Rachel Crane - 2011
We are proud to announce that Rachel Crane of Duxbury, MA is the eighth Frank Scalli Annual Summer Intern. Enrolled at Unity College in Unity, Maine, Rachel is pursuing a degree in marine biology with a particular interest in coral reef ecology and conservation. Rachel was home-schooled and began her college career at the age of 14. Four years later, she is a junior at Unity and a member of Marine technology Society, Marine Biology, and Wildlife Clubs. She has also participated in the University of Miami’s Summer Scholar Program in 2008 and Camden Conference 2010, an annual conference focusing on global social and political issues. Rachel works part-time as a life guard and is a relatively new diver certified in the Lake George area of New York.
Sarah Brightman - 2010
The Sea Rovers proudly announce that Sarah Brightman of Westport, MA is the seventh Frank Scalli Annual Summer Intern. Enrolled at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, Sarah is pursuing a degree in marine biology with a particular interest in shark biology. A graduate of Westport High School, Sarah was a reporter, photographer, and photo editor for her school newspaper, The Villager, winning an award for one of her news photos. Sarah also participated in the International Exchange Club, studying in Okinawa, Japan, and was an active volunteer for the Westport River Watershed Alliance. A member of the SCUBA club and a volunteer at the UNE Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center, Sarah is a fairly new but classic New England diver certified in Portland, Maine.
Daniel Turner - 2009
The Sea Rovers proudly announce that Daniel Turner of Harvard, MA is the sixth Frank Scalli Annual Summer Intern. A freshman in the honor’s scholars program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Daniel is pursuing a double major in marine biology and film studies. As a science-based filmmaker, his goal is to produce documentaries to educate and offer solutions for chronic environmental problems. Graduating a year early from high school, Daniel participated in a Sea Education Association program off Catalina Island and Broadreach summer programs in the Baja Mexico and Dutch Antilles. He has been diving for seven years and holds PADI Advanced and Rescue Diver certifications. In his spare time, Daniel has volunteered for the New England Aquarium Marine Mammal program, practiced beekeeping, and works at film making.
Kim Malkoski - 2008
The Sea Rovers’ 2008 Frank Scalli Annual Summer Intern is Kimberly Malkoski of Marion, MA. Kim graduated from Old Rochester Regional High School, in 2007 and is currently a studying at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. She is majoring in marine biology with the ambitious goal of becoming a marine veterinarian. In addition to her college studies, Kim works as a life-guard, is the Vice President of the University Scuba club, and volunteers at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center. As a high school junior, Kim was awarded the Ruth Turner Scholarship and completed the Ocean Environments class at Harvard University. Having grown up around the ocean, Kim has been a New England diver since the age of thirteen and enjoys wreck diving and hunting for lobster.
Ryan Hunter - 2007
Ryan is a graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School. His interest in the underwater world began when he built his first ROV at the age of twelve, the same year that he started diving with his instructor dad. Certified as an advanced openwater diver, Ryan also has been diving with a variety of surface-supplied equipment including a Mark V diving helmet through his association with the New England Diving Equipment Group. As well as scuba diving and ROVs, Ryan’s interests include robotics, world politics, and web site development.
Katy Marston - 2006
Our 2006 Frank Scalli Intern, Katy comes to us from Higganum, CT. A National Honor Student, Katy attended the Sea World Career Camp for two summers and volunteered at the Mystic Aquarium, assisting with the Aquarium touch tank and working as a laboratory assistant. Katy earned her openwater and advanced openwater certifications in 2005, capped off by a dive on the U-853 off Block Island. Katy is currently majoring in Marine Science at the University of South Carolina.
Ricky Simon - 2005
The 2005 Frank Scalli Intern hails from Coventry, Connecticut. Benefiting from a life-long exposure to diving, Ricky has been certified for 6 years and has earned a full cave certification as well as numerous specialties. Outside of diving, Ricky has long been active with the Boy Scouts and has earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. In his spare time he enjoys both wreck and cave diving, hiking, climbing, and working as an assistant scout master. Ricky has worked with the Cambrian Foundation studying underwater cave systems and plans to pursue a career in diving after college.
Kate Douglas - 2004
Kate Douglas was the first recipient of the Frank Scalli Annual Summer Internship for the Boston Sea Rovers. During her internship she dove on freshwater wrecks in Lake Huron, ventured into caverns in Orlando and kelp beds in San Diego, learned how to spearfish, and explored the warm waters of Bonaire, among many other exciting adventures! Her fascination with the ocean and marine science has led her to study Biology and Marine Science at Rutgers University.