2018 Service Learning Team

Marketing Team:


Brian2.0Brian Baker

Hello my name is Brian Baker and I am from Columbia, Missouri.  I am currently a freshman at the University of Missouri studying Business with an emphasis in Accounting.  Here at Mizzou I am a member of the Cornell Leadership Program through the Trulaske College of Business. I am also an active member of Beta Theta Pi and play on the Mizzou Club Tennis team. I chose to serve at Day Dreams Foundation because I have seen a real need in the Columbia Public School district and beyond for a program like this that provides funds for students’ extracurriculars.  I hope to aid in the success of this organization in any way possible because I believe in its mission.




AmitAmit Bhagat

My name is Amit Bhagat and I am a junior studying Business at the University of Missouri. I am emphasizing in Management and will be assisting with marketing accepts at Day Dreams this semester. I’m looking forward to working towards starting my career in the business world and I am thrilled to be doing my service learning project with Day Dreams Foundations because I believe they are supporting a great cause.





Fundraising Team:


Emilie2.0Emilie Ascencio

My name is Emilie Ascencio and I’m currently a junior International Business student with both an emphasis in Spanish and Finance. I’ve loved my past 3 years here at Mizzou and spend a lot of my time participating in organizations around campus like Mizzou Alternative Breaks or hanging out with my brothers in our honors fraternity, Phi Sigma Pi. I decided to volunteer at Day Dreams because I know how much I benefited from extracurriculars as a kid, and I want every child to have that same opportunity.







Nathan Sims

My name is Nathan Sims. I am from Centralia, Missouri. I am currently a freshman at the University of Missouri studying accounting. After college, I plan to open my own accounting practice in Missouri. In my free time, I love to go mountain biking at Rock Bridge state park or backpacking with friends. I chose to do my service project at Day Dreams Foundation because I loved getting to participate in sports from elementary school all through high school and feel that every child should get that opportunity.




JustinJustin Davenport

My name is Justin Davenport, and I am from O’Fallon, Missouri.  I am a sophomore at the University of Missouri, and am majoring in Accounting.  I play Ultimate Frisbee recreationally in my spare time, and enjoy playing any kinds of games with my friends.  I chose to do my service learning at the Day Dreams Foundation because I believe that all people should have an opportunity to try out new sports and games, even if they don’t necessarily have a lot of money.  Sports were a huge part of my life growing up, and I don’t want anyone to be denied the opportunity for that also, so I want to raise money for as money people as possible with the help of this organization.




KristenKristen Ross

Hello, my name is Kristen Ross and I am from the small town of Grant City, Missouri. I am currently a freshman at the University of Missouri studying business with an emphasis in marketing. I love being involved on campus especially within the College of Business, and I love exploring the city of Columbia whenever I can. I decided to volunteer with the Day Dreams Foundation because I gained a lot of meaningful experiences from participating in different types of extracurricular activities growing up and I want to help offer that same opportunity to other kids.




NicolasNicolas Cirese

Hello, my name is Nicolas Cirese but I usually go by Nic. I am from Kansas City, Missouri and I am a junior at the University of Missouri studying business finance with an interest in real estate. I am also a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity. I plan to be a real estate attorney, investor and a financial advisor. I chose to do my service learning with Day Dreams Foundation because I know how important extra curricular activities were for me growing up and I wanted to be able to help other kids be able to participate in extra curricular activities. I think it promotes a healthy lifestyle and I hope I’m able to spread the word about Day Dreams Foundation.




TyreeTyree Davis

My name is Tyree Davis and I am a junior at the University of Missouri studying Business (Finance). I am on the executive board of the National Association of Black Accountants and I am also a Vasey Scholar. I have aspirations of becoming a financial advisor or dwelling into investment real estate. I chose to do my service with the Day Dreams Foundation because I want kids to be active and get involved into different activities.








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