Jake Galant is the Director and Head Counselor of camp. Jake has been at Tera Byte all 9 of the previous years. He has been the onsite director for two years, a counselor for the past three years, has taught MMF to many campers, even before formally being a counselor, and helped develop the new iPhone course which he ran last summer. Jake founded Tera Byte Outreach, a special program for low-income youth in Dallas, which ran its inaugural program last June at the JP Starks Elementary School.
Age 15, Jake is now a freshman at St. Mark’s School of Texas where, throughout Middle School, he has consistently won Awards of Excellence ( given to 10% of the students) in multiple academic subjects. Jake is on the debate team and won two novice high school debate tournaments while still in Middle School. He participated in math competitions throughout Middle School including qualifying to advance to State Mathcounts and was on Destination Imagination teams that took first place in Texas, qualifying for Global Finals, twice. He’s studying Chinese and traveled to The Republic of Georgia and Italy for two CISV programs. He’s really interested in playing tennis and fantasy sports.