What's New: Voices from the Mountain

Head shot of Ramiyah - LMC Intern

Digging Deep

I’ll never forget my first day working on the mountain and let me warn you, it wasn’t pretty. You see,…

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Cutting my own path to a career in conservation

I joined the Intern & Leadership Program in 2013 as part of one of the very first groups to work…

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Fear, Faith, & Finding Myself

I joined LMC as a rising sophomore in 2019. At first, I assumed it would be like any other job,…

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Learning to Follow, Then to Lead

When I was little it was just me, my older sister, and our parents. I loved being able to spend…

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Jennifer's Story of Change

Finding My Own Way

It started the day I was suspended from middle school. I had been hanging out with some girls and we…

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I Now See a Path Towards My Future

My mom works very hard and isn’t able to be around a lot so oftentimes I turned to my brother…

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Reducing the Stress, Showing Support 

My mother said I had to do the program. She had seen the positive things that come out of the…

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Domanique's Story of Change

Growing through Discomfort

Eight years ago I wouldn’t have imagined where I am today What comes to mind for you when thinking of…

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Breanna's Story of Change

Pushing Myself, One Step at a Time

I remember the day I was accepted into the Lookout Mountain Conservancy’s Intern & Leadership program. I didn’t know what…

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