Alumni at Work

David Holmes

David A. Holmes  ’51

Extracurricular involvement while at MMA: Drill Squad
Employer: High School Principal (retired)

Where has your career taken you since graduation?

Sailing in the Merchant Marine, tours of duty in the Navy and working as an engineer in the industry.

What is your current title and what are your responsibilities?

Presently retired.

What piece of advice would you give to a student going into your field?

You only have one life; don’t waste it.

How did the MMA experience prepare you for both your prior positions and your current career focus?

I learned how to be completely responsible for myself and for those around me.

What are your goals for the future?

To continue watching my great-grandchildren grow up.