Denver, CO

Location Partner

Board Members

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Alexander Cooper Board Member
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I’m a happy, outgoing, positive guy from Denver, Colorado with experience in working in state government, and I go to school at Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design. I have been in DPS for 5 years and it is my favorite school district in the state of Colorado as it gave me many opportunities while being in DPS. I’m a good brother, great friend, and great coworker.

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Keala Gapin Board Member
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Keala Gapin is a rising junior as part of the founding class at DSST: Byers High School. Some of her interests include sports and the sciences. She is bilingual, speaking both English and French, and is currently studying Spanish in school. She enjoys challenging herself to constantly improve and travelling around the globe, especially when it allows her to learn more about different cultures.

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Jessica Kendrick Board Member
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I love to draw, paint and create things with my hands. When in nature, I’m in my happy place. I strive to always be learning, hopefully I will never cease to be the student in a world of endless knowledge.

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Miles Lux Board Member
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I enjoy snacking, playing with animals, and dancing (when I’m alone). My favorite activities are playing volleyball, drawing, and doing the lights for all of the school productions. I am a very social person and love spending time with my family and friends as often as I can.

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Sunny Lux Bryant Board Member
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I am a Junior at Alexander Dawson. I have been interested in service work for as long as I can remember. I love meeting new people and working in groups. I love playing volleyball and helping my community.

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Amelia Nugent Board Member
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Amelia Nugent is a junior at East High School. She loves animals, sports and the outdoors. She is very passionate about public policy and healthcare, and is excited to change the world with YouthRoots!

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Nate Ramirez Board Member
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I am a sophomore at George Washington High School in Denver, Colorado. I work as an assistant teacher at Temple Micah and run a snow shoveling business. I regularly put together bags of non-perishable foods and hand them out to homeless people.

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Annie Reynolds Board Member
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I’m Annie Reynolds, and I go to Regis Jesuit High School. I love being with friends and family, and I also love being outside and playing sports.

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Maya Sabatier Board Member
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Hi, my name is Maya Sabatier and I will be a junior at Cherry Creek High School. I love singing, backpacking, traveling, and hanging out with friends. I am so excited to make an impact in my community!

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Emily Sands Board Member
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My name is Emily Sands, and I am a sophomore at Cherry Creek. I love to play field hockey and lacrosse and also enjoy photography in my free time. I am super excited to volunteer in my community and meet new people through YouthRoots!

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Talia Williamson Board Member
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My Name is Talia Williamson, and I will be a Junior at Denver Jewish Day School in the fall of 2018. I play soccer, basketball and volleyball for my school, and I enjoy playing guitar and drawing in my spare time. I love animals and the outdoors, including camping, skiing, and hiking. I am really looking forward to being a part of YouthRoots.

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Maddie Wilten Board Member
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My name is Maddie Wilten and I’m passionate about helping others and making the world a better place. I’m excited for the opportunity to be a part of a program that will foster leadership and make a difference in my local community. I am very involved in school and outside of school. I volunteer at Children’s Hospital, I play field hockey and soccer, and I love the mountains and traveling.

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