My name is Everetta Cole. I love being of service to people. Most of all I love working with individuals whose voices are not heard or are underrepresented in society. I was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. I graduated with a Diploma from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, B A from Hope College and a Master of Social Work Degree from Grand valley States University. I have done a lot of volunteering in our Holland community, I Interned at the Center for women in Transition, served on the Board of Directors, Interned and volunteered at the Ottagan Addictions Recovery. I also have experience working with Adults with Autism, Intellectual and developmental differences at Benjamin’s Hope for the past 5 years. I am now joining the Ready for Life Academy staff team and I am excited to bring my diverse experience in working together to make each students life better and productive for our community.