Two Darien Excessive seniors dive into internships at SoundWaters, educating 1,900 children in regards to the atmosphere


Sophie Petti and Lila Degenarro are working for 5 weeks on the nonprofit group’s Coastal Training Heart at Cove Island Park in Stamford.

The Darien contingent is an element of a bigger group of spring interns from a number of space excessive colleges who, as a substitute of attending lessons for the ultimate weeks of their highschool careers, work in internships to expertise an actual world enterprise atmosphere.

At SoundWaters, the Darien Excessive interns are working day by day alongside and below the steering of SoundWaters skilled educators, educating in regards to the science of Lengthy Island Sound to preschool, elementary and center faculty college students.

They’re serving to college students in a classroom and lab setting in addition to on the seaside and in boats on Holly Pond in Darien, the place their college students do their discipline work.

Over the five-week interval of their internship, the 2 interns are working with over 1,900 college students.

Petti will likely be attending the Bucknell College in Bucknell, Pa., within the fall.


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