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Project M.e.d.i.a.

Provo Team

Sarah Ashby

March 11, 2020 12:17 PM

Provo Coding Lead

Sarah is from Ogden, Utah and is currently a senior at BYU studying Human Development and Music. She loves working with children and families and aspires to be a mother some day. In her spare time, she can be found in the kitchen trying out new recipes, indulging in her love for anything British, and going on adventures with friends and family. She is so excited to be working with Project M.E.D.I.A. this year!

Hannah Erickson

March 12, 2020 10:17 AM

Provo Coder

Hannah is currently a junior at Brigham Young University. She is an Exercise and Wellness major and plans to become a pediatric physical therapist. She grew up in Selah, Washington, and loves to travel, watch movies, and try new things. She also appreciates any opportunity to practice her Spanish! Hannah is the oldest of six children, so she enjoys interacting with families. She is very excited to work another year for Project M.E.D.I.A!

Hannah Matthews

March 12, 2020 09:36 AM

Provo Coder

Hannah is a junior studying family studies. Her passion for helping families have the tools to be successful is what inspired her to join the project. She hopes that the information they discover about how media affects development will help families to make smarter choices on how to use it in their home. Her other passions include ice cream, Disney movies, and the beach. She hails from Southern California and loves warm weather, however she is discovering that snow can be nice too.Hannah is second in a family of five kids and is excited to help further research that can help families like hers.

Will Sowards

March 12, 2020 10:02 AM

Provo Coder

Will is from Nampa , Idaho and is a junior at Brigham Young University studying Psychology. He plans on attending grad school to eventually get a PhD in either Clinical Psychology or Applied Social Psychology. Will enjoys watching movies with friends, telling a good joke, and reading up about the latest news.

Allie Bonner

April 27, 2021 11:28 AM

Provo Coder

Allie is a junior studying psychology with minors in sociology and family life. She is from Cedar Hills, Utah, and her goal is to become a Clinical Social Worker. In her spare time, she loves to read, watch crime tv shows, and be with her friends and family. She is excited to be a coder, and to work on such an exciting project.

Hunter Gruwell

April 27, 2021 11:29 AM

Provo Coder

Hunter Gruwell is a junior at BYU studying Psychology and is interested in medicine. He is from Orem, Utah. He loves spending time in the outdoors, camping, hiking, as well as running. Hunter is preparing for his first marathon in the summer.

Cassidy Toone

April 27, 2021 11:31 AM

Provo Coder

Cassidy was born and raised in northern Utah, and is a Junior this year at BYU. She is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Family Life and hopes to go to graduate school to train to be a pediatric mental health counselor. Cassidy loves to try new recipes to cook and restaurants to eat at, but she can appreciate a classic meal of dinosaur chicken nuggets. She floats between hobbies, but currently spends what free time she has painting and embroidering. Cassidy is so excited to be working with Project M.E.D.I.A. this year!

Aubrey Feinour

April 27, 2021 11:32 AM

Provo Coder

Aubrey is a senior at BYU studying Physiology & Developmental Biology. She is currently applying to medical school and wants to work in the field of women's health. Aubrey loves the arts, especially music and visual arts like painting. She is incredibly grateful for this opportunity to work with Project M.E.D.I.A.

Kate Lemon

April 27, 2021 11:33 AM

Provo Coder

Kate is a Junior from Rexburg, Idaho, currently studying Human Development. As the oldest child of 8 rambunctious kids, she enjoys spontaneous adventures and trying all things new and exotic. She lives for the outdoors, so when winter comes around she resorts to baking, playing an instrument, or tending to her indoor garden. Somehow always drawn to the fascinating world of research, Kate is enthralled to be working with Project MEDIA and is excited for all the contributions it has to the world of discovery!

Sarah Austin

April 27, 2021 11:53 AM

Provo Coder

Sarah was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and is now happily married to her best friend. She is a senior studying Human Development at BYU, and is hoping to work as a Child Life Specialist and become a full-time mother someday. Her favorite memories include spending 18 months as a missionary in Brazil, taking summer trips to Lake Powell, and playing with her nieces and nephews. Sarah loves interacting with children and adolescents, and is very excited to be a part of Project M.E.D.I.A. this year!

Sarah Aviles

April 27, 2021 11:54 AM

Provo Coder

Sarah is a senior from western North Carolina studying psychology at BYU. She loves working with children and plans on a career in school psychology. She served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nicaragua. There she met her husband, who is from El Salvador. They have been married for almost 3 years and recently had a baby girl in November 2020. In her free time, Sarah enjoys playing the piano, singing, crafting, baking, watching TV, Zumba, running, playing games, and exploring the beautiful outdoors of Utah with her family.

Tatum Anderson

April 27, 2021 11:56 AM

Provo Coder

Tatum is from Maryland and is currently a sophomore at BYU studying psychology with a minor in math. In her free time, Tatum loves to bake, play ukulele, go on hikes, and watch Criminal Minds. Her future plans include getting a master's degree in clinical social work and becoming an LCSW. She is so excited to be a part of the Project M.E.D.I.A. team this year!