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Thomas Malbasa


Expertise: Travel and leisure, lifestyle, and pop culture

Education: University School, class of 2025

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Eton Chagrin Boulevard


Thomas Malbasa began his journalism experience as a member of his middle school newspaper team and has continued writing in high school as a member of University School's Just Write team. He is also an Anderson Scholar in Literary Reading, Research, and Writing.


  • Completion of Centro MundoLengua's High School Spanish Immersion Program in Cadiz, Spain.
  • Recipient of the 2021 Global Expression and Thought First Place Essay Prize.

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