NOWCastSA Intern Hall of Fame

Edward Olvera - Computer Science Intern, 2019-2020

Edward Olvera is a senior at University of Texas San Antonio whose internship was through the campus Rowdy Corps program. He is majoring in computer science with a focus in software engineering. He hopes to work as an enterprise software engineer after graduation.

Edward also enjoys spending his free time volunteering to help the less fortunate. In the summer of 2018 he traveled the country for six weeks going to six different summer camps to build a variety of  amenities for people of all abilities.

Hannah Wolf - Intern, 2019 summer

Hannah Wolf is a rising sophomore at Trinity University, whose internship came through the Students + Startups program.

She plans to major in English and Geosciences. This is her first professional job, but she's excited to do it well! Hannah works in content creation, marketing, and managing NowCastSA's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. She is also working on the upcoming "Letters to My Younger Self" project, a video project documenting the stories of LGBT+ San Antonians who have advice to give to their younger selves and the LGBT+ youth of the city.

She is 19 years old and goes by she/her.

Madeleine Nerio - Intern, 2019 summer

Madeleine Nerio is an intern with NowCastSA and a Student Ambassador for the City of San Antonio.

She is a politics major at the University of Dallas and is also pursuing a music concentration.

Madeleine served her community as a director of the Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association when she was in high school.

She is also a research intern for the Tier One Neighborhood Coalition and was awarded a scholarship from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation that encourages the science and art of self-government.

In 2019, she was a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship for her dedication towards neighborhood preservation and empowering inner-city residents. Madeleine is a tenth generation Texas born and raised in inner-city San Antonio.

Sami Bouls - Intern, 2019 summer

Sami Bouls is currently a junior attending St. Mary's University whose internship came through the Students + Startups program. After he graduates from St. Mary’s University with B.B.A. in International Business, he plans to attend law school. During the school year Sami works as a Resident Assistant, where he has had the opportunity to improve his problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.

During the summer of 2019, he was an Intern with NOWCastSA where he worked closely with Charlotte-Anne Lucas on creating sponsorship opportunities and focuses on the NOWCastSA’s YouTube Channel.

And when not at school or working, Sami enjoys spending time seeing new places, being outdoors, with his family, and enjoying a good laugh with his friends.

Calasia Haynes - Intern, 2018-2019

Calasia Haynes is a senior at the University of Texas at San Antonio gaining her Bachelors Degree in communications. Her internship with NOWCastSA came through the campus Rowdy Corps program

Outside of her studies, Calasia is an active member of NAACP, NPHC, videographer, photographer, and editor.

Soren Vaughn - Intern, 2018 summer

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Justice Garza - Intern, 2018-2019 academic year

A Brownsville native, Justice graduated from University of Texas at San Antonio in December 2019 with a major in Public Health and minor in Anthropology. Her internship came through the campus Rowdy Corps program.

I'm focused on being involved and bettering my community. After graduating, I plan to volunteer abroad with the Peace Corps. After that I plan to continue my education abroad as well. Hopefully, I will come back and make a difference in the community by creating new Public Health interventions that will focus on helping the Hispanic population. My dream is travel the world and become as cultured as one can be, and helping those in need in the process!

Cynthia Herrera - Intern, 2017-2018 academic year

Cynthia Herrera was a journalism student at Texas A&M - San Antonio while interning at NOWCastSA.

more bio coming soon

Jami Alise - Intern, 2016-2017 academic year

Jami Alise was a student at University of Texas San Antonio who participated through the campus Rowdy Corps program.

More bio coming soon

Valerie Lambardia - Intern, 2017 fall semester

bio coming soon