Maddie Riggs

Ex-Day Staff

“I think the kids respond really well to knowing what every day what is going to be like.”
A native of Colorado Springs, Maddie is an undergraduate at the University of Maryland pursuing a degree in civil engineering with a focus on water resources and environmental engineering. Through Engineers Without Borders she has worked on bio-retention projects, and currently she is helping to design a water distribution system for a community in Nicaragua. Maddie enjoys working with students of different age levels at FCS and says she has been inspired by the way our middle-schoolers talk about their hopes and dreams. A Navy ROTC student, Maddie will work for the Navy after graduation; she hopes to focus on disaster relief efforts or help assess the stability of nuclear power plants.


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Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740
301-441-2100