Emmett Lawrence anchors the championship Lopez 4x400 relay team at a meet at Friday Harbor, March 2011.

Lopez Lobos sports rewind

  • Wed Mar 10th, 2021 1:30am
  • Sports

by Gene Helfman

Special to the Weekly

Emmett Lawrence attended Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and ran a year of college track. After studying Spanish in Nicaragua, he transferred to the University of Washington and earned a degree in environmental science.

Lawrence then spent a year in the San Francisco Bay Area where he worked with a master arborist and became a certified tree climber. For the past year, he’s been living on Lopez, where he operates his own tree care business, Solstice Tree Care.