“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
Gabriel Blum graduates June 15, 2019, with a civil engineering degree from UCLA. He has loved his four years at UCLA, where he was active in intramural sports and camping with friends when not studying. He will start a job in Chicago in August, working for Price Waterhouse Cooper in consulting services for emerging technologies. Between graduation and his work start date, he will be traveling with friends and family, including a 10-day stay in Israel. Gabriel is the son of Suzanne and Adam Blum.
Robert Hegler graduated from the University School on May 19, 2019, Cum Laude with honor He has received sports letters in Track and Cross Country and received a Gold Latin Award for AP Latin Achievement. Robert has played the viola for the past 6 years and loves reading and art. He has a quiet disposition, but a strong work ethic. He has attended First Baptist Church for 3 years. Robert is the son of FBC member, Debra Hegler.
Ian Marr graduated from Shaker Heights High School (SHHS), on June 5, 2019. During his high school years, he has enjoyed playing in the percussion section of the SHHS Wind Ensemble, SHHS Symphonic Band, and SHHS Raiders Marching Band, where he was captain of the drumline during his senior year. His extracurricular musical pursuits have included five years as a member of the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony and two years as a member of The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra. Ian will be attending the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in the fall, majoring in percussion performance. Ian is the son of FBC members, John and Tina Marr.
Taylor McCall Turner
Taylor McCall Turner will graduate from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Sciences with a minor in Psychology from the College of Education and Human Ecology. Taylor will pursue a Master’s Degree to become a Sports Psychologist. Taylor is the daughter of FBC member, Tamara Turner.
Phillip “PJ” James Turner
Phillip “PJ” James Turner will graduate from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Affairs with a minor in City and Regional Planning from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. After graduating, he will pursue a career in Urban Planning in the city of Los Angeles. PJ is the son of FBC member, Tamara Turner.