Two graduates receive military commissions

May 26, 2013
Marcos Aranda receives his commission into the U.S., Army from Capt. David Flores. Credit: Photo by Mike Cohea/Brown University

Two members of the Class of 2013 were commissioned as second lieutenants in divisions of the United States Armed Forces in a ceremony on Saturday, May 25, in Rhode Island Hall. The ceremony, part of the 245th Commencement events, honored Marcos Aranda and Heejung Sarah Park, who were formally commissioned in the United States Army and United States Air Force, respectively, as participants in the Health Professions Scholarship Program.  Both Aranda and Park were students in the Program in Liberal Medical Education and plan to attend the Warren Alpert Medical School.