New segment: Where Are They Now? Featuring UWYV Venturer Caleb VanHillo
by Kristi Maloney
Our very own
UWYV Outreach Liaison, Jake VanHillo
interviewed his 19-year-old brother
as a student who participated in Youth Venture. Like many students, Caleb started UWYV in middle school. But for Caleb, that was only the beginning! In fact, he took part in UWYV for three years, received a UWVY Scholarship and based on his aspirations, will continue to be a Changemaker for his community in the years to come.
and will graduate this year with an Associate’s Degree in Chemistry. He will continue his education at the University of MA in Lowell to complete his Bachelor’s and his Master’s Degrees in Biomedical Engineering. He plans to become a prosthetist, which is a person who builds prosthetics for people who need them.
Caleb first participated in UWYV at Murdock Middle School. His Team was called the
and they raised money to buy and donate supplies to the local animal shelter in Winchendon.
Two years later, he was on the Team The First Day Warriors (also while at Murdock). The Team partnered with the Wounded Warriors Outreach to donate care packages to homeless vets.