North Star Camp for Boys

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Staff Spotlight - David Shakno

David Shakno will be back for his eighth summer. A native of Shaker Heights, OH, a suburb of Cleveland, he is currently a senior at Shaker Heights High School. He's finishing up his college search process and is hoping to make a final decison soon about where he's headed in the fall.

During high school, David has run for the cross country team and been very involved with his school’s student news organization. David is also a huge Cleveland sports fan. At camp for David and you can often find him instructing waterskiing and softball.

More About David

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what are three things you’d bring?
-Food, water and a canoe

What is your favorite spot at camp?
-The water ski docks

If you could have lunch with any two people, dead or alive, who would they be?
-Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser

What sports team(s) that you root for?
-Cleveland Cavaliers, Browns, Indians

What is your favorite special program at camp?
-United Nations Day

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where you go and what would you do there?
-I would travel to any tropical island. Once there, I would build a snack bar and spend my times relaxing on the beach.

What’s your go-to pie at the Norske Nook?

Best holiday gift that you’ve ever gotten?
-Tickets to the Final Four

How has camp impacted you?
-North Star is what I am always looking forward to during the year. Camp has shaped who I am and created friendships that I will always have.