SAMUEL DUNN Sam Dunn holds BAs in History and Scandinavian Studies from UCLA and an M.F.A. in Theater-Film from the University of Utah. He was a law student. He is a filmmaker and he works for the Sundance Film Festival. He has taught courses for the University of Utah's Department of Film and Media Arts since 1992 and he has taught courses for the University of Utah's Honors College since 2010. He speaks Swedish fluently and he reads all of the Germanic languages, including Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon. Sam enjoys gardening, hiking, reading, and movies.
STEPHEN LOBO Stephen Lobo has been teaching math and science for over ten years as a teaching assistant, a tutor, and an adjunct instructor at a private high school for gifted students. Steve previously was an instructor for a nationally recognized private ACT preparation company. He currently works in research and development for a local pharmaceutical company.
REBECCA OWEN Rebecca Owen graduated magna cum laude with a BA in English from the University of Utah. For 30+ years she has tutored both private and public school students in a variety of subjects including all math courses, English, writing, chemistry and Spanish, along with one-on-one ACT, SAT and GRE prep. She also has a piano and organ studio and teaches an outdoors course as a Westminster College adjunct. Occasionally catering decadent desserts rounds out (some of) her passions. Becky adores wild and beautiful places -- is an avid cyclist, back-country skier, trail-runner (with her pup) and mountaineer.
DAVID SIMON An artist and designer that loves using visual art to tell stories and create worlds. Dave attended summer art courses in our program 6 years ago. Since he has been studying and practicing his illustration, art, and design skills every day. He loves to share his art knowledge and experiences any change he gets. Dave has practiced many mediums of art from drawing & painting, to urban art & ceramics. Outside of art and design, he loves to snowboard in the winter, and hiking in the summers. Dave is very eager to begin improving his students drawing and art skills to the next level this summer!