PEAK Mentorship Program Coordinator
Shannon Payne is the PEAK (Promoting Esteem Among Kids) Mentorship Program Coordinator for the City of Elizabethton’s Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with CCDP. He is currently a Senior at East Tennessee State University in the Human Services Program at The Clemmer College for Counseling, Leadership, Physical and Mental Health, and Early Childhood Development. He will be graduating the program in December 2020 and attending graduate school in the Summer of 2021 to start his master’s in counseling. His favorite part of his job is building positive relationships to help children develop healthy, strong relationships with caring adults and negate adverse childhood experiences (ACES).