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Many of our alumni have continued their studies at some of the highest ranked doctoral universities in the US and others have successful careers in professional fields including health, government, business, and education. Graduates of our programs include:

  • Haven Hightower (French): advisor to the Foreign Minister at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Michael Appleby (Japanese):attends Syracuse University, Museum Studies graduate program
  • Devin Thorne (Chinese): teaches AP Studio Art at an international school in Shenzhen, China
  • Andrew Cook (Spanish): accepted into the PA Physician’s Assistant program at Yale after having served with City Year New York and Americorps in New York
  • Djamel Bouriche (French): French teacher at Vestavia High School
  • Justin Ciucevich (German): attends Ohio State University, Slavic and East European Studies graduate program
  • Grace Benton (Spanish and Arabic): Research Associate at Institute for the Study of International Migration
  • Bright Chang (Japanese): attends UAB School of Dentistry

Visit Meet Our Alumni to learn more about our successful students.

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