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Outstanding Alumni

Physicist Adriana Reyes Newell.
Class of 1990

Through her laboratories, was hired by the special agency to collaborate in the construction of the rover that is currently traveling on the surface of Mars.

Adriana is from Bogota and has lived in the United States for more than half her life. She studied for a master's degree in physics in Wisconsin.

Over the years she worked for companies specializing in lasers, an experience that led her to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, a place in which he began to collaborate with NASA and its projects on Mars.

Camilo Vizcaya
Class of 2010

Collaborated in the repatriation of Colombians who were unable to move during the year 2020 in the Philippines, due to international closures due to the pandemic.

He is a professional in Government and International Relations, has two master's degrees, the first in international affairs and the second in analysis of international political and economic problems from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Colegio Rochester is proud of Camilo's achievement and that of all our former students. We get to know them more closely about this story in the following video and by reading the following article.

Hugo Reyes Saab

Graduated in Philosophy and Letters from the Santo Tomás University. He has a specialization in Narrative creation from the Central University.

He has studied Psychoanalysis and Cinema. He began as a columnist in the cultural magazines Al Najda, Acav Magazine, Bilenio and Saturno 10. He attended the Writers' Workshop and the Novel Workshop at the Central University under the direction of Master Isaías Peña. He was International Cabin Chief and Coordinator of the On-Board Service School of a major airline. His first novel, Touch of Silence in the Troposphere, was published by Editorial Escarabajo in 2020.


 

Mauricio Medina
Class of 1997

He is CEO and Co-Founder of Guineo.

A company dedicated to delivering an excellent product from Colombian farmers, with less intermediation and less waste, to final consumers.



 

Diego Rodriguez
Class of 2006

A musician based in London, UK. Started playing drums, guitar and bass guitar at an early age, and with the encouragement of his teachers at Rochester School decided to go onto making a career in music at the University of West London / Bimm, where he earned the BMUS degree in popular music with first class honors.

His background and passion has allowed him to establish long term work relations which encourage him to write, tour, record and work in TV and theater. He has made important collaborations with Dionne Warwick, Michael Bublé, All Saints, Ella Henderson, Morat, Cali y el Dandee, Luis Fonsi, Sebastaian Yatra, among others. 


 

María José Gómez
Class of 2008

She lives in Argentina where she began her music studies at the Manuel de Falla Conservatory, there she studied with different choreographers and renowned teachers such as Elizabeth de Chapearouge, Analía González, etc. He performs tap, contemporary, urban and jazz. She is also an actress and singer with her own musical duo Azul y Miel. He has been performing in many independent companies and is part of the world famous "El Choque Urbano".

Currently, he performs in different companies, and also teaches workshops on conscious movement.