Katie Staronka

College and Young Adults

Katie graduated with her Bachelors in Biblical and Ministry Studies from Waynesburg University in 2019 with a concentration in Children and Youth Ministry and Child Development. While in University, Katie had the opportunity to intern for a few churches in Pittsburgh and West Virginia and work with students in a before and after school program and summer camp. After attending the CCO’s Ocean City Beach Project in 2018, she fell in love with the mission and vision of the CCO and came on staff as a fellow at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). While at IUP she had the opportunity to spend a year learning from and working with veteran CCO staff. She loved meeting and discipling students, creating and leading a worship team, and learning to work on a team of staff. At the end of her fellowship year Katie accepted a full time staff position with the CCO partnered here at Good Sam. Katie has always been passionate about building relationships, and the CCO continues to give her the chance to live out that passion every day, getting to share the love of Christ with students who will then go out and share the good news with others.