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ACE Austin can be found keeping it caliente on Sixth Street, floating down the Guadalupe River, catching a live show in the city, exploring a dive restaurant, walking around UT, or taking a drive to visit the other TexACE communities.​​​​​​​

ACE Austin

Eric Av - ACE Teaching Fellows

Hometown

Snohomish, WA

Undergraduate Institution

Gonzaga University

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Computer Science

Why did you say "Yes" to ACE?

Greater calling to service for God and Community

 

Colleen KingHometown

Evanston, IL

Undergraduate Institution

University of Notre Dame

Undergraduate Studies

Majors: Science Preprofessional Studies and Sociology

Why did you say "yes" to serving children in Catholic schools through ACE?

I said yes to serving children in Catholic schools through ACE because of the dedicated teachers who taught me throughout my 15 years in Catholic schools. I was blessed to be surrounded by teachers who helped me to grow in my academics, socio-emotional development, and spirituality. It is my aspiration to do this for my own students, as I watch them develop into their most authentic, Christ-like selves!

Margaret McGreevy - ACE Teaching Fellows

Hometown

South Bend, IN

Undergraduate Institution

University of Notre Dame

Undergraduate Studies

Majors: English and Philosophy

Why did you say "yes" to serving children in Catholic schools through ACE?

I said "yes" to ACE because I believe deeply that education is the most important gift I have ever received. I look forward to learning alongside and from my students as we explore texts of all kinds that expand our worlds.

 

DJ Needham - ACE Teaching Fellows

Hometown

Grand Rapids, MI

Undergraduate Institution

University of Dayton

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Political Science

Minors: Communication and Criminal Justice Studies

If you had to pick just one word to describe your ACE experience so far, what would it be (and why)?

"Humbling" because ACE has shown me that God can lead us places where we do not feel initially comfortable and still give us the strength to succeed.

Melissa Pavloff - ACE Teaching Fellows

Hometown

Carmel, CA

Undergraduate Institution

University of Notre Dame

Undergraduate Studies

Major: Science-Business

Minor: Sustainability

If you had to pick just one word to describe your ACE experience so far, what would it be (and why)?

Formative. Through the challenges and victories of teaching, I have watched myself become a better professional, collaborator, and child of God.

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