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Class of 2021: Erick

Class of 2021: Erick

Erick graduated from Making Waves Academy as valedictorian, earning a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.21. In fall 2017 he began his freshman year at UC Davis with the support of our College and Alumni Program.

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Class of 2011: Jennifer

Class of 2011: Jennifer

Jennifer graduated from Stanford University with her Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, and Society. She has served as Senior Product Marketing Manager for WePay, volunteers with CAP, and is now pursuing her MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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Class of 2019: Marco

Class of 2019: Marco

Marco is a Making Waves Academy alumnus and a CAP student pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies at Macalester College. He has worked for the Minnesota Department of Commerce, volunteered for Hillary for America, and interned for Congressman Mark DeSaulnier.

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Class of 2020: Sally

Class of 2020: Sally

Sally is majoring in Business and Economics at UC Berkeley as a part of our CAP Bay Area Program. She works as a Research Assistant at the Berkeley Haas School of Business and has secured internships with B.O.L. Global, Inc. and Sprouts Cooking Club.

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“At Making Waves we strive to provide a quality public education that provides all underserved children with a K-12 experience second to none. We’re working towards the day when all children have access to quality schools that support, nurture, and enable them to reach for the stars.”

John Scully, Co-Founder and Chair

Making Waves Foundation

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