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Bucks college students spend summer in service

Nine college students from Bucks County were chosen to participate in Foundations Community Partnership’s (FCP) 2022 Summer Youth Corps (SYC) program, which offers paid internships at local non-profit human service agencies in Bucks County serving children, youth, and families. The students gain meaningful, practical experience while community nonprofits benefit from motivated, bright college students bringing helping hands to their organization. 

Since its inception in 2007, the SYC program has placed interns in 48 non-profit agencies in the County over 15 summers. 

Field Supervisor Amanosi Agbugui led this year’s SYC, visiting each intern in their placement location to provide support and coaching. A Langhorne resident, Amanosi is currently a Psy.D. candidate at William Paterson University. 

Students in the 2022 Summer Youth Corps program served in the following locations:

  • Doylestown resident Emma Myers(Central Bucks High School West) worked at Special Equestrians. She is studying social work at Elizabethtown College.
  • Warrington resident Alison Freund(Central Bucks High School South) assisted Habitat for Humanity. She is a physical therapy major at Temple University. 
  • Doylestown resident Matthew Nieves-Hoblin (Central Bucks High School West) worked at the James A. Michener Art Museum. He is an anthropology major at Ursinus College. 
  • Yardley resident Katie Probst(Council Rock High School North) interned at the Bucks County Opportunity Council. Katie is studying psychology at Temple University. 
  • Furlong resident Sarah Mayer(George School) worked for Potential Inc. She is a pre-med major at Bryn Mawr College.
  • Doylestown resident Jillian Sinton(Central Bucks High School East) interned at Snipes Farm & Education Center. She is studying music at the University of Aberdeen.
  • Levittown resident Demetrius Green assisted the YWCA of Bucks County. He is studying psychology at Bucks County Community College. 
  • Perkasie resident Julia Bunch(Central Bucks High School West) interned at the Travis Manion Foundation. She is a business major at Temple University. 
  • Doylestown resident Lukas Coombs (Central Bucks High School East) assisted the Boy Scouts of America.He is a business major at Temple University.

Students who have completed their freshman through junior year at college and who are residents of Bucks County are eligible to participate in Foundations Community Partnership’s Summer Youth Corps. Foundations Community Partnership subsidizes the 10-week service-learning internships.

PHOTO CAP: Pictured from left, Jillian Sinton, Lukas Coombs, Alison Freund, Julia Bunch, Demetrius Green, Emma Myers, Sarah Mayer, Katie Probst, and Matthew Nieves-Hoblin.

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