2022 Sustainable CT Fellows
Through the Sustainable CT Fellowship Program, students from Connecticut universities and colleges will receive training, supervision, and a stipend to help our communities implement Sustainable CT actions and obtain points towards certification. Learn more about the fellowship program.
Lilly is a rising junior at the University of Connecticut. She is majoring in Environmental Science. She will be working with the Western CT Council of Government in Sandy Hook. Lilly is a member of the UConn Women's Rowing team. She also enjoys spending time outside and going for walks.
Michio is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut majoring in Natural Resources & Environment, with minors in Spanish and Human Rights. Michio will be working at the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments in Waterbury. He enjoys skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and skateboarding, and plans to study abroad in Lima Peru the Fall semester of 2022.
Adrian is a rising senior Environmental Studies student at Connecticut College. He is focused on climate adaptation and implementation in local and international coastal regions. This summer, Adrian will be working at South Central Regional Council of Governments in North Haven. He loves photography, traveling, and spending time outdoors.
Emily is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut. She is majoring in Environmental Studies, with a minor in Geographic Information Science. Emily will be working at the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford. In her spare time, Emily enjoys hiking and practicing archery.
Liam is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut. He is majoring in Natural Resources, concentrating on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation. This summer, Liam will be working with the Western CT Council of Governments in Sandy Hook. Liam is a goalkeeper for the UConn Men's Club Soccer team and enjoys fishing, hiking and camping.
Adrian is a rising junior at Tufts University in Massachusetts majoring in Applied Environmental Studies and minoring in Film and Media Studies. This summer, they will be working with the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments in Waterbury. Adrian is a passionate climate organizer and educator who serves as the co-founder of the New Haven Climate Movement Youth Action Team and Youth Coordinator at the Climate Health Education Project.
Serena is a rising junior at Wesleyan University, where she is majoring in Environmental Studies and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. This summer, she will be working with the Northwest Hills Council of Governments in Goshen. On campus, Serena is proud to serve as a hub coordinator for Sunrise Movement Wesleyan and Sustainability Co-Coordinator for the Wesleyan Jewish Community. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Middletown by bike and foot.
Monet is a rising junior at the University of Connecticut, double majoring in Political Science and Environmental Studies. This summer, Monet will be working at the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford. Monet has worked as a soccer coach and water safety instructor, and loves to paint in her free time.
Liam is a rising junior at Connecticut College, studying Environmental Studies and Government. He is also a part of Conn’s Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment where he is studying Environmental Justice concerns within cities’ sustainable development programs. This summer Liam will be working at Lower Connecticut Valley River Council of Governments in Essex.
Haylee is a rising junior at the University of Connecticut where she is majoring in Marketing. She is excited to be working at the Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments in Killingly this summer. A fun fact about Haylee is that she has a metal spine; both literally and figuratively!
Annika is a rising senior at Wesleyan University. She is majoring in English and Environmental Studies. This summer Annika will be working at the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments in Norwich. In her free time, Annika likes to climb and boulder.
Quin is a rising senior at Wake Forest University where she is pursuing a major in Mathematical Economics and a minor in Environmental Studies. This summer, Quin will be working with the CT Metropolitan Council of Governments in Bridgeport. Quin spent her junior year in Copenhagen, Denmark where she enjoyed exploring the city and learning about the Danish approach to sustainability.