The Technite E-Newsletter

The Technite e-Newsletter is the digital newsletter of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation, providing updates on Brooklyn Technical High School, alumni, and the Foundation.

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Features

Features
TechTimes Cover Fall 2022

TechTimes Magazine Fall 2022

The TechTimes Fall 2022 issue is now available online and to download! This issue examines the future of STEM education and Tech's role in it. Meet members of the Centennial class and rising stars of Tech's next century. 

Trout Release

Faculty Grants Program a Success

The faculty grant program started 35 years ago and funds educational enrichment projects and initiatives not paid for by the NYC Department of Education budget. Alumni support of grants fund programs like Dr. Elisa Margarita’s Trout in the Classroom, which provides hands-on gateway stewardship experiences to students, and connects them with the NYS watershed. 

Tech Faculty

Tell us about the teacher who made a difference in your life! Tech has a 100-year history of outstanding teachers going above and beyond for their students.

Some are Tech alumni themselves; many have devoted their entire careers to the school while others come from professions spanning the gamut from engineering to finance. Let us know which teacher(s) had an impact on your life.

Team Success

Team Success

Girls Swim Champs & Record Setters

The Girls Varsity Swim team won the 2022-2023 NYC PSAL Swimming Championship. In the PSAL Individual Championships Tech’s young women won six of 11 swimming events, setting a new record in the 200-Yard Medley Relay.

Boys XC City Champions

The Varsity Boys’ squad successfully defended BTHS’s 2021 PSAL XC City Champs team title on November 5th. Both Varsity and JV swept the Brooklyn Borough Championships on October 22nd.

Girls XC Borough Champions

Girls Varsity and JV Cross-Country teams swept the Brooklyn Borough Championships on October 22nd.

Alum NOtes

Where has life taken you since graduation?
Tell us about career changes, achievements, family news, awards, and more by submitting an alum note.

Highlights

Highlights
Basquiat Show

Class of 1985's Evening with the Basquiats

Some 75 alumni attended “An Evening with the Basquiats” at the blockbuster exhibition, Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure. The private event was hosted by Jeanine Heriveaux ’85, the artist’s sister and co-curator of the exhibition. Including more than 200 works from the Basquiat estate, the show is set inside a 15,000-square-foot space at the Starrett-Lehigh Building in New York’s Chelsea art district. Extended twice, the exhibition runs through January 1, 2023.

Zakariah Malik '10

NYC 40 Under 40 Rising star Zakariah Malik '10

Zakariah Malik '10, a policy advisor at Cozen O'Connor was named this fall to the 2022 City and State NY’s New York City 40 Under 40 list of rising stars! Zak, who as a Tech senior helped BTHS win the 2009 NYC PSAL XC City Championship, advocates for a wide array of nonprofit and corporate clients including the Apollo Theater, City Parks Foundation and the Central Park Conservancy. This year alone, Malik's team secured almost $50 million in funding on behalf of about 20 nonprofit clients – many of which provide services for schools across the city.

Centennial Tip Off 5

Centennial Gala Tip-Off Reception

The Alumni Foundation launched our Centennial Gala season with our Gala Tip-Off reception, held Thursday, September 22nd. The evening reception brought together many movers and shakers of the Tech community and was graciously hosted by the National Basketball Association and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum ’87, at NBA Headquarters on Fifth Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 

Colm Dillane '09

Colm Dillane '09 and Tommy Hilfiger

KidSuper, the buzzy New York-based brand created by Colm Dillane ’09, has worked on co-branded products with everyone from Spaghettios and Modelo to Jägermeister and Puma. Now he’s prepping for its next collaboration — and it’s a big one: Tommy Hilfiger. His start? Designing t-shirts that he sold in Tech’s cafeteria.