Khalid Ahmadzai (’17) wrote an op-ed that appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on President Donald Trump’s words on Afghanistan.
Jordan Aibel (‘13) has launched Up Next Destinations, a boutique travel services company specializing in independent international travel. The business was founded in November 2018 and officially launched in July.
Maggie Benson (‘14) and Nate Looney (‘12) will chair the initial Public Service Academy for Arkansas Bar Association member lawyers who seek to serve in any capacity, including on school boards and city councils, with volunteer organizations or in the legislative, judicial, or executive branch.
Rachel Cole (’19) has joined Apptegy, an EdTech company based in Little Rock, Ark. Cole joins Clinton School graduates Greg Cooper (’12), Mark Lienhart (’11), Hunter Owen (’17), and Angela Toomer (’15) at Apptegy.
Andrew Forsman (‘16) has joined the Arkansas Excel by Eight initiative as a Design Strategist and Focus Group Facilitator.
Marina Giannirakis (’19) has joined the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center in Cleveland, Ohio. DVCAC operates under the mission to empower individuals, educate the community, and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse.
Nicole Hellthaler (’19) has been named National Program Manager for Prison Yoga Project.
Mariella Hernandez (’19) served as co-editor while Bolton Kirchner (‘16) contributed to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital 2019 edition of Community Needs Assessment.
Patrick McBride (’19) has joined Winrock International as a Senior Program Associate for Agriculture and Volunteer Programs. McBride recently completed an internship with Winrock International that started in January 2019.
Adriana Ongay (’19) has joined TRIO Talent Search at UA Little Rock as a Project Program Specialist.
Ann Owen’s (’14) LEED-certified residence in Little Rock was named Outstanding Single-Family Project at the United States Green Building Council’s LEED Home Awards.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.