Staff Profiles

Girls Campus Leaders


Acadia Leaders

Becca Marquis Glastonbury, CT Campus Leader
After a superstar job as Campus Leader in 2017, Becca returns to her summer home in Acadia for year #4. Becca is pursuing her graduate degree in education policy at George Washington University; she earned her bachelor’s degree at Keene State. Welcome back, Becca!

Emily Lundh Canton, MI Asst. Campus Leader
Emily makes the jump to the campus leader team after two amazing back-to-back years as an Acadian Specialist. She holds an elementary education degree from Eastern Michigan University. Has several years nannying and coaching youth soccer to go along with her teaching experience. We’re so happy to have Emily!


Baxter Leaders

Natalie Beesley Indianapolis, IN Campus Leader
The Beez is back! Indiana University graduate with a BFA in photography. Natalie’s been traveling and working in New Zealand leading up to her third summer. She’s previously worked as a zip line instructor in Nashville and a high school yoga teacher in Hawai’i. Natalie’s flair for life makes her a great fit at the helm of Baxter!

Miranda Beck Paradise Valley, AZ Asst. Campus Leader
Miranda returns for her second summer as Baxter’s Assistant Campus Leader and Laurel summer #4. A University of Arizona graduate, Miranda studied in their nationally ranked dance program. Classically trained in ballet, modern and jazz, she has studied and performed in New York, Boston, San Francisco and Chicago. Baxter will be thrilled to have Miranda back!


Bec Leaders

Jen Pawelski Chicago, IL Campus Leader
Jen is back in action as the Campus Leader of Bec for a second summer and her fourth overall at Laurel. A graduate of Illinois State University with a special education degree, Jen is a special education teacher and coaches volleyball and water polo. We’re thrilled she’s back as she epitomizes the true meaning of the Laurel Spirit!

Tara Welch Champaign, IL Asst. Campus Leader
Tara joins the leadership team for summer #4 on Echo Lake after three incredible years as a swimming counselor. She holds an education degree from Illinois State University where she swam for the club swim team. Tara’s going into her second year of teaching in the fall. Welcome home, Tara!

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