What's New: Voices from the Mountain

Hayle Mack

I never imagined my dream could become reality

I want to share a story of where I’ve been and where I’m headed. Being raised by a single mother…

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Azia

I’m proud to say, I’m Zi

Azia became a Leadership Intern with Lookout Mountain Conservancy as a freshman in high school. Like many of the students…

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Hayle at the Overlook at Rock City

Kudzu, A Stonewall, and Us

Who knew what the Mountain would teach her Hayle and Imani, two of Lookout Mountain Conservancy’s Leadership Interns, had a…

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Imani head shot

A Better Way…

Imani Rowe, a student at the Howard School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, spoke at the Land Trust Alliance’s Southeast Land Trust…

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Collage of Interns and Rotaracts together during job shadow week

“I thought it would be boring”

I wanted to share with you the insights of a young woman who joined the Conservancy’s Intern Leadership program this…

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Domanique R. Head shot

When finding purpose becomes a passion

Taking a leap of faith: From The Howard School to an Internship in Africa If you knew me ten years…

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Beating the odds, graduates head to College and Military

The summer months of the Intern Program ended last week.  As we transition into school, life is looking very different…

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Marquis

The first place I felt safe

(In Marquis’ words) I don’t know what your school was like, but when I started high school, there were more…

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volunteer crew

The Mountain saved me

It wasn’t like it was unexpected. Things had been pretty tough for Sayyid for a long time. But the day…

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