Meet Pool Manager and Board Member, Emily Nicholson, who joined Jonestown with her family in 2003. A member of the swim team until she aged out in 2017, Emily loves swimming and cherishes the relationships—both friends and mentors—she has made at the pool. Emily is a full-time student in the Honors College at Appalachian State University, where she is studying elementary education. She comments, “As a child, I always wanted to be a lifeguard. Now that I am both a lifeguard and the pool manager, I love serving as a role model to all the kids at Jonestown!”
Meet Assistant Manager Samantha Hamilton
Meet our Assistant Manager, Samantha Hamilton!! She joined Jonestown with her family in 2009 and is still a member of the swim team. Samantha is in her senior year at West Forsyth High School where she is on the swim team in addition to swimming for TYDE. Her favorite thing about the pool is the community! About her summers she says: “It’s always fun to be at the pool!” 2021 will be Samantha’s 1st full summer as part of the management and staff and 4th overall summer on staff.
Meet Co-Manager Sarah McCully
Meet one of our Co-Managers, Sarah McCully. She joined Jonestown with her family in 2012, and was a member of the swim team from ages 11-12. Sarah is a freshman at Appalachian State University studying Exercise Science and plans to pursue Physical Therapy upon completion of her undergraduate degree. She loves hanging at the pool in the summer and hanging out with her friends – her favorite thing about the pool is being around friends & family and hanging with all of the kids! About her summers she says: “Since joining the pool I was inspired by how the lifeguards interacted with the members, and it encouraged me to become a lifeguard.” 2021 will be Sarah’s 3rd summer as part of the management staff and 5th overall summer on staff.