Outdoor Leadership Student Stories

Matt Schiffner Read More

Matthew Schiffner

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Originally, from a suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois, Matt discovered his enthusiasm for the outdoors when he was a boy scout during his middle school and high school years.

Zechariah (Zech) Wenzinger hiking Read More

Zechariah (Zech) Wenzinger

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Zechariah (Zech) Wenzinger has always wanted to visit Alaska, and after an online search led him to Prince William Sound College’s outdoor leadership program, he made his dream a reality.

Kallen Fitzpatrick, PWSC outdoor leadership student Read More

Kallen Fitzpatrick

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

For Kallen Fitzpatrick, finding Prince William Sound College and its outdoor leadership program was not only a way for him to explore his passion, but it was also a way to process loss and live his life for others.

PWSC student Eric Cooper holds a salmon Read More

Eric Cooper

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Eric's passion for fishing, being outdoors, and living in Alaska, led him to choose PWSC.

Damian VanSleet Read More

Damian Van Sleet

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Damian shares, “I chose this program because I want to work in outdoor education. I love everything about it..."

Alex Johnson Read More

Alex Johnson

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

PWSC interviewed outdoor leadership student Alex Johnson to discover how his experience at PWSC has been so far.

Outdoor leadership students on Thompson Pass during an orientation hike. Read More

Kirsten Delozier

 |  Jessica Young  | 

Watch Kirsten's video of her describing her experience as a new student and going on the orientation hike.

Chyna Denney Read More

Chyna Denney

 |  Vicki Heisser & Jessica Young  | 

Read about Chyna's experience working as an intern for Pangaea Kayak Guides