NPS STUDENT EMPLOYEE MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Contact: Outer Banks Group, (252) 473-2111 ext 164
College Student Helps at Lighthouse: Lead park ranger at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Laura Sturtz of Frisco, NC, greets young visitors during last Friday’s seasonal opening of the lighthouse. Laura works at Cape Hatteras National Seashore as a student employee. Summer student positions are still available at the Outer Banks national park sites; call (252) 473-2111, x164 for more information.
Did You Know?
The U.S.S. Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras during a storm in December 1862. The wreck's location was a mystery until 1973 when a research vessel found the ship 16 miles off the cape in 230 feet of water. In 1975, the Monitor was named the nation’s first National Marine Sanctuary.