Hometown: Florence, SC
Fun Fact: Rachael came in second place on Fear Factor Live.
A graduate from Appalachian State University’s department of Technology and Environmental Design, Rachael holds bachelor’s degree in Appropriate Technology. After graduation she spent two years serving in AmeriCorps in Montana and Tennessee. While in Montana she worked with the National Center for Appropriate Technology and NorthWestern Energy weatherizing homes and educating residents on the subjects of renewable energy and energy efficiency. She spent her time in Tennessee working with the City of Knoxville’s Solid Waste office promoting and educating residents on recycling and other waste diversion efforts.
Rachael loves to travel, having lived in 5 different states and visited Peru, Israel and Canada. When she’s not spending time enjoying the outdoors, Rachael can be found spending time with animals. She’s the proud owner of a black cat named Tesla and loves to spend her time volunteering at the Humane Society.