Two Darien Excessive seniors dive into internships at SoundWaters, instructing 1,900 youngsters in regards to the surroundings


Sophie Petti and Lila Degenarro are working for 5 weeks on the nonprofit group’s Coastal Training Middle 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 faculties who, as a substitute of attending courses for the ultimate weeks of their highschool careers, work in internships to expertise an actual world enterprise surroundings.

At SoundWaters, the Darien Excessive interns are working day by day alongside and underneath the steerage of SoundWaters skilled educators, instructing in regards to the science of Lengthy Island Sound to preschool, elementary and center college 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 shall be attending the Bucknell College in Bucknell, Pa., within the fall.


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