ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 16, 2021 – Representing organizations like SpaceX, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Universal Studios Hollywood, alumni working in a variety of engineering professions will address students at their alma mater, Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech), on February 18, commemorating National Engineers Week. The graduates will virtually share their educational and career pathways and answer questions from students, the vast majority of whom are considering STEM-related college majors and careers.
“Because of the science and technology-focused nature of our curriculum, Engineers Week has always been a special celebration at Bosco Tech,” said Principal Jeff Krynen. “Hearing from alumni who are successful engineering professionals in a broad range of fields is an invaluable opportunity for current students. That connection to the ‘real world,’ with practical insights coming from past students, helps to better prepare our young people for the many opportunities that await them after high school.”
The Engineers Day event roster includes:
- John Arreguin (1992)–Director, Central Shops/Animated Figures/ Attractions/Transportation–Universal Studios Hollywood
- Lawrence Cheung (1995)–Sr. Principal Metallurgist/Welding Engineer–Northrop Grumman
- Don Gibbs (1969)–(Retired) Engineering Applications Software Engineer–NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory / Caltech
- Chris Hansen (1998)–Director, Development Testing–SpaceX
- Charlie Herrera (2006)–Employee Relations Manager–Interior Removal Specialist, Inc.
- Anthony Longoria (2018)–Assistant Job Walk Coordinator–Interior Removal Specialist, Inc.
- Pete Velázquez (1992)–Director, Analytical Sciences–InstilBio
Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that uniquely combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. The innovative curriculum allows students to exceed university admission requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of six applied science and engineering fields, including the newest program, Biological, Medical & Environmental Technology (BMET).
With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, the majority of graduates pursue STEM-related post-secondary majors at the university level. Visit www.boscotech.edu or call 626-940-2000 to arrange a campus tour or to learn more about the school’s academic, extracurricular, and extensive international student programs.