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Thomas Booker '18 was awarded the Jimmy Rogers Jr. Trophy for Most Valuable Lineman after the Cardinal's 14-13 victory over Pitt in the Sun Bowl. He has also been named to the First Team of Pac-12 Standout Freshmen.
Kevin Holley ’79 has given his Ravens playoff tickets to a total stranger who turned out to be connected in more ways than one. You won't believe how it came about. Here's the Baltimore Sun story.
Kevin Robbins '94 and his company, Wolf Den Associates, are profiled in a Washington Business Journal article about the rapid growth of the company.
Toby Bozzuto ’92 calls for business leaders to “Stand For Diversity In The Face Of Darkness” in this Huffpost editorial.
Phil Han '04 has expanded his restaurants again with the opening of Noona's, a pizza spot in Mt. Royal that is dedicated to his older sister. Here's the story in Baltimore Magazine.
Jason Finkelstein ‘94, has become a contributor to Forbes magazine. Here is a recent article. Jason, who describes himself as a "computer scientist turned product manager turned strategic marketer," is the CRO of Traitify, an HR tech company.
Brandon Copeland '09 and Darius Jennings '11 exchanged jerseys -- with bookend numbers! -- after they played each other on December 2, with the Tennessee Titans getting the win over the New York Jets 26-22.
Erik Atas ’97 has been selected as a Ravens Community Quarterback for his volunteer work. Erik, who leads the criminal department at Zirkin & Schmerling Law, offers legal counsel to people in treatment for substance abuse to help them expunge nonviolent crimes from their records. Learn more about Erik’s community service here.
Ravens CB/RS Cyrus Jones '12 was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday after scoring his first career return touchdown last Sunday. Here's the story in the Baltimore Sun. And here's a profile of Cyrus from PressBox.
Angelos brothers John '85 and Louis '87 have participated in the Orioles franchise for 25 years, primarily behind the scenes. They are taking a higher profile as they have assumed control of the organization. They introduced new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias last week and spoke about their plans in this Baltimore Sun article.
Jets LB Brandon Copeland '09 never sits still for long. In the spring he will teach a financial literacy course at his alma mater, UPenn. Here's the story in the New York Post. During football season, he has also been flipping houses. Here’s the story from Sports Illustrated.
Kimball Byron '74 will complete his 50th run of the JFK 50 Mile Ultramarathon on November 17, setting a record for the most runs in America’s oldest ultramarathon. In 1968, the year he completed his first run, he became the youngest participant to complete the race.
The contributions of STX founder Richard Tucker '47 to the growth of lacrosse is the subject of this WJZ-TV story. Tucker created the first plastic lacrosse stick.
A bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir has been named in honor of Army Cpl. Chris Coffland ’84, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. Click here for a summary and photos from the ceremony, and read an article about Chris and the nonprofit founded by his sister after his death to support wounded veterans.
Chris Hlubb ’93 has returned to Maryland and is working to advance and develop agritech and aquatech projects and mentor entrepreneurs through the F3 Tech Accelerator. Learn more.
Two of the Class of 1968s "Fantastic Four," Willard Wiggins and Stuart Simms, recalled their experiences at Gilman School during the earliest days of integration in this Baltimore Sun article.
Alex "Sandy" London's new book was the Today Show's Young Adult pick for fall. BuzzFeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald called it “a fantasy novel unlike anything you’ve ever read before…I can’t wait for book two!” Here's the link to the Today Show's book review segment. A fun Gilman connection: Sandy's literary agency, Sterling Lord Literistic, also represented Walter Lord '35 and Frank DeFord '57.
“Wired Different,” the new series from three-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry and Under Armour Basketball, explores those who are rewriting the future in their respective fields. In the third episode, Stephen's special guest is Mekhi Johnson '18. Here's the video.