Team Spotlight

Recycling Staff Employees

Name: Zach P. Greening
Year: Senior
Major: Psychology
Home: Sarasota, Fl
Where are you going? Forward
Environmental Issue: Using the right bins
Passion: Wittling
Miniaturized Animal: The Shaquille O’Neil
Movie: Donnie Darko
Outdoor Activity: Frolf
Music: Lo-fi, Hip-Hop, Trap, Rap
Travel Desires: Greenland
Name: Justin Ono
Year: Senior
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: San Diego, CA
Where are you going? Everywhere
Environmental Issue: Environmental justice
Passion: Everything
Miniaturized Animal: Lion
Movie: Forrest Gump
Outdoor Activity: Going to the beach
Music: Hip-Hop
Travel Desires: Compton, CA
Name: Aiden Tan
Year: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Home: Malaysia
Where are you going? Where the road leads too…
Environmental Issue: Zero waste & compostable materials
Passion: Traveling and exploring different cultures
Miniaturized Animal: Wolf
Movie: Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings
Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Music: Oldies, pop hits, classical
Travel Desires: North Pole or anywhere cold 
Name: Zachary K. Bennett
Year: Senior
Major: Classics
Home: East St. Louis, IL
Where are you going? Everywhere
Environmental Issue: Recycling
Passion: Dancing & drawing
Miniaturized Animal: N/A
Movie: Deathproof
Outdoor Activity: Exploring
Music: Opera
Travel Desires: Everywhere 
Name: Travis McLain
Year: Senior
Major: Architecture
Home: Aurora, CO
Where are you going? Possibly Norway!
Environmental Issue: Sustainable buildings, and adaptive re-use
Passion: Designing spaces that can change the way people think about and act within the world
Miniaturized Animal: Grizzly bear
Movie: O’ Brother Where Art Thou
Outdoor Activity: Paintball
Music: Folk
Travel Desires: Scotland
Name: Kelly Fuge
Year: Senior
Major: Geography and International Affairs
Home: Durango, CO
Where are you going? I’m going to ride my bicycle across the U.S!
Environmental Issue: Waste! Recycling, landfills, how to make things better
Passion: Connecting with people and being outside in deserts, rivers and mountains!
Miniaturized Animal: Saber-Toothed Tiger!
Movie: Almost Famous
Outdoor Activity:
Music: Frolicking!
Travel Desires: U.S: The Grand Canyon…. World: South America
Name: Henry Brandes
Year: Senior
Major: Environmental studies, minor in Geography
Home: Eagle, CO
Where are you going? To graduation in May!
Environmental Issue: Cork recycling 
Passion: Outdoor adventures!
 Miniaturized Animal: panda
Movie:310 to Yuma
Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Music: Electronic Rock & Roll
Travel Desires: Tazmania
Name: Aiden Bring
Year: Junior
Major: Marketing
Home: Ft. Collins
Where are you going? Hopefully into music
Environmental Issue: The broken agricultural system
Passion: Music
Miniaturized Animal: A monkey, that’d be rad
Movie: Pulp Fiction
Outdoor Activity: Spinning fire poi
Music: Jam/classics
Travel Desires: The Himalayas
Name: Eric Singular
Year: Junior
Major: Sociology & Geography
Home: Denver, CO
Where are you going? The future
Environmental Issue: Overpopulation
Passion: Social change
Miniaturized Animal: Whale
Movie: Space Jam
Outdoor Activity: Hiking/climbing
Music: Underground hip-hop
Travel Desires: Brazil
Name: Alex Goldsmith
Year: Junior
Major: Geography
Home: Aspen, CO
Where are you going? Somewhere on a mountain
Environmental Issue: Water rights
Passion: Global exploration
Miniaturized Animal: Panda
Movie: Austin Powers- Goldmember
Outdoor Activity: Chasing pow
Music: Foot stompin’ bluegrass/Rock ‘n Roll
Travel Desires: Iceland
Name: Benjamin Kronenberg
Year: Junior
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: San Diego, CA
Where are you going? Deutschland!
Environmental Issue: Corn crops and agricultural
Passion: Making friends
Miniaturized Animal: Sloth
Movie: Ender’s Game
Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing
Music: Drum & Bass
Travel Desires: The Earth’s core or
France
Name: Phoebe Thorne
Year: Junior
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: Massachusetts
Where are you going? Everywhere!!
Environmental Issue: The meat industry/vegetarianism
Passion: Seeing live music
Miniaturized Animal: Wolf
Movie: Across the Universe
Outdoor Activity: Hiking, skiing, slacklining
Music: Jam bands/bluegrass
Travel Desires: New Zealand
Name: Garrett Hernandez-Rimer
Year: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: Westminster, CO
Where are you going? Stay in Colorado
Environmental Issue: Wildlife effected by global warming
Passion: Wildlife conservation
Miniaturized Animal: Jaguar
Movie: Blow
Outdoor Activity: Playing soccer
Music: Hip-Hop/Rap
Travel Desires: Amazon rainforest
Name: Coroline Thomoff
Year: Sophomore
Major: Psychology & Sociology
Home: Evergreen, CO
Where are you going? Undecided
Environmental Issue: Plastic bottles
Passion: Snowboarding, being around people
Miniaturized Animal: Elephant
Movie: Monsters University
Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Music: Electronica
Travel Desires: New Zealand, Australia, Europe, & South Africa
Name: Beth White
Year: Sophomore
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Home: Arlington, TX
Where are you going? Forward (hopefully)
Environmental Issue: Recyling
Passion: Anime
Miniaturized Animal: Tiger
Movie: Kiki’s Delivery Service
Outdoor Activity: Swimming
Music: Classic rock
Travel Desires: Japan
Name: Alex Dale
Year: Freshman
Major: Undeclared
Home: Greenwood Village, CO
Where are you going? Still trying to figure it out
Environmental Issue: Recycling
Passion: The Earth
Miniaturized Animal: Panda
Movie: Forrest Gump
Outdoor Activity: Tennis
Music: Undecided
Travel Desires: Greece
Name: Marguerite (Maggie) Behringen
Year: Freshman
Major: EBIO & Environmental Studies
Home: New Castle, DE
Where are you going? Forward
Environmental Issue: Composting & sustainable farming
Passion: Giving out good vibes and the outdoors
Miniaturized Animal: Lion
Movie: Spaceballs, The Lion King, & The Usual Suspects
Outdoor Activity: Hiking, laying, swimming, & reading
Music: Hip-Hop & soft rock
Travel Desires: Atlantis…or India
Name: Ariel Lightsey
Year: Freshman 
Major: Film Studies
Home: Montrose, Colorado
Where are you going? Into the wild
Favorite environmental issue:
The overall way we live out lives seems to be an environmental issue
Passion: Anything that lets me live in the moment
Miniaturized animal: A tiger
Movie: Return of the Jedi
Outdoor Acitivity: Snowboarding
Music: Not bad music
Travel Desires: Probably South America

Name: Elena Parthemer
Year: Senior
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: Eugene, OR
Where are you going? To explore!
Environmental Issue: zero waste!
Passion: Loving & learning
Miniaturized Animal: Lemur
Movie: Pay It Forward
Outdoor Activity: Aerial fabric in trees!
Music: All!
Travel Desires: Anywhere & everywhere
Name: Jamie Woodworth
Year: Junior
Major: Environmental Studies & Women’s Studies
Home: Denver, CO
Where are you going? Iceland
Environmental Issue: Environmental justice
Passion: Art, movement, food, & poetry
Miniaturized Animal: Elephant
Movie: Annie Hall
Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Music: Alternative
Travel Desires: Philippines
Name: Rachel Joseph
Year: Sophomore
Major: Film & International Affairs
Home: Parker, CO
Where are you going? Hopefully Europe w/ a career in film
Environmental Issue: Recycling
Passion: Film, my part to save the environment, & sushi
Miniaturized Animal: Elephants. I want an ARMY of tiny elephants.
Movie: The Godfather & Amadeus
Outdoor Activity: Playing soccer
Music: Alternative
Travel Desires: London
Name: Curtis Beutler
Year: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: Montrose, CO
Where are you going? I’m going up.
Environmental Issue: Rease & transportation
Passion: Kendama
Miniaturized Animal: A huge hog
Movie: Smoke Signals
Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing, back-country skiing, & stand up paddle boarding
Music: Dub
Travel Desires: Le Verdon Gorge, France
Name: Alma Johnson
Year: Freshman
Major: Undecided
Home: Ridgeway, CO
Where are you going? If I play my cards right, forward.
Environmental Issue: Pacific Trash Vortex
Passion: People
Miniaturized Animal: Dinosaurs
Movie: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Outdoor Activity: Skiing! and sleeping
Music: Folk
Travel Desires: Chile

Name: Meredith Page
Year: Junior
Major: Geography
Home: Cornville, ME
Where are you going? Undecided
Environmental Issue: Deforestation
Passion: Recycling/having fun
Miniaturized Animal: Zebra
Movie: IT (Steven King)
Outdoor Activity: Skiing
Music: Classic Rock
Travel Desires: New Zealand
Name: Zach Nodiak
Year: Sophomore
Major: EBIO & Environmental Studies
Home: Montrose, CO
Where are you going? Somewhere rad
Environmental Issue: The idea of “less stuff”
Passion: Having fun
Miniaturized Animal: Lynx
Movie: 180 Degrees South
Outdoor Activity: Skiing/rock climbing
Music: Depends on the mood
Travel Desires: Southern part of Argentina/Chile
Name: Kelsey Myers
Year: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Studies
Home: Erie, Pennsylvania
Where are you going? San Francisco, California
Environmental Issue: Organic farming
Passion: Pizza, flowers, porch talks
Miniaturized Animal: Panda
Movie: Into the Wild
Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Music: Folkly/bluegrass/jam bands
Travel Desires: Greece 

Name: Zachary K. Bennett
Year: Senior
Major: Classics
Home: East St. Louis, IL
Where are you going? Everywhere
Environmental Issue: Recycling
Passion: Dancing & drawing
Miniaturized Animal: N/A
Movie: Deathproof
Outdoor Activity: Exploring
Music: Opera
Travel Desires: Everywhere 
Name: Kelly Fuge
Year: Senior
Major: Geography and International Affairs
Home: Durango, CO
Where are you going? I’m going to ride my bicycle across the U.S!
Environmental Issue: Waste! Recycling, landfills, how to make things better
Passion: Connecting with people and being outside in deserts, rivers and mountains!
Miniaturized Animal: Saber-Toothed Tiger!
Movie: Almost Famous
Outdoor Activity:
Music: Frolicking!
Travel Desires: U.S: The Grand Canyon…. World: South America
Name: Nathan Zick-Smith
Year: Junior
Major: Environmental Studies and Geography
Home: Salt Lake City, UT
Where are you going? Everywhere
Environmental Issue: Climate change
Passion: Exercising, community building, and food/cooking
Miniaturized Animal: Elephant
Movie: October Sky
Outdoor Activity: Mountain Biking
Music: 90s Hip-Hip (i.e. Jurassic 5)
Travel Desires: Cuba 
Name: Pamela Sena
Name: Sarah Winter
Year: Junior
Major: International Affairs
Where are you from? Colorado Springs
Where are you going? South America
Environmental Issue: Influencing others to recycle
Passion: Social justice, being outside and traveling
Miniaturized Animal: Great Ape
Movie: American Beauty
Outdoor Activity: Camping
Music: Classic rock
Travel Desires: Patagonia