FRA Ambassador Biographies

EILEEN MERRITT

EILEEN MERRITT

Eileen is 26 years old and began her involvement at FRA in our infant program at one month of age! She presently participates in our Real Life Choices Classes, Dance with Jay, and yoga. Eileen has volunteered every Thursday with the FRA Tiny Dancers Classes and is a huge asset to the program! At the last two dance recitals, Eileen has showcased her talent with solo performances. Her many years taking ballet, tap and gymnastics are evident. She also enjoys classes at the Young Chefs Academy. Eileen is employed as an assistant teacher at Dream Builders Academy one day a week. She is an avid learner who has taken several courses for credit at Brookdale, including Theatre, Art and Voice. She has also taken sign language classes, and a writing class is next on her list! Eileen was recently awarded a college scholarship from the Red Bank Elks to continue her studies. In her spare time, she likes shopping, hanging out with friends, and attending Down Syndrome Conferences. She has enjoyed attending the FRA Gala, and even gave a speech there two years ago, starting her interest in being an FRA Ambassador. Eileen is most proud of her family and friends, and hopes to live on her own someday.

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