After graduating from San Dieguito High School Academy in 2007, Jeremy Poincenot suddenly became legally blind while at SDSU due to a rare visual disorder. He was only 19. By the time he was 20 he had become the World Blind Golf Champion. Now a motivational speaker, Jeremy’s story was featured on CNN’s “Great Big […]
A CSUSM article about their new fitness facility alerted us to the fact that a member of the Class of 2003, Erik Blekeberg, is CSUSM’s Sports Performance coach!
Read more here: Meet the admin staff of the VC Fire Department and here. According to the article, Mike volunteered for the Ventura and Solana Beach Fire Departments before joining the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Department and working his way up to Captain.
Former Chemistry teacher Bob Zakoski saw Mr. Stimson’s photos of the tearing down of some of our buildings (Facebook link may not be accessible to everyone, but try and see) and came in to see for himself… …and then Jennifer Hewitson (’79, daughter of Biology teacher John Hewitson and current SDA parent) dropped into the […]
Members of the Classes of 2004 and 2005 tie the knot!
The Class of 2003’s Aaron Olson is the lead guitarist for the band L.A. Takedown. He was written up recently in the Del Mar Times. Some quotes: The two things that I did as a kid were music and skateboarding. They would kind of waver on which would be more at the forefront. Once I […]
San Diego’s newest Catholic Priest [is] Father Billy Zondler, SDA class of 2005, ordained June 9, 2017. He will begin his assignment at Mission San Diego de Alcalá on September 1st. Here is a little more information, in his own words. We spent a very magical and emotional weekend with family, friends and community members. […]
Marco Jewell (’16) achieved his dream to become a Marine by graduating Boot Camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot this fall and then successfully completing the Infantryman course at Camp Pendleton early in 2017. A talented high school runner, he has been breaking several unit Marine Corps Physical Fitness records. PFC Jewell is headed […]
Congratulations to Matt de la Peña (’91), upon winning the 2016 Newbery Medal for his book Last Stop on Market Street. Matt is featured in an article by San Dieguito student Kate Sequeira (the article doesn’t appear to be online… yet… we’ll post a link if it does come online). Here’s a link to the […]
Victoria Orphan is a geobiologist whose research sheds new light on microbial communities in extreme environments and their impact on the cycling of nutrients and energy through the oceans. Much of her work focuses on microorganisms living in deep-sea beds that sequester large quantities of methane released from seeps in the ocean floor. Because these […]