Sevadar Sada Sat Simran Singh Khalsa, Class of 1999

Sada Sat Simran Singh Khalsa, an alumni and great friend to MPA  serves in many ways even though he is not a staff member. He helps to teach Gatka, music and spiritual studies. He travels constantly to India and abroad for Kirtan trips and to teach at Sikh Youth camps. Recently he was with us at MPA again. The students ...

Rishi Parbhaat Singh Khalsa, Class of 2007

Rishi Parbhaat Singh Khalsa is a graduate of Miri Piri Academy. He was visiting MPA at the start of the school year and joined us for our initiation trip to Anandpur Sahib. I sat down to speak with Rishi about what he's been up to since graduating from MPA and how he feels his time at MPA has impacted his ...

Siri Deva Kaur, Class of 2011

Siri Deva Kaur graduated from MPA in 2011. Originally from Mexico, she completed her Bachelors of Product and Transport Design from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Barcelona this past June. In August she brought her younger brother Dharampal Singh to start his first year at MPA. Since then, she’s been travelling around India and enjoying a break before starting the …

Sat Avtar Kaur, Class of 2001

I graduated from UCLA with a major in Business Economics and a minor in Accounting and now I’m a CPA working as a senior accountant with Los Angeles County (Governmental Internal Audit). In the community I serve as the Summer Solstice Gurdwara coordinator and a Jethadar organizing langar and other Seva in Los Angeles. I’m also a volunteer with VITA …

Guruprakash Kaur, Class of 1997

After I graduated I went to the University of New Mexico and right now I am working as the Fund Development Director for Sikh Dharma International. My husband, Guru Darbar Singh, is an alumni with a Bachelors in Business from College of Santa Fe, and is a Software Support Specialist for Akal Security. He is involved in regular langar seva for …

Gobind Singh, Class of 2011

Gobind Singh is an alumni who visited MPA earlier this month, while leading a yatra. Here’s what he had to say when we caught up: I graduated from MPA in 2011 after attending for six years. After I graduated, I wanted to get some work experience before I went back to school. I started teaching English, working in the office …

Waheguru Kaur, Class of 2008

The first six years of post-MPA life were especially challenging for me. I’m the type of person who really enjoys having a clear purpose and goals I’m working towards. After MPA I spent 10 months in Rome as an Au Pair studying Italian. Following that, I moved to the U.S. and began a five-year experience in undergraduate education. I attended two community colleges over …

Hargobind Singh, Class of 2006

Hargobind Singh went to school in India from 1996 to 2006, starting at D Block and moving over to Miri Piri Academy when classes started there. After he graduated he worked for MPA for four years as the assistant to the Spiritual Life Director. In that capacity he led PT, Siri Singh Sahib studies, coached sports, gatka, organized nagar kirtan …

Teo Bernabeu, Class of 2011

Teo graduated from MPA in 2011 after attending for five years. Teo’s father is German and mother is Chilean. He grew up in Germany before coming to MPA but has been living in Chile for the past six years. While in Chile he studied International Business and Logistics. He did an internship with a Germany Company DB Schenker in Chile …

Dhianjot Megalli, Class of 2009

Dhianjot Singh attended MPA for grades 10, 11 and 12. He graduated in 2009. In August 2011 he came back to MPA to work as a staff member for three years as a Mukhia Jethadar. Japjeet: What have you been up to since you left MPA? Dhianjot: After MPA I got my emergency medical technician, my EMT, the first level …

Hari Amrit Kaur, Class of 1999

I graduated in 1999 and then went on to The College of Santa Fe for a B.A. in International Business Management in 2003, attended the Summer Institute for Global Justice, Utrecht, Netherlands in 2005 and then attended the School of Law at Washington University to get my J.D. in 2007. I am a Partner/Shareholder and Director at Keleher & McLeod, P.A., one …