Nick Read


Nick Read served as a helicopter mechanic in the Marine Corps for nine years. While in the Marine Corps, he was stationed at MCAS Miramar, Calif., and deployed three times, with one deployment to the Middle East. He attended WSP at the University of Michigan in 2021, where he is now entering his second year studying economics and business.

Nick is the vice president of his school’s Student Veterans of America chapter and a transfer-bridges ambassador. Drawing from his experiences, Nick supports military-connected students transitioning to academic life to foster a supportive community in Michigan. Outside the classroom, Nick is a passionate advocate for accessibility in outdoor activities. As a certified alpine and adaptive ski instructor with Achieve Tahoe, he dedicates his time to teaching disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities, sharing the transformative power of the outdoors.

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