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Nicholas Slayton '19

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Marine Biology Day 6 Blog

Slayton, NicholasFor breakfast, there was an air of solemnity because everyone knew that this was their last night on the island. After we were finished, we went to the nearby high school to help work on it. For the next few hours, I dug a ditch, cut roots, poured in concrete, and pulled up grass with my hands. It...

Marine Biology Day 5 Blog

Slayton, Nicholas Today, we ate breakfast at Alamander house, and because I wasn't that hungry, I didn't eat much. After our group was done with getting ready to go, we went down to the marina to get on our boat. When we were ready to dive, we went out to the Kodiak Queen, which was a ship that was in...

Marine Biology Day 4.

Slayton, Nicholas. I slept well this morning, so I was rested, and breakfast was fine. After we were done with breakfast, we went down to the commissary to receive a lecture on turtle conservation. One of the things I took away from it was that turtle population has recovered sharply, but without more work to be done, the turtle population...

Marine Biology, Day 3

Slayton, NicholasFor this morning, our cabin was responsible for preparing breakfast for the group, so we got up a bit early to put everything out. Breakfast was uneventful, and after that, we went to the dive shop to do our last two project dives. Once we were fully equipped, we traveled to Mountain Point for the first dive. Down...

Marine Biology Day 2

Nicholas, SlaytonThis morning, we went to Plum house for breakfast, which was the same as ever, Kellogg's cereal with milk, and tropical juice that consisted of bananas, apples, and other fruits. After breakfast, all the students went to the Dive BVI shop, where we split into the same two boats. We put on our equipment onto the boat and...

Day 1 in BVI

Nicholas Slayton, Last night, I didn't get much sleep, so in the morning, I was quite tired. After breakfast, the group went down to the Dive BVI shop, and got kitted out for our two dives. On our boat, there was Mr. Vonn, Mr. Zoltan, Ms. Tara, and Ms. Becca, as well as my group, Trip, Tyler, and Matthew, along...

Day 1 in BVI

Nicholas Slayton, Last night, I didn't get much sleep, so in the morning, I was quite tired. After breakfast, the group went down to the Dive BVI shop, and got kitted out for our two dives. On our boat, there was Mr. Vonn, Mr. Zoltan, Ms. Tara, and Ms. Becca, as well as my group, Trip, Tyler, and Matthew, along...