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Meet the 2013 Summer Interns

July 16, 2013 By Scott Richardson Filed under Article Tags: internshipsvolunteer

Our appreciation to the 2013 summer interns who make the "busy season" that much more efficient and effective for everyone around here. In alphabetical order (and with their favorite candy)…

Nine interns from summer 2013: Tim, Ellen, David, Faye, Mike, Samantha, Ben, Katherine, Lauren

Tim Dubay is a research assistant. He's from South Berwick, is a recent University of New England graduate, and volunteered in the research program during 2011 and 2012. (Gummy Bears)

Ellen Gawarkiewicz is the camp coordinator. She's from Falmouth, Massachusetts, and just graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Bates College. (Junior Mints)

David Hague is a research intern focusing on the Saco River estuary. He's from New Jersey and is studying at the University of New England. (Sour Patch Kids)

Faye Harwell is a research intern. She's from Massachusetts and attends Clark University. (Twix)

Mike Mahoney is an intern within the Coastal Training Program. He recently finished 9 years with the Navy and is now at Antioch New England Graduate School concentrating on sustainable development and climate change. (Reese’s)

Samantha Mills is the Sustainability Intern working on the Saco Estuary Project within the Coastal Training Program. She's from New Hampshire and is a sociology major at the University of New England. (Hot Tamale)

Ben Sevey is the camp assistant. He's studying marine biology at the University of Rhode Island and is a NOAA Hollings Scholar. (Good & Plenty)

Katherine Wares is a research intern. She's from Maryland and is attending Washington College. (Milky Way)

Lauren Ziemer is a research intern, back for her second summer. She's from Arlington, Massachusetts, and is attending Clark University. (Swedish Fish)

Two seasonal technicians (not pictured) with the Rachel Carson NWR are also working on site this summer. They are Lindsey Fenderson, who is working on early successional habitat, and Kaiti Titherington, who is monitoring piping plovers, least terns, and other shorebirds.

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