The time, talents, and expertise of Prep alums like you help ensure more students of color can experience the life-changing opportunties you have had at Prep. Get involved:

  • Become a School Champion - Connect Prep alums from your independent school alma mater to Prep and school events, fundraise, and plan mini-reunions. 
  • Panel Speaker - Tell prospective and current families about your Prep experience. 
  • Admissions Interviewer - Help interview the incoming Prep for Prep and PREP 9 contingents.

All events require advance registration. In the interest of student safety, Prep may require background checks for select volunteer opportunities. 

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    Ongoing for Employer Screening; June - August for Internships 

    Do you remember how a summer internship earned through Prep launched your career, or how a placement helped you discover a new passion? Help more Prep students access those opportunities!
    We are in need of PAID high school and underclassmen internships. We are open to any and all company introductions. Please email to share leads, hear about our process, or learn of any past Prep relationships with specific companies or industries.

    Summer, early August 2019
    Call for alum volunteers! The Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) is offered through Leadership Development Opportunities. We need alum volunteers to judge student business plan pitches and/or alum entrepreneurs to share their stories and advice with Prep students. 
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Alum School Champions

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  • Andover

    Jonathan Figueroa
    (P9 XV/Andover '06, Harvard '10) MBA, NYU '15
    Marketing Manager, PepsiCo
  • Birch Wathen Lenox

    Nicole Sheppard
    (XVIII/Birch Wathen Lenox '02, Georgia State '08)
  • Brearley

    Olivia Harris
    (XXVII/Brearley '10, Columbia '14)
    Assistant, Technology Department, Brearley School

    Kelly Salazar
    (XXIV/Brearley '08, Harvard '12)
    Program Analyst, Robertson Foundation
  • Chapin

    Muriel Isaac
    (XVII/Chapin '01, Penn '06) MBA, Santa Clara '14
    Director of Alumni Affairs, Prep for Prep
  • Choate

    Amy Mascunana
    (P9 XIII/Choate '04, Barnard '08) MSEd, Lehman '10
    Teacher, NYC Department of Education

    Miguel Vargas
    (P9 XVIII/Choate '09, Princeton '13)
    Senior Consultant, IBM
  • Collegiate

    Franklin Amoo
    (XIV/Collegiate '98, Columbia '02) MBA, Penn '09
    Managing Partner, Baylis Emerging Markets, LLC
  • Dalton

    Yu Wong
    (VI/Dalton '90, Harvard '95)
    Executive Director & Managing Editor of Digital, Morgan Stanley
  • Deerfield

    Jessica Zapas
    (P9 XVI/Deerfield '07, Cornell '12)
    Analyst, Equities Sales & Trading, Credit Suisse
  • Fieldston

    Elbert Garcia
    (IX/Fieldston '93, Columbia '97) MPA, Baruch '12
    Communications Consutant and Strategist, Mi Familia Consulting

    Charles Guerrero
    (V/Fieldston '89, Harvard '93)
    Director of Leadership Development Opportunities, Prep for Prep
  • Hackley

    Michael Makinde
    (XIX/Hackley '03, Boston College '07) MA, Boston College '08; JD, Howard '14
    Associate, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Hewitt

    Stephanie McCalmon
    (XX/Hewitt '04, Duke '08)
    Associate Director of Integrated Marketing, The New Yorker
  • Horace Mann

    Karen LesPierre
    (I/Horace Mann '85, Penn '91) MSEd, City College '09
    Executive Director, Ms. Karen's A+ Tutoring Center, LLC

    Amanda Loyola
    (XXVI/Horace Mann '10, Stanford '14) MS, Stanford '16
    MBA candidate, Harvard

    Nicholas Velazquez
    (XXIII/Horace Mann '07, Columbia '11)
    Senior Mobile Product Manager, Michael Kors
  • Kent

    Esther Cajuste
    (P9 XI/Kent '02, Boston College '06) JD, American '11
    Associate Law Clerk to Hon. Robert R. Reed, New York County Supreme Court
  • Lawrenceville

    Robert Diggs
    (P9 XVIII/Lawrenceville '09, Franklin & Marshall '15)
    Program Coordinator, Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts
  • LREI

    Amy Ramirez Rodriguez
    (XXII/Manhattan Country '02, LREI '06, Bucknell '10)
    Financial Advisor, MassMutual Investments
  • Milton

    Mohamed Yameen
    (P9 XI/Milton '02, Wesleyan '06)
    VP of Technology/Expense Manager,
  • Nightingale

    Chevelle Dixon
    (XIX/Nightingale '03, Harvard '07) MUP, NYU '10
    Alumni Affairs Coordinator, Prep for Prep

    Yvonne Morel
    (XXVIII/Nightingale '12, Colgate '16)
    Sales Planner, Discovery Channel 
  • Packer

    Andre Douglas
    (XXVII/VCS '07, Packer '11, Syracuse '15)
    Project Manager, AD Realty

    Ronnette Hope
    (XXIII/Packer '07, Northwestern '11) MLIS, Pratt '13
    Library Associate, The Chapin School

    Mikaela Monous
    (XXVII/Packer '11, Clark '15)
    Ad Sales Associate, NBC Universal, Inc.
  • Poly Prep

    Ashley Greaves
    (XXVIII/Poly Prep '12, Yale '16)

    Christian Rutherford
    (IX/Poly Prep '93, Brown '97) MPA, NYU '00; JD, Columbia '05
    Staff Counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP
  • RCDS

    Anthony Henry
    (XXIV/RCDS '08, Duke '15)
    Operations Manager, Success Academy Charter Schools
  • Sacred Heart

    Stephanie Jimenez
    (XXIV/Sacred Heart '08, Scripps '12)
    Youth Development Facilitator, HEAF, Inc.
  • Saint Ann's

    Victoria Fernandez Wint
    (XVIII/VCS '98, Saint Ann's '02, Williams '06)
    Founding Program Operations Manager, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School 

    Daniela Monous
    (XXVII/Saint Ann's '11, Wesleyan '15)
  • Spence

    Kara Hamilton
    (XV/Spence '99, Harvard '03) MPA, London School of Economics '06
    Partnership Coordinator, School for Collaborative Healthcare, Urban Assembly
  • Taft

    Orlando Watson
    (P9 XV/Taft '06, William & Mary '10) 
    2018 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellow
  • Trinity

    Vaughn Caldon
    (XI/Trinity '95, NYU)
    Founder & CEO, Ballstar

    Renata Henry
    (XXII/Trinity '06, Penn '11)
    Associate Director of Alumnae Relations, The Hewitt School

    Alex James
    (XXI/Trinity '05, Macalester '09)
    Social Media Strategist, Blue Telescope
  • Williston

    Rosanny Gonzalez
    (P9 XVII/Williston '08, Fordham)
    Development Associate, Ethical Culture Fieldston School
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