Jr. NAD Delegates Tell All: #VirtualCOR experience
What went down at the #VirtualCOR?! Jr. NAD Delegates, Aubrie and Natnail, will share all the tidbits and action that happened during Oct. 1st – 4th and 24th. This will be an interactive webinar where YOU will be able to chat with Aubrie and Natnail and ask questions! You can register for the Zoom link to be able to ask questions OR you can watch live on Facebook.
- DATE: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020, 6 – 6:45 PM EST
- No CEUs will be offered for this webinar
- If you’d like to ask Aubrie and Natnail questions during the webinar and be part of the discussion, please register for a Zoom link! If you prefer to just watch the discussion, our webinar will be live streamed to the NAD Youth Programs Facebook.
Aubrie is a seventeen years old female from Wisconsin. She currently lives in D.C. and Frederick, Maryland. She is a senior at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD). Aubrie served as Jr. NAD secretary when she was a freshman and now serves as the second-term President. Aubrie plays volleyball and softball. Her lifelong hobbies are exploring forests and watching classic cinema movies. An astonishing fact you should know about Aubrie is that she watched 26 different movies with Matthew McConaughey in only three weeks!
Natnail was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and lived there for the first seven years of his life. Natnail’s whole life turned upside down when he learned he was going to live in the United States. Natnail went to several mainstream schools during his elementary years until he finally enrolled in Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES) during his middle school years. He grew up in Maryland and attended Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD). Natnail was very involved in the MSSD community: he was a Jr. NAD Vice President, worked for the athletic department, was the secretary and student advisor for the Class of 2020, and played sports. Natnail graduated MSSD in Spring 2020 and is currently a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID).
Annabelle was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and went to Arkansas School for the Deaf briefly. Later, she moved to Austin, Texas, and now attends the Texas School for the Deaf. Growing up, she was involved with volleyball, basketball, and softball. Annabelle was Student Council President in the 5th grade, for the entire school. In middle school, she continued to be involved with the Student Council. In High School, she joined Jr. NAD and has been a member for three years now. She enjoys being on many committees. She was a chairperson for the prom in May 2020. Annabelle loves going out and seeking nature, volunteering for many school events, helping out many different things, and many more! She loves to listen to music and translate them into ASL! As a Jr. NAD Youth Ambassador, Annabelle’s goal is to raise the awareness of diversity in my school and all over the U.S. She would like to attend either Gallaudet University or the University of Texas. In ten years, she sees herself working in the Public Health field and working with the NAD.
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