Ms. Carly Borken
After graduating from Groton School, Carly attended the University of Colorado at Boulder as an environmental, population, and organismic biology and anthropology double major. While at Colorado, she played ice hockey and rowed crew. She transferred to the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2006, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in zoology with a minor in botany, and competed on a NCAA championship sailing team. In college, Carly interned at Marine Biological Laboratories and Marine Research Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, snorkeled as an invasive-species border patrol surveyor for the University of Hawaii’s Botany Department, and worked as a student researcher for the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. After college, she began her teaching career at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, where she taught biology and environmental science. Carly teaches science, is the director of environmental stewardship, and lives on campus with her husband, Jed, and their two daughters.