Catherine McIntyre, born in upstate New York, was raised in Anderson, South Carolina since she was five years old. In 2017, she graduated from Clemson University. She majored in psychology with a minor in legal studies. While at Clemson, she devoted her time to YoungLife, a mentoring program for middle school students. During her summer months, she was able to travel the country with a camp and influence elementary school kids, teaching them that they are valued. After serving with Impact America, Catherine plans to pursue a master’s degree in education, with the aspirations of becoming a guidance counselor.

What do you like to do for fun?
During my free time, I like to be outdoors hiking to inside curled up with a good book and cup of tea. My favorite thing to do is spend quality time with friends and family, creating memories and moments filled with laughter and joy.

What is your favorite quote from a book, film, or song?
My favorite quote is one my nana has always said to me: “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” A. A. Milne