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Blazers At Work

Blair students work in a variety of different fields.

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Senior Adam Detzner plays the organ at St. Bernadette's Roman Catholic Church, across from Blair. He started working there in September, after studying organ for a year, and plays for most Sunday masses and holidays.

Senior Adam Detzner plays the organ at St. Bernadette's Roman Catholic Church, across from Blair. He started working there in September, after studying organ for a year, and plays for most Sunday masses and holidays.1Picture by Wylie ConlonDetzner stands in front of the pipes inside the church. He says that after many years of piano lessons, and then harpsichord lessons, the transition to the organ was smooth.2Picture by Wylie ConlonJunior Alessandra Mantovani sells an assortment of colorful vintage jewelry and useful decoupage pieces at ArtSpring in Downtown Silver Spring. She's been selling her art there since the store opened in its new location a year ago.3Picture by Wylie ConlonSome of Mantovani's work is displayed together. She says that over the winter holidays, most of her pieces sold out.4Picture by Wylie ConlonSenior Carson McCallum is the founder of Corner Kick Coaches, a soccer-lesson business that employs many Blazers, and Chief Operating Officer of Serve It Up, which gives tennis lessons. He has been playing both sports for many years, and saw a need for coaches who actively play the sports that they teach.5Picture by Wylie ConlonMcCallum posted this flier at the Chipotle in Downtown Silver Spring, hoping to attract customers. As the founder of Corner Kick Coaches, his responsibilities not only include advertising, but also managing his employees and dealing with legal issues.6Picture by Wylie ConlonSenior Jake Miller has worked at Roscoe's Pizzeria in Takoma Park since it opened in May. He enjoys it because it's closer to his house than his last job, which was at a restaurant in Bethesda.7Picture by Wylie ConlonMiller places a pizza into the 800 oven which he tends. Even though the oven is his main responsibility, he also occasionally makes pizzas in the kitchen.8Picture by Wylie ConlonSenior Rachel Gelfeld laughs as she takes a customer's order at Caribou Coffee in Downtown Silver Spring. It's her first job, but she likes the laid back and personal work environment and flexible hours.9Picture by Wylie ConlonGelfeld makes a white and milk chocolate mocha for a customer. Each team member takes turns at specific jobs, such as ringing up customers and making drinks.10Picture by Wylie ConlonSenior Sam Zucker teaches fencing lessons at the DC Fencers Club. He has been fencing since he was 8 years old, and now practices three hours a day. He was the captain of the fencing team at a recent national competition held in San Jose. His team got second place.11Picture by Wylie ConlonZucker wears a protective sleeve on his left arm to prevent it from getting bruised by blows sustained during practice. He says that being left-handed gives him an advantage against other fencers.12Picture by Wylie Conlon

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  • :) on February 19, 2010 at 3:20 PM
    phenomenal gallery!
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