NY Area Spartan of the Week: Thom Schuckaskie

Posted by admin | April 26, 2011

Thom Schuchaskie 

A few Spartan questions for Thom Schuckaskie:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: May 1993, Interdisciplinary Humanities (French, Italian and Economics).

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I run my own program called Urban Kid Adventurers www.urbankidadventurers.com, recently won the Taylor Shelby award from the prestigious Linnaean Society of New York City for my work with kids in nature, and was on the cover of Spry Living this past Sunday featuring my business.

Q: Where do you live?
A: I live with my wife Ellie Krieger (host of Healthy Appetite on the Cooking Channel) and daughter Isabella, 8yrs old on the Upper West Side in Manhattan.

Q: Favorite NYC restaurant?
A: Socarrat Paella Bar on 19th street.

Q: What is best part of living in the NY area?
A: The diversity, people, music, food of every variety.

Q: What is best part of being a Spartan in New York?
A: The Spartan community, having a few pints with some people that I probably threw out the Landshark when we were younger is nice.

Q: If you could invite 3 people from any time who were associated with Michigan State to dinner who would they be?
A: MagicBubba Smith and James Caan.