Gabe Alba-Rivera

MIT-bound Alba-Rivera aspires to be ‘vulnerable’
By Aakash Jain ’14 & Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP With a bevy of offers from prestigious universities across the country, one of The Roundup’s “Man of the Year” runners-up Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 plans to attend MIT this fall. Alba-Rivera’s diverse interests include programming, video making, animation and robotics. “When I came to Brophy freshman year, I followed the tendency of most students by signing up for a lot of different clubs, like…
Alba-Rivera mentors next generation of robotics competitors
Gabe Alba-Rivera teaches Loyola Academy scholars robotics By Aakash Jain ’14 and Brett Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Since the beginning of his junior year, Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 has been teaching a group of Loyola Academy students the finer points of robotics. “The first day of junior year I remember when they gave us a speech at the gym about the new year. Ms. Krause was there and she told us…