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Firefighter Rick Herrin Visits Gables

Firefighter Rick Herrin Visits Gables

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

On Friday, Jan. 9, Gables was home to a hero. Retired firefighter Rick Herrin showed up at CGHS to speak about his incredible career. Boasting over 32 years of service (something he is incredibly proud of), Herrin has been saving lives and eradicating hazards with incredible skill. "I've been retired...

Engineering Success

Engineering Success

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 22, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

Cavaliers had the opportunity to meet with Joanna Dominguez, a mechanical and aerospace engineer who works at Barfield Inc., a company that designs equipment to test planes for flight safety. Students were thrilled to ask Dominguez questions and obtain professional advice. "I knew I liked math and...

Prochat: David Landsberg

Prochat: David Landsberg

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 21, 2015


Filed under Alumni Center, Alumni Spotlights, Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

On Jan. 14, 2015, a group of students gathered to learn about Goodwill Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and former Miami Herald publisher and president David Landsberg. Landsberg, a 1980 Gables graduate, was excited to be back at Gables to speak to students about navigating not only the business world,...

Jessica Cabrera: Social Media Community Manager

Jessica Cabrera: Social Media Community Manager

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Alumni Center, Alumni Spotlights, Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

A graduate of the 2009 Coral Gables Senior High School class, Jessica Cabrera is now a social media community manager at Kabookaboo. After being editor in chief of Highlights during her senior year, she graduated from Gables and headed to Florida State University. Cabrera majored in advertising and...

Prosthetics: One Step Closer to Reality

Prosthetics: One Step Closer to Reality

Karla Santoyo, Editor-In-Chief

February 14, 2015


Filed under Alumni Center, Alumni Spotlights, Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

On Jan. 22, Gables welcomed a special guest, Ignacio Gaunaurd, for a pro chat that focused on prosthetics as a career choice. Gaunaurd graduated from Columbus High School with the Class of '95 and obtained his bachelor's degree in dietetics and nutrition from Florida International University (FIU). Because...

James Grippando: Writer

James Grippando: Writer

Hannah Cordes, Sports Editor

February 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

James Grippando started out as a young lawyer in a busy law firm, with a dream of writing. As a lawyer, he specialized in crimes, which served partially as inspiration for being a writer of crime and mystery. Ever since he was young, Grippando has always loved telling and writing stories for his friends...

OB/GYN Visits for a Pro Chat

OB/GYN Visits for a Pro Chat

Sabrina Ochoa, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

Michelle Fletcher, a graduate of the Gables Class of 2005, visited on Jan. 6 to give students a new perspective on the life of an Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OBGYN). Fletcher enjoyed her high school experience, being persistently involved in soccer, the International Baccalaureate academy and...

Prochat Spotlight: Daniel Tapia

Prochat Spotlight: Daniel Tapia

Sydney Scanlon, Aumni Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

The Miami Chamber of Commerce has existed since the early 1900's, handling economic opportunities of the greater Miami area. Their mission is a city powered by "dynamic entrepreneurs, cutting-edge technologies, an educated work force and imaginative leaders." Gables graduate Daniel Tapia is the Director of Government Affairs and a...

Pro Chat: Manny Leal

Pro Chat: Manny Leal

Henry Santer, Copy Editor

February 9, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

On Thursday, Jan. 15, pharmacist Manny Leal visited Gables to speak with students and answer their questions regarding the intricacies of working in the pharmaceutical industry. Leal, who currently works at a local CVS Pharmacy, has spent substantial time with the company, and was invited to discuss...

Pro Chat: Ron Yacoub, Physical Therapist

Pro Chat: Ron Yacoub, Physical Therapist

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

February 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Pro Chat Spotlights

Many successful people know what they are going to do at a young age and plan out their lives accordingly. However, physical therapist Ron Yacoub achieved such a notable career by changing things up along the way. Graduating from Gables in 1992, Yacoub played varsity football in high school, but was...

Multimedia Producer: Luis Salas

Multimedia Producer: Luis Salas

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015


Filed under Alumni Center, Alumni Spotlights, Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

Luis Salas was just like any other senior at Gables, trying to figure out what he wanted to do with his life. Five years later he became the founder of multimedia production company Penguin Suit Cinema. In the four years that Salas has been working in the entertainment industry he has founded a...

Veterinarian: Kate Marmesh

Veterinarian: Kate Marmesh

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015


Filed under Alumni Center, Alumni Spotlights, Features, Pro Chat Spotlights, Recent Stories

On Jan. 29, former Gables student Kate Marmesh (sister of Gablette Coach Maureen "Mo" Marmesh) returned to our school for a Pro Chat with a small group of students interested in perusing a career in veterinary medicine. During the Pro Chat, Marmesh also touched on how to adjust to living away from home...

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