City welcomes seven interns

Seven local teens have been selected to serves as interns for the City of Hopkinsville this summer.

They are Alexander Thompson and Alejandra Martinez from Hopkinsville High School’s class of 2018; Keyiana Newberry-Dabney, Baylee Holder and Ja’Tia Bailey from Christian County High School’s class of 2018 and Laurissa Kabithe and Muki Kunnmann from University Heights Academy’s Class of 2019.

For three weeks, interns will undertake various projects, develop computer and workplace skills, network, and learn how municipal government works while exploring possible career paths. Upon successful completion of the program, they earn a $500 check and letter of recommendation.

Mayor Hendricks remarked in a news release, “We are excited to welcome this incredible group of young leaders as our Summer in the City interns. We know they’ll learn a great deal about our community while contributing with great ideas and positive energy.”