Carlton-Wauford, Green Earn Women of Distinction
Brittany Carlton-Wauford and Rachel Green have been selected to receive Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Women of Distinction scholarships. Both students have a passion for community service while maintaining their academic standing in the Frederick M. Supper Honors program.
The students, who were selected based on their academic achievements and community involvement, will deliver the welcome and invocation at the event to be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at The Breakers, Palm Beach.
Carlton-Wauford is a senior ministry major with a minor in music. Her campus involvements include serving as a Workship leader, as a peer mentor for the First-Year Experience (FYE) program and a part of the Women’s Chorale.
Growing up in Riverview, Florida, Carlton-Wauford attended Impact Church serving in student ministries and youth groups. She says she has a passion for teaching middle school aged students to feel God’s love.
Carlton-Wauford’s love for helping people began when she participated in an Access Life Expo Workship project. She serves at Christ Fellowship in downtown West Palm Beach as a youth group leader and at the Belle Glade Student League as a middle school village leader. She plans to complete an internship at Christ Fellowship in Royal Palm Beach and hopes to complete her practicum there as well. Carlton-Wauford’s career goal is to become a student pastor.
Green is a senior psychology major with a minor in cross-cultural studies. Her campus involvements include serving as a member of Student Government, the President’s Lyceum and on a mission trip to China. She is a part of the Psi Chi Honor Society in psychology and was recently awarded with the de Jager prize for exceptional academic performance during the Oxford Summer Program 2017.
Outside of school, Green serves as a youth director at St. David’s in the Pines Episcopal Church and volunteers at the Alliance for Eating Disorders. She has a passion for psychology and philosophy, she says.
Green grew up at the Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. She says that from having this upbringing it has allowed her to learn from people around the world, which drives her passion to better understand why people think the way they do.
Green’s career goal is to work in criminal psychology and to find a way to help people work through their problems before a crime is committed. She hopes to continue her academic career after graduation in studying for her doctoral degree in clinical psychology.