BookMARK Coordinators

BookMARK Coordinators are responsible for the maintenance of the BookMARK program at one of the elementary schools that K-grams works with. This entails recruiting volunteers, planning edu-active projects with their respective teacher, and executing projects on a weekly basis. Additionally, BookMARK coordinators are responsible for attending weekly meetings as well as all other expectations of the KPC as a whole.


Caroline Castellano
Senior
Sociology
Favorite candy:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory is playing "Sharks and Minos" in the pool with my grandmother and playing the card game "war" with her. When I won she would let me choose a prize from her "grab bag" of treasures she purchased at her local flea market in Florida.

Ben Rosenthal
Senior

Kristen Shirey
Senior
Neuroscience
Favorite candy:
Sour Patch Kids

Favorite childhood memory:
Falling out of a canoe at my summer camp. It turned into a nice swim in the river instead.

Natalie White
Sophomore
Secondary English Education
Favorite candy:
Swedish Fish/Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite childhood memory:
Growing up with my best friends as my neighbors and being able to play anywhere on my street because I knew everybody.

Avani Patel
Sophomore
Neuroscience and Spanish
Favorite candy:
Hershey's

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory was when my brother and I flooded our bathroom because we were trying to have a bubble bath that went terribly wrong.

Tonia Ballantyne
Sophomore
Architecture
Favorite candy:
Hersey's Cookies and Creme Bars

Favorite childhood memory:
When I was probably 8 years old my best friend and also my next door neighbor got a trampoline it was probably the happiest moment in my life!

Alix Samuel
Sophomore
Sociology

Favorite candy:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory is playing "Sharks and Minnows" in the pool with my grandmother and playing the card game "War" with her. When I won she would let me choose a prize from her "grab bag" of treasures she purchased at her local flea market in Florida.

Alexandrea Burchfield
Junior
Political Science & Spanish
Favorite candy:
Swedish Fish

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory is going to my family's house in Traverse City. We would go to the Cherry Festival, play on the beaches and at the lake there and generally enjoy up north.

Atlee Chett
Senior
International Security, Norms, and Cooperation

Favorite candy:
Gummy Coke Bottles

Favorite childhood memory:
Travelling with my family!

Brittany Dowe
Sophomore
Undecided

Favorite Candy:
SweeTarts

Favorite Childhood Memory:
My favorite childhood memory is playing at recess. My favorite games were kickball and 4 square.

Melissa Weintraub
Sophomore
Informatics

Favorite Candy Bar:
Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Favorite Childhood Memory:
Going away to summer camp!

Devon Luckey
Sophomore
Undecided

Favorite Candy Bar:
Sour Patch Kids

Favorite Childhood Memory:
Meeting Cinderella at Disney World.

Megan Doyle
Junior
International Studies, Spanish

Favorite Candy Bar:
M&M's

Favorite Childhood Memory:
I loved going to my grandparent's condo every summer, spending time with my family, swimming in Lake Michigan, and getting ice cream.

Shomita Rode
Junior
Neuroscience

Favorite Candy Bar:
M&M's

Favorite Childhood Memory:
My favorite childhood memory is going to summer camp during the summer.

Darcy Hackert
Junior
Elementary Education

Favorite Candy Bar:
Anything dark chocolate!

Favorite Childhood Memory:
Traveling all over the world with my younger brothers and our mom, and building "kids clubs" together behind furniture in our hotel rooms!

Ahsun Kim
Junior
Undecided

Favorite Candy Bar:
Milky Way

Favorite Childhood Memory:
My favorite childhood memory is learning swimming with my sister at the town pool. (Unfortunately, as of now, I have forgotten everything and pretty much only float on my back.)

Alyssa Scrimger
Sophomore
Elementary Education

Favorite Candy Bar:
SweeTarts

Favorite Childhood Memory:
Watching the Magic Kingdom opening ceremony at Disney World for the first time at age 6 and knowing I had to work there someday :)