Our 2020 High School Internship Class

Gillian, Cameron, and Dayner promoting We All Speak Moby Dick at 97.7 ACK FM.

This year, eight Nantucket High School students joined the Nantucket Historical Association for an eight-week internship program. Our goal was to produce the event We All Speak Moby Dick. We broke up into four teams; marketing, event night planning, kids programming, and finance. With the help of professionals in each area, our group learned what it takes to run a public program. and put these skills into practice.

As we approached event night, shelter in place restrictions forced us to stay at home. While frustrated that we could not carry the event out as we had planned, the team came together to figure out a way we can share this event with our community in a digital format. We hope you enjoy the results. Stay healthy and safe!

Isobelle Fleming

My name is Isobelle Fleming, I am currently 17 years old and I am a junior at Nantucket High School. I am currently on the Swimming and Sailing team. This event was something that highly interested me due to the meaning behind it. With such a historically impactful text, Nantucket’s diverse community should be able to embrace it as one. The many languages the text is provided in allows the community To come and grow together. 

Caiden Shea

I am currently in 10th grade at Nantucket High School. I enjoy playing school sports like Lacrosse and Football. I volunteered for this internship for many reasons. I am interested by the elements of business that can be explored in putting together a program like this, as well as what it takes to run such a great event that brings the community together. 

Amy McAveety

Hello, my name is Amy McAveety. I am 16 years old and a junior at Nantucket High School. I play soccer and lacrosse. What interested me about this event was the opportunity to learn more about the diversity of Nantucket. Living in a diverse community is important because it means everyone can come together and be united. Nantucket has grown more and more diverse over the years which strengthens the island as a whole.

Bishaka Dhamala

Hello! My name is Bishaka. I attend Nantucket High School as a junior. I enjoy discovering unknown facts that not many people know about. Born in Nepal, I can speak four different languages, you can learn what they are when you meet me! One might describe me as someone extremely concerned with our planet. 

Samir Banjara

Hey! I am interested in plastic recycling and building machines with my hands. I enjoy skateboarding and playing tennis. My dream dinner guest is bling bling boy from Johnny test, our personalities would match.

Gillian Antonietti

Hi my name is Gillian. I am a junior at Nantucket High School. In college I would like to study interior design. Throughout this internship I hope to learn more about marketing. 

Dayner Javier

Hi I am Dayner. I’m in eleventh grade and from Nantucket High School. From this internship I hope to achieve experience and confidence in public speaking, and to expand my options for the future. 

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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