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RID Member Story: Amanda Kennon

Amanda Kennon, NIC

Photo Credit: Mitch McGill
Who do you follow on Twitter?
@RID_Inc, @NADtweets, @Virginia_RID, @PCRIDinterpret

What are your favorite smartphone apps?
Google Calendar, Expensify, ColorNote, and ToDo Task Manager to keep me organized

What is your favorite Web site or a favorite YouTube video?
Facebook- it is a great way to stay connected with friends, classmates, and colleagues around the […]

By |September 1st, 2012|Categories: RID Member Stories|Comments Off on RID Member Story: Amanda Kennon

RID Member Story: Barbara McCloud

Barbara McCloud
Tales from the ITP

My first sign language class I took was at a local community college. I was interested in learning more about ASL and Deaf culture and luckily there were still a few open seats in a night class. By the end of the semester, I knew I wanted to continue learning this […]

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RID Member Story: Darren Chittick

Darren Chittick, NIC

Where is your hometown?
Wabash, Indiana

How long have you been a member of RID?
I’ve been a member since March of 2006

How did you become interested in the field of interpreting?
It was an accident. I met a Deaf guy with whom I became quick friends and learned from him. Six months later I was working […]

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RID Member Story: Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson, NIC Advanced

Journey of an Interpreter 

Sign language entered my life when I was about 10 years old. There were deaf members of my church who began offering classes on Sunday nights and when my mom heard about it, she thought it would be a great thing for our family. We went to those classes […]

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