The Count of Monte Cristo

Nathan Patel Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Profession: 
Student
Employer: 
University of Michigan
Eagle Scout: 
Eagle Scout
Years in program: 
2002 - 2009
Profile Information
HAM Radio Callsign: 
KD8AOJ
School: 
Pioneer

I am Nathan Patel, I joined the Troop when I was 11 years old, 7 years later I am finishing up my carrer as a scout with the troop, and it has been the best 7 years of my life!!

Checkout My Wesite: NathanPatel.org

And My Otherwebsite: Umich Homepage

Favorite Books: 1984, Cat's Cradle, Dr. Seuss, East of Eden, Le Chien Jaune, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Petit Nicholas, Slaughter House FIve, The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite Music: ACDC, Herbie Hancock, Oasis, Outkast

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Big Bang Theory, Bones, House M.D., Scrubs R.I.P.

Favorite Trips: vermont, wyoming, Yosemtie

Interests: Ameteur Radio, Backpacking, climbing, kayaking, lacrosse, mtn biking, skiing, sleeping, snowboarding, Telemark Skiing

Photo
Photo: 
Nathan Patel photo

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

Photo
Photo: 

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

Photo
Photo: 
Steve Zekany photo

Francisco Contreras Profile

Adult Information
Title: 
Mr.
Spouse (name only): 
N/A
Children: 
N/A
Profession: 
Student
Employer: 
Barton Hills Country Club
Eagle Scout: 
Years in program: 
2001 - 2009
Resume: 
I was a Scout and active member in Troop8 for seven years. I volunteered and worked at Chief Logan Boy-scout camp for three years. I held Positions including Outdoor Adventure Staffer, Waterfront Staffer, Assistant C.O.P.E. Director, and Assistant First Aider. I have earned my Wilderness First Aid and First Responder Certifications. I am currently Lifeguard, and Heart Saver certified. I have worked in the retail of outdoor technical equipment. I love camping and the Outdoors and wish to share my experience and enthusiasm with the next generation of Troop 8 Outdoor Fanatics.
Profile Information
School: 
Other HS

Favorite Books: Comics, diary of a wimpy kid, Dr. Seuss, eragon, Fantasy, Flowers for Algernon, House of the Scorpion, I have too many it would overload the server, other good stuff, Petit Nicholas, The Count of Monte Cristo, the ear the eye and the arm, the eye, The Giver

Favorite Music: beastie boys Linkin Park, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, I like to Move Move it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, Journey, Led Zeppelin, lil wayne, play me some music and I'll probably like it!, red hot chili peppers, Reggae, the phantom of the opera

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: American Gangster, Animal Planet!, Captain America the first avenger, Dr. Who, Dr.Who, house, House M.D., Inception, Sherlock Holmes, star trek, Stargate (all of them), Thor, Transformers, Troop 8 TV

Favorite Trips: Alleghenies, Alleghenies and Summer Camp '08 (Ohiopyle), and the one where Ben set the aluminum table on fire, and the one where James got digits from the Girl Scouts as a first year, and the one where Nathan made me projectile vomit, Bruce Trail Canada, Canoeing trips, conoe weekend, crossover campout, Fun Nights, heck they are all awesome!, Holiday Valley, Northwoods, ones with bad weather, polar bear, Red River Gorge, skiing, summer camp, Summer Camp '08 (Ohiopyle - lovely day for a swim!), vermont

Interests: Alot, and everything, Backpacking, being awesome, being awesome A lot, being awesome Some more, Biking, biology, breaking Computers, Camping, Canoeing, Carbohydrates, chocolate chip cookie education policy while kayaking, chocolate chip cookies, climbing, cookies, Cooking, debating, Eating, education, Everything, fire, food, Hiking, kayaking, law, Life, lunch tray sledding, matters of extreme yet refined class, mountain biking, mountaineering, movies, music, Nature, philosophy, Reading, rock climbing, rowing, science, Scouting, setting things on fire, skydiving, sleeping, snowball fights, snowboarding, Spanish, Swimming, technology, Telemark Skiing, tornados, travel, video games, winter

Photo
Photo: 
It Doesn't Work Don't!!! Try to Swallow the Cinnamon.