Summer Luckey is a second year master's student in the College of Education and Human Ecology, studying school counseling. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Education, focusing on Middle Childhood Education, from Kent State University. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Summer began her career in education as a middle school English teacher in her hometown. In that role, she saw the effects of social and emotional development on her students' academic success. Summer utilizes her teaching experience and background as a community support worker and program coordinator in her current role as a graduate associate with the Bell Center. Presently, she coordinates the Scholars' Lounge, a reading clinic, at Columbus City Preparatory School for Boys. By focusing on reading comprehension and vocabulary acquisition, the Scholars' Lounge strives to empower young, Black males at the middle school level through reading.