In 2007, TCT established an Internship Training Program. This program develops young leaders who care about the Teaneck community. Interns complete a 15 hour training program that covers youth advocacy, event planning, community relations, marketing, computer skills, and time management. Equipped with the necessary skills, the interns are then charged with planning, implementing and evaluating at least four youth programs within one year, providing a minimum of 50 hours of community service. TCT has successfully trained our __ class of interns. TCT’s interns have a 100% high school graduation rate, with our interns having attended colleges such as Yale University, Stanford University, Howard University, Rutgers University, Bergen Community College and others.
Schantelle Henry is a proud resident of Teaneck and an alum of Teaneck High School. She is currently the Diversity and Inclusion Associate at Burson-Marsteller, a full-service Public Relations firm in New York. She graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Design and Corporate Communication. Schantelle has been a member of Teaneck Comes Together for 4 years as the Internship Coordinator. Her favorite part of her position is interacting with the interns. “They are truly incredible people and have so much to offer our community”. Outside of TCT, Schantelle is the chair of her church’s YAMS (Young Adult Missionary Society) and a member of the Alice L. Benekin Scholarship committee. In her spare time, she loves to listen to music, read, going to Broadway shows, hanging out with family and friends and TRAVELING!!!!!
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