Exceptional Athletes and Engineers

Two Tau Bates were recently selected for the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Women’s Division III At-Large second team. Click here for the All-America Division III women’s at-large first, second, and third teams.

Madeline “Maddy” WhartonMA B 2014, will graduate from MIT in June with a degree in biological engineering; named to second straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference first-team honor (field hockey), and completed an internship with Credit Suisse as a sales and trading analyst.

Lauren BaileyNY K 2015, a chemical engineering major at the University of Rochester; selected as the Liberty League Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the second straight year, earned All-America honors in four events at the NCAA Division III National Championships, and in three years has won 17 Liberty League titles and set 14 Liberty League records.


The Bay Net (MD) recently profiled Donald C. Balcom, NY Q ’95, a mechanical engineer working for the target engineering support branch within NAVAIR’s Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division who has become an award-winning international Paralympic runner and now a rower. Balcom is also a “star member of his team at NAVAIR, participating in NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) since 2013 and the Individuals with Targeted Disabilities Advisory Team.” Read the article for more information on incorporating wellness at work.

He competes in Paralympic track and rowing events, recently winning gold in the 2013 Paralympic Track and Field National Championships in the men’s 1500-meter dash and taking first place at the Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints D.C. for rowing. “Wellness is not just a good leadership principle; it’s a good quality of life principle,” says Balcom. His upcoming goals include, training to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.


Two Tau Bates were recently selected for the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Men’s Division III At-Large first and second teams, respectively. See the full list of All-America Division III men’s at-large first, second, and third teams.

Christian M. PerrymanNY Q 2014, recently graduated from Clarkson University with a degree in mechanical engineering, was a member of the alpine skiing team, and ranked highly in the MacConnell Division rankings as a two-time all-star (ranking in the top 15 in the conference).

Caleb M. CapozellaDC B 2014, majored in biomedical engineering at The Catholic University of America, is a nine-time Landmark All-Conference performer with three individual championships, and was named the Landmark men’s swimming Scholar Athlete.



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