Spring on the York College campus

Andrea Corrales '05

Department Counsel
Department of Defense, Office of Hearing and Appeals
"...York [College] helped me realize that book smarts can only get you so far. Whether it's creating bonds of friendship or efficiently and creatively accomplishing tasks with a group of individuals of varying talents, socialization and coordination are the basic building blocks of success."

Current City: University Park, MD

YCP Degree: BA in Political Science

Spartan Snapshots

  • Represents the Department of Defense in security clearance litigation matters, protecting classified information from individuals whose situations and backgrounds could make them vulnerable to exploitation or coercion
  • Married to Ernesto in 2013; their daughter Riley was born on Father's Day 2017
  • Earned her J.D. from Penn State University Dickinson School of Law
  • Active D.C. Alumni Ambassador and participant in Spartan Pen Pals Program
  • Currently mentors adolescents through D.C.'s Higher Achievement program
  • Avid knitter and Pittsburgh Penguins fan
  • Previously served nine years on the YCP Alumni Board of Directors
  • Hosted a SpartaNation 2020 Site Visit at the Pentagon for the YCP Road Crew and served as a DC Regional Ambassador and a Day of Giving Ambassador
  • YCP Student Involvement: Student Senate, Delta Phi Epsilon, YCP Ambassadors Program

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