Marcus Abate
Marcus Abate
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Kemah, Texas
High School: Clear Falls
Major: Aerospace and Astronautical engineering

2016-17: Competed in six regattas as a freshman … two as the skipper and three as the crew … additionally sailed in the Crews Regatta on November 6 … in the fall, aided the B Division vessel to fifth place as the crew at the Nickerson Trophy as well as the A Division boat to sixth at the Hoyt Trophy, eighth at the Moody Trophy and ninth at the Smith Trophy … in the spring was the skipper for the Engineers at the Geiger Team Race where MIT placed seventh out of ten teams ... [SEASON RESULTS]

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in aerospace and astronautical engineering with a minor in computer science … worked on photonics in Professor Gang Chen’s Nanoengineering lab … member of the MIT Motorsports Team and competed in the annual FSAE competition.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Clear Falls High School ... President and Captain of the Clear Falls Sailing team from 2014-16 ... also sailed for the Gulf Coast Youth Sailing Association ... 2016 North American Champion ... Qualified for and competed in the 420 Class World Championships in 2015 (Japan) and 2016 (Italy) ... Qualified for and competed in the 420 Class Junior European Championships in 2015 (Bulgaria) ... finished first at the North American Championships in 2016, third at the Gulf Coast Championships in 2015 and seventh at the Youth Championships in 2015 ... National Honor Society ... Mu Alpha Theta ... Secretaty of the Clear Falls Debate Team in 2013-14 ... GT Buddies Instructor ... First Violinist in the Clear Falls Varsity Chamber and Full Orchestra ... also played piano ... PSAT National Merit Commended.