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Alumni Spotlight: Jake Zaslav ’16

September 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

This summer, Jake Zaslav (’16) got to work on a shoot with Alison Brie and stand in for Josh Grobin. That was in between grocery shopping, stocking fridges, and going on runs to the Apple store, but that’s all part of working in television production, as he did as an intern for The Late Show […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Michael Chen (’13)

June 19, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Governor’s School grads don’t just get together when they’re back home in Richmond.  Michael Chen (’13) and Grey Weissend (’13) were able to meet up in the city of Dali in China’s southwestern Yunnan province in 2017.  Grey was traveling in the area, and Michael has been living and working there. “Believe it or not, […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Tissiere (’11)

March 16, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Jackie Tissiere (’11) is one of the alumni we’re looking forward to having back at MLWGS for Alumni Showcase on Friday, March 30, 2018.  They currently work as executive pastry chef and kitchen manager at Whisk in Shockoe Bottom.  “I knew I wanted to be a baker from the time I was around sixteen,” Jackie explains.  “I was determined to do […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Livvy Call (’14)

February 21, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Livvy Call (’14) is one of the young alumni we’re looking forward to having back at MLWGS for Alumni Showcase on March 30, 2018.  Livvy is currently a senior at JMU, where she is majoring in Dietetics.  In high school, she was very involved with languages, taking Spanish through AP, as well as two years of French and three years of Italian (one […]

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January 3, 2018

January 3, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

On January 3, 2018, three members of the MLWGS class of 2014 returned to their alma mater to talk to current student about college.  Two of the alumni, Christopher Benos and Hannah Lyons, attend the University of Virginia.  Samantha Marquez is majoring in psychology on the neuroscience track at Yale.  They talked about everything from […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Daisy Banta ’14

December 26, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.   Daisy Banta (‘14) is a student at Williams College in Williamstown, MA. In high school, Daisy […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Eliza Goodpasture (’14)

December 17, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  Eliza Goodpasture (’14) is a student at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. As a student at […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Fizzah Shaikh (’16)

December 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.   Fizzah Shaikh (’16) is a student at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Fizzah found the community […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Corinne Bowers (’13)

November 29, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  Corinne Bowers (’13) is a fifth-year senior at Northeastern University. When Corinne was considering her options […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Sam Martin (’15)

November 1, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  Sam Martin (’15) is a junior at Middlebury College in Vermont. “I was into everything in […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Shanthi Hiremath (’16)

October 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  Shanthi Hiremath (’16) is a sophomore and member of the track team at Dartmouth College in […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Harvey Creasey (’14)

September 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and the college experience.  We talked to Harvey Creasey (’14), who is a senior at Virginia Tech. Instilling […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Carson Brown (’13)

August 23, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college?  What are their experiences at the colleges they end up choosing?  Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  We talked to Carson Brown […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Ben Wong (’15)

August 15, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection. Ben Wong (’15) is one example. He is getting ready to start his junior year at […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Gibson (’10)

July 20, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

As an eighth grader, Tyler Gibson (’10) wasn’t sure he wanted to come to Maggie Walker, but he decided to make the leap and try it out. He ended up particularly enjoying his classes with Mrs. Williams, Mr. O’Bryan, Ms. Arnold, and Mr. White. As a senior, he had to choose between the United States […]

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