Youth Leaders

Becca

Becca is a high school student who began working for ETA as a founder of the Quick Quotes initiative in 2020. Becca and her co-founder send a motivational quote to a large audience weekly with the goal to inspire and bring positivity. “I love quotes because they often help me find motivation, inspiration, or just make me laugh. With all the positive feedback we receive for Quick Quotes, it is great to know that we are making a difference in people’s lives!”

Becca
Bella

Bella

Bella started doing grants research for ETA in February of 2022. Bella graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Psychology and plans on attending graduate school to further her education in Clinical Psychology in hopes to make a difference in the mental health field.

Daphne

Daphne, a ETA MAGIC performer, has been playing violin since she was four and started participating in virtual concerts as a way to connect with others especially during hard times. “I hope you will cheer up while hearing me play!”

Daphne
Kara

Kara

Kara is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland who majored in English; she is working on Empowering the Ages’ grant research, as well as assisting with ETA’s social media and Light A Spark. Kara enjoys reading in her spare time.

Katie

Katie has been participating in ETA MAGIC concerts since 2020. Katie enjoys playing the flute and piano. She has been dedicated to delivering musical performances to the senior community since she was seven.

Katie
Shaun

Shaun

Shaun, a middle school student and President of MAGIC, started performing and emceeing concerts for ETA in 2020. “I initiated the performance program at the beginning of COVID pandemic in 2020 when the senior citizens were the most vulnerable and being isolated during quarantine. I have made All-State Junior Orchestra and would like to empower the community through the healing power of MAGIC music.”

Sophie

Sophie, a ETA MAGIC performer, is a middle school student whose hobbies are reading and listening to music.

Sophie
Talia

Talia

Talia is a high school student who began working for ETA as a founder of the Quick Quotes initiative in 2020, alongside Becca. Talia loves to make the world a better place. “I love working for the Quick Quotes Program because I get to impact people’s weeks and help them start their day with a smile”.