Jerica Tan ’15 is currently a graduate student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where she is working to earn a combined MD-PhD degree. She is spending her spring studying for her second-year medical school exams and volunteering in the COVID vaccination effort. This summer she will begin the Ph.D. portion of her education when she researches the effect of mitochondrial dysfunction in the brain. Her combined MD-Ph.D. degree will allow her to accelerate the translation of medical research to the creation of treatments that benefit patients.
Samantha Sanchez, class of 2010, is a proud entrepreneur and restaurant owner of La Luna, a Mexican restaurant located in Chicago’s vibrant and historically significant Pilsen neighborhood. “After working nearly every role from busser to bartender to Marketing Manager in the restaurant industry since I was 15 years old, I knew that I wanted to take on the challenge of opening up my own restaurant and bringing my ideas and concepts to life,” says Sanchez.
Araceli Rincon ‘00 and her husband Junior Pinal manage Aracely’s Bakery in LaGrange, one of four locations of the Rincon family-owned business. Since March, Araceli and Junior have been donating and delivering meals from their bakery to area frontline workers.
Dr. Laura Williams ‘07 graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Biology with Honors. After initially pursuing a career in biological anthropology, Laura’s desire to serve led her to medical school.
Maria Spearmon ‘18 is currently a senior at Clark Atlanta University double majoring in Mass Media and Pre Law. Maria shared an update regarding the amazing experiences she has been afforded since graduating from Trinity. This empowered Blazer is setting the world on fire...