U-Haul hires Brophy students for summer internship
By Jose Cardenas ’16 THE ROUNDUP U-Haul International, the Phoenix-based truck renting company, hired 11 Brophy students for a summer internship program, as featured in an Aug. 3 Arizona Republic article. These students took different positions within a corporate environment for the first time. Garret Pedicini ’15 worked in the financial department using Excel spreadsheets and other tools while Brenner Nathan ’15 wrote news articles for the U-Haul website. “This…
Special Feature: Beyond the Bell
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 | Nick Park ’15 reads the U-Haul News in his office cubicle. Park works at the U-Haul Corporate Offices in Downtown Phoenix. Students are commonly involved on campus with a variety of Brophy sponsored activities. But one important aspect of becoming a well-rounded student is participating in activities outside of school. This month we take a look at what students, and even faculty members, are…
Weinstein works at AZ Airtime trampoline center on weekends
By Christian Guerithault ’14 & P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP On days off from school, many students play sports, do homework or relax. Casey Weinstein ’13 chooses to do something different than most. On Sundays, Weinstein is a safety monitor at AZ Airtime, a trampoline facility located in Scottsdale. “It’s a pretty easy job. It doesn’t require that much energy and isn’t stressful at all,” Weinstein said. “I prefer…
Students seek out summer employment as vacation draws near
By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP This summer, Brophy students will partake in a multitude of activities including summer school, sports, vacations and immersion trips with family or Brophy. A topic for discussion lately has been summer jobs. The Brophy student body as a whole is usually regarded as a very active group of students, based on the multitude of clubs, the sports students partake in and the rigorous academics.…
Some students should seek job training

By Chase Stevens ’12
The Roundup

What’s the next step in life after high school?

For most kids, they would say a four year university.

However, this path in life isn’t for everyone.

For example, one could enroll in a trade school.

While many people see vocational schools as places for the dumb, the dropouts and the non-college bound, they are actually a good place to learn a new job.

There is currently a great demand for jobs such as welding, electricians and other jobs that could be learned at a vocational school.

According to an article titled “Vocational Education Myths and Realities” by Michael E. Wonacott, only 30 percent of teenagers are academically competent enough to obtain a four year degree.