Mejía Welcomes Intern for Newburgh’s Ward 1 - Daily Hudson Valley News

Mejía Welcomes Intern for Newburgh’s Ward 1

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Councilwoman Karen Mejía, welcomes Destini V. McMillan as an intern for the 2014-2015 school year.  Destini is a junior at the Newburgh Free Academy and is interested in giving back to her community.  She is an honors student, a participant in Netsci High, a science research program, an avid dancer at the Newburgh Performing Arts Academy and plays lacrosse.  A president of her youth group, The Archonette Club at New Life Worship Center, Destini is ready and eager to explore her community and be more involved.

Destini joins Councilwoman Mejía in focusing on community relations and project related matters with a special focus on youth engagement.  She will attend and organize events in Ward 1, in the City of Newburgh.

“It is important to provide a space for our youth to gain experience in civic action and I am so proud that Destini is willing to donate of her time and get involved,” said Councilwoman Mejía.

To keep up with what’s happening in Ward 1, visit or reach out to Councilwoman Mejía at


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