Meagan Priselac

Meagan Priselac

Digital Communications & Social Media Intern

Nico Calabria
It Only Takes One Leg to Score a Goal
Playing for the U.S. National Soccer team and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro are two accomplishments you likely wouldn’t expect to find on a 19-year-old's resume; especially one who achieved both of those impressive feats with only one leg.But Nico Calabria, one of five amateur soccer players featured in Powerade’s 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign, is no stranger to exceeding society’s expectations. Born…

Amy Purdy
Back on Her Own Two Feet: A Paralympian Defies All Odds
Amy Purdy has defied many odds in her lifetime, including surviving less than a 2 percent chance to live. Today, she took on another, winning a bronze medal at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in snowboard cross.Purdy grew up an active snowboarder, living what she considers a pretty normal life. At 19, that all changed when she was diagnosed with Bacterial Meningitis, an infection that…

Coke can dress sketch
Eco-Chic: A Coke Can Dress to Impress
Glitz, glamour and garbage — three words not typically used in the same sentence, especially not to describe a formal dress. But for Cara Isdell Lee, they were a perfect fit.As co-chair of The Captain Planet Foundation Gala, a program that funds and supports hands-on environmental projects for youth, Lee advocates living an eco-friendly lifestyle. So when it came to finding a dress for the 2013…

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