Brittney is a 7th grader and is on the Principal’s Honor Roll. She loves animals and also completed a college Marine Biology course. Brittney likes to ride horses, sail, play lacrosse, swim, ski, and play the violin. She competes in horse shows, sailboat regattas, lacrosse games and swim meets. In 2005, she received a Parks and Recreation Directors Award for being an Athlete Scholar. Brittney has an Assistant Dolphin Trainer Certification and Jr. Open Water Diver Certification. She loves her pet bird named Puki, which means my buddy in Hawaiian. She has trained Puki to do tricks and say “Brittney”, “Puki” and “pretty bird“ or “Puki bird.”
Matt is a high school student who wanted to be a marine mammal trainer since he was 4 years old, and has read and studied voraciously about animals of all types since that time. His favorite sport is lacrosse, where he mostly plays defense. He is also a national and world champion martial artist, and has participated in tournaments around the world. Matt is also certified as a Junior National Geographic Open Water and a Junior Master diver. In his spare time, he loves to read books like Eragon, Lord of the Rings, and A Series of Unfortunate Events.