Name: Avyan Mejdeen
Internship area: Advancement and Youth Interventions (with Restorative Justice)
School and year: Concordia College, Class of 2022
Hometown: Moorhead, MN, but I immigrated to the U.S. from Kurdistan, Iraq in 2002.
Hobbies: Reading, rollerblading, hanging out with friends and family.
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite books: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, The Crown by Kiera Cass and The Selection by Kiera Cass
Favorite movies: Deadpool 2, Game Night, and White Chicks
Favorite TV show: Being Mary Jane, Gilmore Girls, How to Get Away with Murder and Supergirl
Favorite place to go: Silev in Kurdistan
Why I’m interning in Youth Interventions at LSSND: I am interning at LSS to get more experience with what social workers do and how nonprofits like LSS help the community.
Goals for this internship: I hope to become a better communicator, leader, team member and listener.
Other goals: I am going to Concordia to study biology and chemistry to hopefully one day go to medical school and become a doctor.
Compiled by Michelle Foster - LSSND Communications