afthunderbirds.com/site/team_members/lauren-venturini/Capt. Lauren Venturini is the Executive Officer for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. She leads an executive support staff responsible for Thunderbirds cyber/knowledge operations, budget, training and force support actions for the Commander/Leader. Venturini earned her commission in 2012 as a graduate of Baylor University’s Air Force ROTC program. Throughout high school and college she played basketball, soccer, volleyball and lacrosse and ran on the cross-country and track teams. She is an avid hiker and enjoys snowboarding.
Allendale Class of 2016 graduate, Sam Austin is currently attending MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and pursuing his passion in aeronautics. Check out this amazing video of Sam's succesful firing of a rocket engine he designed and built.