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Meet Our 2024 Child Life Practicum Students!

March is Child Life Specialist & Social Worker Month!

Did you know? We offer a Child Life Practicum that allows students to gain meaningful experience working with young families affected by terminal illness. Meet our Spring 2024 students!

About Gabi Garcia:

  • From: San Antonio, TX
  • Senior at Abilene Christian University, majoring in Child and Family Services with a concentration in Child Life, and a minor in Bible, Missions, & Ministry
  • I truly believe that the Lord is doing amazing things with amazing people at IoH, and I’m excited to witness and be a part of this semester!
  • Fun Fact: I’ve been a cheerleader since I was 2 years old and I’m currently on the ACU cheer team! Go Wildcats!

About Haley Young:

  • From: Southaven, MS
  • I’m in my 2nd year of graduate school at Missouri State University, studying for my M.S. in Child Life Studies
  • I love that IoH is full of people who care for others and show the love of Christ!
  • Fun Fact: I am an identical twin!

About Mallory Font:

  • From: Sugar Land, TX
  • Senior at Texas A&M University studying Child Professional Services
  • I am excited to share the love of Christ with these families going through some of the hardest trials!
  • Fun Facts: I have been to Disney over 10 times!!

About Elena Styron:

  • Junior at Liberty University majoring in Psychology: Child Life Specialist
  • I’m excited to be a part of Inheritance of Hope to make a difference in children’s lives by showing them the love of Christ and giving them hope for the future.
  • Fun Fact: I recently ran a half marathon and am training for a full one now!