Aaron Marsh, a senior at the Adrian High School, has wanted to be a paleontologist since was 4 years old. His first grade teacher had to look up the word to make sure she spelled it correctly. She had never had a student who wanted to study dinosaur fossils when they grew up.
Throughout the years, Aaron's interest in dinosaur fossils increased to include fossils of other animals and of plants. The more he learned, the more he realized that there was more under the surface of the earth than just fossils. The geology of the earth can be as interesting too.
Warren Arends, a 1973 graduate from the Adrian High School, always had a slight interest in rocks. When his family went on trips, he would pick up rocks that caught his eye. It wasn't until 8 or so years ago that Warren's interest in rocks grew. He and a friend were painting a house. His job was to move the ladders as his friend painted along the upper portion of a house. Warren was settling the ladder in the landscaping rock surrounding the house when a rock caught his eye. He picked it up and later showed it to his friend who knew a little bit about rocks. Warren had found a Lake Superior agate; a rock that had been carried to this area millions of years ago by glacial activity. His interest in rocks grew quickly.
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