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Bucket List Destinations: Interview with Ann Prinkey

By January 29, 2014 No Comments


Ann Prinkey

photo: hawaiipictures.com


Ann Prinkey

photo: hawaiipictureoftheday.com

Are you making active steps to take that dream trip this year? (Nod your head yes!)  We hope that these posts and pictures like the one above and those on our Pinterest boards are providing motivation and inspiration for you. Like Nancy Peksa said here, “Vacations give you memories that you can hold onto for a lifetime. I look back on all my vacations with fondness and no regrets that I took the time and money to travel. Traveling has been a tremendous learning experience!”

We sincerely want the same for you – long lasting positive memories with your  family and friends. It’s even our mission!

Today we are featuring Ann Prinkey, our company president and fearless leader! Ann knows the ins and outs of every job in every department at Scholastica because she has held them all during her 30+ years with the company. Scholastica is in great hands with her at the helm!

Bucket List Destinations: Interview with Ann Prinkey

Q: Where have you always dreamed of traveling?

A: Hawaii! I have always enjoyed planning trips to Hawaii for groups and marching bands over the years. I look forward to going myself!

Ann Prinkey

photo: travelguidemag.com

Q: What would you like to do when you go there?

A: Explore the islands, take in the sites, enjoy a luau, and relax at the beach.

Q: Do you prefer to travel for adventure or relaxation?

A: Both!

Q:  What are some of your favorite travel memories or experiences?

A:   I will never forget the road trip my family took to the Pacific Ocean when I was a teenager. We traveled the northern states en route to California and traveled the southern states en route home. We visited many of our nations wonderful sites and parks. My favorites were Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and staying at a camp ground in Wyoming. I loved hearing the sounds of country music and the rodeo in the background! I will always cherish these memories made with my family.

Q: What advice can you offer to travelers who want to make their travel dreams a reality?

A: Take advantage when the opportunity arises. Research the areas that you’re interested in traveling, which always gets me excited to book that dream trip! I love looking at our travel brochures and websites of the various places. Establish a budget and a a savings and payment plan to make your travel dream a reality.

Maui: The Valley Isle from Eve Meighen on Vimeo.