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Letter From the Head


Head of School Rebecca T. Upham’s graduation remarks to the Class of 2016

Community News


Spring Sports Wrap-Up, Closing Ceremonies, Al-Noor Academy Pen Pals, BB&N Circus, Student Honors, and more

Features Four Esteemed BB&N Faculty 16 Members Bid Farewell Tributes to Carter Donovan, John Norton, Maria Lindberg, and Karen Wyon

Faculty 23 Departing and Milestones Graduation 2016 24 The Class of 2016 moves on, prizes awarded, and more

Senior Spring Project 34 Profiles of nine seniors who went the extra mile with their Senior Spring Projects: Mike Bibbey, Elizabeth Foot, Homa Gharagozlou, Amy Gu, Damon Levin, Ben Mallinger, Katie Massie, Ben Shapiro, and Jackson Truesdale

Advancing Our Mission


BB&N Fund Record-Breaking Highlights, Senior Class and Senior Class Parents’ Gifts, and Sixth Grade Parents’ Gift

Alumni/ae News & Notes

47 Alumni/ae News and Notes Night/Reunion 64 Strawberry Weekend Highlights 77 BB&N in New York 82 Milestones

Director of Communications Joe Clifford, Editor Associate Director of Communications Andrew Fletcher, Senior Editor Communications and Website Coordinator Hadley Kyle, Editor Contributing Writers Joe Clifford Cecily Craighill Peter DeMarco Lynda Dugas Andrew Fletcher Sharon Krauss Mark Lindberg Jennifer Long Janet Rosen Beth Thiemann Rebecca T. Upham Audrey Wallace Contributing Editors Cecily Craighill Sherwood C. Haskins Jr. Janet Rosen Tracy Rosette Katie Small Alumni/ae News & Notes Cecily Craighill Tracy Rosette Design & Production Nanci Booth 781-301-1733 Photography/Artwork/Design Pierre Chiha Peter DeMarco Andrew Fletcher Amie Margolis Eric Nordberg ’88 Shawn Read Joshua Touster Vaughn Winchell

Board of Trustees, 2016-2017 Officers Bracebridge Young, Jr., Chair Charles A. Brizius, Vice Chair Shelly Nemirovsky, Vice Chair/Secretary Erica Gervais Pappendick, Vice Chair D. Randolph Peeler, Vice Chair/Treasurer Members Leslie Ahlstrand ’08 Jeff Barber James T. Berylson ’00 Gregory Clark Tim Cohen Diala Ezzeddine Mary Beth Gordon Jason P. Hafler ’00 Bob Higgins Jim Honan Karen J. Kalina ’81 Kay Kane Kenneth W. Lang Peter K. Levitt ’84 Bridget Terry Long Stevie Olson Leslie Riedel Agnes Bundy Scanlan Clay V. Stites Janet M. Storella ’74 David J. Thompson ’85 Frederica C. Turner ’91 Charlotte Wagner Fan Wu ’98 Head of School Rebecca T. Upham Front Cover:

Elizabeth Foot ’16 and Katie Massie ’16 among the solar panels atop the Nicholas Athletic Center (Photography by Joshua Touster— Correspondence may be sent to: Office of Alumni/ae Programs ( or 617-800-2721) or the Office of Communications ( or 617-800-2403), 80 Gerry’s Landing Road Cambridge, MA 02138-5512


BB&N Bulletin Summer 2016  
BB&N Bulletin Summer 2016