Statement on Passing of SCA NH AmeriCorps Member Reed McWilliams

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Student Conservation Association is deeply saddened by the loss of SCA New Hampshire AmeriCorps member Reed McWilliams, 21, of Bethel, Alaska.
 
On Tuesday, September 13th while off-duty, Reed drowned while swimming in the Connecticut River in Cornish, NH. Earlier in the day, he and his SCA corps mates had been working to restore a section of nearby Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. 
 
Reed’s deep love of the outdoors, his determination to give back, and his joyful spirit will be greatly missed. 
 
Our thoughts and hearts are with Reed’s family, his loved ones and all those affected by this terrible loss.