Updated: Jul 2
Farrington A. Cador is joining our team as the Director of Scholar Support. Farrington hails from Tacoma, WA and is a graduate of the Tacoma Public Schools. From volunteering with Community in Schools, Hearts for Kids & the Trufant Family Foundation as a high schooler, she developed a passion for community outreach. After graduating from Henry Foss High School, she went on to attend the illustrious Clark Atlanta University & earned a B.A. in English w/ a minor in Education. She returned to her hometown to set out on pursuing her passion of Youth Education Advocacy with Goodwill Industries - The REACH Center - Good Guides Mentoring Program. Farrington most recently was the Internship Coordinator (School of the Arts) for NEXT Move Internship program with Tacoma Public Schools where she connected high school Juniors & Seniors with companies/opportunities that matched their post-high plans. Farrington has also been a member of the Graduate Tacoma - STEAM Network as a Co-Chair for the Career Connected Learning sector.
As a mentor with Palmer Scholars for the past 4 years & Training Facilitator, she has an understanding and deep appreciation for what our organization brings to the community. Farrington's mission: "I want to make sure that everyone has a career and life that they are passionate about & for! The greatest tragedy in this world is for our youth to grow up & merely exist. I want to spark that passion!" In her rare free time, Farrington enjoys spending tons of time with her huge family for dinner & game nights, as well as traveling with her CAU Family! Farrington is determined to make her mark on the community that she holds so close to her heart & is excited to be joining the Palmer Scholars Organization.