THOMAS RODRIGUEZ

High School: Newport High School

Hometown: Bellevue, CA

House Position: Judicial Board Member, Pledge Ecducator

 

Thomas is currently a senior studying aerospace engineering with an interest in both flight test engineering and advanced propulsion. He is also a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program on campus, Detachment 910. As a senior in the ROTC program, he helps craft overall vision for the Cadet Wing and oversee the operational side of the house. Thomas attended a special operations selection week and earned a position as a Special Tactics Officer (STO); after graduation, he will move down to the Florida panhandle to pursue the ~2 year training pipeline required to earn the scarlet beret worn by Combat Controllers and STOs. Thomas remains heavily involved in Alpha Delta Phi, having held many house positions throughout his four years. He is a member of the Judicial Board and has served twice as a Pledge Trainer to educate, guide, and grow the freshman through their pledge quarter. He enjoys lifting, running, hiking, backpacking, bouldering, playing soccer and being outside in the beautiful pacific northwest.