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Mr. Nick Speed
Mr. Nick Speed is a St. Louis native and passionate about food access, youth empowerment, and education. With a background in Communications, he graduated from University Missouri - St. Louis in 2011. Since 2014, Mr. Nick has completed three years of service as an AmeriCorps member. Two with the United Way of Greater St. Louis as an Americorps VISTA program manager and another as a Volunteer Coordinator for EarthDance Organic Farm School. Mr. Nick is currently an Educator at Gateway Greening, teaching over 300 students (Pre-K - 8th grade) throughout the year about nature, science, and urban agriculture. He is inspired daily by the greater St. Louis area, his family, close friends, and colleagues.
Mr. Nick serves Clay Academy scholars on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.