Member Spotlight: Shanell Murry, Selma AmeriCorps Program Member
Meet Shanell Murry, Half Time Member, currently serving at the School of Discovery, a service site of the Selma AmeriCorps program.
1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because I wanted to gain more experience with working in the educational field. A relative of mine recommended and also thought that it would be a good way to give back to my community.
2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I hope that I’m able to learn more on what the educational system is all about. This service opportunity would be an excellent chance for me to expand my knowledge and work experience for my professional career.
3. What will your service focus on for the 2019-20 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on helping students improve in their core subjects. By the end of the year, my goal is for every student to move up academically.
4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps? After AmeriCorps, my main priority is to graduate from college with a major in Early Childhood Education. I will use the skills obtained in the program to apply in my career. I also aspire to join another volunteer organization eventually to offer my services in helping another local community.
Thank you for your service, Shanell!