Alec Heilman is ecstatic to return to AIO as a part of the intern staff. He is a rising junior at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, double majoring in international studies and environmental science. Besides teaching swimming to young kids, he has worked as a lifeguard for several summers. Alec has participated in the Advanced program at AIO as well at the Tropical Ecology program in Belize. In the spring semester of next year he will be studying abroad at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, in close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. In his free time, Alec participates in a variety of outdoor activities including running, swimming, water skiing, and sailing.
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pursuing my undergraduate degree at Denison University