Today’s guests are athlete and Portland resident, Hannah Cooke, founder of the Bowdoin Athletes of Color Coalition, and elite runner Tracy Guerrette, winner of last year’s Maine Marathon who hopes to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.
Love Maine Radio #337: Hannah Cooke and Tracy Guerrette
Bowdoin College student Hannah Cooke is the founder of the Bowdoin Athletes of Color Coalition, which brings together student-athletes of color to discuss their experiences of playing sports. Hannah was born and raised in Portland, and she is now a double major in Government and Legal Studies and African American Studies with a minor in Education. She participates in varsity squash, varsity basketball, and varsity track and field at Bowdoin College. She also works as a dialogue and conversation coordinator at Bowdoin College, investigating issues of diversity, and as a counselor, volunteer, and speaker at Seeds of Peace in Otisfield, Maine.
Tracy Guerrette played on the women’s basketball team at the University of Maine, and she has now become an elite runner—in October, she won the Maine Marathon and hopes to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. She is also the Director of Faith Formation at Saint Paul the Apostle Church in Bangor.