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News, Notes, Updates 2017-2018

Alumni News, Notes, and Updates for 2017-2018
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Summer - December

Rosie Banchero '88
of Wofa Afro-fusion Dance,
Fara Tolno from Kissidugu Foundation, and drummer David Hermann, came and taught current Judge students the Soko rhythm of Guiean African dance.

Christian Barbiero '10
 graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and recently passed the Utah State Bar. He will be sworn into the Utah State Bar and the Utah Supreme Court in October.

Paul Burke '89 was featured in a recent article in the Intermountain Catholic: "Utah Catholic Schools alumni: Parochial education gives solid foundation for careers, life.

Cort Dennison '07 was featured in a online article from 247Sports titled "Louisville's Dennison on the fast track." Dennison, who is Louisville’s linebackers coach, led the Pac 12 in tackles his senior year at Washington and is now the recruiting coordinator and also one of the special teams coordinator for the Cardinals.


Kaden Elliss '14, a member of the Idaho State Vandals Football team, has been recognized for his outstanding work both on and off the field as a member for the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List. The Wuerffel Trophy is known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service."

Bapa Falemaka '16 was mentioned in a recent Salt Lake Tribune article regarding University of Utah's Football  preparations. "Utes relying on young Falemaka". Read the full article here. or click here: http://www.sltrib.com/sports/2017/08/21/utah-football-notes-special-teams-weapon-mitch-wishnowsky-out-to-one-up-banner-2016-year/

Maisen Knight ‘16 committed to PAC 12’s Arizona University to continue his football career after receiving more than seven offers. 
Grace Nakamura '16 aces it with a hole-in-one at Mountain Dell Lake course. #9, 164 yds with a 5-hybrid.

Mary Oliver '17 was featured in a PBS Student Reporting Lab video: "Students Share Why SRL Matters", where SRL students reflect on their experience with Student Reporting Labs. Mary was one of 20 nationally selected students who traveled to Washington, D.C. over the summer to attend PBS NewsHour’s annual Student Reporting Labs Academy.

It's a bird!  It's a plane!  It's....Todd Paoletti, class of '92! Todd's image was captured on a billboard in New York's Times Square! Todd is currently COO and General Manager of Cognizant Accelerator company. We always knew Todd was destined for "high" places. 

nicholas pope drama desk
Nicholas Pope '99 received a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812). 

Luke Puskedra '08 finished 11th overall in the Quad-City Times Bix 7 run in Davenport, Iowa with a time of 34:26. He featured in an article in the Quad-City Times: "Puskedra stands tall despite the obstacles"

Will Ryan '16 was inducted into the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on June 29. Will is halfway through "plebe summer" and doing great! 

Jake Winter '11
was recognized as Guadalupe School’s volunteer of the year on August 5, 2017. The announcement was made at the Rio Tinto stadium during a REAL Salt Lake game. Since 2012, Jake has volunteered each week with Guadalupe School’s Adult Education Program teaching English to adults.

Amelia Wright '13 graduated Magna Cum Laude from Gonzaga University in May. Amelia has recently accepted a position with Pacific Northwest Ballet Company in Seattle, working in the Marketing /Customer and Patron Relations Department.