, dancing/learning new moves, being creative, chatting with friends, coffee, all ice cream



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Hometown | Mechanicsville, VA

College | University of South Carolina

Host Family | Lou White

Mentor | Megan McGinity

Internship | Angel Oak Creative

Interests | Running, reading, baking, boating, eating


Faith Dunn

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Hometown | Spartanburg, SC

College | Clemson University

Host Family | Dana & Stephanie Simpson

Mentor | Meg Bach

Internship | Alliance Medical Ministry

Interests | Reading, Running, Hiking, Lettering, Discussing Ideas, Watching The Office


Chris Fronczak

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Hometown | Herndon, VA

College | Christopher Newport University

Host Family | Chris & Pauline Byron

Mentor | Jonathan Noel

Internship | Martin Hill Construction

Interests | Playing music (especially guitar), playing almost any sport, being outdoors, on the water /boating/water skiing/tubing, spending quality time with people


Dan Gilgannon

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Hometown | Charlottesville, VA

College | University of Virginia

Host Family | Bryon & Stacy Boulton

Mentor | Charles Loftis

Internship | Greenscape

Interests | avid sports fan (especially the Hoos), pickup hoops, watching NBA or Premier League, being outside, running or skiing, being around people


Emilee Grissom

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Hometown | Chesapeake, VA

College | Belmont University

Host Family | Tim & Lucy Jordan

Mentor | Marsha Whyte

Internship | The Green Chair Project

Interests | dancing, exploring new cities, food (eating not cooking), road trips, movie nights, anything Christmas related, and live music


Taylor Irvin

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Hometown | Greensboro, NC

College | UNC-Chapel Hill

Host Family | Curlins and Batchelders

Mentor | Brad McGinity

Internship | Knott & Boyle

Interests | Backpacking, cycling, movies, board games, college football and basketball, woodworking, and reading


Calley Mangum

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Hometown | Raleigh, NC

College | The University of Iowa

Host Family | Eric & Robin Bolash

Mentor | Margaret Wynn

Internship | Ravenscroft

Interests | cooking, reading old books, playing softball, watching Carolina Hurricanes hockey and Duke basketball, spending time with my family, especially on trips abroad


Katie Simpson

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Hometown | Fort Collins, CO

College | Wheaton College

Host Family | Chris & Dana Judy

Mentor | Lynn Asaki

Internship | StepUp Ministry

Interests | hiking, running, playing sports, being outdoors, baking, game nights, and a good cup of coffee with friends


Dalton Taylor

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Hometown | Falls Church, VA

College | Randolph-Macon College

Host Family | Darrell & Natalie Taylor

Mentor | David Parker

Internship | 15Five

Interests | golf, baseball, basketball, hiking, frisbee, music, chipotle and getting to spend time with friends


Hayes Thielman

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Hometown | Durham, NC

College | Wheaton College

Host Family | Bruce & Susanne Berger

Mentor | Eric Bolash

Internship | Church of the Apostles

Interests | good stories, both playing and watching sports and being on the water, especially fishing