Ethan Sklar ’25 (history major interned with Historic St. Mary’s City, doing outdoor field site work as well as indoor lab work. Sklar’s hands-on archeology experience at HSMC is part of the Honors College Promise, where St. Mary's College students are guaranteed the opportunity to pursue an internship, research experience or international study. That promise is supported by the College's LEAD Initiative (Learning through Experiential and Applied Discovery).
“I’ve watched my skills in archaeology grow and improve with support from the crew. At the beginning, I didn’t even know how to start [excavating] a unit properly, which I now do regularly.”