Emily Bentley is from Athens, Alabama and graduated in May 2013 from Auburn University where she majored in Business Administration and minored in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. Emily is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Athens, AL and was very active in Presbyterian Student Fellowship at Auburn. Growing up attending youth conferences and spending summers in Montreat, she is excited to be living and working in this area and serving the Asheville community. Emily is working part-time with Haywood Street Congregation and part-time with the YMCA’s Project RISE after-school youth program.
Sarah McCoy has spent most of her life in the Asheville area, growing up just outside of the city in the small town of Weaverville. She just graduated from Mars Hill College (now University) in May of 2013 with a degree in piano. She’s so excited and thankful to be a part of Hands and Feet, where she gets to spend a year in her hometown in such a different context. She is working part-time at Church of the Advocate and part-time with the YMCA After-School program at Weaverville Elementary.
Colin was born and raised in Clemson, SC, and is a recent graduate of Clemson University where he earned a degree in Economics and a minor in Communications. Colin was active in soccer, scouts, and youth group at Fort Hill Presbyterian Church growing up. In Asheville, Colin is working at the AHOPE Day Center where homeless folks can get a cup of coffee, pick up mail, make phone calls, and take showers among other services that help move toward housing
Corrine Roberts is a bit of a nomad. She was born in Michigan, spent most of elementary school in West Virginia, hopscotched around a few cities in North Carolina, finished high school out in Delaware and then finally came back to the NC mountains where she feels most at home. She graduated in May from Mars Hill College (now University) with a major in English and a minor in Religion/Philosophy. While in college she played soccer and was active in her campus ministry: Christian Student Movement. Her Hands and Feet placements for the year are with The Timothy Project and YMCA after school.