For 8 Seniors, Friendship and Alligators on the Suwannee River

Students recently gathered at the Schwartz Outdoor Leadership Center to see photos and hear tales of canoeing, camping and alligator-spotting from this year’s Beyond the Pines Fellowship recipients, who spent a week in March paddling down the Suwannee River.

The Beyond the Pines Fellowship, which is funded by a gift from the Benson family to the Outing Club, is awarded annually to students who propose and plan an outing that will take them far beyond the bounds of Brunswick.

Read the full story by Lidey Heuck ’13 and see more photos here.


  1. grandma Lisa says:

    Looks like you had another of those trips of a lifetime! Amazing close visit with a croc. I wonder if they are more scared of you, rather than vice-versa. And obviously, someone had a bubble-bath in that river! love, gl

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