HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Thomas Boon, a 2019 graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, has been chosen as the new Alumni Representative to the RVCC Board of Trustees.

Boon graduated in May with degrees in Biology, Pre-Pharmacy and Pre-Medical Professional, receiving the Academic Award for Pre-Medicine. He will be transferring to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in the fall, and he plans to pursue a career in neuropharmacology.

While at RVCC, Boon was selected as a “mentee” for the Sanofi Corporate Mentorship Program as well as an ambassador for the program. He served as president of the Health Oriented Peer Educators Club and as sresident and founder of the Raritan Valley Science Podcast Club.

He also created a new College tradition last year with the creation of the “Stop Out Stigma” event. At this year’s event, over 150 participants from 16 different RVCC clubs worked together to help combat stigmas on campus.