Makenna is a Telluride Mountain School alum and is thrilled to be back in the TMS community as a teaching intern. She will be assisting in the classroom for all grade levels and supporting outdoor education programs.
Makenna earned a BS in Natural Science Biology at the University of Puget Sound. Her studies ranged from marine biology to human anatomy, allowing her to pursue many scientific interests. Makenna also has a minor in Spanish and studied abroad in Chile to increase her fluency and be immersed in Latin American cultures. At the University of Puget Sound, Makenna guided backpacking trips on the Olympic Peninsula as an orientation leader and outdoor program leader.
Growing up in Telluride, Makenna has spent a lot of time playing in the San Juans and has grown a deep appreciation for nature. She enjoys skiing, mountain biking, climbing, and trail running and is constantly looking for new places to explore.
PreK-12 Independent School