Justine Cucchiara, CAC AmeriCorps Alum 2010-2011 & 2011-2012
If I had realized what I was embarking on when I applied to be an AmeriCorps Member, I probably would not have gone through with it. I was in the midst of finishing a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville when I caught wind of a CAC AmeriCorps position at Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge. The position had been filled twice and both times personal circumstances had prevented the Member from finishing the term.
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Jason R. Scott, Town of Farragut, Stormwater Coordinator, Site Supervisor
AmeriCorps changed my life. Nearly 10 years after my first term of AmeriCorps service, I can still say, without hesitation, I am the person I am today because of the unexpected opportunities I experienced because of this program. This narrative is an account of how AmeriCorps allowed me to weave a thread of purpose through service over nearly a decade of my life.
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