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Blake Delong '16

Blake Delong '16
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Previously attending Prince of Peace Catholic School, Blake DeLong now participates in a few of the clubs Jesuit has to offer. In addition to writing for The Roundup, he conducts the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band as Drum Major and participates in the Junior Classical League. In his free time, Blake likes to stay up to date with current events and the latest developments in the computer electronics industry. As for the future, Blake is considering a career in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
Successful business owner, generous benefactor, loving father, and devout husband Joseph V. Hughes placed a comically small blue beanie upon his head before an audience of over a thousand current Jesuit students, faculty, and guests on the morning of Thursday, November 5th, 2015. As a quiet wave of chuckling reverberated through the crowd, he patiently waited with a straight face...
Throughout their developmental years, a person is only properly exposed to a limited number of professions, potentially narrowing their aspirations for the future. For example, picture books often illustrate the lives of firefighters, teachers, policemen, and construction workers early in one's life. This is done because it is simple for a young child to understand these jobs, but the exclusive exposure typically leads...
College, the thought that lurks in the back of every high school student's mind. Questions like "What will I study?"and "Where will I go?" swarm around in the heads of teenagers across the nation, but possibly the most daunting question is "How will I pay for it?" It will come as a surprise to no one when I say that...
The rhythmic thuds of helicopter blades cutting through the air draws the attention of the students below, momentarily distracting them from their history lesson about the monuments which surround them. From schools around the country, students have come to learn about the formation and function of the government right where it happens, Washington D.C. Rising Jesuit seniors were among the...
Either in the halls or in class, many students have probably seen Michael Boyson ’16 around Jesuit at least a few times. For those who see him on a regular basis, it might be known that he is an honors student, a varsity swimmer, and a participant in a variety of Jesuit’s clubs. However, it is likely that very...
A slow pan across a shadowy ally, a subdued, gravelly voice-over setting the tone, a morose orchestra of strings crescendoing into a dramatic climax: all contemporary tropes of the modern action film. While films such as The Dark Knight, Dredd, Godzilla and Daniel Craig’s James Bond all pull off these common themes with great skill, they do not negate...
During the Holiday Season, the musical arts come alive! From the innumerable performances of the timeless ballet The Nutcracker to the classic Christmas tunes played in every mall, it is impossible to escape the music of the most festive time of year. Everywhere you turn, there are examples of Christmas and music intertwining to spread holiday cheer. The two...
This past Sunday, crowds of grandparents flocked to the halls of Jesuit to see where their grandson is being educated. In fact, over five hundred grandparents and students came to Jesuit to explore the building and learn about all the ways education has changed over the years. Since 2003, Jesuit has been opening its doors to the grandparents of...

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