GouldSPOTLIGHT: Doug Alford

September 19, 2017

Name Doug Alford
High School Wayland High School, ’85 Wayland, MA
College/Grad School Ithaca College/Middlebury College
At Gould, I am a Spanish Teacher, Ski Patrol Co-Director, Spring Musical Director, Advisor, Advisory Team Leader

Proudest Achievement Convincing my brilliant spouse to marry me
Last book I read Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
My soundtrack is “Reckoning”  The Grateful Dead
Movie I would recommend Memento
Favorite food My wife’s fresh-baked scones

One word that describes me Questing
Best advice I ever received Praise in public, criticize in private
Why Gould? I love the ethos of inclusivity here; young people and adults can work together to explore the world and ideas in a positive, trusting space.
The last thing I crossed off my bucket list Earned my Wilderness First Responder Instructor’s certification
Interests/Hobbies Skiing, Rafting, Hiking, Playing music with great musicians
My Spirit Animal is an Emperor Penguin

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