Palisadian College Graduates 2016

Haley Berman, daughter of Steven and Cynthia, graduated magna cum laude from Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in June. A graduate of Palisades High School, she started the equestrian team at that school and then rode for the Cal Poly Equestrian team. Berman is an English rider and at Cal Poly she competed intermediate over fences and open on the flat in intercollegiate horse shows. Her future plans are to explore new opportunities and continue her passion for riding.

Haley Berman

Haley Berman

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Tyler Steil graduated from Cal Berkeley in May with a degree in economics. While at school he was a member of various organizations including the Zeta Psi Fraternity, Sports for Kids, and Athletes United for Peace. Steil is moving to New York City in August, and plans to pursue a career in the sports industry. The son of Rick and Nicole Steil, he is also a graduate of Palisades High School.

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Isabelle “Izzy” Desantis graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in May with a bachelor’s degree in communications and fashion media. She is working for YELP in San Francisco. The daughter of Denise and Mike Desantis, she is a graduate of Marymount High School and was active in club and high school soccer.

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Sarah Stockman graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in creative writing. She served as the copy editor of the school newspaper The News-Letter and played cello in the chamber orchestra. The daughter of Steve Stockman and Debbie Smith, she is working this summer at the Palisades News before going to New Zealand and Australia to work for a year before attending graduate school.

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Andrew Hacker graduated from Colgate University in May with a bachelor’s degree in environment studies and economics. The son of Teri and Tom Hacker, he was on the college swim team for four years. Hacker is the school record holder in the 200 freestyle (1:39.82), as a member of the 800-freestyle relay (6:44.97) and the 400- medley relay (3:05.64)

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