Alessandra Sommer (SEBS’23, Nutritional Sciences, with a Dietetics option) began her work with NJHKI on the Rutgers Culture of Health School Program, which fosters and promotes lifestyles centered around physical activity and nutritional literacy for youth. Alessandra began by teaching classes, with supervision, to pre-K students in the Edison Townships Public Schools. By the end of the six-month program, she had gained so much experience that was given a great deal of autonomy, teaching 44 lessons to K-12 students, and sometimes teaching up to 40 students per class. Alessandra’s stellar work on RCHSP led to her American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Undergraduate Diversity Research Fellowship, as well as additional projects with Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Continue reading Alessandra’s story here.
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