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Et cetera :: AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps Class 19 Team Leader Spotlight: Rebecca Atkinson
· 11:26am October 10th, 2012
The FEMACorps Spotlight today feaures Rebecca Atkinson of Colorado.
Name: Rebecca Atkinson
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Rebecca is serving as the Spruce 2 NCCC FEMA Corps Team Leader at the Vinton Campus. She chose to participate in AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps because she enjoyed her previous experience as a NCCC Corps Member at the Sacramento campus and wanted to continue to help others, travel, and build her resume.
Rebecca graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School in 2007 and Cornell College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in music and environmental science. After her service term ends she plans to attend graduate school for horn performance or environmental studies.
During her first term of service with NCCC, Rebecca received her Red Card certification in Wildland Firefighting. She is also a certified Wilderness First Responder. Additionally she enjoys travel and has the opportunity to visit Egypt, Mexico, Japan, Ireland, Scotland, Great Britain, and France.
Fun Facts about Rebecca:
Q: What was your first job? Ski instructor
Q: What is your favorite movie? Shawshank Redemption
Q: What will be your first words of advice for your team members? Work hard and stay positive
Q: One place in the world you really, really wish you could visit? Italy or New Zealand
Q: What is your favorite candy bar? Anything chocolate
Q: What do you like to do in your free time? Play music and run
Q: Could you give us one reason to join AmeriCorps NCCC? It’s a great way to try new things and give something back to communities
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