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School of rock - Alumni Profiles
December 2012 Issue
Banging on drums and rapping in front of a classroom full of fifth-graders wasn’t exactly what David Young had gone to college to do. But when a passion for music and a desire to teach collide, the sound is bound to be unique. Young (EdS ’04) earned his bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., and then worked at the Art Institute of Atlanta for eight years before completing his doctorate in education at UGA. While at the Art Institute, a new passion for counseling was kindled. “I worked with kids a lot at the art institute,” Young says. “I really wanted to help kids and work as a high school counselor.” Young soon learned that the demand was high for elementary-level male counselors, so he took his interest there and started with an 18-month unpaid internship. Now, he’s into his third year at Mountain Park Elementary in Lilburn, and the beat lives on in the classroom. “I …
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