Residence Hall Coordinator, Interlochen Arts Academy
B.A., General Music, Bard College
Rickey Waddell is from Atlanta, Georgia. He received a Posse Foundation scholarship in his senior year of high school at North Atlanta high School (Center for the Arts). During his time studying in college, he realized that he enjoyed mentoring, supporting, and assisting incoming students to his alumni institution. He has been employed by Interlochen Arts Camp since his sophomore year of college.
He had chosen to aspire to have a positive impact on youth of his generation and of future generations from a young age. On today, he is an aspiring educator specializing in music appreciation; as well as, a community activist specializing in public speaking. Rickey hopes on being active in building community here at Interlochen through engagement projects.