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Meet the Leaders

  • Patrick McKamy, Coordinator

  • Chris Empett

  • Sarah Richard

  • Kiana Ramirez

  • Anthony Powell

Patrick McKamy, Coordinator
Favorite Item: Warm, dry, socks
Favorite Grub: Apples and Cinnamon Oatmeal in the morning
Favorite Trip: anywhere High Peaks, Adirondack Nature Preserve, upstate NY
Favorite Quote: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I have not lived.” Henry David Thoreau
If I were a superhero, I would be: “Ernest Shackleton”

Chris Empett, SLC11
Favorite Item: fire starter: flint/magnesium
Favorite Grub: almonds and cashews
Favorite trip: camping and climbing
Favorite quote: “Courage isn’t the absence of fear, it is the presence of fear but the will to go on.”
If I were a superhero, I would be: “Capt. America, because of his strength and regenerative abilities.”
Sarah Catherine Abigail Richard, SLC11
Favorite Item: warm clothes
Favorite Grub: trail mix, craisins
Favorite trip: camping
Favorite quote: “Life’s 2 short.”
If I were a superhero, I would be: “Elastigirl, cuz I’m flexible.”
Kiana Ramirez, SLC10
Favorite Item: food, happy people
Favorite Grub: canned soup
Favorite Trip: anything outdoor challenging.  Kayaking, climbing, Hiking...
Favorite Quote: “Sail away from the safe harbour, dream, explore, discover." Mark Twain
If I were a superhero, I would be: “Superwoman, I want to fly”
Anthony Powell, SLC11
Favorite Item: boots
Favorite Grub: trail mix and powerbars
Favorite trip: hiking
Favorite quote: “A man is but the product of his thoughts, what he thinks, he becomes.”
If I were a superhero, I would be: “The flash because I’m a runner and he’s the fastest.”

nterested in becoming a SOAR Leader
We offer the SOAR Leadership Conference every fall, a 55-hour training program over the course of the semester focusing in Experience, Education, and Judgement.  For more information, please contact Student Activities.