Outdoor Leadership Student Stories

PWSC student Eric Cooper holds a salmon Read More Eric Cooper

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

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

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

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

Chyna Denney

 |  Vicki Heisser & Jessica Young  | 

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

Drew Raught Read More Interview with Drew Raught

Interview with Drew Raught

 |  Vicki Heisser and Wendy Goldstein  | 

Drew was drawn to Valdez for the filmmaking possibilities.

Ryan Chalker, BLM Recreation Technician, is in the bow paddling. Photo credit: Kenny Steck Read More Ryan Chalker

Ryan Chalker

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

PWSC recently interviewed Ryan Chalker, a 2017 graduate from the Outdoor Leadership program, to hear his advice for other military veterans looking to return to college after serving.

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Casey Howard

 |  Jessica Young, Vicki Heisser  | 

Meet Casey Howard - a Prince William Sound College (PWSC) student who is in the Outdoor Leadership program. Casey spent the summer working as an intern for the BLM and shares his experience with us.