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Brooke Foulk

Teach IT Team Lead
Hello! My name is Brooke Foulk, and I am a third year student graduating next May. I am an informatics major with a telecommunications cognate and a business minor. I’m from Angola, IN which is 5 minutes from Michigan and 5 minutes from Ohio. This semester will be my fourth semester with Teach IT and my first as a team lead. You can usually find me at the SRSC, the WIUX studio, working, or fangirling over my cat, Harvey. I am excited to work with the Boys and Girls Clubs that I have been with since a freshman as the team lead.

Nikita Bandreddy

Teach IT Team Lead
Hi, my name is Nikita Bandreddy and I am currently a senior majoring in Informatics with a cognate in Business. I was born and raised in Hyderabad, India and I moved here my freshman year of college. This is my second semester working with Teach IT and I am the Team lead for Girls Inc as well as the Lincoln Street Boys and Girls Club. Apart from Serve IT, I also peer tutor for various Informatics as well as Business courses. I am really looking forward to working with the organizations and help the children grow an inclination towards coding and other technical skills during my time here.

Nolan Hahn

Teach IT Team Lead
I am Nolan Hahn, a junior studying Informatics. I am from Toledo, OH and have had an interest in computers from a young age. When I heard about the Teach IT program I knew I would enjoy my experience because of my love for teaching and working with children. Being a swim instructor and a camp counselor in the past made me eager to start this exciting internship. In my free time I enjoy playing golf and lacrosse. I am part of Sigma Chi fraternity on campus where I hold the Sustainability Chairman position. I hope to one-day work in San Francisco and bring the experience that I learned through this internship to further improve my social and technical skills.

Qi Qi

Teach IT Team Lead
Hello! My name is Qi Qi. I am a senior from Guangzhou, China studying Informatics with a cognate in Business, a minor in Mathematics, and Human-Centered Computing. I like to work with teams for different projects and I like to interact with various types of people. Serve IT provides me the opportunities to get inspire by others’ thoughts and improve my communication skills. This is my second semester with Sever IT, my goal is to learn as much as possible to become a better designer, developer, and a team leader.

Wei Zhang

Teach IT Team Lead
My name is Wei Zhang. I am one the the team lead in Teach IT. Currently I am a senior at Indiana University Bloomington and major in informatics, cognate in business and minor in psychology. I am from Guangzhou, China.

This is my third semester working with Serve IT. I had worked in there in summer 2016 and fall 2016. As a team lead, I represent Serve IT and communicate with Monroe County Public Library and Bloomington Housing Authority. I also take charge of team management, setting up group meetings, allocating students to clients. As an intern, I volunteered in Monroe County Public Library for the Tech Day service and Teen Room service.

I am very looking forward to work with my teammate and do a great job for the nonprofit clinic!

Celeste Carver

Teach IT Team Lead
Hello! My name is Celeste and I am a senior studying Informatics with a cognate in Public Health. This will be my second semester with Serve IT and I’ll be working as a Team Lead for Teach IT. I’ll be graduating this fall and look forward to gaining experience and knowledge in the nonprofit sector, as I aim to pursue a career working with nonprofits in healthcare. I am excited to have the opportunity to work with The Shalom Community Center and hope to have a positive impact within the community.

In my spare time I enjoy reading (mostly science fiction and fiction novels), running, and hanging out with my beautiful dogs, Rylee and Crystal.

Aelia Hassan

Teach IT Intern
Hi! My name is Aelia Hassan and I am from Indianapolis, Indiana. I’m currently a sophomore majoring in Informatics, while also pursuing minors in Computer Science and Business. I’ve always had an interest in technology and its implementation into various fields, but never had any exposure until I took INFO-I 101 (Introduction to Informatics) last semester. Matt Hottell came and spoke to us about Serve IT and I became fascinated with the mission and impact of the organization. In the future, I’d love to work on an international platform with nonprofits that aid impoverished communities. I believe being apart of the Serve IT experience will teach and help me obtain the skills needed for achieving my goals!

Ashia Williams

Teach IT Intern
Hello, my name is Ashia Williams and I am a junior studying Informatics with a business conate, and minoring in cyber security, and entrepreneurship. I am from Fort Wayne, Indiana, but spent about a third of my life in Albion, Michigan. This is my first year being apart of the Serve IT team. I am involved with several groups around campus such as: Women In Computing (WIC), Women Who Code (WWC), and the Black Women Technology (BWT). I am very excited to be working with both children and adults through various tech related learning experiences.

Audra Sartore

Teach IT Intern
Hi, everyone! My name is Audra Sartore-Getty, and I am from Evansville, Indiana. I’m currently a second year undergraduate student studying Informatics, and working towards a minor in Business and a Human-Centered Computing cognate. Now, if you can’t find me in a computer lab or at Wells Library, I’m probably running around at the Recreational soccer fields, working at the Big Cheeze food truck, or with my dog, Maggie. While this is my first year working with Teach IT, I am so excited to work with new people in this diverse community that Bloomington provides.

Caley Rainford

Teach IT Intern
Hello, my name is Caley Rainford and I am a senior majoring in Informatics with minors in psychology and Human-Centered Computing. I grew up in Crown Point, Indiana which is in the northwest region. Outside of school, I have two part-time jobs in Bloomington. I work for a local company, Communication Disorders Technology, and update their website frequently along with performing a lot of data sorting. I also am employed by a company called The Mentor Network where I work in a group home and take care of eight individuals that have developmental disabilities. This is my second semester in Teach IT and I had so much fun working at Girls Inc. and the Monroe County Public Library “Tech Days”.

Christopher Aniello

Teach IT Intern
Hello! My name is Chris and I am a sophomore from Los Angeles at Indiana University studying Information Systems and Operations Management with a minor in Pyschology. I love it here in Bloomington even though I’m not used to the cold, and I’ve been lucky enough to get involved with some great organizations surrounding my passions like TeachIT! I’ve always loved technology and working within my community to make everybody better off, so I am very excited for my first year in the program!

Connor Miller

Teach IT Intern
Hi, my name is Connor Miller and I am a Junior studying Informatics with a minor in cyber security and cognate in health systems administration. I am from Pittsboro, Indiana a small town about 15 minutes west of Indianapolis.  Some activities I enjoy are playing basketball, soccer, hanging out with friends, and playing video games. This is my first semester with Serve IT, and I hope to grow as a person and student with this internship. I’m excited to help out the Bloomington community in anyway I can with Serve IT.

Courtney Wrenn

Teach IT Intern
Hi! My name is Courtney Wrenn, I am currently a senior majoring in Informatics with minors in Psychology and Marketing. I grew up in Michigan, but later moved to Carmel, Indiana right before starting high school. Outside of school, apart from Teach IT, I am also interning for Aon. I worked there this summer as a Business Analyst and then later I was given the opportunity to stay on with the company remotely and work throughout the school year. This is my first semester working with Teach IT and during the year I will be working with Girls Inc. So far it has been a great experience, and I am very excited to see what the rest of the semester has to offer!

Dante Graham

Teach IT Intern
Hi,
My name is Dante Graham and I am a Junior at Indiana University. I am originally from Kokomo, Indiana, which is only two hours north of Bloomington. This is my first semester with Serve IT and I am assigned to Bloomington Housing Authority and Crestmont. I am currently a PLTL leader and a student recruiter for SICE. I am a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity where I served on the recruitment team as well. I am honored to have the opportunity, to spread my knowledge of technology to others that love to learn.

Fisher Cherechinsky

Teach IT Intern
Fisher Cherechinsky

Hey! I’m Fisher Cherechinsky, a sophomore studying Computer Science. This is my first semester with Teach IT and the Boys & Girls Club of Ellettsville, but I’ve worked with kids for years, coaching and officiating youth sports at the YMCA while in high school in Valparaiso, IN, and tutoring at Middle Way House (The Rise!)  during the school year. Learning about technology helps me understand how the world works, and I love that by sharing my wonderment I can empower others.  

Grant Thomas

Teach IT Intern
Hello, my name is Grant Thomas and I am a junior at Indiana University. I’m majoring in informatics with minors in business, computer science, and security. This will be my first semester working with Teach IT, and I am very excited to help out at the Lincoln Boys and Girls Club, as well as Shalom community center. In my free time, I love doing various activities outside, one specifically is playing intramural soccer with my friends. I can’t wait to really get started with Teach IT!

Lucy Reger

Teach IT Intern
Hi, my name is Lucy Reger and I am a senior in informatics with a minor in telecommunications and human-centered computing. Outside of Serve IT, I work as a consultant for UITS and I usually enjoy hanging with my two cats, Freyja and Rory, and playing videogames.  This is my second semester with Serve IT and I have had such a great experience with Teach IT that I decided to continue working on this team. Last year, I spent most of my time teaching younger kids at boys and girls clubs and as I continue to do this, I am also volunteering with shalom to help adults with technology as well. I am excited to work with a wide range of people and ages and I’m looking forward to what this semester has to offer!

Jeremy Schwartz

Teach IT Intern
Hi, my name is Jeremy Schwartz and I am a sophomore, majoring in informatics with a cognate in Environmental Management.  I am from St. Louis and I love watching the best team in baseball, the Cardinals. I also enjoy listening to music and playing ultimate frisbee.  This semester is my first time being on Teach IT and I am excited to work with the After School clubs and Tech Days at the Monroe County Library.  Most of this is a very new experience for me so I am looking forward to learning a lot.

Jude Diagostino

Teach IT Intern
Hello, my name is Jude Diagostino and I am a junior studying Informatics with a business cognate. I am from Pittsboro, Indiana which is on the westside of Indianapolis. This is my third semester with Serve IT; I was previously on the Fund Development & Training teams. In my spare time I am a member of the Army Reserves and have been in for around 2 and half years. I’m also a part of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity where I hold the New Member Educator position. I am very excited to work with Teach IT this semester to help make an impact in the Bloomington community.

Michael Weston

Teach IT Intern
Hey guys! My name is Michael Weston, I’m a junior informatics major with a HCC cognate and a minor in security informatics. I’m from Ramsey, IN, a small town on the border of southern Indiana. This is my first semester with Teach IT and I’m excited to be working with the Shalom community center! When not doing computer related activities, I’m usually drumming or playing ultimate frisbee with friends to pass the time.

Michael Jacobucci

Teach IT Intern
Hello!

My name is Michael Jacobucci and I am a junior here at Indiana University. I am majoring in Informatics with a minor in Business.  I am a second generation Hoosier and come from a small town in Northwest Indiana called Beverly Shores.  I decided to apply to Teach IT because of the great reviews I had heard about it from friends last year.  I was also a cadet teacher senior year of high school and I thought it would be amazing to do something like that again this semester.  When I am not studying for classes, I enjoy playing basketball with my friends and following up on my fantasy football team.  I am very excited for what this semester has to offer!

Mitchell Elliott

Teach IT Intern
Hi my name is Mitch Elliott and I am a Junior studying Informatics with a minor in Computer Science, and Financial Literacy. This is my first semester in Serve IT. I am excited to be working at Ellettsville and The Bloomington Housing Authority this semester. In my free time I love playing any intramural sport along with watching movies and spending the summer at a lake.

Molly Gatewood

Teach IT Intern
My name is  Molly Gatewood. I am an Informatics major with a cognate in Cybersecurity and HCC. I am a 5th year here at IU. I am from Ft. Wayne, IN. I have never been in Serve IT before. I am interested to learn about the program, and work with many different individuals. I think this is a good opportunity to help others grow in the tech world.

Pranita Sarangabany

Teach IT Intern
Hi! My name is Pranita Sarangabany, and I am a business analytics and information systems student going into technology consulting with an interest in cybersecurity law. I was a piano teacher for 6 years and am excited to bring those skills to TeachIT. On campus I am a part of the North Indian dance team Hoosher Bhangra. I am also a Case Manager for IU Student Rights. I love working with people and am looking forward to getting more young people interested in tech careers!

 

Spenver Dibley

Teach IT Intern
Hello! My name is Spencer Dibley, I am a Junior studying Informatics and Business. I am from Elkhart, IN which is as far North as you can go without being in Michigan. When I’m not in class I am usually playing basketball at the WIC or running around campus. This will be my first semester with Teach IT so it has been a learning experience so far! I am excited to help others learn at the Boys and Girls Club and the Shalom Center.

Zachary Watson

Teach IT Intern
My name is Zachary Watson, a junior studying informatics with minors in marketing and finance. I am from Carmel, IN and have enjoyed technology since I was young.  I was excited to be accepted into TeachIT  program because I am learning more about my passion and also working with younger kids. The main part of my service takes place at the Elletsville boys and girls club where I am teaching teenagers about computer science and coding. I am excited to see the kids grow throughout the course of this semester.