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Brad Pritts Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Spouse (name only): 
Susan Pritts
Children: 
Bradley Pritts
Profession: 
Consulting Engineer
Employer: 
Self employed
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
2001
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
kd8bsz

Brad got involved when son Bradley joined the troop, and is still hanging around long after Bradley grew up.  (Apparently Brad hasn't grown up yet!)  He particularly enjoys water,  especially when it's surrounding a canoe.  

Favorite Trips: Holiday Vally, skiing

Interests: Ameteur Radio, Camping, Canoeing, Carbohydrates, Eating, music, Singing, Spanish

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Colin Forgacs Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
1997 - 2010
Resume: 
Colin has been with Troop 8 since he was a sixth grader, participating in several venture expeditions and earning his Eagle Scout award. He is currently in Oregon pursuing his Masters degree.
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 Swamp Rat has been with troop 8 since he was a sixth grader.  Despite getting stuck in a swamp on his first campout (earning him his nickname), was recently able to escape the pull of the troop and Ann Arbor; traveling to Oregon to pursue his masters degree.  Swampy has boldly gone where no rat has gone before: Kilimanjaro, Colorado backcountry skiing, ice climbing in the UP, and rock climbing in Nevada.  Often times the troop 8 summer camp director, mention the word "Moraine" and watch him twitch.

Favorite Books: Arfken and Weber's Mathematical Methods for Physicists, British History Texts, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, MMORPG Theorycrafting, The Lord of the Rings, The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Favorite Music: play me some music and I'll probably like it!

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Babylon 5, Firefly, House MD

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, colorado, kilimanjaro, Northern Michigan Ice Climbing

Interests: Backpacking, Board Games, Camping, Canoeing, D&D, Looking for a Job, MMORPGs, music, Planning Summer Camps, Scheming Sinister Plans for World Domination!, Telemark Skiing

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Marty Pernick Profile

Adult Information
Profession: 
Historian of medicine
Employer: 
University of Michigan
Eagle Scout: 

Interests: Camping, Canoeing, music

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James Dunbar Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
School: 
Greenhills
Grade: 
12

Favorite Books: Horror, Sci Fi

Favorite Music: everything but rap

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Bones, CSI, Dr. Who, Heroes, House MD, Kings, Mythbusters, The Mentalist

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, vermont

Interests: Camping, Cooking, Hiking, music, Singing, skiing, Swimming, Theatre

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Ray Batra Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
2004 - 2011
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
KD8DVG
Ray, a student at the University of Michigan and a product of this troop, is a new Assistant Scoutmaster and quickly learning the ways of old age and treachery.  He likes to philosophize, play music (trumpet+drums), and redesign the public education system in America.  Ray also loves Coca-Cola, Reeses, and sleep.     

Favorite Books: airborn, Digital Fortress, ender's shadow, the ear the eye and the arm, The Giver, the house of the scorpion, To Kill A Mockingbird

Favorite Music: Andrew Bird, anything but country, Bob Marley, eminem, IZ, K'naan, old maroon 5, Reggae, RHCP, Ronald Jenkees, the beatles

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: American Gangster, Bourne Ultimatium, EPSN, Inception, Sherlock Holmes, Simpsons, The Daily Show

Favorite Trips: Bruce Trail Canada, Holiday Valley, polar bear, Summer Camp 08 and 09, Venture Wyoming expedition, Vermont ski!

Interests: climbing, debating, drumming, football, free time, friends, history, lacrosse, law, music, philosophy, politics, Reading, skiing, sleeping

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Shane Steinl Profile

Adult Information
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
Patrol: 
School: 
Clague
Grade: 
8

 In 2009, a crack commando was sent to prison by a military court for a crime he didn't commit. This man promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Ann Arbor underground. Today, still wanted by the government he survives as a soldier of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find him....maybe you can hire the Shane!!!!!!!

Favorite Music: ACDC, AEROSMITH, K'naan

Favorite Books: and the percy jackson series, escape from furnace series, the harrypotter series

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: lord of the rings, The dark knight series

Interests: call of duty, cello, chocolate chip cookie education policy while kayaking, chocolate chip education policy while kayaking, climbing, computers, cookies, Cooking, debating, Dying on Mt. Everest, Eating, fire, KILLING PEOPLE, movies, mtn biking, music, my church, snowball fights, Swimming, videogames

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