• Graduate Team - Simon and Hank

    22 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Home Training Graduate Simon
    Graduate Team : Simon “Mack” and Hank
    About the Team: Hank, a black and tan German Shepherd, is Mack's 2nd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Kinston, North Carolina
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Dave Hagemann
    Simon, “Mack” comes to Guiding Eyes from North Carolina for his second German Shepherd. Mack earned his associate degree in psychology from Holmes Bible College and continued his education at the North Carolina College of Theology on an Arts scholarship. Mack is a musician with a love of bluegrass and gospel. He and wife Betty enjoy taking long walks for...
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  • Graduate Team - Nicholas and Norbert

    Graduate Team - Nicholas and Norbert

    22 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Home Training Graduate Nicholas
    Graduate Team : Nicholas and Norbert
    About the Team: Norbert, a male German Shepherd, is Nicholas's 1st Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Portland, Maine
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Nikki Wentz
    Nicholas is Professor of Spatial Computing in the School of Computing and Information Science at the University of Maine. He is a Ph.D. who's research deals with spatial cognition and information access by blind and visually impaired people, and sighted folks in eyes-free situations. He is on the editorial board of two accessibility journals, as well as the board of...
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  • Graduate Team - Zhenya and Kingston

    Graduate Team - Zhenya and Kingston

    22 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet March Residential Graduate Zhenya
    Graduate Team : Yevgeniya “Zhenya” & Kingston
    About the Team : Kingston, a male black Lab, is Zhenya's 2nd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown : Norwood, Massachusetts
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Michelle Tang
    Zhenya works in a customer-facing sales role for a large tech company. Her hobbies include peaceful activities like yoga and baking, as well as more strenuous pursuits such as rock climbing and hiking. She enjoys international travel in non-pandemic times and looks forward to future journeys with her new guide Kingston.
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