In Action

Emanuel Yekutiel (MS '07)

Hail the chief. Emanuel Yekutiel, MS ‘07, was elected student body president of Williams College for the 2010 - 2011 school year. Congratulations!

Morris Vanegas (MS '08)

All systems go: Mission Assurance Engineer, Morris Vanegas, MS ‘08, was on the console for SpaceX’s Dragon launch, its second commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. He will take a break from the action this fall when he returns to M.I.T. to earn his master’s in Astrophysics / Aeronautics.

Jordana Kleinau (MS '06)

Quick learner. Jordana Kleinau, MS ‘06, graduated a semester early from American Jewish University with honors. Next step: law school.

Daniel Adomian (MS '03)

Scholar, poet, businessman, and fighter. This January Daniel Adomian, MS ‘03, earned his amatuer boxing license and is one step closer to fulfiling his goal of stepping into the ring for a sanctioned bout.

Yihwan Kim (MS '09)

Stanford freshman Yihwan Kim, MS ‘09, will participate in the 2010 Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) conference at Harvard this February. He will be taking part in workshops and panels focusing on the humanitarian and security situation in North Korea.

Nathan Williams (MS '14)

Helping Hands.  In January, Nathan Williams, MS ’14, deployed as part of a contingent of Team Rubicon volunteers to clean up flood and landslide damage in Aberdeen, Washington.  Afterward, Nathan was asked to share his thoughts about his experience working with some of the dedicated veterans who are using their expertise and experience as disaster relief first-responders around the world.

Joseph Puma (MS '99)

Congratulations are in order. Joseph Puma, MS ’99, has recently started a position with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF.) He was also named a 2011 Fellow with the New York City chapter of the New Leaders Council Institute.

Nicole Perez (MS '97)

Dedicated office hours. In addition to her role as an attorney for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Nicole Perez, MS ’97, has taken a position as an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School.

Peter Orme (MS '11)

Precise fit: Harvey Mudd College junior, Peter Orme, MS ‘11, has been inducted into Tau Beta Pi, a national honors society for undergraduate engineering students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average into their third year of studies. Congratulations are sure to be in the correct order.

John Fahy (MS '02)

Even bigger things on the horizon. John Fahy, MS ‘02, has settled into his new position as a theology instructor and speech and debate team coach for Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School in Houston. He and his wife, Angelica, are expecting an addition to their family this April.