Samantha Polchies grew up in Houlton, where she graduated high school from The Carlton Project in 2011. After completing Region Two’s EMT Course as an adult learner in 2013 and has worked as an EMT for five years. Samantha has worked for multiple ambulance services from Houlton to Eastport, serving tribal and public communities. Since receiving her Maine EMS license, she has helped other students train through the Region Two EMS program at Houlton Fire and Ambulance Service. Samantha has always shown an interest in becoming an EMS educator and has returned to Region Two to pass on her skills and knowledge to future EMS providers.