Veronica Toro
Veronica Toro
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: Academia San Jose
Major: Biological Engineering

2013-14: Academic All-Patriot League … Patriot League Academic Honor Roll  … started the year in the three seat of the Championship 8 crew for the Head of the Charles (10/20) … stayed in the three seat of the V8 crew for the Princeton Chase (10/27) … switched to the one seat of the C4 boat for the Foot of the Charles (11/16) …  moved to the five seat in the 2V8 crew in the spring and started eight of nine races there … helped the crew to wins over Rutgers (4/6), St. Joseph’s (4/11) and George Washington (4/12) … moved up to the V8 crew in the six seat against Boston College/Northeastern (4/26) … moved back to the five seat of the 2V8 crew for the Patriot League Championships (5/16) and helped MIT to a fourth-place overall finish.

2012-13: Saw action in six events during the season … started the season in the six seat of the A8 boat at the Dartmouth Green Monster (11/3) … stayed in the six seat of the N8 boat at the Foot of the Charles (11/10) … six seat of the second varsity 8 in the spring at the Beanpot (3/30) and the Knecht Cup (4/13) … moved to the four seat for the Muri Cup (4/27) … also rowed in the three seat of the varsity 4 boat at the Knecht Cup.

Off the Water at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering … medical Intern in the Dr. Garcia Rinaldi Foundation's Summer 2013 Program … intern in the Massachusetts General Hospital's Tissue Engineering Lab through the MIT Externship Program … team management Vice-President of MIT Colleges Against Cancer … MIT MedLnk … Engineer's Without Border’s communications leader … social chair of the MIT Puerto Rican Association … Big Sister Association of Greater Boston … Society of Women Engineers.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Academia San Jose High School … Varsity Volleyball (4), Varsity Softball (3) and Varsity Basketball (1) Awards … captain of the softball team … National Honor Society … Valedictorian … National Hispanic Recognition Scholar … various medals in the Puerto Rico Math Olympiads … English Forensics President (3 years) … Student Council Representative … National Honor Society Vice-President.