MATCH Corps: Cohort XV

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Dan Adkinson 

Mr. Adkinson grew up in Nyack, NY and graduated from Williams College with a degree in Economics and History.helping students discover the fun and usefulness of learning and enjoy urban life.he had a long career in finance and taught at Columbia, Duke and MIT

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Victoria Cousino

Ms. Cousino grew up in South Windsor, CT. She attended Iona College where she studied Political Science and International Studies. She is looking forward to learning and developing as a teacher while having a lot of fun. In her free time, she can be found practicing yoga, hiking or hanging out with her kittens! 

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Shaminika Davids

Ms. Davids grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY. She attended New York University. She is looking forward to expanding the minds of her students. She enjoys listening to podcasts and meditating. Prior to Match, she was a part of the Saha Global Leadership Program.

Brian Farrell

Mr. Farrell grew up in Wayne, PA. He received his BA in Communication Studies from Eastern University and MA in Media Studies from The New School. This school year, he is looking forward to working with students. In his free time, he likes to read, explore, and be outside.
Prior to Match, he worked as a Teaching Artist and Filmmaker.

Gian Fasano

Mr. Fasano grew up in Port Jefferson in Long Island, NY. He attended the University of Rhode Island where he studied Cell and Molecular Biology. This school year he is looking forward to achieving and collaborating, on common goals, with motivated individuals. In his free time, he enjoys going to local concerts/show and the beach! He was previously a Team Leader for AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.

Rahul Kataria

Mr. Kataria was raised in northern New Jersey. He went to Rutgers University where he studied Cellular Biology, Neuroscience and Physics. He is looking forward to meeting and getting to know all the middle school students. Some of his hobbies are hiking in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. He has previously worked as an MCAT instructor for Kaplan Test Prep.

Lydia Kim

Ms. Kim lived in New York City. She earned a degree in Psychology from Colgate University. She is looking forward to meeting Match staff, students and their families as well as living in a new city. She enjoys reading, going for runs, and watching movies. During her college career she interned with CUNY and the University of Delaware. 

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Mary McGuire

Ms. McGuire is from Richmond, Virginia. She graduated from Elon University in North Carolina, where she studied Theatrical Design & Production with a minor in Teaching & Learning. She is looking forward to getting to know Boston and the Match community. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends or reading. She has previously worked at Camp Onaway, an all-girls camp in New Hampshire.

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Rachel Savage

Ms. Savage is from Townsend, MA. She went to Wheaton College (MA), where she studied Mathematics and English. She is looking forward to meeting all of the students and finding her place in the Match community. She like to read, write, and craft. She has previously worked at her college and hometown libraries.