Students and young professionals share their experiences about the marine & maritime industry and how they got started.  They also share their advice to peers seeking knowledge and pathways into exciting educational and professional industry opportunities!   Meet our first three mentors:  Mitch Manders, Conor Cantwell and Ryan Beveridge.


  • Mitchell Manders: “Get your feet wet!”

     Click here to view his Bio

  • Conor Cantwell: “Teamwork plays a big role…”

     Click here to view his Bio

  • Ryan Beveridge: “When something pops up that excites you, pounce on it!”

     Click here to view his Bio 

     Click here to hear him tell you about his experience


See the SpinSheet-February 2014 article featuring Mitch Manders and how the annual Career Fair helped connect him to his future! 


February 2015 -- Read about Sam Anawalt, a senior at South River High School in the STEM Magnet Program and his mentors Sally Reuther, CEO of Annapolis Hybrid Marine and her husband David DiQuinzio.


February 2015 - Read about Matt Wilson and Zach Williams and how their experiences at the Center for Applied Technology - South is preparing them for careers in the Maritime and Marine Trades.



February 2015 - Read about Mitchell Bell and how he found his way to the Maritime and Marine Trades after graduating from high school.


If you know a young person who has an experience to share with their peers, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   We will be continuing interviews throughout all of 2015.



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