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Mchele Krasznai '89, Zoltan Krasznai '87, and Keith Clinkscales '82 pose for a pic

SJ Director of Advancement & Alumni Affairs, Michele Krasznai '89 and her husband, Zoltan Krasznai '87 ran into Keith Clinkscales '82 on Feb 12th at the West LA Farmers Market. Keith is the former-CEO of Revolt TV, Vanguard Media, and VIBE. He is also the founder of The Shadow League, a digital sports platform in partnership with ESPN.

Ashley Ebanks at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala

On Thursday, January 9, 2019, Ashley Ebanks '16 attended the 82nd YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala. The Gala, which honored Ryan Seacrest, Martha Stewart, and Macy's Hal Lawton, raised over $3.5m for fashion school scholarships. Ashley represented the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and was celebrated as a scholarship recipient during the Gala. Ashley was a recipient of a $5000 scholarship thanks to her case study on how Pat McGrath Cosmetics can expand globally and enter into the Indian beauty market. Ashley was also able to meet Martha Stewert, Ryan Seacrest, and actor Jake T. Austin who attended the event.

Bad Sons owners receive Silver Hammer Award

Bill '85 & Mark ’87 DaSilva were recently presented the 2018 Silver Hammer award by the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce for their craft brewery, BAD SONS Beer Co. They were given this award alongside fellow alum Ross Baccarella '80 and his business, BTX Global Logistics. 

As owners of Sitting Duck, SBC, and other local eateries, the two are no strangers to the foodservice industry. Mark and Bill look forward to watching the BAD SONS brand grow into a well-respected regional craft brewery.