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Jesuit Drama alum Rob Habel (The Princess Bride, Aladdin, The Laramie Project, Move!, Sweeney Todd, Hamlet) and fellow JHS alum Pat Sweeney’s band Petaluma is getting some well-deserved buzz these days.
Check out the links below to hear their music and to hear them interviewed by Beth Ruyak on the Capital Public Radio program “Insight.”
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. Please share your prayers and good thoughts for Robert Mario “Bobby” Lopez-Garcia Jr. ’99 who passed away July 17. A vigil in memory of Bobby will be held on Wednesday, July 26 at 6:45 p.m. at St. Mary Cemetery & Funeral Center. On Thursday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m., we will honor Bobby’s entrance into Heaven at All Hallows Catholic Church. For full obituary, & service details please go to:
Joe Rost ‘05 is involved in a very special project with a duo known as the Archangels of Justice (AOJ) and their mission is to investigate misclassified murders and police misconduct by examining all details of the of the case (think: Serial and Making a Murder). Though the subject matter can be difficult to digest, the goal is to bring justice to the families and loved ones of the deceased and they are using podcasts as their medium to tell these untold stories.
Chase Contreras ’12 married Taylor Lanier on July 2, 2017, at La Cuesta Ranch in San Luis Obispo. Chase and Taylor are both graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and are serving their first base assignment at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. Chase’s groomsmen were his long-time K-12 friends from St. James-Davis and Jesuit: (Left to right): Nick Buccola ‘12, Riley Humphrey, Andrew Mar ‘12, Logan James ‘12, Groom – Chase Contreras ’12, Ben Corfee ‘12, Patrick Barrientes, Tyler Sousa.
Jesuit Drama alum John Sanders ‘95 (Macbeth, Ten November, My Fair Lady) has a featured role in the American premiere of Groundhog Day: The Musical, a London import based on the popular film of the same name.
In a recent broadway.com interview, John reflects on his time in Jesuit Drama:
Congratulations to Jesuit Drama alum Scott Klier ‘89 who was just named Producing Artistic Director of California Musical Theatre (CMT), one of the area’s largest non-profit arts organizations that produces the Broadway Series and Music Circus.
Please read the Sacramento Bee announcement that’s linked below.
Story courtesy of Brewers.com – Photo from Milb.com & the Pawtucket Red Sox
Press Release | January 22, 2015
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that Jeff Levering will join the organization as the newest member of the Brewers radio broadcast team. Levering will serve as a play-by-play broadcaster on select road games on 620 WTMJ and the Brewers Radio Network, as well as provide content for the Brewers online, social and new media channels.
ANDREW ROGERS ’12 was a finalist for the Silicone Prairie News SPA Student Entrepreneur award in recognition of his creation of JayClean. Partnering with Creighton University and Max-I Walker in Omaha Nebraska, JayClean provides dry cleaning services to University students, faculty, and staff. Creating a unique opportunity for students to learn outside of the traditional classroom environment JayClean is managed and operated by students at Creighton University and seeks to promote future entrepreneurial businesses at Creighton University.
Turner Spark ’00 Comedy Comes to New York! Turner, who lives Suzhou, China, started his comedy career in 2009 by founding Mainland China’s first standup comedy group – “Stand Up China” and has won international comedy competitions all over the world. Before taking the stage in 2009, Sparks founded Mainland China’s first American ice cream truck when he brought New Jersey’s “Mister Softee” trucks to China. Turner will be bringing his comedy to the Big Apple in late May. New York dates and locations are: Wed, May 27 – Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W.
In 2009 cofounded Hathway, an agency with 2014 revenue of $6 million that helps brands develop mobile applications and campaigns. Agency has nearly 50 employees and offices in San Luis Obispo, CA, and Tokyo. Clients include Behr Paint, Applied Materials and Transamerica. Hathway ranked No. 601 on the 2014 Inc 5000 in recognition of 791% revenue growth over a three-year period. Dundon is a member of the Cal Poly Industrial Technology Advisory Board.
Courtesy of Lynn Peithman Stock, Silicon Valley Business Journal
Jesuit High School set the foundation forMatt Cain’s drive for success early on. The school’s mission for students to be “A Man for Others” challenged him to a lifelong learner and leader in service to others.
We know … we know—he was selected ahead of Dan Marino in the 1983 Draft. But the greatest quarterback in New York Jets history (not named Namath) had a rifle for an arm, oodles of confidence and a couple of Pro Bowl appearances. Plus, he’s got one helluva Herschel Walker story.
The grounds of Jesuit High School have changed dramatically over the past few years, with renovations and upgrades to all aspects of our facility. View this student video to see what’s next for our great campus.
Congratulations to Kiera Anderson (“Best Ensemble”), Connor Mickiewicz (“Best Performance,” “Best Ensemble,” “Most Satisfying [Theater Experience]“) and Andrew Perez (“Best Performance”), all of whom were prominently featured in the Sacramento Bee’s 2013 Theatre Year in Review!
Click on the link to read Bee Theatre critic Marcus Crowder’s article.
HAYWARD, Calif. — The Pioneer men’s basketball coaching staff now features three former standout point guards. Head coach Gus Argenal has announced that Jay Flores has joined Cal State East Bay as an assistant coach for the 2013-14 season. Flores, who played collegiately for conference rival Chico State, was the California Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAA) Most Valuable Player as a senior in 2011-12.
FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII — A four-star general took command of the Army in Asia and the Pacific for the first time in nearly four decades Tuesday as the military’s national security focus shifts to the region.
Gen. Vincent Brooks, 55, succeeded Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, a three-star general who retired after leading U.S. Army Pacific for the past two years.