Harry K. Thomas ’78, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, met with students, faculty and staff at Holy Cross during a two-day visit to Holy Cross. During a reception in the Stein faculty lounge, Thomas, who has worked in the State Department for more than two decades, spoke to students about pursuing a career in Foreign Service.
Students in attendance included Fulbright fellowship and Boren Scholarship finalists, Asian Studies students, and students interested in international affairs and government service.
Thomas with Nicole Ortiz ’12 and Philippe Cândido ’11 who interned for the ambassador over the past two summers.
Jorge Amado Fores ’14, a resident of the Philippines, with Thomas.
Photography by Nick Markantonatos