Top 10 Under 40: Morgan Phillips, Pre-K thru 1st Grade Teacher, Caminiti Exceptional Center

December 16, 2015 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: Editorial, People, Top 10 Under 40 | Tags: Caminiti Exceptional Center, Camp Hope, charity, Krewe of Queen Anne's Revenge, Morgan Phillips, top 10 under 40

Morgan Phillips
Age: 25
Birthplace: Tampa, FL


Bio
Thanks to her Master’s in Special Education from Florida State University, this Tampa native works with students with profound disabilities at Caminiti Exceptional Center.

Philanthropic Efforts
Through her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, Morgan worked to raise money for Campfire USA, which is a program that sends underprivileged girls to summer camp. She also dedicated time to Girls on the Run, which promotes influencing young women and girls in the right direction. And through the Krewe of Queen Anne’s Revenge, she also worked with Camp Hope, a summer camp for burn victims to come together and feel united.

Motto
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

Dream Vacation
Italy for a Tuscan wine adventure

Role Model
My mother, who dedicated her life to the education of children for more than 40 years.

Where is your favorite place to visit in the Tampa Bay area?
Malios