February Student of the Month – Kaylyn W.

Our February student of the month is Kaylyn W., who has been hard at work representing Wildlife Leadership Academy and the outdoors as a Conservation Ambassador in her home community and around the state!

Kaylyn is an equal-opportunity ambassador: she has completed projects in many different categories of outreach so far: she has done education projects like interviewing with the Juniata Sentinel newspaper, who then published an article about her experience at WLA, to giving presentations with her trifold, and creating a quiz booklet where you can “Test Your Knowledge” about trees and leaves. Not to mention, Kaylyn represented Wildlife Leadership Academy admirably at a recent meeting of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission in Harrisburg, where she attended with Michele (our Executive Director), and talked about her field school experience at PA Bass.

Kaylyn has also worked on projects like getting friends outdoors for fun activities, teaching skills to younger kids, and exercising her handy abilities by building a wooden toolbox (which she submitted to the Juniata County Fair and won first place + Grand Champion!!) When she’s not acting as a mentor for community members, Kaylyn is also flexing her creative abilities – her Early Bird record book submission showed off an awesome wooly bugger fly she tied, as well as a lovely painting:

We are delighted with Kaylyn’s many accomplishments, and she is clearly multi-talented. We are looking forward to seeing the many and varied projects she is sure to work on in the future. Kaylyn is a hardworking, talented individual, and we are proud to have her in the WLA family!