Hometown: Lynden, Washington
High School: Lynden High School
Major and Minor: Economics; Minors in Biology and Math
Gabe graduated from Lynden High School in WA where he was captain of the football team. For many years, Gabe was employed at the Maberry Canning Company, which services the surrounding berry farms, where he worked side by side with migrant farm workers and learned their stories. He was the Junior Class VP and the ASB Executive VP. He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes where he mentored middle school participants. He was in the Teachers of Tomorrow Club and published an article detailing the Republican Presidential Candidates’ education policy positions.
As a rising third year, Gabe is pursuing a major in Economics with minors in Biology and Math. At the beginning of his experience at Seattle University, he was involved in the SU Youth Initiative as a tutor of three Washington Middle School students. He soon became passionate about science, and is now a member of a pharmaceutical lab, most recently investigating computational biology. Gabe studied abroad in Guatemala during his second year, attended full time language lessons, volunteered at a hospital in Antigua, and traveled the country. Currently, Gabe is exploring Seattle’s expansive non-profit and social enterprise sectors. His favorite aspect of Sullivan Community is the unique reservoir of wisdom provided by directors past and present, students, alumni, and many others.