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Marc Riccione '17

Marc Riccione '17
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Day 7 – Marc Riccione

It's finally here. The last day of living in paradise. Half of me feels kinda happy because I get to see my family and friends, and the other half feels sad that I'm leaving this heaven. Instead of waking up at seven, I would be getting up at seven fifteen in order to help my cabin set up breakfast...

Day 5 & 6 – Marc Riccione

I started my day off with breakfast at Tamarind cabin, which included Wyatt and Miles. Miles made eggs which was great because we've never had eggs yet on this whole trip. Tamarind cabin is different because they have a opening on one of their porches' rails that leads to the top of a giant boulder.  After breakfast our marine biology...

Day 4 – Marc Riccione

First on the agenda, we had breakfast at Mango cabin, which includes John A., Noah, Robert W., and Brock. After breakfast, we went down to the dock to split up into our dive boats, the Sea Monkey and the Sea Dragon. On the Sea Dragon, we nautically drove to Ginger Island to scuba dive. Gazz briefed us on the...

Day 3 – Marc Riccione

At the beginning of today, the whole marine biology group went to have breakfast at the marine biology two cabin, which consists of four seniors. On the marine biology trip, the students switch off setting up breakfast for the rest of the Jesuit marine biology group, so tomorrow a different cabin with students will set up breakfast. After breakfast,...

Day 2 – Marc Riccione

        Today I woke up at seven in the morning to eat breakfast served by my own Jesuit instructors, Mr. Greninger and Mr. Golab. After breakfast, the Jesuit Marine Bio group and I went to orientation to learn about the general procedures of the boats, the Sea Monkey and the Sea Dragon. I also met my...

Day 2 – Marc Riccione

Today I woke up at seven in the morning to eat breakfast served by my own Jesuit instructors, Mr. Greninger and Mr. Golab. After breakfast, the Jesuit Marine Bio group and I went to orientation to learn about the general procedures of the boats, the Sea Monkey and the Sea Dragon. I also met my fantastic diving instructors, Gazz...

Day 1 – Marc Riccione

Today I arrived on the British Virgin Island, Virgin Gordo, after a five hour flight from Dallas to Puerto Rico on a commercial airliner, a five hour layover before a forty five minute flight from Puerto Rico to Beef Island on a propeller plane with thirty four seats, and a fifteen minute boat ride from Beef Island to Virgin...