Magnet Alumni News: Summer 2018

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Government and Politics:
  • In the 2018 Maryland Primary Election in Montgomery County:
    • Craig Rice '90 won the Democratic primary for County Council, District 2
    • Marcus Alzona '89 won the Republican primary for State Senator, District 16
    • Samir Paul '06, fell 12 votes short of the top three in the Democratic primary for State Delegate, District 16 (Bethesda Magazine)
  • Aaron Klein '94 wrote for Brookings Institute about the start of the U.S.-China Trade War.
  • Alex Epstein '98 spoke at the Energy Disruptors conference (YouTube)
  • Sarah Oh '00 testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation at a Hearing on Trends in Mobile Technologies.
  • Michael Yin '18 testified before the Federal Commission on School Safety, eliciting a response from the Deputy Secretary of Education (WJLA)
In Memoriam: Stephen Acton '02, passed away on July 30th in Washington, DC. He is survived by his wife, parents, and brother Mark Acton '96. Stephen was a member of the District of Columbia Fire & EMS Department, and donations in his honor can be made to the D.C. Firefighters Burn Foundation.

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