Hosley Completes Internship in Sitka, Alaska

Hosley Completes Internship in Sitka, Alaska

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Women's lacrosse senior captain Cecelia Hosley has taken part in a six-week internship this summer in Sitka, Alaska exploring different shellfish in the region and the effects of harvesting them.

Hosley, along with classmate Lindsey Critser, have been replicating a shellfish survey for for the Sitka Tribe out at Starrigavan, gathering data for subsistence harvesters.

Hosley and Critser along with Sitka Sound Science Center Researcher Lauren Bell Talk about their research with KCAW radio. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW

The internship has been around for three years, and is a partnership between the Sitka Sound Science Center and the US Coast Guard Academy. It gives cadets the opportunity to take ownership of a short-term research project that will have a meaningful impact on other ongoing research initiatives in the area.