SCP AmeriCorps Alumni

Emily Maggie Parmley | Tracy City Free Clinic

Maggie, a Sewanee alumnus, is serving with Beersheba Springs Medical Clinic to develop their Diabetes Prevention Program and with Tracy City Free Clinic to provide healthcare resources for the uninsured, both  nonprofits aiming to promote healthy futures. 

Why did you choose to serve with AmeriCorps? 

"I truly want to make a  difference in my community, and the AmeriCorps program is giving me a unique opportunity that  allows me to do that sooner rather than later."                          


Riley Burnette | Growing Roots and SETNYF

Riley is serving with Growing Roots and the Southeast Tennessee Young Farmers Coalition to support their work to address hunger relief and promote sustainability and local farming initiatives. 

Why did you choose to serve with AmeriCorps?   

"[AmeriCorps] offered something I felt was an extensive opportunity to impact the community in a positive way."       

Barton William Cunningham| | Housing Sewanee and University Farm

Will, a Sewanee alumnus, is serving with Housing Sewanee and the University Farm in their work to address housing access and hunger relief by promoting food security through education and direct service.

Why did you choose to serve with AmeriCorps?

"I'm delighted to serve Housing Sewanee as an AmeriCorps member and help provide shelter to those in need of affordable, sustainable housing."




Presley Ratliff | Grundy County Sheriff's Department

Presley, a former VISTA, is now serving with the Grundy County Sheriff's Department, supporting their work to promote healthy futures through education, and to decrease recidivism.

Why did you choose to serve with AmeriCorps?    

"I want to employ the capabilities and lessons that I have carried throughout my experiences to aid, as well as immerse myself into a community I can love."


Summer Associates & Alumni AmeriCorps Members