Tuesday, October 6, 2009

What are you up to now?

Jhessye Moore-Thomas
REU '08

Mentor: Audrey Barker-Plotkin

Project: Investigating Water Table Levels Affected by Topography and Clearcut Forest Harvest (abstract)

Hometown: Tampa, FL
College and major: University of Central Florida, Environmental Studies and Film, class of '09

What you miss most about the REU program:
I miss the mentors! They were so awesome!

What you miss least about the REU program:
The ticks and the deerflies!

What about the REU program has stuck with you:
The amount of hard work and the beauty of presenting what you have done and learned to other people.

Have you stayed in touch with other REU students?:
Yes I have, on a facebook basis and sometimes by phone.

Whether your REU experience supported or changed your career plans:
Supported, yes!!!!

What you're up to now:
I am applying to Americorps... and I am committed to an eco-journey for the rest of my life!

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