Lucas Taylor, Coordinator of the Dennis Farm Docent Program at Keystone College, was born and raised on a dairy farm in Hop Bottom, PA approximately 5 miles from the Dennis Farm location. As coordinator, Lucas selects and trains docents to give tours of the Farm and schedules all visits. He attended Mountain View School District, graduating in 2006 graduate. He is also an alumnus of Keystone College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Teaching: Child and Society, with a minor in Psychology, in 2010. Lucas has worked at Keystone College since August 2010 and currently holds a position in Institutional Advancement. He has high energy for community development, is a creative thinker and entrepreneurial problem solver. He believes in strong leadership and professional relationship-building opportunities and experiences, which has contributed to the college’s strong partnership with DFCLT. In addition, Lucas has studied and taught around the world in places like Greece, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.
As the Docent Coordinator, Lucas is the direct liaison at Keystone to The Dennis Farm. Docents have welcomed students and other groups to visit the farm and learn more about its unique history. Keystone College’s partnership with The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust has given the college an educational niche that no other college or university in the region has. It is such an honor as a higher education institution to be a special part of DFCLT and provide guests with the knowledge and understanding of the past, present and future of The Dennis Farm.