Minnie Meerkat Megan
By: Megan L., GWAA and Historian, New Hope
Hey there California Rainbow! My name is Megan L. I am the middle child with an older sister and a younger brother. I started my Rainbow journey before I can even remember. My mom was a member of New Hope Assembly, was Past Grand Recorder, and Mother Advisor of New Hope even before my sister and I were able to be initiated. This meant I got to tag along to fun events and service projects. I joined Rainbow as soon as I was able to. I went through the line and became Worthy Advisor. This is currently my 10th term as Worthy Advisor and I love it. I have a small but mighty assembly with an absolutely adorable Pledge group!
I have had the joy of being on the State Leadership Team for the past two years. I got to meet and work with some amazing young women, one of which I am so excited to share this Grand Year with (first LT buddies, then partners in crime, now a duo with an everlasting bond)! It has been a blast creating leadership programs and planning events. Who wouldn’t enjoy planning and attending a Disneyland© take-over day? Speaking of Disneyland©, this is one of my favorite places to be. I guess what they say is true; it truly is the happiest place on earth! My love for Disney made it even more exciting to be appointed as Grand Worthy Associate Advisor and Historian because I now get to collect Minnie Mouse things as part of my office! I am truly blessed to have this amazing opportunity to serve California Rainbow this year!
Outside of Rainbow, I was very involved in my High School and a part of programs like Key Club, CSF, and Student Government. In Student Government, I was our school’s Culture Chairman and Community Chairman. This means I was in charge of leading a group of students to plan events like the Homecoming Parade, Bonfire Rally, Talent Show and so much more. One of my favorite things was being able to help plan activities and events that brought our school together and built our school’s culture. I was also involved in our School Site Council and our Parent’s Club Liaison both of which allowed me to do public speaking and have a say in what happened at our school.
Additionally, I am involved at my church. I am a part of our Life Teen youth group and also volunteer as a Lector and Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist.
In the next chapter of my life, I will be attending our local community college and studying to become an elementary school teacher. I love kids, planning, helping others, and public speaking so this seemed like a perfect combination of all of those things.
I can’t wait to see ( and capture) all of the wonderful memories this Milestone Making year has in store!