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Chris Duffy

Director of Outdoor Adventures
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Certifications: AMGA SPI, Swiftwater Rescue Technician, WFR, bachelor of arts degree
Interests: Interesting things
Favorite Quote: "The key to staying on top of things is treat everything like it's your first project, like it's your first day like back when you was an intern. That's how you try to treat things, just stay hungry."
- Notorious B.I.G.

Chris Duffy

Mike Neuman

Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventures
Baltimore, Md.
Certifications: WFR, River Safety and Rescue, bachelor of science degree
Interests: You name it!
Favorite Quote: "The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn't even think to ask." -Jeff Johnson, 180 South


Teresa Fabregas, C'17

Major: Business Marketing
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Certifications: WFR, CPR/AED, Challenge Course, First Aid
Interests: Backpacking, caving, challenge course, and baking
Favorite Quote: "There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less." -Kurt Hahn


Kris Hines, C'17

Major: Business
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
Certifications: WFR
Interests: Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, baseball, snowboarding
Favorite Quote: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle


Kendra Jordan, C'17

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
Certifications: WFR, CPR, First Aid
Interests: Live music, rock climbing, exploring, and going on adventures
Favorite Quote: "We must never cease our exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to return to the place where we first began and to truly know that place for the first time." -T.S. Eliot


Josh McCowen, C'17

Major: International Relations
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Certifications: WFR
Favorite Quote: “My real self wanders elsewhere, far away, wanders on and on invisibly and has nothing to do with my life.” -Siddhartha

Josh McCowan

Annina Aracri, C'17

Major: Health Sciences
Hometown: Southamptom, N.J.
Certifications: WFR
Interests: Canoeing, water skiing
Favorite Quote: "I knew who I was this morning, but I changed a few times since then"

Annina Aracri

Aimee Solano, C'18 

Major: Political Science & Philosophy
Minor: Legal Studies & Spanish 
Hometown: Temecula, Calif.
Certifications: WFR, CPR
Interests: Cats, books, and adventures
Favorite Quotes: "we are what we do repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take" -Oscar Wilde 

Aimee Solano  

Brendan Csongradi, C'18 

Major: Environmental Science
Hometown: Audubon, Pa.
WFR, Outdoor Emergency Care, CPR 
Interests: Skiing, rock climbing, soccer, thrift shopping, whitewater paddling
Favorite Quote: "I am the Lorax I speak for the trees, for the tress have no tounges" -The Lorax 

Brendan Csongradi

Drew Thompson, C'18 

Major: Sport Management 
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
Certifications: WFR, CPR, First Aid, and qualified to make a delicious PB&J
Interests: Love snowboarding, kayaking, rock climbing, and anything with a thrill
Favorite Quote: "One day, you'll wake up and there won't be anymore time to do the things you always wanted. Do it now" -Paulo Coelho 

Drew Thompson

Roland Edge, C'18 

Major: Physical Therapy
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Md.
Certifications: WFR, CPR, Lifeguard
Interests: Swimming, biking, running, triathlons, climbing, hiking, backpacking, paddling, caving, skiing, and basically anything outdoors
Favorite Quote: "The only easy day was yesterday" -US Navy SEALs

Roland Edge

Katie Brittingham, C'19 

Major: Psychology
Hometown: Etters, Pa.
Certifications: WFR, AED/ CPR, Red Cross certified Lifeguard 
Interests: Hiking, backpacking, paddling, service, reading 
Favorite Quote:
"You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me" -C.S. Lewis 

Katie Brittingham

Johann Ponce, C'19 

Major: Criminal Justice & Sociology
Hometown: Upper Darby, Pa.
Certifications: WFR, CPR, First Aid 
Interests: Backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater paddling, urban exploring, EDM concerts 
Favorite Quote: "You take what you can get out here" -Anonymous 

Johann Ponce
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