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2017 Staff Interviews


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Mikayla Cookson

Nickname: Mikaykay

Group: The Natural Disasters

Hometown: Sloatsburg, NY

Position: Team B Staff Assistant

Favorite Activities: Zumba and Karaoke

When not at camp: I sing...a lot. I do school theater, most recently I was in Fiddler on the Roof. During school I take a class called child psych, and we work with preschoolers at my school.

What's one of your proudest achievements? As I've mentioned, I love to sing. I've participated in a festival called NYSSMA for the past 5 years and also All-Country Choir for 6 years. NYSSMA is a festival at various schools in New York where you sing for a judge and they score you. It's always so nerve wracking for me to do because you have to sing an opera or broadway song to the judge.

If you could be any Disney character who would you be?  Jasmine, hands down...I love her. She has a pet tiger, which is super cool and her outfit has so much swag.

What's your dream job? I would love to be a teacher one day. I'm not exactly sure for what age yet, but probably elementary school. I like working with kids a lot and it's something that I think I would enjoy everyday. Teachers have made such a big impact on my life and I would love to do that for other kids.