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Dublin High School Alumni Profiles

OneDublin.org has interviewed Dublin High alumni from across California and the country, as well as provided a vehicle for recent grads to tell their story. Collectively these interviews and articles paint a picture of Dublin High School. If you know a a Dublin High alumni who deserves a profile, or want to contribute an alumni story, please contact us at onedublin@comcast.net.

Michelle Lee

Life at Harvard University: Michelle Lee on Choosing Crimson for College Colors – Dublin High Class of 2011 graduate, National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist and Valedictorian Michelle Lee writes about choosing between staying close to home and attending Stanford or moving across the country to join Harvard, about how Dublin High’s AP program prepared her for Harvard’s rigor and how she’s made extracurricular involvement in leadership and dance a part of her Harvard experience.

Emily Edlund

Becoming a University of Arizona Wildcat – From Dublin to Tucson – Dublin High Class of 2011 graduate Emily Edlund writes about how AP and honors classes at Dublin High prepared her for success in college, the value of getting involved in college life, and how going to school so far from home has helped her mature into an adult.

Ben Young

Life as a Cadet at West Point – From Dublin High School to the US Military Academy – Dublin High Class of 2011 Student Body President Ben Young writes about the transition from high school to military training, and how is experiences at Dublin High helped prepare him for the rigor and teaching methods at the US Military Academy at West Point.

Hannah Sievers

Dublin High Grad Hannah Sievers to Intern with U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Dublin High Class of 2008 grad and Westmont College senior Hannah Sievers talks about how Dublin High prepared her for pursuing a degree in chemistry and how she secured an internship at the Dept. of Homeland Security. Read more…

Tim Sbranti

Meet City of Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti: Dublin High School Class of ’93 Alumni – Dublin High and Sacramento State graduate Tim Sbranti talks about how he balances his role as City of Dublin Mayor and teacher at Dublin High School. Read more…

Dean Wallace

Dublin High and Stanford University Grad Dean Wallace on Connecting with Voters – Dublin High Class of ’04 and Stanford Class of ’09 grad talks about how DHS prepared him for the rigor of Stanford and inspired him to pursue a career in politics. Dean shares his passion for connecting with voters and the inner workings of a political campaign.

Dennis Neil Jones

Dublin High School ’72 Grad Dennis Jones Combines Beatlemania and the Law – Dublin High, USC and USD graduate Dennis Jones shares how he combined his passion for law with a passion for The Beatles. Read more…

Eric Swalwell

Eric Swalwell Jr. – Dublin High Class of ’99 Alumni and Alameda County Prosecutor – Dublin High and University of Maryland graduate Eric Swalwell talks about his journey from an athelete (soccer) to a prosecutor. Read more…

Christopher Michel

Christopher Michel – President Bush Memoirs Collaborator and Speechwriter, Dublin High School and Yale Alumni – Dublin High and Yale graduate Christopher Michel takes us inside the White House as he describes how a Dublin High grad ended up riding Air Force One and writing speeches for the President. Read more…

Bill Fulton with Eric Marienthal

Dublin High Class of ’80 Alumni Bill Fulton in Running for a Grammy – Dublin High graduate and musician Bill Fulton received a pleasant surprise last year when he was informed that his name would be included on the ballot for a Grammy. Read more…

Jamie Somerville

Life at UC San Diego – From Dublin High AP to Nanoengineering – Dublin High graduate Jamie Somerville talks about his first few months at UC San Diego, how Dublin High’s Advanced Placement (AP) program has helped him adjust to college-level courses and the benefits of getting involved in college life. Read more…

UCLA Scavenger Hunt

Life as a UCLA Bruin: Deanna Hong on Combining Art, Athletics and Academics – Dublin High graduate Deanna Hong writes about her decision to attend UCLA and the difficult choices she’s had to make to balance her love of art, athletics and academics. Read more…

Erik Wong

Life as a Piper at Hamline University – Dublin High graduate Erik Wong shares his story of finding a home at Hamline University after being recruited for the Piper’s football team, and how football and Hamline’s First Year Seminars have eased the transition from high school to college. Read more…

Cynthia Moore (left)

Life as a Vaquero at Santa Barbara City College – Dublin High graduate Cynthia Moore writes about the adjusting to a college environment where you are responsible for your schedule – and how getting involved in school activities enhances the college experience. Read more…

Ravali Reddy (left)

Life at Stanford University: Ravali Reddy on Choosing Cardinal for College Colors – Dublin High graduate Ravali Reddy shares her story of fulfilling a childhood dream – to attend Stanford University. Ravali writes about how college provides terrific opportunities to participate in enriching activities despite the academic demands. Read more…

Sarah Wolfish

Life at Columbia University and JTS – from Dublin High to the Ivy League – Dublin High graduate Sarah Wolfish relates her experiences going to college in the Big Apple – and somehow finding time to enjoy New York City while completing a joint program at Columbia and JTS. Read more…

Kevin Cappa (right)

Life at UC Davis: From The Hills of Dublin to the Flats of Davis – Dublin High graduate Kevin Cappa writes about how college is different from high school – and how to approach the adjustment to college life. Read more…

Melyssa Lloyd (right)

Life at Penn State – Going from a Gael to a Nittany Lion – Dublin High graduate Melyssa Lloyd shares her thoughts on getting involved in Penn State student government and a sorority to complement her academic experience. Read more…

Veronica Rubio

Life at Carroll College – From Dublin Green to Montana Big Sky Country – Dublin High graduate Veronica Rubio writes about moving away from home to experience life in a small, Catholic college.

Mary Kropf

Dublin High Class of ’85 Grad Mary Kropf Publishes 1st Book in “The Aurator” Series – Dublin High grad talks about how she fulfilled a lifelong dream of becoming a published author, and how the most important step in accomplishing a dream is just getting started.

Summer Benavidez

Dublin High Class of 2011 Grad Competes for 2012 Miss Teen San Francisco – Dublin High grad and University of Nevada, Reno freshman Summer Benavidez is profiled regarding her competing for Miss Teen San Francisco. The college freshman was an active DHS Gaels athlete (lacrosse) and volunteer (4-H), and is pursuing a degree in International Business.

These are just a subset of the Dublin High alumni stories to be found on OneDublin.org. To contribute or recommend an article to include in this series contact us at onedublin@comcast.net.

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