Chris Alfano

Chris is currently a junior at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont. He participates in athletics at Burr and Burton, playing on the football and lacrosse teams. Chris is involved in a variety of clubs at school, including debate and Model United Nations, and recently started a UNICEF club as well. In addition, he has served on the Student Council as a 10th grade class representative and now as communications director. Chris moved to Vermont in 2014 around the same time as Riley, and was instantly captivated by her story. Some of his earliest memories since moving to Vermont include participating in Be Brave fundraisers such as the Hike-a-Thon at Merck Forest and the scavenger hunt. Chris officially became an ambassador in 10th grade, and is now excited to be a Junior Board Member. He looks forward to working on and creating new Be Brave events such as the Flag Football Tournament.

Katie Crabtree

Katie is currently a senior at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont. She is a highly competitive equestrian, traveling across the country for numerous competitions, and is Captain of her Varsity Field Hockey Team. She spends extra time on her school’s committees and clubs and volunteers countless hours to mentor children, coach youth field hockey, and spend time with her family, friends, and animals. Katie loves to read, write, and get involved in her community whenever she can. She has been a part of Be Brave for Life ever since she met Riley Callen (one of her best friends and inspirations) in her 5th grade and officially became an active ambassador in her freshman year of high school. Katie is now the chairman of the junior board, always working her hardest to create fun and effective events such as; the Annual Hike-a-thon, Blueberry Day, Kickball Tournament, and Flag Football.

Madi Miosek

Madi is currently a senior at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont. She is involved in the athletic aspect of BBA participating in soccer, skiing and tennis. Madi is also very involved in numerous extracurricular and leadership roles such as the Student Mentor Program for ninth grade students, Burr and Burton Ambassadors, Astronomy Club, the Student Athletic Leadership Team, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Outside of school Madi loves to spend time with her family and friends, go to sports games, and hangout with her dog and cat. Madi joined Be Brave her junior year as a student ambassador and is super excited to be a part of the Junior Board this year! Some of her favorite past Be Brave events are the Annual Kickball Tournament, the Hike-A-Thon, and Blueberry Day! Madi is super excited for upcoming Be Brave events such as the Flag Football Tournament coming up!!

Liam O’Neil

Liam is currently taking a gap year after graduating from Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont last year. He works for his family’s landscaping company. During his high school years Liam volunteered as a JISP instructor for area grade school kids learning how to ski. In his free time Liam enjoys Skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, and taking aerial drone photography. Liam joined Be Brave his senior year and became a student ambassador and is looking forward to becoming a junior board member. His favorite past Be Brave events are the Hike-a-thon and the kickball tournament. This fall he will be helping create and run the newest event being the Flag Football game.

Tristan Prescott

Tristan is a senior at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont. She is involved in athletics at Burr and Burton, she is captain of the varsity gymnastics and track and field. When she is not training, she is spending time with her friends and family, working, or getting involved in clubs. Tristan works at an acro dance studio where she teaches kids acrobatics. She is involved in clubs at Burr and Burton Academy like Student Athlete Leadership Team, Mentor to Ninth Grade Students, and Astronomy Club. Tristan honed Be Brave in her junior year of high school as an ambassador. Where she was able to work on fundraising events such as; Annual Kickball Tournament, Blueberry Day, and the Hike-a-thon. She will continue to work with Be Brave in her new leadership position as a Junior Board Member by creating new events like the Flag Football game.