Jessica La Roe
Jessica La Roe graduated in May 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Business, and minored in both Psychology and Economics. She is currently a Youth Market Director at the American Heart Association in Camarillo. Jessica is responsible for recruiting, training and managing volunteers to support the ‘Jump Rope For Heart’ fundraising and educational event. These events raise money to fight heart disease and stroke while teaching our youth about living a heart healthy life style. She is also a volunteer for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. In 2008, Jessica received her Master’s in Public Policy Administration from Cal Lutheran University.
Araceli Dominguez ’07 Environmental Science and Resource Management
After taking advantage of University opportunities including volunteer work with the Channel Islands Naturalist Corps, Araceli obtained a position in October 2008 as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service. Her work includes protecting natural resources and national park areas and she is responsible for helping to educate the public about these precious areas. Araceli thoroughly enjoys her career. “Every day is different – you never know who you are going to meet.’
Fernando Mora ’06 Spanish and Ivana (Medic) Mora ’06 Spanish
Fernando is currently the Senior Accounts Manager, Sales and Marketing for Sage Network, Inc. in Camarillo, providing local businesses and residential customers with IT support, network design and implementation. He and Ivana met at CI as students and were married shortly after graduation. They were both students of the first Spanish classes offered under the Spanish degree program. Ivana now works as a paraprofessional for students with disabilities at Camarillo High School.
Shane Rucker ’06 History and Stefanie Franklin ’06 History
Shane Rucker and Stefanie Franklin both graduated from CI in May 2006 with History degrees and after almost a decade of dating were married on October 4, 2008. Shane and Stefanie work together at the law firm Paul & Hanley LLP as legal assistants helping clients whose family members have been diagnosed and are struggling with Mesothelioma.
Alexis Rae Del Castillo ’06 Biology, Bio Science
Alexis is an Associate Scientist at Life Technologies in Southern California. Her career includes purifying polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and peptide conjugation for new polyclonal projects. She is also planning to return to higher education to pursue her master’s degree. She recently had an internship paper published after working on a project in Tennessee.