Rigel Leonard Baron graduated from Marine boot camp Aug. 28 in San Diego, California. Baron is now a Private First Class in the Marines. Baron graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2015. Baron will be continuing his Marine training at Camp Pendleton, California, and then he plans to attend University of New Mexico so he can become an officer in the Marine Reserves. He is the son of Miles and Erica Baron of Los Alamos.
Jonathan Vander Wiel, of Los Alamos, was named to the Spring 2015 Dean’s List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. He is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering.
Irina Alvestad, Ph.D. was recently awarded tenure at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos as an associated professor of mathematics.
Kiana Zerr, of Los Alamos, has been named to the Greyhound softball roster at Eastern New Mexico University. ENMU is a NCAA Division II institution, affiliated with the Lone Star Conference.
Felicity Kubic, of Los Alamos, joined the Class of 2019 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the 2015-2016 school year. More than 1,400 freshmen joined the Rensselaer community on Aug. 31 with the first day of classes. They hail from 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and from countries all over the world.