Michael Whittaker ‘21 is an Industrial Engineering major, minoring in Computer Science, from Aurora, Colorado. Michael currently serves as 2nd Wing Major Unit Commander.

On the Quad, Michael has been a member of the Cultural Awareness and Diversity Expansion Team (CADET), the Corps Cyber Ops Team, and the Ross Volunteer Company. He has previously served as 1st Sergeant of Squadron 16 and Sergeant Major of 2nd Wing. Michael spent this past summer taking flight lessons and he soloed in his first aircraft. Off the Quad, Michael served on Class Councils as Class Secretary for the Class of 2021 during his freshman and sophomore years. “I love working with people and doing everything I can to promote other’s successes and work with others to help them achieve their goals in life,” he said.

Upon graduation in May 2022, Michael will commission into the U.S. Air Force with hopes to become a commercial pilot. We are extremely proud of him and wish him the very best! Good luck and Gig ‘em, Michael!