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July 20, 2018

Madelyn Fryer


Madelyn Fryer is more delightful than a tall glass of sweet tea on a hot, southern, summer day. Calling the happiest city in the state, Tyrone, Georgia, home, Madelyn has lived in Georgia her whole life with her wonderful parents, three brothers, and a very talkative chocolate lab.   She began her time with TeenPact […]

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July 20, 2018

Toby DeMoss


Toby DeMoss happily calls Shaken Willow Grove, Pennsylvania—a neighborly land, rich with history and phenomenal Philly Cheesesteaks—home. Toby grew up just outside of Philadelphia, with his parents and four siblings, enjoying the oldest zoo in America and a phenomenal music culture.   The DeMoss family began their TeenPact journey in 2013 when Toby’s older brother […]

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July 20, 2018

Joel Myers


Joel Myers hails from the big city with a welcoming, small town culture – Omaha, Nebraska. While there are a myriad of cool reasons to love Nebraska (unicameral legislature, the College World Series, and four times as many cattle as people), above all else, Joel confirms that the five coolest reasons are his parents, the […]

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July 20, 2018

Eric Eagle


Eric Eagle hails from the picturesque, historic town of Charlottesville, Virginia. Nestled between the beach and mountains, Eric, his parents, four siblings, and two dogs can look out their window and see Thomas Jefferson’s estate from their home.   The Eagle family has been involved with TeenPact forever. Before he could even attend the One […]

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July 20, 2018

Boomer Fitzpatrick


Boomer hails from the land of sunshine, sandy beaches, and the world’s greatest hockey team (Go Bolts!) – Lutz, Florida. Along with his four brothers, Boomer shares deep love for Waffle House, a longstanding Fitzpatrick family tradition.   His TeenPact story began in 2014 when, as an impossibly shy 13 year old, Boomer attended his […]

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July 20, 2018

Truman Forehand


Truman Forehand calls the sleepy little town of Garfield, Georgia home. With a population of only 204 people, we can say with surety that his presence will be missed when he’s on the road traveling with TeenPact. The punny peacemaker of the family, Truman loves being in the middle of his five siblings, two sister-in-laws, […]

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July 20, 2018

Carissa Gould


Carissa Gould was raised along the iconic Route 66 in Edmond, Oklahoma. While she, her parents, and four siblings enjoy this land of beautiful plains and spontaneous weather, their love for travel is boundless (each of them have already visited all 50 states).   Carissa was introduced to TeenPact in 2011 as a One Day […]

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July 20, 2018

Grant Johnson


Grant Johnson hails from the Sooner State, Oklahoma, where he’s grown up with monochromatic landscapes and kind-hearted souls in the little town of Piedmont. A quaint town with an ironic name (Piedmont means sloping hills, yet its topography is so flat), Piedmont has been home to Grant, his parents, and three siblings for many years. […]

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July 20, 2018

Jordan Armga


Jordan Armga hails from the vibrant, bustling city of Jacksonville, Florida. Along with his sister, parents, and two dogs (Nala and Simba), Jordan finds no shortage of new things to try while living in the largest city in the continental U.S. (it covers over 840 square miles!).   His first TeenPact experience was at a […]

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July 20, 2018

Jessica Searl


Jessica Searl grew up moving often, as the daughter of an Army Chaplain. (She’s called Oregon, Washington, South Carolina, and Missouri home.) This state of constant transition bonded her and her siblings tightly together–as she says “they mean the world to me!” Jessica now lives amidst the vibrant rolling agricultural hills of Kentucky in the […]

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July 20, 2018

Tripp Glisson


Tripp Glisson grew up overseas as a missionary kid in the small, dusty town of Mbarara, Uganda, East Africa. After many years of building relationships, overseeing micro-loans for villagers starting small businesses, and gathering stories, the Glisson family headed back to the states. They now call Tuscaloosa, Alabama—an exuberant college town where winning is a […]

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July 20, 2018

Asa Fitzpatrick


Asa Fitzpatrick was born and raised in a beachy small town, Lutz, next to the greatest city on the planet — Tampa, Florida. Growing up with four brothers (including his twin), Asa developed a love for healthy competition, whether cheering on the local hockey team, or challenging his brothers to a grape eating contest.   […]

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July 20, 2018

Dara Weisbrod


Dara Weisbrod comes to TeenPact from the lovely historic coastal town of Hampton, Virginia. Although Virginia has been home to eight U.S. presidents, Dara is happier it’s home to her parents, two brothers, and adorable little nieces and nephew.   Dara was introduced to TeenPact when her mom discovered the organization at a local home […]

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July 20, 2018

Rachel Kanyur


Rachel Kanyur grew up midst the arid, mountainous beauty and contemporary cityscape of Phoenix, Arizona. She loves being surrounded by her two parents, four siblings, two dogs, four guinea pigs, and the tumbleweeds.   Rachel’s TeenPact story began when she attended her first Four Day Class. After hearing about her friends and family’s TeenPact experiences for […]

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July 20, 2018

Christa Kaufman


Christa Kaufman comes from the land of strong lake winds, classic jazz, deep dish pizza, and a giant metal bean – Chicago, Illinois. She loves traveling with her parents, two older brothers, and little siblings, who their family adopted two years ago.   Christa’s time in TeenPact looked like it might be short when, as […]

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July 20, 2018

Laura Gosz


Laura Gosz comes from the state of Oklahoma. Raised midst the red dirt roads, vibrant sunsets, and close-knit community of Stillwater, Laura has two older siblings and five younger ones. She loves being a big sister and treasures the time with her brothers and sisters.     After hearing about TeenPact through her older siblings […]

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