Outdoor Leadership Student Stories

Andrew Bradley in Valdez, Alaska Read More

Andrew Bradley

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

PWSC outdoor leadership student Andrew Bradley has found that his college training is useful in ways he never imagined. Andrew has an internship at Providence Valdez Extended Care Center working as an activities and nurse’s assistant.

Rafael Alfaro Read More

Rafael Alfaro

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

After graduating from the Valdez High School last year, Rafael Alfaro enrolled at PWSC and is working on completing an Associate of Applied Science in Outdoor Leadership. Rafael is currently working as a production assistant for Seed Media.

Haason Scott at his internship in California Read More

Haason Scott

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Last semester, PWSC student Haason Scott finished his internship at an independent senior facility, in his home state of California, where he served as an activities assistant. For Haason, this internship helped him to get a better sense of what he wants to pursue for his future career.

Amanda Wygant Read More

Meet Amanda Wygant

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

She grew up in Kenny Lake, Alaska, and is working on obtaining a private pilot’s license. She is a third generation pilot. She grew up in rural Alaska but has lived abroad in different countries including Italy and Thailand.

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Dylan Williams

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Being from a military family, Dylan Williams has lived in many places. He has seen and done a lot for a nineteen-year-old. Most recently from Metlakatla, AK, Dylan is an Eagle Scout, graduated valedictorian from his high school, and received a college scholarship to begin his studies at Prince William Sound College (PWSC).

Joe Kay Read More

Joe Kay

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Kay is someone who needs to be outdoors rather than in a traditional classroom setting. This is why the outdoor leadership program was so appealing to him.

Silas Jensen Read More

Silas Jensen

 |  Vicki Heisser  | 

Silas Jensen is exactly where he wants to be, doing what he has dreamed about for several years. Jensen is currently enrolled in Prince William Sound College’s (PWSC) outdoor leadership program, and he could not be happier. As Jensen explains, “My father instilled a love of nature and the outdoors in me at an early age.”

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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.