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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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Pike Briggs Profile

Adult Information
Profession: 
Spastic youth
Eagle Scout: 
Profile Information
School: 
Pioneer
Grade: 
10

I am the current Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) of the troop and am an avid outdoorsman. I'm a sophomore at Pioneer High and have been in the troop for 5 years. I have participated in a number of venture trips including a backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho, a backcountry hut-to-hut ski trip in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, a three week long whitewater kayaking trip in the depths of Appalachia, and a rock climbing trip in Nevada's Red Rock Canyon. Outside of the troop I am a film buff, diet coke addict and a swiftie.

Favorite Books: What are these books you speak of?

Favorite Music: T-Swizzle

Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Bones, Buffy, Criminal Minds, Dexter, Django Unchained, Firefly, Fringe, Kill Bill (I and II), Lost, Madame Secretary, Monk, NCIS, Parks and Rec., Person of Interest, Psych, Silence of the Lambs, STEPHEN TYRONE COLBERT, The X-Files, V for Vendetta

Favorite Trips: Colorado Hut Skiing, Idaho backpacking, Red Rocks climbing, Venture Whitewater 2015

Interests: Backpacking, Canoeing, movies, Rock Cimbing, Telemark Skiing, Television, Whitewater Kayaking

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