Class of 2016 - Where Are They Now? [Updated]

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Jess Thibault

It's been 4 years since they started college. What are they doing now?

Class of 2016

Back in the Day: the Class of 2016 just before graduation and their transition to college.

New Update: Lexi de Montfort Shepherd graduated with a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in Literature from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is now taking a gap-year as a Hospital Fellow with Project Horseshoe Farm and is applying to medical school. 

Charlotte Page transferred from the University of Nevada Reno to Swansea University in Wales in 2018. She graduated in June with a dual honours degree in Biochemistry and Genetics. She is now undertaking a Master’s degree in Nanoscience from Swansea and hoping to be accepted into a graduate entry medicine program commencing in 2021 to begin her journey to become a surgeon. 

Audrey Thompson graduated with her BA in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in May. Now she is working full time at Riot Games as a software engineer on a game called Legends of Runeterra, which is a digital card game. 

Matthew Hayashi graduated from NYU in 2019 (in only 3 years!) with a degree in Classical Civilization and minor in Mathematics. He is now at Georgetown University pursuing a Master's in Finance. 

Christopher Miller graduated from Yale with a degree in History. He is now attending the University of St Andrews in the UK to pursue a Master's in Management. 

Avi Upadhyay graduated from NYU with a degree in Finance. He is now a Research Data Analyst at AK Global Investment Management.

Madeleine Welch graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in International Economics.

Drew Stephenson graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Marketing and is now working as a Media & Communications Coordinator at The Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association. Update: Drew was one of ~250 students selected
from thousands of applicants for the Fall 2020 Disney College Program at Disneyland, but the program was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Hannah Spector graduated from Villanova University with a double major in Marketing and Management and a minor in Spanish and International Business. Update: Hannah is working for a marketing career podcast called Content & Cocktails as a digital marketing intern.

Grace Macauley graduated from Tulane University with a degrees in Digital Media Production and Linguistics and a minor in Business Administration. 

Ethan Hardacre graduated from Pomona College with degrees in Computer Science and Studio Art. 

Matt Grimm graduated from Oberlin and just moved to Chicago.

Sophie Kim graduated from Stanford with a Bachelor of Science in Product Design. Update: Sophie is now taking a gap year to apply to dental schools and working at a startup doing product design work!

Cyrus Moassessi graduated from Pitzer College with a combined degree in Sociology and Asian American Studies. He is now on a path to earn his doctorate as he studies Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. 

Calvin Ruyak graduated from the United States Military Academy with a degree in Computer Science and is now working in the U.S. Army. 


Class of 2016, we are so proud of you! Congratulations on your achievements and next steps!

What are the rest of our 2016 Scorpions doing? We would love to know! Email with any other Class of 2016 updates!

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