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Neale Batra Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Profession: 
Public Health, Emergency Preparedness
Employer: 
City of Philadelphia
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
2001 - 2011
Resume: 
Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Program Assistant, City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
KD8JJC

A veteran of Troop and Venture 8 shenanigans, Neale is now working in Philadelphia preparing America's fifth largest city for infectious disease outbreaks, hurricanes, anthrax attacks, and yes... zombies.  A National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and American Alpine Institute mountaineering graduate, he also loves to paddle/sail boats of all sorts, climb things of all sorts, and bike/ski down things of all sorts resulting in plenty of mayhem and incriminating video footage.

Favorite Books: there's so many...

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Star Trek TNG, The Daily Show

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, red rocks, Sailing, wyoming mountaineering

Interests: ecology, Infectious Disease, Public Health, Reading, rock climbing, Violin, Whitewater

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Connor Thompson Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
KD8DZJ
School: 
Huron
Grade: 
11

Connor Is A refugee from the old B patrol that came to shelter in A. After Getting in a power struggle with ray for the leadership He graciously took the spot of APL. If you are looking for Connor you can find him in your nearest ski patrol hut or doing some strange water sport called water polo.      

Favorite Books: 1000 some page bail out plan, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy, hitchhikers guide series, Micheal Crichton books, red storm rising, The Count of Monte Cristo, the hobbit, the house of the scorpion, To Kill A Mockingbird

Favorite Music: Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Cannonball Adderly, counting crows, goo goo dolls, I'll Make a Man out of You, red hot chilli peppers, third eye blind, three days grace

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Big Bang Theory, Burn Notive, Daily Show, house, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Mythbusters, Simpsons, star trek, Star Trek TNG

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, Alleghenies and Summer Camp (Ohiopyle), Holiday Valley, Polar bear with frisky, red rocks, summer camp, vermont

Interests: asking for a bail out, being awesome, Camping, kayaking, lunch tray sledding, skiing, sleeping, Telemark Skiing, water polo

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Steve Zekany Profile

Adult Information
Profession: 
Neuroscience researcher
Employer: 
University of Michigan
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
1997 - 2012
Resume: 
Steve has been with the troop since 1997, in a variety of roles as a scout and adult - everything from PL to QM to SPL to ASM and now Scoutmaster. When he's not out with the troop, Steve works for U-M as a neuroscience researcher studying brain activity related to drug abuse.
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
K8SAZ
School: 
Gabriel Richard

Steve has been with the troop since 1997, in a variety of roles as a scout and adult - everything from PL to QM to SPL to ASM and now Scoutmaster. Steve works for U-M as a neuroscience researcher studying brain activity related to drug abuse.

Steve initially came to visit Troop 8 because his best friend was joining. When said friend moved away, Steve promptly dropped out... only to rejoin the following year after making new friends. Soon he was Patrol Leader of the Second Year Scout Patrol, and later Patrol B.

Favorite Books: Arfken and Weber's Mathematical Methods for Physicists, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: 24, Firefly, Heroes, Star Trek TNG, Troop 8 TV

Favorite Trips: Colorado Hut Skiing, Denmark Biking

Interests: boating, Camping, science, skiing, Swimming, technology

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