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Prochat Spotlight: Daniel Tapia

Prochat Spotlight: Daniel Tapia

Sydney Scanlon, Aumni Editor

February 11, 2015

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

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

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

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

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...

Greg Terp, Police Law Enforcement Officer

Greg Terp, Police Law Enforcement Officer

Albany Muria, Editor

February 7, 2015

Greg Terp, a retired police law enforcement officer, worked for the Miami-Dade Police Department for over 35 years, primarily a part of the tactical team.  Throughout his career, he has worked anything from the K9 Unit to managing security at the Super Bowl. A University of Miami (UM) and Gables alumnus,...

Pro Chat: Zoologist Ron Magill

Pro Chat: Zoologist Ron Magill

Bhargavi Pochi, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2015

On Jan. 13, world renowned zoologist Ron Magill came to Gables as a guest speaker for a pro chat. Mr. Magill spoke to students about his career at Zoo Miami and his experiences with wildlife. Ron Magill has accomplished numerous feats like creating the largest Harpy Eagle center in the world in Panama...

Alumnus & Teacher: Natalie De La Vega

Alumnus & Teacher: Natalie De La Vega

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

January 31, 2015

Biology teacher, Natalie De La Vega has been teaching at Gables for the past seven years. However, it was not her first time on campus. Previously, De La Vega attended Gables for four years of high school. She has since attended Central Michigan, graduated from Florida International University, married...

Business Leader: Brian Breslin

Business Leader: Brian Breslin

Teague Scanlon, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

At Gables, we fortunately had the opportunity to speak with Brian Breslin, the CEO of his own business, a leader in Miami's technology scene and one of the Miami Herald's "30 under 40 business leaders" during a Pro chat. Throughout the Pro chat, Breslin's entrepreneurial spirit became very clear - whether...

Dietitian: Jennifer Caceres

Dietitian: Jennifer Caceres

Annie Farrell, Editor

January 24, 2015

Good health isn't just a job for Jennifer Caceres. It's a lifestyle. She simultaneously works as a registered dietitian at Miami Children's Hospital, a corporate wellness counselor at Discovery Channel and remains active in her native Miami community by leading and participating in several outreach...

Edward Duran: Alumnus Returns to Teach

Edward Duran: Alumnus Returns to Teach

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

December 22, 2014

Edward Duran graduated from Gables in 2011, and now he's back. Currently enrolled at Florida International University (FIU) as a senior, he is majoring in psychology and minoring in education, which has a necessary teaching component. Duran wanted to fuse his major into his teaching, which has le...

Fraga: Always a Cavalier

Fraga: Always a Cavalier

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

December 1, 2014

Kelli Fraga understands what it is like to be a student at Gables, because she once was one. Fraga, an International Baccalaureate (IB), Honors and regular Chemistry teacher, has been a Cavalier since 2002 when she began her freshman year. She has since graduated from Gables, obtained a degree from...

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