It’s time to meet a new face! Join us in welcoming our summer intern, Audrey Phillpott!
Audrey is an upcoming 3rd Year Architecture Student at the University of Florida. She is new to Birmingham, so we offer a warm welcome, excited to get the chance to work with her this summer. A founder of FLOAT, Florida League of Architecture Things, last semester Audrey helped to design and build an interactive installation on campus to promote positive mental health among students. Check out the Q&A below to get to know her!
Where are you originally from?
I’m originally from North Florida but have spent a majority of my life growing up in Auburn, AL (War Eagle!!).
What do like most about school?
Living in Gainesville is one of the best parts about UF. Its just big enough to escape the college atmosphere for a little, but small enough that you always know where you are. My favorite thing about Gainesville is profusely sweating while walking a quarter of a mile across campus due to the humidity. Its like a free sauna every afternoon.
Tell us about your family!
My mom graduated from Auburn University and my dad graduated from Florida, luckily the two schools rarely play each other in football so very few household rivalries have occurred. I also have two sisters. My older sister graduated from THE Ohio State University this past May and my little sister is about to go into her senior year of high school.
What’s your hidden talent?
I can (poorly) sing every word of every song off Taylor Swift’s debut album.
What do you do in your free time?
I like to go running in my free time, I don’t mind running in the city but I prefer trails. My favorite place I’ve run was in the Pisgah National Forrest in North Carolina. The views are incredible from the top of the mountains!
What is your favorite TV show?
My favorite TV show changes all the time. I usually jump from something more serious like Criminal Minds to something more lighthearted like Hart of Dixie. Sometimes I venture out and watch something classic like Friends or Full House, it just depends on the mood of the day.
What do you like most about CMH?
Everyone at CMH has been so warm and welcoming since I walked into the office. I was intimidated walking into the building my first day but, as soon as I walked into CMH’s office I felt more relaxed and comfortable.
We are so excited to have Audrey at CMH. We hope she gets a chance to explore Birmingham and the may running trails in our area during the Summer.