Two Darien Excessive seniors dive into internships at SoundWaters, instructing 1,900 youngsters concerning 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 a component of a bigger group of spring interns from a number of space excessive colleges who, as an alternative 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 daily alongside and underneath the steering of SoundWaters skilled educators, instructing concerning 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 can be attending the Bucknell College in Bucknell, Pa., within the fall.


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