So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain, American Author
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Whiz Kid: Brian Bell Climbs Mt. Kilamanjaro
Summit High grad shows his Hilltopper spirit atop one of the world's largest mountains.
Patch Whiz Kid of the Week • Whiz Kid's Name(s), Age(s): Brian Bell • Whiz Kid's School/Church/Community Center: 2009 graduate of Summit High School • Whiz Kid's Accomplishment: Brian Bell recently climbed Mt. Kilamanjaro in Tanzania Africa with a group from Chapman University to create a 3D Expedition documentary. The 8 day expedition took the spectacular and not-as well-traveled “Lemosho Route" to the summit of 19, 334 feet high. The expedition documentary was partially funded by the Ryan McGeough Memorial Scholarship. The documentary will be entered in several film festivals.
• Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness: Brian is a sophomore in the Dodge School of Media and Television of Chapman University in Orange, California.
Have a Whiz kid you want to nominate? E-mail us at Heather@Patch.com with the above information. Make sure to include a photo!