Boone County Economic Development Commision

The Boone EDC is pleased to host Lebanon High School senior Mary Brown as part of the Career Engagement program.

Learn more about Mary by reading her blog below:

What are your hobbies and interests? 

In school, I am an editor on the Cedars yearbook staff and a member of class councilI participate in clubs such as student council, BCKYLA, and NHS. I cheered for three years of high school and have been a member of the swim team for many years.  

Outside of school, I love to get outside and enjoy nature. In my free time I like to find new places to explore. I am also big on photography, taking senior pictures, engagement photos, and anything on my own. I currently lifeguard and love working around children all day.

What inspired you to pursue an internship at the Boone EDC? 

I have always had an interest in communications and journalism. I wanted to find a place where I could apply my prior knowledge but also pick up on new skills in different categories of work. With this being said, the Boone EDC seemed like a perfect fit. So far, it is going well and I am excited to see what’s in store. 

What are you looking forward to? 

Having lived in Boone County, specifically Lebanon, my whole life, I am passionate about what the Boone EDC does for my townI am eager to witness first-hand how they help the community to grow for the better here. 

What are you wanting to learn? 

During this new experience at the Boone EDC I am hoping to further my learning in communications and graphic design and get a deeper insight on the world of marketing and economics.  

How will you apply this internship to a future career? 

I am looking forward to my time here with the goal of transforming my learnings into positive changes in the community and a revelation of my own future career path.