Alex Alvarez is excited to be joining the Conservatory staff this year as a Social Work Intern. Alex got her B.A. in Political Science and English from Lake Forest College. She is passionate about supporting young people in their social and emotional growth and has worked with students in various settings from City Year to summer camps to teaching creative writing. Alex is currently studying for her Masters in Social Work at Boston College. She is from Denver, Colorado and in her free time likes to be outside usually writing, hiking, reading, or running. This year she is focusing on supporting students as they continue to build strong connections within the Conservatory Lab community.