Ballantyne Magazine

FALL 2016

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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"I love to shop with friends but gave most of that up... to fund my trip. " — Katey Shehan Impact at Home At Davidson College, Dove received a grant to begin YouthMap (Youth Marketing and Photography), which teaches disadvantaged young people about photography and the editing process. Students give back to their communities by taking photographs that local nonprofits can use in their marketing. "The best thing I learned during my gap year is that you are there for a short time, so you can't change anything for the long term," says Dove, who now works for Outdoor Ed as an international program instructor in Massachusetts. "It's better to take what In high school, Shehan served on a Haiti mission team that helped build a school (bottom, moving clockwise), befriended a boy aiding his family by selling bracelets, "dabbed" with youngsters and presented goats to families to help them sustain themselves. Photo by Ray Sepesy 70 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE FALL 2016 BALLANTYNE | feature

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