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DURHAM ACADEMY Record • Winter 2014 • Volume 41 • Number 1

The Magazine of Durham Academy

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Front Cover Chris Rosati, pictured with daughters Delaney and Logan in November 2011, challenged members of the DA community

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to strengthen their friendships, worry less about themselves and do more for others.

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telephone: 919-493-7363



Michael Ulku-Steiner, Head of School Leslie Holdsworth,

Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

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Kathy McPherson,

Associate Director of Communications

Tim McKenna,

Associate Director of Alumni Affairs

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A voice worth heeding: Faced with a tragic reality, Chris Rosati counts his blessings 3 • Changing the world, one doughnut at a time 5 • Living, loving, trying: A challenge to us all Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes inaugural class Working together to save lives in a war zone: Marshall Moore ’92 and Jeremy Moore ’96 The science of changing one’s life and losing 100 pounds Celebrating a birthday with the 70.3 Half Ironman in Hawaii Durham Academy named Apple Distinguished School Lessons in compassion at ‘The house that love built’ Stretching and expanding the American Promise: Experiencing diversity through film Fast-growing summer programs offers camps to suit every fancy Celebrating unity and helping others at the Lower School DA teachers’ math app is in the iTunes store Learning from the best in the business: Peer-to-peer observations for Middle School teachers Ultimate Frisbee takes off at Middle School From the Green Alumni Stories: Distinguished Alumna Kim Bullock Ionescu ’99 • Class of 1964 50th Reunion • The Legendary Mrs. Lola Williams • Connect with DA via social media • L awrence Warner ’87 • Networking Events • 1993 Class Notes • Fall Alumni Weekend • Snow Roberts ’93 • Torsie Judkins ’91 • Natalie Kaplowitz Hutchinson ’98 • Nick Gallo ’09 • Calvin Brett ’10 • Weddings • Babies • Will Lindsey ’10 • In Memoriam

Inside Back Cover Flying high at Field Day

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Back Cover Turkeys big and small The Record is published bi-annually

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by Durham Academy

Mission Statement “The purpose of Durham Academy is to provide each student an education that will enable him or her to

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live a moral, happy and productive life. The development of intellect is central to such a life and, thus, intellectual endeavor and growth are the

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primary work of the school. The acquisition of knowledge; the development of skills, critical judgment and intellectual curiosity; and increased

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understanding are the goals of the school’s academic program.”



The Record (Winter 2014)  
The Record (Winter 2014)  

The Record is Durham Academy’s biannual magazine.