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Loyola University sophomore Max Verheyen '19 has been named to the Individual Scholar All-America Second Team by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America.
Gavin, who is Gilman's first alumnus to reach the major leagues, is off to a great start with the Chicago White Sox!
Congratulations to Heubeck on this well-deserved award. In addition to this recognition, he is now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year award to be announced in July.
Amir Whitehead '21, who is ranked No. 200 in the USA Fencing national under-20 junior rankings, will participate in the Junior Olympics and Summer Nationals in Philadelphia this July.
One Medical, a concierge primary care startup building sleek clinics targeted at millennials, will acquire Medicare-focused provider Iora Health for $2.1 billion in stock. Iora, which was co-founded by Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle '85 in 2010, has grown to serve 38,000 members across 10 markets and estimates revenue to reach $299 million for 2021. Rushika will become chief innovation officer of the combined company. Read the full story here.
Alex Soong '17 has been awarded a grant to teach English in Taiwan through the Fulbright Scholarship program. Sponsored by the U.S. government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other nations through international educational exchanges in more than 155 countries. A 2021 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he majored in Italian studies and studied abroad in Rome, Alex aspires to a career in education leadership. Read the full story here.
Brendon Hudson '12 announced plans to open a new brick-and-mortar restaurant modeled after a European cafe.
Derek Thompson '18, a junior tennis player at Navy, has been named to the All-Patriot League First Team. Derek won all nine of his singles matches this season, seven of which were played against league foes, and posted an 8-1 record at No. 2 doubles. Navy advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time since 1999, but lost to Oklahoma State in the first round. In the loss, Derek became only the third Midshipmen tennis player to win a singles set in the NCAA Tournament. Read more here.
With a 15-11 win over Hofstra, the Drexel Dragons Men's Lacrosse Team and Head Coach Brian Voelker '87 captured the Colonial Athletic Association Championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. This is Voelker's second CAA Championship and the second in program history. Drexel will face Notre Dame on May 15. Read more here.
Former Greyhound lacrosse stars Will Godine '19, Wallace Halpert '20, and Noah Klein '19 have teamed up once again on the Georgetown Men's Lacrosse team. The Hoyas, who posted a 12-2 overall record and 9-1 conference record, earned their third-straight Big East Championship with a 10-9 win over Denver. Georgetown will face Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Will finished the regular season with two assists and 19 groundballs. Wallace tallied one goal, one assist, and 25 groundballs. And, Noah notched a .500 save percentage in six games. Read more here.
James Piper Bond '77, the longtime president and CEO of Living Classrooms Foundation, has been named a member of the 2021 class of inductees into our Business and Civic Hall of Fame by The Baltimore Sun.
Leon Newsome '88 has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer for the National Basketball Association (NBA) where he will oversee all aspects of security operations for the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League, and the soon-to-launch Basketball Africa League, as well as the NBA’s 15 offices worldwide.
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Congratulations, Dr. Anthony Ferguson '10!