June 2016, Volume 20, Number 3

Making Their Mark

Carlos Andrés Cuervo

Filmmaker’s Talents Reach New Heights at MDC

A screenwriting course and mentors helped an award-winning filmmaker excel.


Verónica Perón with her Suncoast Emmy

Taking on the Heat

The wizard behind the basketball team’s beloved Jumbotron is Emmy-winning alumna Verónica Perón.


Marice Guerra and Sarah Sassen

Birds of a Feather Design Together

MDC students shined at the International Interior Design Association Design Mix 2016 competition.


Kassandra Fernández

Award Winner Picks Winning MDC

An alumna returns to her alma mater to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.


Andy Hayt photo of Jabari Blash

MDC’s Stellar MLB Record Grows

Now playing for the San Diego Padres, former Shark outfielder Jabari Blash thrives in the Major Leagues.


María Alejandra Ortiz

From All-USA to Helping All Globablly

An award-winning student at InterAmerican Campus aims to save children’s lives.


Joyce Sosa

Designing an Enriching Lifelong Career

An award-winning student mixes her love of the culinary arts with her fine arts background.


Jennifer Young

Propelled to Success

Alumna Jennifer Sosa takes a leading role at NextEra Energy by serving as a wind technician leader.


Raul Escarpio

A Gift for Teaching

MDC Professor Dr. Raul Escarpio receives a national award for his contributions to the field of teaching children with exceptionalities.


Julie ce León

Top Graduates Take Flight

MDC’s Class of 2016 heads to the nation’s top universities.


MDC recently inducted outstanding alumni into its prestigious Hall of Fame during its 14th annual awards celebration.

A Celebration of Success

MDC’s Hall of Fame recently inducted a new group of outstanding alumni.



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