Alumni News

 

DEXTER HOOKS EARNS MASTER'S DEGREE

Dexter Hooks ahas recently earned his Master's degree in Teaching and Certificate in Special Education from the Relay Graduate School of Education. He is currently a teacher in Brooklyn, New York and has recently completed his two-year Teach for America commitment. He plans to continue teaching in New York.

ROMEO PHILIPPE EARNS TOP WRITING AWARD FOR FRESHMAN

2019 Alum Romeo Philippe has earned The Robert M. Bruce Memorial Scholarship at College of Wooster. The Robert M. Bruce Memorial Scholarship is awarded to the first-year student who has shown the most improvement in writing skills during the first year. In addition to being recognized for his writing abilities, Romeo was one of about 20 students to enroll in a course about deviance, criminology and apathy. This semester he took a sociology course with students in a juvenile detention center. The purpose of the course is “to bridge the gap between the “inside” and the “outside"." He said the course taught him empathy and that he was grateful to be a part of the course realizing the students on the “inside” were no different than other people he knew. Click here to read the brief article that he was featured in. 

TERRELL COOK CONTINUES LEADERSHIP IN COLLEGE

2018 Chavez Alum Terrell Cook has continued his leadership involvement in college. As a rising junior at Delaware State University, he has made the Dean’s List each semester. This past year he was hired as a Resident Advisor and is responsible for assisting residents on his floor by facilitating various activities throughout the year. As an RA, Terrell is responsible for residents’ safety and community development on his floor. He says he loves the job and being involved on campus.