Starbucks internship helps nonverbal student shine

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Starbucks internship helps nonverbal student shine

Adam Kalk, 15, learns valuable skills in coffee shop trade
Adam Kalk, 15, is doing an internship at Starbucks on north Main Avenue, where he washes dishes, stocks napkins and greets customers. Adam, who has Down syndrome and can’t speak, spends about seven hours a week interning. “I just really see him thriving with it,” said his father, Bryan Kalk, in back.

Starbucks internship helps nonverbal student shine

Adam Kalk, 15, is doing an internship at Starbucks on north Main Avenue, where he washes dishes, stocks napkins and greets customers. Adam, who has Down syndrome and can’t speak, spends about seven hours a week interning. “I just really see him thriving with it,” said his father, Bryan Kalk, in back.
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