Name: Karl Baker
Biography: Karl Baker graduated from Grand Valley State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. For several years, he worked in the film/video industry, earning multiple awards and accolades, before joining the US Navy to return to college and to pursue further education. Karl is currently a Junior at University of Maryland University College in the Political Science program. Karl Baker is currently living in Misawa, Japan, and is an active member in various organizations.
Name: Carina Freeman
Biography: My name is Carina Freeman. I was born and raised in NJ, and I have lived in Okinawa since 2010. I am currently a sophomore seeking my BS in psychology with UMUC Asia. Prior to moving to Japan, I was a Paramedic for 7 years in North Carolina. I was also a CPR and first aid instructor with Red Cross. I have also served on the board of Safe Kids Wilson county NC, and Safe Kids Duplin county NC, where I sat as president. Currently I am a student ambassador for UMUC Kinser base while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Name: Lindsay Remer
Degree Level: Undergraduate
Program: Asian Studies
Site in Asia: Okinawa
Biography: I am currently serving in the Air Force on Okinawa and I have been in for the last 8 years. I am in the middle of my coursework for my Asian Studies major. My hobbies include exploring the sites of the island, learning about the local culture and interacting with the people here.
Biography: My name is Wakana Takahashi. I was born and raised in Japan. While I am working at Narita Airport as a ground staff, I am also seeking my Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Biotechnology and minor in Business Administration. I am full of passion toward learning new subjects and am involved in as many activities as I can while I am a student. I was a Student Ambassador at Atsugi for Spring Session 2012, and I started to volunteer at a Japanese Red Cross hospital from this year. I am planning to go to a medical school to be an emergency physician in America after I graduate from UMUC. Iâ€™m looking forward to meeting you!