|Major:||Computer Science and Engineering|
2011: Saw action in four games … Academic All-NEFC.
2010: Played in seven games for MIT as a sophomore … Academic All-NEFC … recorded one solo tackle against Salve Regina (10/23).
Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in computer science and engineering … internships at PayPal, Union Pacific Railroad and SumoLogic … worked with GAMBIT on a UROP (Snowfield project) … house and technology manager for Delta Kappa Epsilon.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Brownell-Talbot High School … first team all-district as a defensive end as a senior … all-conference pick as a senior … two-time academic all-state … named team’s sportsman of the year as a junior … honorable mention all-Omaha area as a junior … leader of undefeated quiz bowl team at the UNL Math Day … Siemens Scholarship for Advanced Placement in Nebraska … Excellence in the study of Math award … member of state team for national ARML Math Contest … first place in math at state Academic Decathlon … named by the Omaha World Herald to the All-State Academic Team … National Merit Finalist.
Personal: Son of Loren and Kathryn Dessonville … father was a wrestler at MIT … mother was a swimmer at Nebraska.