Saint Simon Alumni

What colleges and universities our Saints have chosen
Alumni Profiles
Michael Downey

Cornell University EMT

St. Simon Class: 2012
Bellarmine Class: 2016
Cornell University Class 2020

Favorite St. Simon Memory: “Not sure I have a favorite – I just loved the people and working in groups. The class as a whole was always so enthusiastic.”

Favorite St. Simon Activity: 8th Grade Basketball

Bellarmine College Preparatory High School – Valedictorian Class of 2016 Basketball, Football, Big Brother, Multiple academic honors and awards

Cornell University
Selected to Emergency Technician Team – Cornell’s team is student managed and operated, School of Sciences pursuing a degree in medicine

Aspirations - To become a physician-scientist

“To live in line with my Catholic values and teachings of the Jesuits. To be a man for others.”

Jessica Roey

St. Simon Graduate: 2009
St. Francis High School: 2013
Boston University: 2017, BS in Public Relations, Minor Political Science, Magna Cum Laude

St. Simon Years:
Soccer, volleyball, and track and field, Academic Decathlon

Favorite St. Simon Memory:
Performing the lead role in the Christmas pageant and being the first class to go to Washington, D.C.! Best.Trip.Ever.

St. Francis:
Student Council's Associated Student Body Publicity Director, Executive Board Member of BRIC Chicks, Rally Board, and Spirit Commission, Track and Field Varsity Captain

Boston University:
College of Communication 2017 Commencement Speaker
Boston University's School of Communication's Dean's Scholarship Recipient (2013-2017)
Dean's List, College of Communications
Public Relations Student Society of America, Crisis Communications and Research Director
Student Government, Assistant Director of the Communications Department
Founder of the Panhellenic Honors Society

Current Adventure:
U.S. Senate campaign in Massachusetts, Press Secretary
Interested in cross over into the tech industry before heading off to law school

Attend law school in 2020 back in sunny Southern California (done with snow)
Head back to East Coast to focus on cross-section between tech and politics
One day run my own company and/or be able to travel around speaking to folks about reaching their full potential (I love public speaking)!

…we’ll see where life takes me!