Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight


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Jesus Morales Sanchez graduated from Wilbur Cross High School in 2014, and is in his first year at UCONN, where he is studying chemical engineering, with minors in biology and math. Jesus plans to pursue a career in the medical field, developing technologies that improve medical treatment and diagnosis. Jesus was an Evolutions student for 3 years, where he participated in classes, build dioramas, and worked as an intern in the laboratory of Dr. Zhengrong Wang  in Yale’s Department of Geology & Geophysics.

Carlos Soto is a 2013 graduate of Hill Regional Career High School and a sophomore at University of New Haven, where he studies criminal justice, with plans for a career in law enforcement. Carlos was in EVO through all four years of high school. Carlos was the leader of 2013 Social Justice Teen Summit at the Peabody Museum, and worked the summer after his senior year dissecting alligators in the Peabody’s Vertebrate Zoology department. Carlos is currently employed by the Peabody Museum Store.

Kaussar Rahman is a 2014 graduate of West Haven High School and a freshmen at Mount Holyoke College, where her interests biology, medicine, and global education. Kaussar was in Evolutions for 3 years of high school, and worked during her senior year in the Peabody Museum’s Invertebrate Paleontology department.

Alondra Arguello is a 2013 graduate of  New Haven Academy and is currently a sophomore at Yale University, studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Alondra was in EVO through all four years of high school. She attended classes, worked as a Museum Interpreter in the Sci.CORPS Youth Employment Program, and took on a summer internship at the Haskins Laboratory. Alondra is an avid dancer, and is currently in Yale’s Sabrosura Latin Dance Group.