Ms. Maddie

Hometown: Seminole, FL

Favorite Crayola color: Pig Pink

Background: I started babysitting for families when I was 13 years old. I frequently volunteered in my church nursery on Sundays as well during high school. In 2014, I worked at LaFleur's Gymnastics summer camp doing after care for ages 5-12. I have also babysat at a synagogue during high holidays and Shabbat. Since 2010 I have volunteered as a group leader for Vacation Bible School. I also have three nieces age 7, 3 1/2, and 16 months who I frequently care for. For the past 4 years I have helped teach a middle school color guard. In addition to that, I am a middle school girls' small group leader at my church. Overall, ever since I was very young, I have loved to watch and take care of children.

Future plans: I am currently going to school at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg to get my Associate of Arts degree. I am undecided about what I plan to major in.

When I'm not babysitting: Whenever I get a little bit of free time, I like to spend time with my three best friends, usually at Disney World. I love going to the beach whenever I get a chance too.

Defining quotation: "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined"- Henry David Thoreau