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WINTER 2019-20 GEORGETOWN DAYS Head of School Russell Shaw
Associate Head of School Kevin Barr
Assistant Head of School for Curriculum and Instruction Laura Yee
Director of Communications Alison Grasheim
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GDS BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2019-20 Officers
Jenny Abramson '95, Chair Lisa Fairfax, Vice Chair Jeffrey Blum, Treasurer Elizabeth Westfall, Secretary Anu Tate, At Large
Ciera Ashley Stephen Bailey Sid Bannerjee Aisha Bond '93 Shawn Davis-Wilensky Franklin Foer '92 Ketanji Jackson Simon Johnson Rosemary Kilkenny Reid Liffmann Kenyan McDuffie Michael Sachse '95 James Shelton Eric Smulson '85 Ben Soto Josh Wachs Sarah Wartell Phil West Laurie Wingate
ALUMNI BOARD 2019-20 Elizabeth Slobasky '97, Alumni Board President Stephanie Rosenthal '98, Alumni Board Vice President Jason Campbell '07 Laura Charity '10 Will Fastow '96 Batya Feldman '07 Julia Fisher '09 Brian Fung '06 Alexander Hirschhorn '01 Branden Isaac '08 Ava Jones '02 Tayo Jimoh '10 Laura London '07 Mitch Malasky '04 Alexa Minerva '03 Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg '91 Denise Odell '84 Cordenia Paige '83 Nina Ritch '95
FROM WHERE I STAND
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Run Good: Alumni Coaches Jes Christian '10 Schuyler Bailar '14 Aaron Dodson '11 and Cam Robert '11 Sam Boardman '14
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hile Georgetown Day School’s first bylaws, published in November of 1945, included articles of incorporation, duties of officers, and other somewhat dry governance content, they also outlined some of the philosophical tenets that would become foundational to the school’s identity:
The educational principle on which the school program is based may be phrased in capsule form as “Hard Work and No Worry.” The children in the Georgetown Day School should and do work hard to become proficient in the fundamental skills of the elementary grades, but they do it in a warm and friendly atmosphere which is as free of strain as the staff can make it. Under this type of instruction, children acquire these skills rapidly and easily, leaving plenty of time for social studies and group projects. In a world in which cooperation and flexibility of approach are increasingly more necessary and more difficult, we believe that children should begin as early as possible to learn about their relationships to the wider world of community and nation. Nearly 75 years ago, our founders envisioned a school in which children would learn joyfully, in which they would be meaningfully challenged, and in which their education would prepare them to engage as changemakers locally, nationally, and even globally. Or, in the words of our new tagline, a school “where children love to learn and learn to change the world.”
I marvel at how closely our School’s current incarnation seems to align with our founders’ intentions. We often
tell the story of GDS as the first integrated school in a segregated city, and it is true that our School’s longstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are grounded in that founding narrative. Other components of our School’s DNA (a “warm and friendly atmosphere” or “an educational program which makes full use of Washington’s resources for the study of America’s history and potentialities”) sometimes get left out of the founding story, and yet are no less salient to our contemporary identity. How do we create an environment where our students both love school and develop the capacity and will to make a positive difference in the world? The cultivation of such an environment is grounded in some of our foundational beliefs about children.
Children want to learn. It is not unusual to find a curious kindergartener who delights at the prospect of listening to a story or discovering a new topic. The trick is to sustain this sense of wonder throughout a child’s education. I’m proud of the curiosity still exhibited by our Middle and High School students—young people who are inspired by passionate teachers, engaged peers, and teaching that honors their intrinsic desire to know and explore.
Children are capable of acting on their own behalf. Stories of first grade students protesting the relocation of a sandbox, or fifth graders petitioning to have a day off after Halloween, are legion at GDS. The truth is, these stories don’t happen by themselves. They happen in part because we encourage the sparks of activism and voice that we see in young people, bathing them in stories of other activists who have used their voices to advocate for justice. And they happen in part because we refrain from extinguishing students' independence by solving problems for them. It was in my third week at GDS that I noticed a six-year-old walking down the hallway by herself. “Where are you going?” I asked. “The art room,” she replied. “Do you need any help?” I asked her. She looked at me puzzled. “I know where the art room is!”
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Children are essentially good. Children understand intuitively whether adults believe in their inherent goodness. At GDS, children are trusted to make good choices, whether it is the unaccompanied six-year-old described above or the High School students who have an open campus. Of course we know that children make mistakes and need appropriate feedback to learn. And yet we view this as a necessary part of their learning and not an indictment of their character. When children are treated with dignity by adults, they respond in kind. Walk into a Middle School classroom before school and you will often find a teacher sitting at their desk, surrounded by students. Our students are eager to share their lives with their teachers because the teachers listen attentively and are invested in who their students are and who they are becoming. This same truth is made manifest in the High School when witnessing an English teacher sitting on a couch next to a student, reviewing a paper. The attention given to each individual author, reflected in both copious comments shared on a draft and in the seriousness of
the conversation in a coaching session, conveys to a student, “I see you. I value you. You have something important to say, and I want to help you say it.” It is no surprise that when I ask seniors what has been the most impactful part of their GDS experience, again and again they name their teachers. Oftentimes I hear GDS families talk about GDS’s “special sauce.” How is it, they want to know, that GDS students seem to both love school and care deeply about what they’re doing? The answer is simple, really. When young people are honored for their curiosity, their unique identities, their voices, their goodness and capacity, they thrive. This is the foundation that was laid by our founders 74 years ago. It’s one that we are fortunate to be able to build on today.
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Around Campus INSIDE GDS
TH E CL A SS OF 2019 G R AD UATE S Since their entry into Georgetown Day School—whether as Lower School, Middle School, or High School students—the members of the Class of 2019 have steeped themselves in the character qualities treasured here. On June 9, 2019, when the GDS community gathered to celebrate their graduation, Head of School Russell Shaw remarked that these qualities are first among the many things they told him they would carry with them: “GDS has given me patience, determination, and drive,” Mia Cuneo wrote to Russell. “GDS has prepared me to overcome anything.” Emma Leary wrote, “From PK on, GDS opened its arms to me and my family. It didn’t just teach tolerance; it taught me and my classmates to celebrate difference...GDS has taught me to take pride in myself.”
Brion Whyte wrote about the importance of the diverse relationships he had the privilege to develop. Cole WrightSchaner wrote about his hopes for continued unity and connection, and Annalise Myre expressed her “gratitude for having spent four transformative years at a school where if I ever fell down, a friend, teacher, or coach would be there to pick me back up.” These and other recollections become as much a call to action as memories. Russell urged the graduates to persevere in defining and telling their stories: “Seniors, when you tell us you’re leaving GDS with voice, with confidence, with skills and determination and empathy, you tell us that you’re ready to author your own stories—in fact you’ve already begun to do so...You are choosing to write your own story rather than have someone else write it for you.”
“The GDS experience is so unique because while the school changes the students, the students change the school. We made this community, and the community made us… But while our time at GDS is ending, the community we’ve made goes on.” – WILLIAM GOLDBERG, STUDENT SPEAKER
“My hope for us is that we not leave behind the belief that we are each accountable to more than just ourselves. And that we remember how we got to know and care about one another despite our differences so that we are tolerant, forgiving, and open in the face of increasing insularity. My hope is that by holding ourselves to a higher internal standard, we’ll be able to create positive change and that our legacy will be that we left wherever we went better than it was when we got there.” – S H O N A L I PA L A C I O S , S T U D E N T S P E A K E R
Father of William and editor-in-chief of The Atlantic praised the graduates’ preparedness and forewarned them about the wounded world that awaits their leadership as they leave GDS and their parents behind: “I am not asking you to save America—go have dinner with your families first—but GDS has uniquely equipped you to take on the biggest missions in our society. As you move out into the world, I hope that you will embrace optimism, I hope that you will work for justice, I hope that you will propagate the truth, and work to make this country the more perfect union that it is meant to be.” – J E F F G O L D B E R G , PA R E N T S P E A K E R
The future, in so many ways, is unknown,” said Marjorie, who bravely shared the painful story of how her students and GDS have carried her through the loss of her husband. “I’m telling you that in the future you will face something hard. Maybe something really hard. But I will also tell you this: when I faced the worst possible thing, I was not actually alone. And you won’t be either.” Marjorie asked everyone in attendance to hold onto the person next to them or make eye contact with someone dear to them. With their arms around each other, the whole auditorium repeated after her, “We got you.” – M A R J O R I E B R I M L E Y, FA C U LT Y S P E A K E R
Russell and High School Principal Katie Gibson closed the event by asking all in our community to hold each other, our work together unfinished. Katie reminded the graduates to continue working with others across lines of difference and to celebrate the full humanity of others. Russell added: “I want to invite you to be present, to pause and look around, face your parents, faculty, family and friends—look at all these people who have showed up for you today. Collectively, we are here for you, we believe in your tremendous capacity, we are proud of you.”
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WHAT’S NEXT, CLASS OF
University of Cambridge (UK) University of St. Andrews (UK) Western University (CN)
At the beginning of the college process, students begin with a world of possibility and often have a few ideas of their preferences for college. Through self-reflection and assessment, along with dozens of conversations with the counseling team, a few college tours, and many essays, in just over a year, they make their final enrollment choices. We believe that the journey through the college process is as important (or even more so) than the destination. Part of what makes our approach to the college process so unique is our celebration of each student's individual process, which is reflected in the diversity of choices that our students make. The Class of 2019 included 121 individuals who matriculated at 71 distinct institutions across the United States, Canada, and the UK. They chose institutions with enrollments as small as 900 and as large as 40,000, in cities, in suburbs, and in rural locations. Some even began college immediately after their junior year of high school. They selected specific majors or courses of study, and some auditioned to begin rigorous artistic training in their chosen field. Some entered college with every major open to them, embracing being “undecided” for now. A number of students chose to delay college to pursue gap year experiences working in laboratories, gaining professional experience, or traveling the world. The college process at Georgetown Day School is about students: • Believing in their own ability to navigate a complex process • Articulating who they are (in flux) and who they want to become • Developing goals for the college experience beyond admission • Making decisions grounded in their own values • Building skills for success beyond high school and college such as: self-reflection, resilience, and decision-making • Celebrating good matches and each other’s individual choices
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Pomona College Scripps College Stanford Univerity University of California, Berkeley University of California, Los Angeles University of Colorado at Boulder University of San Francisco University of Southern California
APPLIED TO 178 Different Colleges and Universities
ACCEPTED TO 140 Different Colleges and Universities
Carleton College Case Western Reserve University Kenyon College Macalester College Northwestern University Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences Purdue University University of Chicago University of Michigan University of Wisconsin, Madison Washington University in St. Louis
Amherst College Bard College at Simon's Rock Barnard College Bates College Boston College Boston University Bowdoin College Brown University Bryn Mawr College Colgate University College of the Atlantic Cornell University Dartmouth College Hamilton College – NY Harvard College Hobart and William Smith Colleges Middlebury College
Mount Holyoke College New York University Pennsylvania State University The New School Tufts University University of Rochester Wesleyan University Williams College Yale University
Bucknell University Franklin & Marshall College Georgetown University Haverford College Johns Hopkins University Monmouth University Muhlenberg College Princeton University University of Maryland, College Park University of Pennsylvania Villanova University
Duke University Emory University Georgetown University Johns Hopkins University Spelman College Tulane University University of Florida The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of Virginia Vanderbilt University Virginia Tech Wake Forest University William & Mary
DISTINCTIVE MATRICULATION CHOICES: ENROLLED AT 71 Different Schools
Plus the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom and Canada
Women’s Colleges Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Art Schools – Visual and Performing Recruited Athletes
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CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2023: 8TH GRADE PROMOTION
Five voices from the 8th grade class shared their thoughts on this big move in their lives. Class speaker Jaia Wilensky spoke of the grade’s shared experiences that have made them a family, a family that will support them through the next four years in High School: “Use the community that you have—and will continue to foster—to help you through hard times.” Wesley Brubaker brought some humor to the evening with his speech that touched on some of the special moments that shaped this class through every year. “Now I would say the bonds we’ve formed will last a lifetime, but that’s just not true. I will most likely forget you all, at some point in my life, but that’s just the circle, the circle of liiiiiiife!!!” Sadie Foer spoke of the legacy the Class of 2023 will leave behind and said, “I’m leaving nine years of my life behind. But I’m not truly leaving, the younger me still lives in these walls among my old teachers and younger buddies. I continue to live here through my legacy.” Edie Carey said, “Besides being a 'holding pen for rowdy children,' as my mother put it, Middle School does have a purpose. It’s a place where we have room to become ourselves, without it having a lasting effect on our lives. We can try new things, and not be afraid of failure. I tried dance in 6th grade. And failed horribly. But we don’t need to talk about that. But I also started set design in 7th grade, and it didn’t fail horribly!” Ethan Wolin thanked his teachers, parents, and fellow students and noted how much change he has seen in himself since he
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n the cool, earlysummer evening of Monday, June 3, the GDS Middle School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023. In this penultimate ceremony on MacArthur Boulevard before the move to our new unified home on Davenport Street, all of the 8th grade students were honored for their time spent in these hallways (some since pre-K/K) and their shared experiences as a class.
Emery Jackson '23 and other faculty and staff children speak at the 8th grade promotion.
started in pre-kindergarten: “GDS has also helped us find and expand our interests. GDS took us all the way from our first grade author’s brunch—at which my story was about a mild skiing accident—to writing our constitutional issue papers this year. GDS took me from singing the frog song in the Passover assembly in Pre-K to singing solos in the musical and cabaret. And, GDS took me from dreading going to PE every day of Lower School to joining the cross-country and track teams and discovering a lifelong sport. I’m certain all of my classmates have their own examples of how GDS has helped them grow.”
It’s a place where we have room to become ourselves." The ceremony also highlighted those students with other connections to the School, whether as children of GDS staff members or children of alumni. As a group, children of faculty and staff enumerated the ways being a child of a GDS worker has its ups and downs, but ultimately, is a unique experience that they appreciate. Children of alums talked about the importance of the legacy they share with their parents, the experiences they can compare, and the connection between themselves and their parents that has deepened because of their multi-generational affiliation to the School. Middle School Principal Debby Previna shared that this class has a “dear place in [her] heart”: “You are ‘my’ cohort. We entered into Middle School together, most of you as sixth graders and me as your school Principal...You are my special class because we entered the unfamiliar together.” She also noted that when she is asked what has defined this class, her answer cannot be limited to just a few words, because the students are all unique. “What I see is not a prototype of an 8th grader. I see diversity. I see a group of 8th graders each with
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"That's the circle of liiiiiiife!!!” explained Wesley Brubaker '23.
“You are ‘my’ cohort," said Middle School principal Debby Previna.
Edie Carey '23 spoke about remaining unafraid of failure.
their own distinct characteristics.” And later: “As you move on to high school and beyond, I want you to remember that your uniqueness is your superpower.”
this group of students for years,” she said. “They’re a wonderful group, full of energy and good ideas. They are also a very grateful group, and they just warm my heart.”
Ava Blum, Katie Keeley, and Susan Chuqing Lin presented the class gift: a new ping pong table for the MS lounge. (Never fear, it will make the journey to Tenleytown with us all in 2020.) Eighth grade advisor and grade level coordinator Brooke Houghton was proud of all of the student speakers. “I’ve known
As students exited the gym to head home and then off to their 8th grade trip to Camp Arrowhead, I’m a Believer was played (cover by Smashmouth from the Shrek soundtrack), this class’s 5th grade dance assembly song. Class of 2023, we’re believers in you!
Supporting Our Students: Kids In The H.A.L.L. Note taking, keeping a backpack organized, knowing how to start writing a paper—these are all important skills that can make the work of school go more smoothly, alleviate stress and support student well-being, and set a student up for academic success. However, it can be tough to find a “note taking 101” class, and even tougher to understand the need to acquire those skills. Enter the Hopper Academic Learning Lab (H.A.L.L.), GDS’s effective and creative answer. Invented three years ago by the HS Learning Resources team, H.A.L.L. is offered to all students during lunch break (pizza provided) with the goals of expanding the department’s reach, increasing supports for students, and providing them with essential learning skills. HS Learning Specialists Meredith Chase-Mitchell and Regina Saifee have hosted several already this year, and their popularity continues to grow. Regina and Meredith have surveyed students about the kind of supports they would like to see and combined them with topics they
know students should access. This year, topics have included a three-part note taking series (taking notes from a lecture; taking notes from a textbook; using your notes to study), unpacking a writing prompt, college essay support, and time management.
Meredith said that Learning Resources is a department for all GDS students, and beyond. “H.A.L.L allows us to build relationships with more students at GDS and invite them into our support system,” she said. “We’ve had plenty of adults in our community join as well!”
“H.A.L.L. really fits into the culture of our school,” said Regina. “Students are responsible for navigating resources and being their own advocates. Since H.A.L.L. is offered to everyone and covers a variety of topics, students feel comfortable making their own choices about the kind of help they need.”
The last H.A.L.L of 2019 was a session on mindfulness and how it applies to planning and learning, with admissions and marketing associate Michelle McKeever, who also leads weekly mindfulness meetings for students and staff every Monday morning.
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GDS HISTORY LAB CURATED BY GDS FACULTY
ASKS VIEWERS TO THINK CRITICALLY ABOUT WOMEN’S HISTORY Susan B. Anthony stands with her back turned, one hand upon a lectern. Her familiar long black dress extends to settle into the white fur of an animal throw rug. While Anthony remains a powerful icon of historymaking women, few know that from her position of privilege, she and other white abolitionists turned their backs on African Americans, reverting to ugly racist messaging late in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. A reproduction of this portrait, from the Library of Congress’s collection of works by 19th century photographer C.M. Bell, introduced visitors to the GDS History Lab, a massive collaboration that spanned most of the second floor at the High School in spring 2019. The six stunning, tri-fold panels that greeted attendees through the library windows at the exit of the stairwell set the scene. Each panel was topped by an essential question—for example, “How did the experience of Black and White female abolitionists intersect and diverge?”—that asked viewers to think critically about the connections between the many pieces presented in the library-based panels, as well as the framed images that lined many of the second floor hallways. To encourage deeper inquiry, a table stocked with books and a binder full of primary sources and scholarly articles sat in front of each panel.
The seeds for the History Lab experience began with a generous offer from Michael Horowitz and Devra Marcus (grandparents of Saul '20, Rose '23, and Abe Atwood '18) to loan GDS 79 framed autographs of women who “challenged power—and sought it—in various ways” and who “operated in a variety of areas, from abolition to zoology” during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as explained by the interdisciplinary GDS team who created the history lab. Rather than inviting a passive experience, history teacher Carlos
Angulo, HS librarian Rhona Campbell, studio art chair Michelle Cobb, history department chair Lisa Rauschart, and history teacher jon sharp developed a history lab approach that would allow GDS students (and staff) to “do what historians do: investigate and assess sometimes contradictory sources, discern whose story is not being told and what sources reveal about the complexity of historical moments and events, and connect the past to the present.”
“Do what historians do: investigate and assess sometimes contradictory sources, discern whose story is not being told and what sources reveal about the complexity of historical moments and events, and connect the past to the present.” The Horowitz/Marcus collection gave the team an incredible place to start and the opportunity to use the collection to begin curating a rich, nuanced picture of these history-making women. “Preparing the History Lab wasn’t as simple as hanging the frames up on the wall,” Michelle explained. “We needed to take time to do it right.” In the spirit of our school’s mission, the teachers worked to find a model that would prompt inquiry, teach students to evaluate sources rather than memorize, and challenge people’s expectations. History Lab is a university-developed model that values open-ended questions over leading ones, critical thinking over simple solutions. For the team, this was an exciting collaborative opportunity to bring a diverse range of skills and perspectives to the project.
To the original 79 framed portraits with autographs, GDS added 58 more. The team curated 50 more images of primary sources including newsprint, flyers, and photographs. Lisa created binders containing more than 100 primary and secondary sources designed to provide some of the evidence needed for students to answer the essential questions. Rhona selected 50 books from the HS library, on loan from DC Public Libraries, or checked out of the LMS library, to join the tables of research materials. No materials were included if the team couldn't substantiate them with authoritative, scholarly sources, which they were careful to cite.
The team also engaged a group of eight students during a minimester course to bring the narratives of different voices into the lab. For three days in February, Carlos and Jon led a research course called Women Who Shaped the World. Jessica Ganley '21, Leila Jackson '22, Celia Johnson '21, Julia Pastreich '20, Tia Piziali '21, Hannah Sanghvi '21, Ellen Schlick '19, and Gigi Silla '20 chose some of the primary source material that appeared in the central fold of each panel, helped design these panels, and gathered biographical information for some of the women featured in the History Lab.
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Leila said, “I was surprised by how many important women there were who did great things that many of us had never heard of. Even though that was a goal of the minimester, it still surprised me how many there were: artists, politicians, journalists, and others. I'm glad to have learned about them.” Gigi reflected, “Even with a tremendous platform and incredible resources, there were certain aspects of the stories we had to cut out due to limited time or space. I knew we wouldn’t be able to capture the entire history of women in America, but it was difficult to make compromises when it came to decreasing the scope of the project in its final stages.” The cross-disciplinary collaboration proved powerful as each team member brought different strengths to the table. Michelle’s design eye helped the team recalibrate the collections to work within our walls and curate all the information in a way that would allow attendees to discover and learn as they moved through
the experience. Others brought history or research perspectives as well as the logistical expertise needed to keep their design process meeting milestones. They developed a great deal of respect for each other as they transformed these marvelous raw materials into an experience that would inspire inquiry and interest from students, teachers, and other visitors alike. Both students and teachers found information within the lab experience that challenged their preconceptions about some of the individuals involved. For Lisa, it was a discovery about Frederick Douglass, a longtime supporter of women’s rights who had attended the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. “Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of his ‘friends’ who turned on him,” she said. “She increasingly used race as a lever to elevate the cause of woman suffrage at the expense of Black men. Yet Douglass kept her picture on the wall of his Anacostia home until the day he died.” “As a Black woman, it was life changing for me," said Michelle. "As I dove into the research to develop the extensive design work, I realized how much more there was to learn about Black female leaders during that time period."
“As a Black woman, it was life changing for me. As I dove into the research to develop the extensive design work, I realized how much more there was to learn about Black female leaders during that time period." In the final days of the lab’s installation, four of the five teachers gathered beneath the library panels, as they had done at the opening, to discuss their work and the legacy of the History Lab. “This has been one of the most challenging design projects I’ve ever worked on,” Michelle said. “There has been so much information to organize.” Even as they worked to elevate the original collection to a higher pedagogical plane, the team members held strong personal hopes that Michael and Devra would be excited by what they saw. “The History lab was extraordinary,” Michael Horowitz announced. “It also exceeded my wife’s hopes beyond measure. It was a wonderful thing to see how people from different disciplines—from history, from the library, and from the arts—worked together. In my experience, those kinds of collaborations just lead to squabbles, but this was just the opposite. It was a marvelous integration of the teachers’ different skills and those of the students integrated into the process. Their research to add more diversity was simply terrific.”
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NOTHING OVERLOOKED: A TRIP AND A TRANSITION The 3rd Grade Trip’s Evolution to Camp Overlook
A community of students, parents, and teachers on the first Camp Overlook trip.
Third grade teacher Anthony Belber brings 1771 to life at Camp Overlook
Sammy Chandra '28 and Liora Grasheim '28 enjoy their morning cup of coffee.
Turkey Run—a beloved experiential learning trip long woven into the fabric of our school’s history—faced a transition in Spring 2019 as the National Park Service shuttered the Claude Moore Colonial Farm for good. Some dreaded the impending transition. Others lamented that it wouldn’t be the same anywhere but at Turkey Run. After 36 years pitching tents beneath the same trees—the same number of years we’ve been making memories at 4530 MacArthur Boulevard—it was time to move. Would the teachers be able to preserve all those years of GDS magic and, with students and families, spark new, unforgettable experiences in a new location? If you know our staff, it will come as no surprise that the two days in 1771 with GDS at Overlook were just as wonderful as they have always been at Turkey Run, with crafts, campfire, cooking projects, creek mucking, community games, dances, and more. And with the new location came better infrastructure
Noah Jansen '28 and Rafa Westelius '28 craft at camp.
that made for more positive experiences for all: platform tents with bunk beds, team-building activities by camp staff, indoor facilities in case of inclement weather, and more space for all to feel welcome around the campfire. Joyful learning at GDS, whether about American history or catching a lacrosse ball, has never been about floors and fields. Georgetown Day School grounds are hallowed not for the building foundations or anything buried at all (by necessity) but because of the people who walk them and learn on them. And so it will be on our new unified campus. Just as our admirable 3rd grade team did this year in smoothly transitioning our much-loved programming to a new site, so too will our entire LMS transition together in the fall of 2020. With all the attentive planning long underway, GDS will surely deliver our much-loved magic, plus new, unforgettable experiences on our new campus—with nothing overlooked.
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LIVING HISTORY: 8TH GRADE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS CURRICULUM CONSIDERS ORIGIN STORIES
n a project initiated by former faculty member and Assistant Head of School Wes Gibson in 1972, each year our 8th grade history classes spend time reenacting the Second Continental Congress of 1776. Students in period costumes prepare arguments representing radicals, loyalists, and moderates and debate while sitting around candlelit, cloth-draped tables. And this year, the tradition continued— with a new twist. Over the last three years teaching 8th grade history together, teachers Perry Degener and Julia Blount '08 have worked together to revise and refine the 8th Grade U.S. History Curriculum, building upon some of the important, interactive highlights of the program started by Wes and former Middle School teacher Bruce Vinik. Julia and Perry have bolstered the context-setting components of the unit while also integrating feedback gathered from student surveys.
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On the whole, feedback from students of all identities has been positive. Many students express surprise at the discovery that the dressing up was fun—that they found it easier to speak in front of their classmates when everyone looked a little silly. Even Perry and Julia spend three days in costume. While Perry has fashioned an incredible wig out of a bathmat, Julia re-uses some of her accessories from her time as a student.
Delegates take notes as Caroline Garland '24 delivers an address at the Second Continental Congress.
“I fondly remember Continental Congress as part of my student experience at GDS,” recalled Julia. “I was William Ellery from the colony of Rhode Island, and it is possible that I still wear the same wig now as a teacher. However, unlike when I was a student, the history department has a strict no purchasing rule to ensure equity.” Instead, Perry provides coffee filters for everyone to create ruffled sleeves, and the history department has extra coats, vests, and props that students can borrow. “Eighth graders have a rare opportunity to transcend their daily student roles and their 21st century time period when they try to inhabit the person of one of the delegates to the 1776 Second Continental Congress, debating the question of independence,” said Perry. “That act of placing themselves in the shoes—buckled nonetheless!—of one of the founding delegates brings out their creative best.” In the 2018-19 school year, Julia received questions from a student about what it meant to hold up all these (white, Christian, landowning) men as our founders and dress up as them. Then, in Summer 2019, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s An Indigneous People’s History of the United States was adapted to a young readers’ edition with an introduction that spoke to the impact of important origin stories like the “discovery” of America, our Declaration of Independence, and the founding fathers of the United States.
“‘Origin narratives,’ or ‘stories about how this all began,’ help a group of people feel that they belong to a community with a common past and shared ideas about what is important,” writes Dunbar-Ortiz. “Origin stories are central to a people's sense of a unifying identity. However, origin stories may leave out key aspects of what actually happened and over emphasize others. That is the case with the most familiar origin story of the United States.” Not only does the telling of what happened impact our experience of history but who appears in our origin stories conveys some judgement about who matters. These two precipitating events, combined with Julia and Perry’s continual efforts to revise for improved learning experiences, led to a meaningful addition to the project this year. After three days of oratory and debate in costume, students would return to Continental Congress, this time dressed as themselves, for a fourth day of 21st century mission-aligned reflection.
UNDERSTANDING ORIGIN STORIES
As often happens, curriculum evolution in one area inspires improvements to other areas of the curriculum. As they were designing the addition of intentional reflection into the Continental Congress curriculum, Julia and Perry took a step back to provide an important ‘origin stories’ frame for the year. On the first day of school, more than a month before the mock Continental Congress, they
A "throwback" to Lindsay McBride, Sam Hecht '11, Andrew Gayter '11, and Krister Koskelo '11
They heard the “discovery” story: “When European settlers first arrived, the ‘United States’ was a pristine wilderness with lots of uninhabited land.” Then, in contrast, they read about the thriving indigenous societies that predated European invasion: “When European settlers first arrived, the ‘United States’ had roads, cities, towns, villages, and trading networks…The Americas as a whole had a population...possibly as high as 112 million.” Students read from the preamble of the Declaration of Independence: “The United States was created on the belief that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” And then they read about slavery: “The United States was built on the backs of enslaved Africans who were stolen from their homes, sold and kept as property, and dehumanized.” After eight more stories, the poll data— and the stories themselves—led to important discussions about the societies of the Indigenous Nations on the East Coast prior to colonization and the impact of settler colonialism there on Indigenous peoples, lower-class colonists, and enslaved Africans.
GRAPPLING WITH DIFFICULT TRUTHS
On the fourth day of Continental Congress, Julia and Perry’s classes returned to the origin stories they had discussed the first day of class, including the preamble of the Declaration of Independence, which was signed at the Second Continental Congress. “They were able to discuss why the Continental Congress became the dominant origin story for the United States and why our country has traditionally venerated and celebrated these men,” Julia said. “It also proved a really important chance for us to discuss and air feelings about the mock Congress itself and how it asked us to grapple with some really difficult truths about the founding of our country.”
Another student wrote, “I noticed that all the people were white men...and most of them came from places that relied heavily on slavery. This made me upset. When you see who was making crucial decisions about the colonies, many voices were left out. Not everyone in the colonies were like the men at the Congress.” “I don’t think it is okay for such important decisions to be made without the input of other groups,” wrote a third. “I understand better the bias and discrimination that went down during the Continental Congress.” Students also spoke and wrote about the value of the simulation itself. “Hearing how my other classmates think and write really gave me a good perspective,” one student wrote in reflection. “This project was quite meaningful to me. I know what happened that day [when colonies declared independence] was not for the benefit of everyone who lived in the colonies. It was for the people in the room. It wasn't possible for them to see any other perspectives because of what they had been taught their entire lives... There will always be some people who have different opinions and viewpoints than others. This is why the project was meaningful to me.”
M ICHA EL DESAU TELS
surveyed the students’ exposure to 12 different origin stories that included different perspectives on U.S. history.
Delegates from the class of 2011 Ella Weil and Manda West in period dress.
wrote in a journal entry. “I assume that most were Christian as well. Although some of the men who had convened were abolitionists, by signing the Declaration of Independence they were excluding black people, women, and Indigenous Americans from having the same rights as themselves. This confused me. How can a country that is largely regarded as safe, wealthy, and accepting by others around the world, have been founded by individuals of one race, gender, religion, and economic status? It also reminds me of how far America has come in terms of equality, and how far we still have to go.”
Delegates confer at the Second Continental Congress.
“All the men who attended the Continental Congress were wealthy, white, and landowning,” one student
“I am grateful for the students’ honesty and critical thinking,” Julia said. “I have so much hope for our future when I see them demonstrate active listening as they discuss topics of equity and discrimination with real empathy.”
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COM M U N I T Y COU N TS FI E LD DAY 2019 Did the white or green team win during Field day 2019? Does it really matter when the day is all about our LMS students coming together to enjoy time outside highlighting physical pursuits, cheering each other on, strategizing about how to beat the faculty during the annual tug-o-war contests, and ending the school year with energy?
AN N A BEHN AM
AT G EO RG ETOW N DAY SC H O O L .
Students ran races, played the all-important water balloon games, showed off their aiming skills, and had the chance to sign steel beams that have now been installed at the new Lower/Middle School building on Davenport Street. Thanks as always to our LMS PE team who coordinated the day, and to the PSA for their ongoing support of this GDS end-of-school-year tradition. Thank you also to parent Anna Behnam for her photography skills!
G R A N D PA R E NTS & S PEC I A L FR I E N DS DAY 2019 On May 10, 2019, hundreds of grandparents and special friends packed our Lower/Middle School gymnasium, classrooms, and hallways, filling our school wall-to-wall with love, smiles, and sharing.
Grandparentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; and Special Friendsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Day kicked off with entertainment from all grades in the LMS; pictured here: 2019 PK/Kers.
Special thanks to our Grandparent Co-Chairs Judy & Bill Jeffress (grandparents of Leo Cooper '22, Henry '24 and Ella '29 Jeffress and parents of Amy '83, Jon '90, and Jeff '92 Jeffress) and Annette & Percy Wilson (grandparents of Nande '23, Jhet '25, and Kamau '29 Bond and parents of Aisha Bond '93).
Head of School Russell Shaw played guitar with 2019 first graders as they sang a song about peace.
On these pages we highlight our honored, annual events that bring us all together— because it’s true: we have a genuine love of spending time together!
SAV E TH E DATE ! F R I DAY, M AY
2020 8 : 0 0 A . M . – 12 N O O N We hope your special loved ones will join us for our very last Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day on our MacArthur Boulevard campus.
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FI RST FR I DAY On the first Friday of the school year, the High School takes the afternoon to spend time together, focused on genuinely enjoying each other's company—and taking part in some friendly (silly!) competitions, from commando crawling across the gym floor with toilet plungers to scooting on a “magic carpet.”
FL AG FOOTBA LL In another time-honored tradition, this year’s High School Flag Football provided another perfect community building activity—especially for the winning seniors! Members of every grade brought great Hopper spirit into their fiercely contested football games. We might have even witnessed the highest scoring flag football game in GDS history!
H A LLOW E E N On a rainy Halloween, the festivities at the LMS moved indoors, but nothing could dampen the spirits of our costumed Hoppers. Cross-grade level buddies (PK/K with 4th, and 1st with 5th) linked arms and paraded through the gym. Many Middle School advisories chose to “group costume.” Students at the High School enjoyed hilarious community games in the morning and a costume parade in the afternoon. Costumes ran the gamut from comic to political and thematic groups to stunning solos.
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FARE WE LL TO M AC ARTH U R This year’s Country Market Day was as fun-filled as usual, while also being bittersweet as we celebrated our very last CMD on the MacArthur Boulevard campus. Co-Chairs Nicole DeYampert and Al Moseley were joined by Nicole Lewis Tyson to make sure that the last Country Market Day at 4530 was a memorable one. There were new activities (Rock climbing wall! Ninja warrior obstacle course! Free games!) and of course, old favorites as well (Bottlemania! Haunted House! Sweet Shop!) Country Market Day is not possible without the tireless work of our co-chairs and the dozens of other volunteers who donate their time to this all-community event, and we thank them for their efforts. This is also a day dedicated to fundraising for financial aid, and the GDS community did not disappoint, raising more than $15K in donations. Next year, the fun will continue, but this time on our new, unified campus. Look forward to an event that will celebrate our 75th anniversary, engage the whole family (even our High Schoolers!), and be supersized to reflect our new, one campus identity!
Thank you to our co-chairs, Nicole DeYampert and Al Moseley, along with Nicole Lewis Tyson, and all of our activity chairs for another memorable event.
Our 50th Country Market Day was also the last on the MacArthur Boulevard campus; next year’s will be on our unified campus on Davenport Street in Tenleytown.
…and smiles were out in full force!
Head of School Russell Shaw joined in on the fun.
One of this year’s new additions, the rock climbing wall, was a huge draw!
Around Campus ARTS & PERFORMANCES
ORGANIC COOL Melissa Gossett '31
Inspired by artist Reggie Laurent, 1st Graders study shape and color
Ibrahim Sheikh '31
Maddie Etter '31
Kadiatou Barry '31
Anna Nowak '31
irst graders studied the abstract paintings of Atlantabased artist Reggie Laurent to explore the difference between organic and geometric shapes. Then, after learning the difference between warm and cool colors, they were challenged to collage WARM ORGANIC shapes and COOL GEOMETRIC shapesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;no small feat for six- and seven-year-olds! Students then added line designs and patterns in the negative space between their shapes, using WARM GOLD and COOL SILVER. The results were vibrant and energetic collages!
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AN ENCYLOPEDIA OF
The MS Art Show The Middle School spring art show transformed our hallways into an impressive gallery. The LMS studio art team—Jenn Heffernan, John Headley, and Susan Mols—displayed more than nine different projects, representing student learning in the seven elements of art.
LI N E
S H A PE
See also: SHAPE, SPACE.
See also: SPACE, COLOR.
In the Hands illustration project, 7th grade students carefully studied line contours. With minimal color, the students created truly expressive finished pieces.
Through the application of three traditional Islamic art forms (marbling, geometric tiling, and calligraphy), 8th grade student artists created works with messages of peace, love, and empathy to counter stereotypes and the harmful, anti-Muslim rhetoric in our world.
“Hope” by Ella Robinson '23
Avery Ludlow '24 “Happiness” by Lauren Petrilla '23
CO LO R
The 8th graders blended and layered colors so well as to make these pears look good enough to eat. Don’t. See also: VALUE.
Aidan Fine '23
Maya Raman '23
VA LU E
Identity and individuality are made manifest through this 8th grade self-portrait project. Although students were focused on capturing light in their art, the self-portraits captured so much of their personalities, too.
FO R M
Our 6th graders created these three-dimensional pieces by rolling and stacking paper. See also: COLOR, SPACE.
See also: COLOR, SPACE.
Adam Harris '23 brings out the Hopper spirit with his self-portrait
TE X TU R E
Eye-catching self-portrait from Emery Jackson '23
While 5th grade will officially join the Middle School during the 2020-21 school year, the inclusion of their African masks in the spring show is one of the ways they’re being welcomed. Students constructed the masks with mixed media, incorporating grass-like raffia, cardboard cuts, glued gems, clay, and paint. See also: COLOR, FORM.
Abby Quinn-Shores '25
S PAC E
Take a peek through the “keyhole” illustrations from 7th grade. Their study of close-up versus distant spaces gave these student artists the opportunity to bring their vivid imaginations to life, and the keyhole effect made those worlds feel just out of reach.
Zoya Mghenyi '26
Morgan Pearson '24 GDS tech operations engineer Walid Nazari tries on a mask by Jaden Carnegie '26
Robert Koukios '24
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GDS THEATRE PRESENTS
URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL The swirling, sordid satire of Urinetown, The Musical, the High School spring 2019 musical, left us flush with good humor. Bathed in a sometimes sickly yellow light, theatergoers witnessed a revolution. In a dystopian future in which urination has been banned by the government except at pay toilets monopolized by the money-grabbing “Urine Good Company” (U.G.C.), mophandler Bobby Strong (Cole WrightShaner '19) led the oppressed as they struggled to unplug the pay-to-pee system. With riots at pay toilets and slow motion battles, the audience was treated to a self-aware monologue on musical-comedy theory from Alex Carnot '19 as Officer Lockstock, a knock-out solo in “It's a Privilege to Pee” from Caleigh Vergeer '21 as Pennywise, a lovestruck duet from Cole as Bobby and Maddie Brown '19 as Hope Cladwell, and big company numbers such as the aptly titled “Act One Finale.” “Urinetown is a show that makes you laugh and then think about why you are laughing,” said Maddie Brown '19. “It’s so much fun; and yet, it makes us think about environmental sustainability and our unfortunate role in the destruction of the planet.”
Cole added, “I loved how the show was able to spark conversation among the cast and crew, whether pertaining to the tyranny of capitalistic intentions, the socioeconomic divide of a depression era United States, or the correct pronunciation of Thomas Malthus’ last name.”
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The GDS crews behind the scenes, under technical director Christal Boyd, outdid themselves: the textures of the distressed sets, the leaning window shapes above the stage balcony indicating the time of day, and the assorted junk at the audience’s feet lent stunning depth to the strange world of this musical even as set pieces shifted between scenes. Set designers John Modelfino '19 and Avi Faber '19 with set crew heads Zoe Ferland '20, Maddie Rapelyea '20, and Asta Jorgensen '20 worked collaboratively to build these inspired sets. “When the audience walks into the theater, they should have some feeling for what the show is going to be—when and where we are,” Asta and Zoe explained. “We put a lot of attention into the color paletting that gives the dirty, old, rusty vibe as well as planning how [sets crew members] would remain invisible on stage even as we are managing the big trusses and wall changes.” “This was my seventh show in the High School, my twelfth at GDS as a whole, and a great show with which to end my run in GDS Theater,” Cole wrote in reflection. “Not only was I afforded the opportunity— [SPOILER]—to die onstage (a lifetime dream now fulfilled), but I cultivated so many friendships throughout the course of the show because Urinetown is so ensemble driven.” “As seniors, we are expected to take on leadership roles, and it feels as if my 13 years at GDS led up to this moment,” Cole said.
GUYS AND DOLLS JR. IN MIDDLE SCHOOL And why we loved it 'a bushel and a peck.' "Luck Be a Lady"
Middle School musical faculty team: Keith Hudspeth (music and Arts Department Chair), Brooke Houghton (drama), Susan Mols (visual arts), and Felipe Oyarzún Moltedo (dance and theater tech)
"A Bushel and a Peck"
The fall musical is the biggest interdisciplinary collaboration in Middle School Arts. In Fall 2019, 67 students participated as cast members, sets/props crew, or lights crew. Veterans of the Middle School musical from 8th grade collaborated with their younger peers, some of whom participated for the first time. Visual arts, music, drama, dance, and technical theater were all critical to the success of the show, offering important engagement for all interests.
Avery Ludlow '24 (top right) with a collection of sets crew members
Gender stereotypes perpetuating male predominance are pervasive in the original show, but the teaching team determined that at least one of the lead characters, Nathan, could with a little “luck be a lady.” Rather than Adelaide lamenting her 14 year engagement to Nathan, our show flipped the script and depicted Alvin (Tyler The leading couples—Avram Shapiro Smallwood '25), a nightclub singer, pining '24, Tyler Smallwood '25, Rachel for a preoccupied gambler named Natalie Schneider '24, and Clio Blum '25 (Clio Blum '25). The Hot Box Nightclub dancers and the gamblers became mixed rather than single-gender groups. The bruiser Big Jule became Big Julie (Zoe Maas '26), played by one of our smaller actors. These non-traditional casting decisions, made in partnership with Marlo Thomas, GDS’s director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, created a show more reflective of current gender norms and introduced new dramatic tension not present in the original.
"I’ve Never Been In Love Before"
“I was never much interested in theater before,” said Aron MoldabekMachado '26 (Angie the Ox and nightclub dancer), a new-to-GDS 6th grader. “But I fell in love with the musical. The journey to the show Aron Moldabek-Machado '26 (necktie) is long and hard, but the bridges with other nightclub dancers we built with each other and the directors—and the way we reached out to people we never thought we would be friends with—made it such an important bonding process for everyone.” Aron recalled talking to his family each day after rehearsals about what he called “inspiring times at GDS.” Love is a beautiful thing.
"If I Were A Bell"
The Cast of Guys and Dolls Jr.
MS MUSICAL QUIZ BY THE NUMBERS
Total student participants Total choreographed steps Set pieces built from scratch Light cues to create mood Magnetic carnations
Number bank: 1250, 67, 68, 6, 80
At the end of Act I, Rachel Schneider '24 (Sarah) sang "If I Were a Bell...I’d Be Ringing." Like Aron, many students say the MS Musical is the place they really come alive, the place they find a fulfilling purpose. Student artist Avery Ludlow '24 (sets crew Period props and hand-built storefronts head) fell in love with theater through her involvement with the Middle School musical. Since her start in 7th grade, Avery has found that bringing sets to life brings her so much joy in return. “It’s a place where I felt happy, doing work I really enjoyed doing. From the first time I ever had a chance to do sets work, I felt like it was something I should do more, like I’d found my thing.” Art teacher Susan Mols, who led the visual arts team, noted that Avery’s talent might have gone untapped without this opportunity. This year, Avery participated in crew work during the performances for the first time. “I’m thinking of joining sets crew for at the High School to build bigger sets and continue to learn more about behind the scenes work.”
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Quiz Answers: 67 participants, 1250 steps, 6 pieces, 68 cues, 80 carnations
A CROSS SECTION OF
HIGH SCHOOL STUDIO ARTS
In HS studio arts, students craft and construct compositions with various media; create meaning and powerful impressions; and develop mastery in making art that matters to them.
S U S TA I N E D I N V E S T I G AT I O N During AP Sustained Investigation, students craft and pursue a central question in their art. They articulate their experimentation and describe connections to other artists they have researched. Inquiry-based art is process-focused and—while inviting inspiration from unusual places such as recycling bins and hardware stores—grows out of students’ own core investigations of self and the world around them. Here are four examples.
"Framing Multimedia" by Margaret Tilmes '20 Margaret Tilmes '20 creates depth and shifts the way we perceive newspaper headlines and a photograph of immigration advocates protesting at the Supreme Court.
“Write Your Own Story.” by Jessica Ganley '21 “In this piece, I combined my love of writing and art by using writing as a metaphor for how we create, or ‘write,’ our own life story. The figure rises from the lined page of a notebook, holding the only sharpened, used pencil as she wonders where to go next with her story.”
“Emotions" by Anna Forman '20 With this trio, Anna Forman '20 explores the expression of emotions in hand-built and wheel thrown pottery.
I N T R O T O D R AW I N G A N D PA I N T I N G : Bike Detail Observation Observational drawings of bicycles challenged students to develop skills in technical measurement and enlargement techniques. They rendered large, close-up versions in black pencils and a small version, emphasizing mechanical details, in colored pencil.
Ally Brangham '23 black pencil drawing
Ally Brangham '23 full-color rendering
A D VA N C E D D R AW I N G A N D PA I N T I N G : Plein Air Landscape
Saul Atwood '20 presents his drawings as classmates and teacher Adrian Loving offer critique.
F I L M A N D P H OTO
Students spent the fall on location in the Benjamin Cooper Memorial Park beside the High School. Their paintings captured early foliage changes to this treasured natural space in our urban environment.
Expressing motion in still photography Jeremy Grace '22 captured Noah Shelton '22 making a spectacular dive for the frisbee on the GDS field.
Asia Rinehart '20
The Digital Film & Animation Foundations class students explore how Hollywood movies use green screen to create special visual effects.
(from left) Daniel Farber '23, Luca Pedroni '23, Arjun Pathiyal '23 (face covered with green fabric), and Shai Dweck '22 remove a head.
Annabel Williams '22
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Around Campus AT H L E T I C S
Undefeated Season Last spring, Women’s Varsity Softball team sealed an undefeated run in the ISL Division A season and claimed the banner for the second year running. They also reached the semi-finals in the DC State Championship tournament. Team co-captain Katie Shambaugh '19 said, “Not only is it exciting to be undefeated; we also have been fighting for this spot for the last few years. It’s a pretty great feeling to be undefeated in division games this year.” Co-captain Jazzmin Cox-Cáceres '19 added, “We’ve had success the past two seasons because we’ve stayed true to who we are. It is never easy to come together as a team, but by making our relationships as a team the priority, we have had winning and enjoyable seasons. No matter the team we play, we stay together as a team and bring the talent we know we have. Ultimately, we help each other when we’re down and support each other when we’re up. It has been an honor being a captain amongst teammates with so much love for each other and coaches that believe in our potential.” ROSTER : Reid Alexander '22, Sabrina Baheri '20, Vidya Bhargava '20, Anjali Bose '20, Ashton Brubaker '21, Alani Cox-Cáceres '21, Jazzmin Cox-Cáceres '19, Madeleine Feldman '22, Alaina Gulino '21, Mimi Koenig '20, Eve Kolker '22, Trish Massaro '19, Julia Pastreich '20, Natalie Pearce '22, Katie Shambaugh '19, Lily Singh '21, Liana Smolover-Bord '21, Kate Strong '20, Margaret Tilmes '20 COAC HES : Donna Stallworth, Jenni Ruiz, Pamela Stanfield
N OVI CE ROWI N G WMIRA CHAMPS
The Novice Crew team won the WMIRA Championships in Spring 2019. The team held their early lead and executed a perfect finishing sprint. Pictured from left: Coach Ed Ryan, Henry Tucker '22, Max Mendelsohn '22, Ben Finkelstein '22, and Pierce DeCain '22 with coxswain Phoebe Braun '22. Not pictured: Coach Selma Aniba.
REID A LEXANDER '22
VA R S I T Y S O F T B A L L
ELIS E BECHER
KATHY HUD S O N
C O N G R AT U L AT I O N S T O O U R S P R I N G 2 0 1 9 A L L - S TA R S
I S L A L L- L E A G U E AWA R D W I N N E RS
M A C A L L- L E A G U E AWA R D W I N N E RS
Ziyah Holman '20 Laela Lucas-Walker '20 Nevada Lomax '20 Nadia Fairfax '22
Caleb Shutman-Shaw '20 Sami Jinich '20
Trish Massaro '19 Mimi Koenig '20 Jazzmin Cox-Cáceres '19
Alex Gulino '21
Jazzmin Cox-Cáceres '19 slides home.
All-Star catcher Alex Gulino '21 warms up.
Annie Rosenman '20
Rex Audeh '20 Haidyn Green '22
ISL All-League Award winner #22 Annie Rosenman '20 celebrates a spring season win with Women’s Varsity Lacrosse.
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Nadia Fairfax '22 at the DC State Championships.
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A Mighty Hopper leap from jumper Sami Jinich '20.
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… A N D O U R A L L - S TA R S F R O M
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MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Oliver Satola '20 Corbin Buchwald '21 Charlie Baar '22
You’ll have to get up earlier to hold Hayden Shepperd '21 back from a break to goal.
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J O E N OY ES
M A C A L L- L E A G U E AWA R D W I N N E RS
All-Star Ben Howell '21 Peter Pans through a double team.
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Hayden Shepperd ‘21 Ben Howell ‘20
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Ella Gillespie '21 Ruby Kaplan '21
The Women's Cross Country team, including ISL All-League Award winners Ella Gillespie '21 and Ruby Kaplan '21, catch the last rays at Kenilworth Park, DC.
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
W O M E N ’ S VA R S I T Y S O C C E R
A #2 R AN K I NG I N T H E C I T Y A N D A N I S L A A S EA SO N BA NNE R stepping up. At the end of last season we lost a few really strong seniors that have been critical to our success throughout their four years. From the start of this season, we had girls stepping up to fill these big shoes that were left behind.”
This fall, our Women’s Varsity Soccer capped off an outstanding season by winning the Independent School League (ISL) upper division banner and reaching a historic season-high #2 ranking in the Washington, DC metro area.
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FROM SE T BACK TO S U CC E S S Co-captain Sophie Schiff '20 said, “I have really seen the team come from its worst position to its best. My freshman year, we were moved down to the bottom division from the top one. It was a crushing way to start my freshman year, but I used it to push me to play my best and encourage my team to get back to the spot I knew we deserved. My sophomore year we ended up winning the lower league and moving right back up. My junior year, we
made it to the DC State finals, made the top 10 teams in DC, and reached the semi-finals of the ISL tournament.” M O R E T H A N A SINGLE PL AY ER The strength of the team doesn’t lie in a single player. Sophie said, “We believe that success comes not from one player, but from the team playing in a cohesive manner. Each person on the field needs to be strong on and off the ball in order to attack and defend as one unit.” Before each game, Co-captain Tayae Rogers gathers the team close, reminds the players what to focus on, and leads the team in a breathing exercise to get them in the right mindset to play. She said, “Girls are
Asia Rinehart '20
Avani Ahuja '22
All-Star Asia Rinehart '20 celebrates one of many wins with Sydney Schwalb '20 and teammates.
Avani Ahuja '22 sets up a deep baseline shot.
SOCCER Ayana Curto '21 Joyce Simmons '22 Danielle Burke '21
Danielle Burke '21 drives to goal during the ISL tournament finals.
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Women’s Varsity Soccer won the Fall 2019 season banner.
H A RD WO RK Co-captain Kate Strong added, “What makes this team special is our ability to work hard while also maintaining a love for the game.” GDS athletic director David Gillespie saw firsthand how hard the team worked and how devoted to each other they were. He said, “It’s apparent just how much fun they have playing together. Whether in practice or a game, they are always supporting each other.”
Conor Steel '20 tries to keep his feet as his legs get clipped.
Mightier with the GDS fan section at Sports Saturday.
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Hoppers Leap! Caleb Stutman-Shaw '20 and Amory Griffin '20 prepare to race.
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Perfect comic timing in this snap of Jeremy Margolis '20 at the Fall 2019 MAC Championships.
Sophia Gore '22 makes the backhand reach.
Miles Huh '22 makes a celebratory swan dive.
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IGHTY HOPPER MOMENTS
Hannah Cohen-De La Rosa '23 digs deep.
THE HEART OF A HOPPER IS GOLD
JASON PUTSCHÉ PHOTOGRAPHY
n Sunday, July 21, rising senior Ziyah Holman ran the third leg of Team USA’s 4x400-meter relay as they broke the 15-year old world record with a time of 3:24.04. They won the Under-20 Pan American Championships in San José, Costa Rica by approximately 60 meters and shaved nearly 3 seconds off the previous world record!
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With a wide gap opened by the time Ziyah received the baton, she ran the 400 meters alone. Without nearby competitors to push her, she had to rely upon her training and her determination. She lifted the baton high for the final pass of the race, made the clean handoff, staggered, and collapsed onto the infield grass. Less than one month before, Ziyah Holman had charged up DC’s Battery Kemble hill through wet grass, arms pumping as the grade reached nearly 30%, just as the sun crested the treeline during training. Sprint coach William Miezan stood halfway up the hill, stopwatch in hand, cheering and challenging Ziyah through the early-morning training session. She ran the hill seven times before heading for 15 laps up
the brutal Exorcist Steps in Georgetown. Yet by 9:30 a.m., Ziyah was on our High School campus to help host high-achieving middle school students from underserved areas as part of the Higher Achievement Program. Fresh off winning the distinction of DC Gatorade Player of the Year for Track and Field for the second time—an award that honors academic achievement, exemplary character, and her athletic accomplishments—Ziyah has continued to live these values daily. Her mother Rashida Holman-Jones couldn’t be more proud. She said, “This achievement was so much more than just the relay win. GDS continues to strengthen Ziyah and her ability to advocate for herself, set goals, and work hard. She believed she could do it, not because she is fast and strong; but more so because her coaches told her she would and if she didn’t it was just fine. She worked hard and that was all that was required.” Traveling to the event separately from Ziyah for the first time, Rashida was understandably nervous. “I realized this was the real training GDS provided. She knew how to represent herself and navigate through the complexity of this experience. I am beyond proud of her and thankful for all of the support GDS continues to provide. She is truly GDS Strong!”
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The GDS running programs have produced championshipwinning teams, trained world record-setting athletes, and given the gift of running to hundreds of GDS alumni. Under the leadership of head coach Anthony Belber, sprint coach William Miezan, and many others, the program has done far more: athletes from the cross-country and track & field programs have carried the lessons, values, and “Run Good” motto of the program with them into countless successful careers in and outside of athletics. Many of these athletes stay in touch with Anthony and former teammates. Some even return to coach year after year. This year is Anthony’s 20th year as head coach of all GDS running programs: Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Winter Track, and Spring Track. In honor of his incredible dedication to our runners over the years, we have shared samples of some of the stories of those alumni coaches. The full stories are available at www.gds.org.
GDS alumni and coaches supported Leah Snider '12 at the Rock and Roll Marathon.
A N I C E LO N G WA R M U P FO R W H AT F O L L O W S Mark Berenson '00 set out early on the morning of November 2, 2013, and after an 18-mile-or-so meander, jogged onto the course of the second annual DC State Cross Country Championships. Mark’s noteworthy arrival to the meet as a GDS assistant cross country coach was made all the more memorable by what followed. Not only did GDS men’s cross country win the meet by 23 points—and the women’s team finish third—but the men’s 5K race featured perhaps the most “famous” finish in Hopper cross country history. Teammates Tristan Colaizzi '16 and Aiden Pillard '15 led the field over the final hill and spontaneously clasped hands to finish side by side (pictured below). After months of training together, it seemed only fitting the Hoppers would win that way.
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When it comes to the individual effort, nothing has taught Mark more about discipline and mental toughness than the GDS running program. And yet, his years as
a GDS runner taught him—and the 2013 race reminds us—that running is also a sport “where you constantly rely on your teammates. You need others to reach your potential and get the most possible from yourself.” KEEP CALM AND RUN GOOD It was a dark and stormy night at Turkey Run, as they say, when nine-year-old Leah Snider’s tent collapsed on her. “I remember Anthony’s calm as the tent was falling down, just as I remember his love of learning and his passion for teaching— and running.” Leah '12 (pictured above) captained the running team in HS, coached during the 2016-17 season, and in the years since, she’s run marathons and relays with an assorted, supportive squad of GDS alumni, coaches, and current athletes. When Leah cruised to a strong finish at the 17th Annual Alumni Challenge 2-Mile Walk/Run this summer tucked into a fourperson pack with current GDS seniors, she reminded us of a program that keeps alumni returning to the pack, a program that stands for more than scores and times. RUNNING, RACING, AND BALANCE “Competitive running changed my life for the better, and I’m incredibly grateful to Anthony for introducing me to the sport,” said Peter Silverman '03. “When I come out to volunteer, I’m there to help the current
Lauren Silberman '08 with recent graduates Hannah Avidon '19 and Lucia Driessen '19.
Anthony Belber holding the 2013 DCSAA boys championship trophy with then-mayor of DC, Vincent Gray.
Honoring the 20-year milestone for coach Anthony Belber at the 17th Annual Alumni Challenge 2-Mile Walk/Run.
generation of GDS runners, but it’s also my way of saying thank you to Anthony for being a great coach.”
kids see alumni coming back to run with them...they know that they’ll always have a home at GDS, no matter the distance.”
Now a freelance film editor, following a stint at National Geographic, Peter continues to benefit from the balance GDS running brought to his life, particularly in his rather sedentary job. If you don’t catch him at a GDS running practice, you may find him on the C&O Canal towpath or in Rock Creek Park where he runs most days.
PUTTING IN THE WORK Maya Braxton '10 holds the current GDS school record in shot put. After her successes as a thrower in High School, she returned as a coach during the 201819 winter and spring seasons and keeps coming back. “I want to coach the person who breaks my record,” she said. Ever hopeful, Maya, a civil engineer, paused as she walked along a roof-top construction site high above DC, then said, “Mira Brodsky '20 is close to breaking it.”
T H E L O N G - D I S TA N C E , L O N G - D I S TA N C E C O A C H Last April, as Matt Simonson '04 was taking a train across rural Bosnia and Herzegovina, en route to interview a group of genocide survivors for his dissertation, he found himself writing pre-race psych notes for GDS track team athletes. “I figured that getting postcards from halfway around the world telling them I believed in them was the next best thing [to being there].” “This team is a family,” Matt said. “It’s a safe space where there are adults who will notice if a student is having a bad day, with upperclassmen who will reach out to them if they’re new or shy, a sport with no cuts, no prerequisites, no time on the bench. In the end, when these
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Leah Snider '12 with coach Anthony Belber.
INNER STRENGTH “If you had told me in high school that I would end up coming back to GDS to coach cross-country and track, I would have laughed at you,” said Lauren Silberman '08. “After all, I'm a very slow runner who fell into this sport essentially by accident. On our phenomenal coaching team, I feel honored to fill the role of reminding the slower or injured folks that they still matter and have immense value to the team. I feel inspired by those students every day and feel grateful for the constant reminder of the resilience, grit, and heart of a runner. Whether coaching or working as a therapist, I strive to help people recognize their
inner strength and harness it to its fullest potential. In cross-country as in life, we are all ultimately pushing through some challenge, surrounded by our community, running the course with all the inner strength we can muster.” A G R AT E F U L C O A C H On 20 years at the helm, Anthony wrote: “I have long said that this program only needed a push from me at the start, and that since those first few seasons, it has been the older runners who have been teaching the younger runners what it means to be inclusive, supportive, and dedicated. Now, as more and more alumni have returned to coach, it is clearer than ever that this is a program that sustains itself. I am grateful to the hundreds of student athletes who have invested their time and energy into this team and to the dozens of alumni who have found their way back here for workouts, motivational speeches, and even employment. It has been a privilege—and continues to be a joy—to work with you all.” Join us in expressing gratitude to Anthony for all these years of helping GDS “Run Good.”
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WHAT’S I N H ER BAG? 1 DEVICE (AND BOOK) Jes Christian typically begins her morning with an audiobook or podcast as she packs her bag for the day. She returns often to Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike for guidance on her unplanned entrepreneur’s journey. “I never woke up and said, ‘I want to be an entrepreneur.’ I’m not a designer so I needed to fill that gap. Since I started Hypsole, I’ve been seeking out anything out there and reading obsessively.” Clearly, active, resourceful learning habits fostered at GDS remain long after graduation. One week’s podcast was “How I Built This” with NPR’s Guy Raz, and the next, Jes was streaming “Masters of Scale” with LinkedIn Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Reid Hoffman, and “Girlboss Radio” with Girlboss founder and CEO, Sophia Amorouso. When Jes hits the track or gym, you can count on a hip-hop-heavy playlist featuring artists like Post Malone, Drake, and H.E.R. 2 MAGAZINES “I was so lucky going to GDS. My parents were looking for a more supportive learning culture, one of striving and trying, and the teachers at GDS encouraged us to speak up and have a different point of view. In college, I often found that fellow athletes and friends were less confident trying new things, standing out, and speaking up. GDS culture fosters that independent voice early on.” Like those featured in the pages of
After excelling in track and field at GDS and Notre Dame, Jes Christian '10 is launching a start-up at the intersection of function and fashion. Hypsole produces chic cleat guards for athletes. Here, as Jes empties her bag, we are unpacking not only what she is carrying these days, but what she’s carried with her from GDS.
Fast Company, Jes brings the confidence to stand out and leave her mark—at this junction, in the athletics apparel industry. 3 PLANNERS Jes began at GDS in 4th grade and by Middle School found that she was seeking opportunities for leadership—a chance to create new things and leave her mark. In High School, she sang with Eat at Joe’s, Notified, and founded New Soul, the GDS acapella group covering the latest hip-hop and R&B hits. She continued to distinguish herself as a leader as captain of the track team and in Sisters in Spirit and Young Women of Color, two GDS peer-to-peer mentoring programs. With all these interests and responsibilities, “there [wasn’t] time to mess around. Even with free time, you need to know when it’s going to be and how much time to allocate. I learned to keep a well-managed schedule and to-do list at GDS.” When she needed that structure, she knew how to create it where it didn’t exist. Flip open her planner and you’ll see product manufacturing call reminders and an everchanging list of things to start or finish. 4 LETTER JACKET “My fitness life started at GDS, but when [track coach and P.E. teacher] William Miezan tried to coax me into joining track in Middle School, I was so reluctant. I would even hide during warm-ups. During sophomore year, I got into fashion and
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modeling and wanted to get in shape, so I joined the track team. I vowed to never run anything longer than the 100-meter dash, but within that single season I ended up running every sprint distance.” William and head track coach Anthony Belber saw potential and pushed Jes into the jumping events despite her reluctance. Despite her late start in track, she fought her way onto the Notre Dame Division I Varsity track team as a walk-on. She graduated with a BA in English and wears her varsity letter jacket with pride, a testament to her hard work and to the persistent “coaxing” from William and Anthony. Jes returned to GDS as an assistant coach for two years, bringing a particular expertise in jumping event mechanics and weight training. 5 H Y P S O L E C L E AT G U A R D S Jes’s company Hypsole /hype-sol/ officially launched in Fall 2019 with stylish cleat guards for football, soccer, lacrosse, rugby, baseball, and softball. “My track friends want to kill me for leaving them out, but we’ll get to track guards at some point in the years to come.” The cleat guards bring an element of style (and convenience) while protecting cleats from off-field wear and tear.
6 SHOES Lifting day, Jes? She’s got the kicks for heavy squats (4 sets of 10 at 135lbs), body-weight lunges, step-ups, and core strength exercises. Nope, today is a spinning day! Jes has traded in her track spikes for spinning (cycling) shoes. She spends most of her cardio time spinning (3-4 times per week), lifts a couple times per week, and adds in some sprints. For the fashion fix: some casual heels come along in the bag in case she needs to dress it up. 7 CAMERA “I often bring my camera along if I might have a chance to shoot myself or friends. I got really into photo editing during my Georgetown University graduate program [in sports industry management]. It feeds into my love for brand marketing.” Photography lies at the intersection of Jes’s interests in brand marketing, fashion, and the needs of her fledgling company. Rather than hire out the product photography, this CEO is literally taking the task into her own hands. Learn more about Jes’s work and Hypsole’s products at www.hypsole.com
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The mission of Georgetown Day School reads like a description of lifer Schuyler Bailar’s experience at GDS and his advocacy work since graduating—and transitioning—in 2014. Schuyler, a Harvard graduate and the first openly transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division I men’s team, carries on the school’s work of honoring the integrity and worth of each individual within a diverse community. In a recent interview following his 26-city speaking tour and the start of a new job in Seattle, Schuyler spoke about his gratitude for his GDS journey and his pride in who he is today.
SUPPORTIVE E D U C AT I O N A L AT M O S P H E R E Schuyler began at GDS in (recently retired) pre-K/Kindergarten teacher Joanna Phinney’s classroom. Though Schuyler was assigned female at birth, he spent most of his Lower/Middle School experience presenting and being (initially) read as male, with “short hair and canvas shorts.” When he disclosed he was "supposed to be a girl," peers, parents, and teachers then saw him as "tomboy." “I think about how hard [P.E. teacher Peg Schultz] tried to get me to be involved in recess sports,” he recalled of Lower School. “I wanted to play football with the boys. People [at that time] knew I was supposed to be a girl, and nobody would pass me the ball or pick me for a team. Peg went up to them and said, ‘You will include people who are not the same gender as you. You have to include girls— you can't not include them, you can't not pass to them. You will include Schuyler in this game.’ That meant a lot to me.” Schuyler’s journey through Lower and Middle School was populated with supportive teachers, like Joanna and Peg, who first helped him find comfort
in authenticity—even in the boypresenting girlhood he was experiencing at the time—and grow as an athlete and student. In so many of the examples he shared, it becomes evident that even small moments have lasting impact. “I was aware that I was weird in how I presented my gender, in how I interacted [with peers], and in how I interacted with teachers,” Schuyler explained. “Yet, my interactions with teachers made me feel like that was okay. Everybody had a little stumble, usually the first week, because they'd call me male pronouns, and we'd have to tell them to call me female pronouns.” Schuyler chuckled and added, “I’ve had a lot of experience correcting people on pronouns in every single way possible.”
“I've had a lot of experience correcting people on pronouns in every single way possible.” Schuyler, who is Korean American, was competing in swim meets by age seven, and by the end of Lower School, was already competing in the Junior Olympics.
By the end of 9th grade, Schuyler was one of the top 20 breast-stroke swimmers in the country. While still in Middle School, Schuyler felt connected to teachers, including [former math teacher] Carol Berenson, [former English teacher] Clay Roberson, and [former science and math teacher] Lida Salmani, for the ways they honored his authentic, if not untypical, presence. “Carol was my Algebra teacher, and I remember feeling so safe in her classroom. She was ready to be there for any of the weirdness, she didn't make me feel like I had to be somebody else, and she didn't call me the wrong pronouns. We had a lot of conversations about sports together, which resonated with me as an athlete. Clay was the first person to truly teach me how to write, and to show me that I love writing.* And Lida was such a cheerleader of my academics. That allowed me to really blossom academically.” The meaningful relationships Schuyler developed with his many caring teachers at GDS served him well as a student, but also laid a foundation of confidence that continues to serve him well as an
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With his identity as an athlete in peril that year, Schuyler clung to the only other piece of his identity that felt stable: academics. Yet, while the accolades continued coming, and even when he returned to the pool and began to make waves again nationally, the mental health crisis continued. Schuyler won
Schuyler said, “I started winning things, I started getting into college, I continued getting good grades, and nothing meant anything to me. They were checkboxes that I felt like I had to check or I would lose my identity, too. I had no other way of making sense of my identity, so I was a ‘really good swimmer’ and a ‘really good student.’ It’s important not to conflate productivity with any sort of feeling of togetherness in oneself. Grades, drivers license, getting into school, medals, winning things, whatever. If you’re not feeding yourself, your soul, and who you are, those things are going to mean nothing.
Schuyler went to a lot of different therapists but nothing was working. He confided in [former HS math teacher] KC Lawler. “I felt safe with her. She was kind of quirky, and I liked that. I felt like I could really share with her.”
“If you're not feeding yourself, your soul, and who you are, those things are going to mean nothing.” I wasn't feeding myself well. I wasn't safe most of the time. There were so many issues that were absolutely and obviously detracting from my ability to perform.” STRENGTH OF CHARACTER “Most people saw me as this uberconfident, can-get-things-done person” Schuyler said. “Suddenly in High School, I was not confident and wasn't getting things done. Up until that point, I had led the way for most of my life and [was
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“If you asked my parents how High School went, they’d tell you it was hell,” Schuyler said. “For them it was like I broke my back and suddenly I turned into a High School nightmare. A mental health nightmare. And that's how it felt to me, too. All of a sudden, my life was falling apart.”
able to say], ‘This is what I need. This is what I want.’ That’s why I think those [High School] years were so much more difficult. I stopped leading the way. I stopped being able to tell my parents what I needed, and instead, I was just a pile of anger and misery. And I think that terrified them, too. I know it really scared my brother.”
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CONCERN FOR OTHERS So much changed for Schuyler in High School, where he experimented with hyper feminizing his gender expression, with dresses and long hair, and selfidentified as lesbian. (Schuyler is a straight transgender man, who, as a woman-identifying High School Junior, knew he was attracted to women. Thus, gay was the descriptive term for his sexuality). Schuyler's struggles with body image and self-esteem led to disordered eating and self-harm. The only two constants during that time were Schuler’s strengths, as a student and as an athlete. Then, at the end of summer before junior year of High School, Schuyler broke his back in a cycling accident.
all three DC 100-yard breaststroke championships, qualified as an AllAmerican, and set a National Age-Group record with his 400-yard medley team at the 2013 National Championships. Schuyler was heavily recruited by top university athletic programs, including by the women’s swim team at Harvard. And he was miserable, a danger to himself.
advocate today. He said, “I've said this often—many of my GDS teachers were better than my professors at Harvard. I had far deeper relationships with my teachers at GDS, which is important because those relationships are what drove me to feel confident when I couldn't feel connected to my peers.”
Schuyler took a gap year after graduating and entered residential treatment. During that time, it became clear that his issues were with gender identity. He came out as transgender. Schuyler’s choice that followed not only catapulted him into the national spotlight, but also echoed the strength of character that GDS seeks to foster. Schuyler chose “to transition and be authentic to himself,” rather than continue on the women’s team as a possible NCAA champion, “accepting the consequences and challenges it would entail.” Schuyler’s story reached millions online and via broadcast media, including 60 Minutes, The Washington Post, and The Ellen Show—an appearance which has been viewed nearly 350 million times. The Harvard women’s team coach coordinated an offer from the coach of the men’s team to compete as a man. After declining at first, Schuyler went on to compete all four years on the winningest Harvard men’s swim team in 50 years. In 2019, he was awarded the seventh Harvard Athletic Director’s
Schuyler receives the Harvard Athletic Director's Award during the Senior Letterwinners' Dinner
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As his personal journey as a transgender man and his advocacy work on a national stage began, Schuyler relied upon the communication skills and confidence developed at GDS. “People ask me all the time how I learned to be a public speaker,” said Schuyler, whose on-stage presence is marked by candor, wisdom, and humor. “I credit GDS with a lot of that ability. In academics, I was asked regularly to present what I was learning, whether that was traveling biographies in 5th grade, our books that we wrote in 1st grade, or the Greek play in 4th grade. There was always something we had to do that was presentation focused, and I always got excited about those. I think [those opportunities] aligned with my confidence and taught me how to present myself on a stage or present a message.” L AY I N G T H E F O U N D AT I O N “My favorite part of the work that I do is interacting with young people,” Schuyler said. “Specifically, I love chatting with Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Kids are much better at just being who they are first. They are in tune with their emotions, and they're ready to engage with me. As you get older, you learn to inhibit your emotions. You become a bit robotic in how you talk about topics about which you are worried you might be wrong.”
“My favorite part of the work that I do is interacting with young people.” According to Schuyler, conversations about gender, specifically trans-related topics, are challenging ones that leave many adults too worried about being wrong to articulate the pertinent questions, but a Middle Schoolaged child will ask it flat out, learn, and move forward. Schuyler said, “As we grow up, we learn who to be, as opposed to just learning
Award, an honor not given annually but only when an athlete has made extraordinary contributions to athletics through education.
“I am very thankful for my journey and for everything that I went through,” Schuyler said. “I wouldn't have told you that at the time, absolutely, but I love who I am today. Who I am today is absolutely a compilation of who I ever was and all the things I went through. I don't want those to disappear because they are absolutely parts of who I am. I tell my mom all the time that the womanhood that I experienced is an important part of who I am. She’s absolutely the one who raised a lot of that womanhood in me, and I believe that I am the man that I am today largely as a result of the womanhood that my mom taught me.”
“I believe that I am the man that I am today largely as a result of the womanhood that my mom taught me.” This fall, Schuyler gave the keynote address at the National Association of Independent Schools’ Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC), attended by nearly 1,800 High School students, including six (the maximum permitted by SDLC) from GDS. It was his first trip to the conference. In High School, he’d been severely depressed, trapped in an eating disorder, and terrified of being outed. Sharing his truth onstage in front of all the students, Schuyler grinned broadly, felt the sting of joyful tears, and thought, “This is proof that it does get better.” “I'll be back on [the MacArthur] campus on April 17 [for the All-Alumni Reunion Weekend],” Schuyler promised. “GDS is absolutely a home of mine. I had a lot of allies at GDS so I'm kind of getting teary talking about it. I'm very thankful for the school and for the time that I spent there. I'm sure the new school is going to be great, but I feel like that is where my childhood was. I'm definitely going to cry that weekend.” *Schuyler’s short story “Catch Pull Drive” was selected for inclusion in an anthology of young adult literature published in 2018 by the We Need Diverse Books organization.
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Schuyler gives a keynote in front of a projection of the GDS High School.
how to express who we are.” For most of his journey, Schuyler found that in trying to “learn who to be,” he moved further and further away from his authentic self. And yet, while every identity journey—and specifically a transgender one—will be different, Schuyler deeply treasures all those parts of his story.
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Aaron Dodson '11 and Cam Robert '11 explore the intersections of identity and culture
When Aaron and Cam spoke together in Fall 2019, they talked about their surprisingly complementary careers, what they’ve carried with them from GDS, and how they’ve stayed so close since 4th grade. It’s a journey that’s taken them through Middle School, High School, college, and now into some of the same professional spaces together. Nearly eight years ago it took them on that crosscountry road trip to California. AARON: We spent two and a half weeks driving through a whole bunch of different places, including Los Angeles, California. It was Cam's first time there. I remember vividly seeing Cam walking down Hollywood Boulevard, and he was
gravitating to all the [sidewalk] stars, these incredible [names of] music producers, filmmakers, and directors. And, he said in that moment—and it's always stuck with me—he said, "This is going to be me one day. I want to win an Oscar. I want to take my career to this level.” CAM: It's crazy to see how far Aaron's come. I feel like you have to be your own biggest fan in life. If your work speaks for itself, then you shouldn't settle for smaller things. Coming out of college there was a good year and a half where he was getting job opportunities, but they weren’t the right ones. It takes a lot of strength to fight through that, when you value yourself as a creative person, as a writer, as anything. When he got the job at ESPN, I was just like, “Of course you did. Of course you did.” So now whenever Aaron comes in the room, we'll be like, [sports announcer voice] “Aaron Dodson, ESPN.” All the nights I was staying up to edit a video or batches of photos, he was doing the same thing on the sports side. So, I've seen the hard work he's put in. It only made sense that he would land at ESPN, interviewing literally everyone. While at ESPN, Aaron has produced exceptional stories on the likes of LeBron James, James Harden, Kobe Bryant, and most recently this fall, Kyrie Irving. In the athletics’ world, sneaker designs
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n the summer after they both graduated from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill, Aaron Dodson '11 and Cam Robert '11 took a cross-country road trip from Washington, DC to San Francisco. Unbeknownst to them, in a few short years, Aaron would be an associate editor of ESPNs The Undefeated, interviewing Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2018 NBA MVP in Athens, Greece. Cam would bag a White House News Photographers Association grand prize for his editing of the NPR documentary What Democracy Looks Like, which covered the inauguration of President Trump. But for the time being, Cam had an internship in San Francisco and Aaron was jobless.
associated with big-name players equal big business, and Aaron has made a career of connecting the stories of those sneakers back to the players’ life stories. Aaron’s projects explore the intersections of identity—of race, ethnicity, gender, and culture—and fashion. Cam’s independent photography and videography work has
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allowed him to dive into visual stories about music and politics, as well as creative projects like the critically acclaimed Pastel, a photo series illustrating a more fluid understanding of masculinity among African American men.
Aaron and Cam at GDS
AARON: I can't even really remember first meeting Cam. It just feels like we've always been friends; we've always been brothers. I do this thing with Cam that has come to embarrass him over the years: literally every time we meet a new person, I make a point to tell them that I've known Cam since 4th grade, and we went to school together through college. That's a point of pride to me. When we got to GDS, the African American kids all gravitated towards each other, and we established a little community within the school. We always looked out for each other, and we became family. CAM: Sometimes when you're a person of color in predominantly white spaces, you code switch a little bit and hold back from being your truer self just so you can assimilate to the environment around you. But having a space like the diversity office, with a smaller community within the already small community of GDS, it felt like we were protected. There was never a time at GDS where I felt I didn't belong. AARON: That office was a part of our High School experience. It made GDS, in some ways, a better place for us.
I think it allowed us to accept our identity, which is a great theme that GDS fostered as a whole. CAM: I feel like GDS did a good job of encouraging people to take ownership of their identity and celebrate it. CAM: A group of us from GDS talk over FaceTime several times a week. [Together, they name a dozen or more members of their GDS “family,” friends from graduation years 2008 to 2013 in their weekly chats.] AARON: We're always checking in with each other. And, what's cool about it is, we always share what's happening in our lives. CAM: I feel like it's rare to have these relationships like the ones we have from GDS. Some people you see more often, and some people you talk to more often, but when someone has a birthday celebration or whatever, we typically come together and it's still the same.
AARON: In my job, and Cam's job as well, we hit on a lot of different themes in terms of race and identity. And, my entry point into those stories is sports. Yes, I went out to Athens and interviewed Giannis about basketball [and his new Nike signature shoes], but it was about more than basketball. It was about family. It was about struggle. It was about chasing a dream. And, I think as a young African American male, I could relate to him in a lot of ways. I think Cam and I have similar jobs in that while he covers music and fashion, there are a lot of other themes at play in the work that he does. CAM: Yeah, you gravitate towards things that are in your shared experience. That’s where the true stories are. A lot of the music topics I've covered over the years have dug deeper. I'm
working on a piece right now, and the big story is a black guy in the high fashion industry, right? That’s the spectacle of it, the thing that people will see the headline. But how do we go beyond that? What do we know about the neighborhood this person came from? What was it like when he was growing up? Those narrative arcs help dictate the visuals, and then, it's literally just whittling away. That's where it really comes to life. AARON: When I approach a project or story creatively, I really focus on research. I'm obsessive when it comes to researching in advance of an interview and in advance of writing a story. And honestly, not to bring everything back to GDS, but I think it goes back to a conversation I had with Sue Ikenberry, who Cam and I had in 10th grade as a history teacher. CAM: We were in the same class. AARON: I remember after I went to UNC, I came back to visit GDS as a college freshman, just to see some of my old friends and teachers. And, I ran into Sue. I told her, ‘I'm thinking of majoring in journalism.’ And she said, ‘You should consider either majoring or minoring in history because a lot of journalism requires looking back into the past to inform what you're writing currently.’ That conversation inspired me to get a minor in History, and I’ve carried the value of research into my career as a writer, especially at ESPN. There's nothing like going into an interview and asking a question that surprises the person that you're interviewing. It leads to better conversation; it leads them to open up, and it shows that you know what you're talking about. It shows that you care.
AARON: As we've both grown and had success in our respective fields, we have had conversations about collaborating. Honestly, my dream is
to one day do a film with Cam where he directs and I produce it. As the days and years go on, it's becoming more and more of a possibility. CAM: It's definitely going to happen. Even before that trip to L.A., we were talking about just working on stuff together. Back in the day, remember, we had a little blog where we both posted write-ups on things that interested us. Our interests are so in line, but we're on different sides of the coin as far as what we bring to everything, whether it's storytelling ability or the visual side of things. AARON: Yeah, I think we're complementary storytellers. And it's just crazy how our careers have aligned. One day— and I think it's going to be sooner rather than later—Cam and I are going to work on something big together, and it's just going to be incredible. I think because we're so close, we'll always make time for each other. If it's something that we're into, if it's something that we're passionate about, we're going to find a way to do it, especially if it's together. Maybe one day we'll win an Oscar together, Cam. CAM: Without a doubt.
Cam and Aaron expect that there will be detours and roundabout routes to navigate to get to a collaboration. Cam knows that kind of journey and has experienced the hidden benefits of a circuitous route. After letting his academics slip at GDS, he ended up not getting accepted to any of his top college choices. Rather than “throw money away” on a school he’d just transfer away from, he spent two years at community college and later transferred to UNC. CAM: That was my fault because I just wasn't putting the effort in.
During those two years, when all my friends were gone away to school, I started taking pictures of everything [with my first photo camera] because I literally had nothing else to do. Every afternoon, I’d take photos walking around DC and then go to the studio at Montgomery College. AARON: He always had the goal in mind that he was going to go to a big school next. He applied to a whole bunch of different schools, one of them happened to be UNC, which is where I was. He came and visited for a weekend to see Chapel Hill. Entering college as a transfer is even more difficult—I think it's just a testament to Cam and all of his hard work. Yeah, I was so ecstatic when I found out he was coming. It was dope to have one of my lifelong friends at Chapel Hill. CAM: I think a lot of people feel if you don't go directly to college, if you don't go the typical route, then you're a failure. But, I think in that period, I learned that there's really no failing in life. If you're alive, you can change your direction. You have options. Reevaluate the situation and figure out, “What I can do to put myself in the best position?”
Pulling People Up
AARON: When Cam and I were freshmen, there were two black male seniors that were really, at least for me, influential. Darryl Banks '08 and Anier Woodyard '08. They were cool; they seemed to have their head on their shoulders; they were good students. They played basketball, and they always looked out for us. And, I think that's a big part of being a minority. You want to pay it forward by looking out for those that come after you. CAM: From my experience, everything that I've been able to do so far in my career, there's always been someone in a position that I'm trying to get to looking back and seeing potential in me and wanting to pull me up. The best way I can give back is by pulling people up. If someone's eager, I'm always down. I might not have them as my top person on my team holding the camera or something, but if anyone from GDS ever trips in this sort of thing, I definitely would want them to reach out. I'm going to bring you in, expecting you to mess up in some capacity, but that's okay. That's the only way you learn, so I invite it. You just got to be eager and be open to criticism. I feel like a lot of kids have their passions. And sometimes, you need some sort of impetus to activate that, and if I could help activate that in some way, I'd be down. But, if I had found out when I was 10, 12, 13, 14—oh, my goodness.
“I learned that there’s really no failing in life. If you’re alive, you can change your direction. You have options. Reevaluate the situation and figure out, ‘What I can do to put myself in the best position?’” [Going through that] taught me to work hard and go that extra step in every everything I do. That was a weird period, man, but I needed that. Having a bit of pushback, I think, forced me to figure out who I was as a person and what my interests were.
Can you include my contact information in there so kids could reach out? Because I'm serious about that. I wish I had known someone doing this back then so I could see, ‘Oh, this is possible.’ CAM ROBERT firstname.lastname@example.org AARON DODSON email@example.com
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Go for a Pedal and Meet Some People
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Former GDS track star turned pro-cyclist Sam Boardman '14 has trained and raced around the globe. Character qualities learned at GDS have helped him succeed both as an athlete and as a global citizen.
Sam won the King of the Mountain jersey on Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah 2019
The peloton races alongside tea plantations during Stage 5 of the 2018 Tour of Rwanda
tage 3 winner! S Tour of Poyang Lake, Jiangxi, China Dominican Republic
am (right) and teammate Griffin S Colaizzi '14 racing in the Lake Forest Cross Country Invitational during their senior year at GDS
am (with umbrella) and cross S country teammates celebrate their fourth consecutive MAC Championship title!
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Pro Cyclist Sam Boardman '14 has his best year yet
1 King Of The Mountain
LEARNED @ GDS : INDU ST RY, H AR D WO R K LOCATIONS : Mt. Evans, Colorado and Northern Utah TI D BI T: During a training camp with his team (Wildlife
Generation Pro Cycling) in Colorado in July 2019, Sam @Boardmanito Boardman raced to over 14,000 feet above sea level, the highest point to which he’s ever ridden his bike. The next month, Sam used this tough, high-altitude base to take the King of the Mountain (KOM) jersey on Stage One of The Tour of Utah, a top-level series attended by national and international talent. THROWBAC K: GDS running coach Anthony Belber: “In his senior year, just three weeks before the event, Sam asked if he could try the rarely contested 2,000 meter steeplechase. If I was going to let any of our star athletes try this exhausting and technical event with no training, it would be Sam. He went out and crushed the field with an aggressive pace and fierce determination to push through the exhaustion which takes down most novice steeplers. Winning the race, he beat a field of very experienced steeplers, set the GDS record, and reminded me that Sam should never be underestimated.” N OTABL E STR AVA STATS: Mt. Evans race elevation gain: 3,175 meters. https://www.strava.com/activities/2568254315
2 Exploring Rwanda
LEARNED @ GDS : L IFE LO NG L EA R NI NG , EMPAT H Y LOCATIONS : Kibuye to Gisenyl, Rwanda beside Lake Kivu, one
of the largest freshwater lakes in Africa TI D BI T: Sam arrived early for the 2018 Tour of Rwanda, knowing how few opportunities he would have to explore the country. In a borrowed car, he and his teammates went on safari in the south of the country and then visited The Kigali Genocide Memorial commemorating (and educating visitors) about the 1994 Rwandan genocide. “During the race, despite acquiring some degenerative stomach bug that made racing almost impossible, I was able to enjoy the views along the race route. In most of the mountain villages, after we crested the major climbs of the day, we were able to see the tea and coffee farm plots that line the rolling hillsides, and which create magnificent topographical concentric circles as you look further and further down the mountain. It's breathtaking, which is saying something considering I'm not doing much breathing anyway racing above 8,000 ft.” N OTABL E STR AVA STATS: 205.8 km distance. Nearly 5,000 kJ of Total Work. https://www.strava.com/activities/1755948252
3 Tour Of Poyang Lake
LEARNED @ GDS : O PE NNESS LOCATIONS : Jiangxi, China. East of Nanchang. TI D BI T: In 2017, Sam rode up one of the hardest climbs of his
life to finish sixth on the queen stage of this 11-day stage race, his first racing experience in China. This year, on the same tour, Sam won stage three outright. “Having come up through a socially conscious school like GDS helps me experience cycling differently than a lot of other people. I’m more aware of and excited for opportunities to interact with other cultures. For me, cycling is a venue through which to experience lots of different cultures—whether in Rwanda, China, Japan, Belgium, and
Dominican Republic—rather than just a place I’m racing bikes.” FO O D: “In China, I didn’t know what I was eating much of the time because of the food translations. ‘Grandma Flavored Beans’ was a favorite.” PO DC A ST: Long hours on the bike means Sam needs a lot of podcasts and food—and apparently podcasts about food, too. He enjoys Sporkful (a podcast for eaters not foodies) among other NPR productions. NOTA B L E ST R AVA STATS : 306 watts weighted average power for two hours, 46 minutes. https://www.strava. com/activities/1184550807/ OR https://www.strava.com/ activities/2721634969
4 Top-Level Tour
L E A R NE D @ G DS : C HA L L E N G E LO C AT I O NS : 2019 Amgen Tour of California, Stage 2 T I DB I T: This was, I think, one of the hardest days on the bike
I’ve ever had to endure. I had the privilege of riding with the USA National Team for this race, and it was my first World Tour-level race (the highest level of racing in professional cycling). This race is often used as a “prep” race for those who are trying to finetune their form for the Tour de France. This stage in particular, we climbed from Rancho Cordova (50 feet below sea level) all the way up to South Lake Tahoe (highest point at 8,250 feet above sea level). We were riding up a hill for what felt like forever and a half, and by the end of the seven hours of racing, the altitude and the cumulative fatigue had ripped me apart. It was an eyeopening experience that told me exactly how hard this sport can be at the highest level. T H ROW BAC K: Anthony remembers Sam doing flips off the diving board during pre-season camp his freshman year and noted to the other coaches that Sam was fearless, athletic, and destined for success. “Rarely do rising 9th graders have such confidence in what they can do with their bodies. From that day on, I smile when I think of Sam’s potential.” NOTA B L E ST R AVA STATS : 15,300 ft climbing (nearly three miles vertical), Top speed: 108.4 km/h. https://www.strava.com/activities/2365569330
5 Favorite DC Ride!
L E A R NE D @ G DS : BA LA N C E LO C AT I O NS : “Noon Ride” Hains Point, Washington, DC T I DB I T: “It’s funny: I didn’t start riding bikes until I moved away
from DC to go school at UCLA, so when I come back home to visit for the holidays, I ‘discover’ the cycling scene for what seems like the first time, every time. The ‘Noon Ride’ down at Hains Point is one of my favorite rides because it’s safe and allows me to see my favorite downtown sections of the city on the ride and still get a great workout in!” O N A ND O F F T H E B I KE : Balancing academics and sports, Sam earned degrees in English Literature and Spanish Language at UCLA. “GDS taught me how to find that balance.” He has used his sporting life as a break from the academic one and visa versa. Sam recently applied to be a Middle School substitute teacher in San Diego County. NOTA B L E ST R AVA STATS : Ten laps around Hains Point. https://www.strava.com/activities/1314033940
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All Alumni Reunion Weekend APRIL 17-18, 2020
A year to say Goodbye to MacArthur Boulevard and Hello to unification on Davenport Street!
Around Campus MEET THE BOARD
TRUSTEES 2019 -20
Since its founding by seven families in 1945, Georgetown Day School has been ably served by a Board of Trustees composed of parents, alumni, and other key community members. While serving in a voluntary capacity, the Trustees work closely with the Head of School to ensure the short- and long-term financial health of the School and to safeguard the School’s founding purpose as a racially and religiously inclusive school whose educational philosophy derives from the belief that diversity is the ground out of which great learning grows. The Board’s focus is strategic, and board members rightly prioritize the GDS experience for all students over the singular experience of their own child or children. We are pleased to announce the addition of five new Board members for the 2019-20 school year. Each spring, Trustees are elected for a regular term of three years. Board members may serve two consecutive (full or partial) terms up to a maximum of six years. These individuals join an active Board focused on strategic planning, campus planning, and financial goal-setting. All members of the Board also serve on at least one of 10 Board committees. For more information about other members of our board, go to www.GDS.org/Board.
CIERA ASHLEY “After being part of this community for the past three years, I have witnessed the positive impact of the school’s social justice curriculum and watched students transform into advocates,” said new Board member Ciera Ashley. “[GDS’s] value orientation is what makes it uniquely special. Importantly, GDS encourages all types of individuals to learn and socialize together. I believe it is this distinction that enables GDS to produce compassionate, effective, and just leaders.” Prior to joining the Board, Ciera was an active member of the GDS community, serving as Chair of the Lower School PSA, Co-Chair of the
Lower Middle School Book Fair, and a volunteer with the One GDS Campaign. As a member of the Board of Trustees, and a parent to a GDS second grader, Ciera looks forward to lending her background in consulting and investment management to support a financially stable future for GDS. She has been a finance and strategy professional for more than 15 years. Currently, Ciera works with multibillion-dollar foundations and endowments on investment strategy and operations as an independent consultant. Before relocating to Washington, DC in 2016, Ciera was the Director of Portfolio Strategy and Operations for the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which has more than $6 billion in assets invested across
a fully diversified endowment. Ciera was also an Investment Officer for the University of California Regents, where she managed a $1 billion portfolio of private equity and real assets managers. Ciera's prior experience includes strategy consulting with L.E.K. Consulting. Ciera holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley – Walter A. Haas School of Business and a BS in Business Administration from the California Polytechnic State University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Ciera and her husband, Trevor, have two children. She serves on the Finance Committee, Investment Advisory Committee, and the External Affairs Committee.
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K E TA N J I J A C K S O N “GDS is well positioned to sustain the level of excellence that the school has enjoyed over the years, and I am excited about assisting in that effort,” said new Board member Ketanji Jackson when discussing her reasons for joining the Board. “I am honored to join with the other GDS board members in ensuring that GDS continues to provide the highquality education and broader social vision, that motivated its founding.” Kentanji said: “Since becoming a part of the GDS community seven years ago, Patrick and I have witnessed the transformative power of a rigorous progressive education that is dedicated to fostering critical thinking, independence, and social justice. As a result, I truly value ‘the GDS way’ and have benefited personally from the school’s unique
and significant contributions to a child’s intellectual and emotional development.” Nominated by President Barack Obama in 2012 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in March of 2013, Ketanji serves as a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Until December of 2014, Ketanji also served as a Vice Chair and Commissioner on the United States Sentencing Commission. Prior to her four years of service on the Sentencing Commission, Ketanji worked for three years as Of Counsel at Morrison & Foerster LLP, with a practice that focused on criminal and civil appellate litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as cases in the Supreme Court of the United States. Previously, she served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the appeals division of the Office of the Federal Public Defender in the District of Columbia. She has worked as an Assistant Special Counsel at the Sentencing Commission and also as an associate with a law firm specializing in white-collar criminal defense and another focused on the negotiated settlement of
mass-tort claims. Early in her legal career, Ketanji served as a law clerk to three federal judges, including Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ketanji is currently a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University, the Judicial Conference Committee on Defender Services, and the Council of the American Law Institute. She also serves on the board of the DC Circuit Historical Society and the United States Supreme Court Fellows Commission. Ketanji received her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she served as a supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review. She met her husband, Patrick, when they were both undergraduates at Harvard College, where she received an AB, magna cum laude, in Government. Ketanji and Patrick have two children, one of whom attends Georgetown Day School. She serves on the External Affairs Committee and Facilities Master Planning Committee.
K E N YA N M C D U F F I E Parent to two GDSers with his wife Princess, Kenyan McDuffie joined the 19-20 Board after experiencing a multitude of ways parents can get involved in the School: “We enjoy contributing to the school, as the GDS community has contributed so much to our family.” Kenyan said his family was drawn to GDS, “because of its social justice
mission, academic rigor, as well as its dedication to creating a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, reflection, and self-reliance. The diversity and stability among the teachers and administrators help create a welcoming and steady academic environment.” Kenyan is a member of the Council of the District of Columbia and serves as the Council’s Chairperson Pro Tempore. He chairs the Committee on Business and Economic Development and has oversight of matters concerning business development policy; economic, industrial, and commercial development; public utilities; and the regulation of banks, securities, and insurance. Prior to joining the DC Council, Kenyan served as a trial attorney in the Civil
Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, where he conducted investigations and managed complex cases regarding enforcement of key federal civil rights statutes. Before that, he worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Prince George’s County and as an aide to a member of the United States House of Representatives. Kenyan is a graduate of Howard University and the University of Maryland School of Law. He serves on the board of the District’s Workforce Development Council and previously chaired the board of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. He serves on the Facilities Master Planning Committee and Finance Committee.
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SAR AH ROSEN WARTELL
Jim Shelton is the former Deputy Secretary of Education and founding Executive Director of My Brother’s Keeper under President Barack Obama, as well as a partner with Amandla Enterprises and senior advisor for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s education work. Along with his wife, Sonia, he is also a parent to two GDS students. He brings with him a deep interest in “helping the school navigate the complex period ahead and realizing its potential to positively impact our community and—with no hyperbole—the world.”
Since 2012, Sarah Rosen Wartell has been president of the Urban Institute, an economic and social science research and policy organization whose 500+ researchers, experts, and other staff share a belief in the power of evidence to improve lives and strengthen communities. Under her leadership, the Urban Institute has brought its insights from research to federal, state, and local governments; undertaken an ambitious modernization of business practices and technology; become a leader in communications, data visualization, and innovative use of research technology and data science for policy insight and impact; and has built a new 21st century learning and conference center in Southwest DC.
Jim said that “the GDS community has supported our family during some of the most pivotal moments and periods in our lives. I could serve in a range of capacities for many years and not begin to repay the indebtedness I feel.”
I could serve in a range of capacities for many years and not begin to repay the indebtedness I feel.
Currently, Jim is serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Blue Meridian Partners as they pursue their scalable solutions to the problems trapping youth and their families in poverty. Previously, Jim served as the President and Chief Impact Officer at 2U, Inc., partnering with top colleges and universities to provide engaging and rigorous degree programs online. Jim began his career as a software developer and has since worked in business, government, and the non-profit sectors as an operator, investor, and entrepreneur. In these roles, he has utilized management, policy, and programmatic innovations to increase access to opportunity. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Morehouse College and Master’s degrees in both business administration and education from Stanford University. Jim serves on the External Affairs Committee and Diversity Committee.
Sarah said that growing up “attending a NYC progressive private school on a scholarship opened my mind to new ideas and new worlds,” and that she wants to ensure that GDS can continue offering “so many wonderful young people similarly world-altering gifts.” She said, “I want to help ensure the school’s continued strength, resilience, and commitment to opportunity. I hope my experience in building, running, and governing nonprofits can be of service to GDS’s strong management team and board.” Previously, Sarah was founding COO and then an EVP of the Center for American Progress. In the Clinton Administration, she was deputy assistant to the president for economic policy and deputy director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant Secretary at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Earlier, she practiced law with the Washington, DC, firm of Arnold & Porter. Sarah currently serves on the board of the Center for Law and Social Policy and on Bank of America’s National Community Advisory Council. Previously, she has served on the boards of the Low Income Investment Fund, Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University, and Prosperity Now! (then CFED). Sarah has an AB degree with honors in urban affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She has a JD degree from Yale Law School. Sarah and her husband Ted have two children, one of whom attends Georgetown Day School. She serves on the Facilities Master Planning Committee and External Affairs Committee.
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The Power of Philanthropy AT G E O R G E T O W N D AY S C H O O L
Campaign Principles The GDS campaign will be guided by core principles: • Honor the GDS mission by having academic excellence, equity, and social justice as our campaign priorities. • Deepen relationships and engage the diversity of the GDS community to ensure a strong and successful campaign. • Be open and transparent to promote equity and inclusion. • Honor each and every donor, be they student, parent, alumnus, or friend. • Celebrate giving to nurture and ensure an ongoing culture of philanthropy. • Leave the School stronger and more united with a bright financial future. 50
hen GDS first purchased the properties in Tenleytown with the intention to unify our School onto one campus, the community’s excitement at the prospect was soon followed by questions about just how would the School make this vision a reality? As the school community delved into what a new building might look like, plans for a capital campaign that would become the largest fundraising effort in the School’s history were immediately underway. From the very beginning, a set of campaign principles (at left) guided the work and served as guardrails as the Campaign Executive Committee developed campaign goals and strategies to ensure the campaign aligned with our School’s mission and culture. With these principles as the guide, the One GDS Campaign helped the School fulfill a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to unify our campuses, strengthen financial aid, and enhance the Hopper Fund. The dynamic and tireless Campaign Executive Committee that comprised every constituency in our community (current parents, trustees, faculty, alumni parents and grandparents, and alumni) helped guide strategy and led special sub-committees to help GDS exceed our ambitious $50 million goal by more than $2 million. The Campaign Executive Committee activated 136 volunteers who conducted more than 325 personal visits, hosted house parties, sent countless
hand-written notes and emails, and dialed for dollars at phonathons. Many of the families who supported the Campaign said they were stretching to make their biggest commitment ever because this was such an important moment for our School. Hearing from our donors about why they were making such extraordinary commitments renewed our volunteers’ commitment to the cause and propelled the entire community forward. In each case, there was a story: an alumni story about their own student experience or about a teacher who opened their minds to something new; an alumni parent story about the impact the GDS community had on their family through the years (through the generations, in some cases!), or a current parent’s story about the importance of the GDS mission to their child’s GDS experience. This is the power of GDS’s philanthropy— as we watch our unified campus becoming reality, as we make plans for what dining at GDS will be like, and as we think of opportunities for teachers and students to collaborate and mentor each other—we know that every single gift made this possible. The family who stretched to give $100 or $1,000 or $100,000 had a hand in these accomplishments. 2,055 families. That’s how many of our GDS community it took to make the One GDS Campaign a success and bring this vision to life. That is the true power of philanthropy at Georgetown Day School. It is each and every individual making
BY LINDSEY JACOBSON Interim Director of Development
the mission come to life. It’s 97% of our faculty and staff supporting the Campaign. It’s the two students who saved their allowance and brought it to Russell’s office to help build their new building. It’s the 13 grade-level house parties hosted so that each and every current parent had the opportunity to hear about the campaign in person, from campaign and school leadership. From the very beginning, this effort has been about the entire GDS community, and about honoring every donor, deepening relationships, and engaging the diversity of the GDS community to ensure a strong and successful campaign. Because of this gargantuan effort, the School is stronger and can look forward to a bright financial future. Each and every gift to the One GDS Campaign brought GDS closer to our goal of making GDS more accessible for generations of students and bringing our community together in a transformational way. In the 12 stories that follow, members of our GDS community share what giving to the One GDS Campaign means to them, and we look forward to recognizing them along with every other donor to the One GDS Campaign, in alphabetical order, on a donor wall in our new Lower Middle School Building. This installation will be a daily reminder of the power of philanthropy at GDS and of how so many members of our community came together to bring the One Campus. One Mission. One GDS. vision to life.
Marc Liebowitz '26 donated to One GDS as a 3rd grader.
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J U DY A R E E N AND RICHARD COOPER
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(pictured with his daughter Morgan '15 and father Earl) “Over the years my wife, Colleen, and I have donated to many causes. Typically they are one-off contributions to things that we feel are important to people in some community close by but are usually far away. It is also very rare that we see how that money is being spent and/or how people have benefitted from our donation. When we were offered the chance to be a part of the One GDS Campaign, all of that changed. We now had an opportunity to make a multi-year contribution to a community that has been a big part of our lives, and the lives of our children, for the last 13 years and will be a part of our lives for years to come. We knew that this investment would benefit students and families today, tomorrow, and far into the future, and we could not think of a better way to be a part of the legacy that is and will be GDS. Best of all, we have already been able to see the impact of our philanthropy and we can't wait to see students and teachers in the new building living the mission, engaging in 21st-century learning, growing together as a community on a unified campus, and leading not just GDS but the wider world into the future.”
SID BANERJEE , C A M PA I G N C O - C H A I R “We’ve loved the sense of mission and community that represents the Spirit of GDS—to educate kids to be creative, adaptive, confident, strategic and inclusive members of society. Its mission is timeless, but also imperative in a chaotic, changing world. Given the opportunity to help modernize, expand, and unify the school, we were excited to contribute and invest to ensure the school grows and thrives to support future generations of Hoppers. We are so proud of the work of the volunteers and the members of our community who stretched to make it happen.”
“Our four children spent nearly 50 combined student-years at GDS— the most important years of their education. We have wonderful memories of their time at the school— among them, the Lower School orchestra, team sports, community service activities, a biology assignment to write a grant proposal, and a history assignment to dig up artifacts planted by teachers and reconstruct the society the artifacts represented. Midway through our youngest son’s freshman year at college, he reported that GDS had prepared him fully. Our children also made GDS friendships that continue to this day. Supporting GDS to give others those opportunities was a given for us.”
K AT E KO F FM A N , C A M PA I G N C O - C H A I R “The great thing about the One GDS Campaign was the sense of camaraderie which infused everything—you didn’t simply write a check and move along—you pledged to join a movement, to be carried along by that amazing advancement staff, by the incredible parents and faculty who had come on board before you. And in turn, you felt strong enough to reach back and pull others along with you. Our community is full of truly amazing people, not simply accomplished (which they are), not simply generous (which they also are), but compelling on a very human level. I walked away from every interaction feeling enriched. What a gift it was to be a part of this team. Every single bit of it mattered. Every single member of this community should be beaming with pride.”
R I C H A R D AV I D O N “I support GDS as a teacher, an alumni parent, a parent, a believer. Since I started teaching at the school 32 years ago, my affection for and belief in the institution has grown immensely. Sadly, so has the annual tuition bill, by more than 600 percent. So my family supports financial aid in order to help those unable to tackle the sizable cost on their own. If we do not, we are not truly following the mission of the school.”
R E N ATA A N D JA M E S C O O P E R “One of the core values of GDS is manifested in teaching students that they ‘have obligations to others as well as [to] themselves.’ What better way, then, to invest in a positive global future than by supporting generations of Hoppers armed to change the world? Supporting GDS—even after our twins are away at college—is an easy choice for us.”
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N I C O L E D E YA M P E R T AND AL MOSLEY
“We believe that GDS offers a unique combination of a broad educational curriculum with an institutional ethos of social responsibility which shapes a balanced perspective and bolsters the confidence for students to assert their influence on the world around them. We have been partners with GDS in providing financial aid for close to a decade, and it is one of the most meaningful ways in which our family helps to support others. The contribution benefits the students receiving the aid, their families, and the diversity of the GDS student body.”
“My husband and I donated to the One Campaign as our contribution to the legacy started by the seven founding GDS families. During the past five years, we have witnessed the transformational impact of a wellplanned and well-executed pedagogy, that is buoyed by teacher professional development and students of varied socioeconomic backgrounds. It is clear that the goals of the One Campaign to support campus unification, the Hopper Fund, and financial aid will continue to strengthen the school community. Adrienne '28, Al, and I have been fully embraced by the school community during our tenure at GDS. Our family's donation is a deep-seated expression of our gratitude for and dedication to the GDS community now and going forward.”
A N U TAT E (center) “Previous families have generously supported GDS, allowing our boys to enjoy learning from inspiring faculty in a rigorous yet encouraging environment. We are grateful to those who came before us and we know that our current support will nurture thoughtful global citizens in the years to come.”
R E E M S W E I S S (left)
A L E JA N D R O B A D E L “Every time I participate as a volunteer in GDS activities, I do it to connect with the school. The reason for this is simple. The school is a huge part of my son Max’s life, and connecting with the school means connecting with Max. When it comes to supporting the school, I do it to help bring together the community and fund some of the most important projects and features at GDS.”
“We chose to support the One GDS Campaign because we are very excited about the many opportunities that a unified campus will bring to the GDS community. As big fans of the LMS buddy program, we look forward to similar programs across LS, MS, and HS students. GDS is a very special place, and being a Hopper Fund Ambassador is just an excuse for me to spend more time around wonderful people in support of a great mission!”
AVA J O N E S ' 0 2 “I started GDS in Kindergarten, and I know I would not be the person I am today without this community and the teachers who mentored me along the way. I supported the One GDS Campaign so that the next generation of GDS students would benefit from a unified campus, continue to learn in a diverse community that honors them as individuals, and have resources for innovation in the classroom.”
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2018–19 TREASURER’S REPORT I am delighted to report that Georgetown Day School’s financial position is strong. While this is but one measure of the overall strength of the School, financial health is critical because it allows our spectacular faculty and administrative team to focus on the mission-aligned work they do so well, and for which we are all so grateful. But gratitude goes both ways, and any discussion of GDS’s finances must start with sincere thanks to all of you, from all constituencies, who have made generous gifts to strengthen GDS for the long-term. Stewardship of the financial resources of the School falls to the leadership team, under the inspired leadership of Head of School Russell Shaw and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Houser, with support from the Board of Trustees. I can report that school operations regularly run within the annual budgets approved by the Board and that the appropriate financial controls are in place. As it enters its 75th year, GDS is on solid financial ground. As context, more than 2,000 of you have contributed to the One GDS Campaign, raising an incredible $52,003,195! Gifts to the One GDS Campaign go to: 1) support the construction of GDS’s new unified campus; 2) strengthen and expand financial aid and access; and 3) enhance instructional opportunities and programs through the Hopper Fund (formerly the Annual Fund). With much anticipation and excitement, the new GDS Lower/Middle School at the unified campus is on track to open on-time for the start of the 2020-21 school year! The new campus will offer expansive indoor and outdoor learning spaces, including an incredible new play space. Having all GDS divisions on the same campus (for the first time!) will allow for countless cross-divisional learning opportunities, improve operational efficiencies, and provide GDS’s first-ever dining program. The new campus will be an inspiring place to learn for generations of Hoppers to come. Your contributions to the One GDS Campaign also strengthened financial aid, which is critical for GDS mission alignment. School leadership and the Board of Trustees have prioritized the growth of these resources and, today, 24% of our students receive financial aid, with an average award of $28,000. In all, GDS awarded more than $7,100,000 in financial aid this school year and will award nearly $7,500,000 next year. Still, the Board and the Leadership Team know we need to do more and continue to make support for financial aid an Advancement priority. Finally, your contributions to the One GDS Campaign go to support the Hopper Fund. Since tuition covers just 87% of the School’s operating budget, the Hopper Fund is critical to helping fill the gap and keep tuition increases at historic lows. As such, the Hopper Fund provides annual support to the operating budget and is vital to GDS’s ability to continue to recruit and retain its exceptional faculty, invest in professional development, and deliver on programmatic innovation. It is an extraordinary pleasure to work with the talented and dedicated professionals who guide the operations of Georgetown Day School. Together with the full Board of Trustees, we are committed to ensuring the health, efficiency, and mission alignment of the institution’s finances. A sincere thank you to each and every one of you for your generous support in that effort. Sincerely,
Jeff Blum Treasurer GDS Parent
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS
The One Campus. One Mission. One GDS. Campaign is the most ambitious fundraising effort in our Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s history, with a $50M goal. With more than 2,055 donors joining this historic effort, the GDS community came together to raise an extraordinary $52,003,195 in support of a unified campus, enhancing access to our School through increased financial aid and the Hopper Fund. When we open our unified campus in Fall 2020, it will mark the first time our entire school, PK-12, will share one address. Beyond the physical benefits of our unified campus, there will be countless opportunities for cross-divisional activities and events, mentorship, and more meaningful engagement for our faculty and students across divisions. Imagine PK/Senior buddies having lunch once a month, school-wide Students of Color Meetings, high school theater students mentoring their middle school peers. The opportunities are endless! A primary driver in our decision to unify our campus was to better fulfill our mission and make GDS more accessible to a wide range of students. For these reasons, support for financial aid was a key pillar of the One GDS Campaign. Another priority for the One GDS Campaign was not only to maintain the Hopper Fundâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s yearly operating support, but to increase it. With the incredible support of our community, we were able to exceed our goal by more than $2,000,000 and have done just that. Each and every gift to the One GDS Campaign brought us closer to our goal of making GDS more accessible for generations of students and bringing our community together in a transformational way. We look forward to recognizing every donor to the One GDS Campaign, in alphabetical order, on a donor wall in our new Lower/Middle School Building. This installation, prominently located on the way into the building, will be a daily reminder of the philanthropic spirit of our community and a visual representation of how many members of our community came together to bring the One Campus. One Mission. One GDS. vision to life.
The following represents comprehensive commitments to the One Campus. One Mission. One GDS. Campaign through June 30, 2019. $1,000,000 and Up Anonymous (4) Dina Al Sabah and David Alden Jennifer and Viet Dinh Lammot J. du Pont Susie and Michael Gelman Angela and Joel Glazer $500,000-$999,999 Anonymous Larry Kanarek Elizabeth and Michael Keeley Alka and Sudhakar Kesavan Sabina Menschel and Bill Priestap Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore
CAMPAIGN PRINCIPLES The GDS campaign will be guided by core principles: • Honor the GDS mission by having academic excellence, equity, and social justice as our campaign priorities. • Deepen relationships and engage the diversity of the GDS community to ensure a strong and successful campaign. • Be open and transparent to promote equity and inclusion. • Honor each and every donor, be they student, parent, alumnus, or friend. • Celebrate giving to nurture and ensure an ongoing culture of philanthropy. • Leave the School stronger and more united with a bright financial future.
$250,000-$499,999 Anonymous (3) Judy Areen and Richard Cooper The Berenson Family Irene Cortese and T. Christopher Borek Amy Dixon and Gregg LoCascio Monica and David Dixon Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Dodge Lisie and Michael Gottdenker Kate Koffman and Sid Banerjee Leslie and Bruce Lane Molly Levinson and Josh Wachs Cathy MacNeil-Hollinger and Mark Hollinger Robin and Gary Orseck Sarah and Eric Rosand Beth and Scott Ross Sue Schaffer and Michael Rogan Laura Stone and Ezra Levine Anupama and Matthew Tate Barbara Yellen and Phil West Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zirkin $100,000-$249,999 Anonymous (4) Patty Abramson* and Lester Silverman Karen and Jonathan Adelstein Toni and Ned Brody Raïna Brubaker and Jessica Hough Ann-Marie and Bill Burke Elizabeth and David Carmen Cohen-Lerner-Tanenbaum Families Nicole Elkon and Neal Wolin Abby Greensfelder and Franklin Foer '92
Lois Fried Robin Miller Friedman '94 and Brian Friedman Terry Hong and Gregor Bailar Louise and Mark Howe Zhanna and Timur Issatayev Lisa and Jonathan Kanter Mr. and Mrs. William Kerr Peter Kolker Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lang David Leary and Seth Perretta Jill Lesser and Jonathan Diesenhaus The Bialek Levitt Family Nancy and Reid Liffmann Linda Lipsett and Jules Bernstein Jennifer and Raymond Martz Adele Mouzon and Mark Perry Sarah and Jed Nussdorf '98 Kimberly Parker and Daniel Mach Ann Pelham and Robert Cullen Mr. Ronald Perelman Diane and Arnold Polinger Michael Reilly and Jeffrey Blum Helen Rhee and Tarik Taybi Cynthia Richman and Jason Snyder Lucretia Adymy Risoleo and Robert Risoleo Joan and Barry Rosenthal Mr. Harry Sachse Erin Segal and Michael Sachse '95 Leigh Stringer and John Hlinko Catherine and Tom Strong Shira Stutman and Russell Shaw Churek and Nurbek Turdukulov Valeria Van Brummelen and Chris Newkirk Rachel and R. Jacob Vogelstein Robert Wagner Michael Ward '82 Marisa and Evan Wechsler '96 Elizabeth Westfall and Scott Wiener Jill Wilkins and Jonathan Kaplan Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation Galena-Yorktown Foundation $50,000-$99,999 Anonymous (5) Jenny Abramson '95 and Jake Maas Michele Altemus and Joseph Cullen Brooke and Philip Bronner Toni and Dwight Bush
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Laurie Davis and Joseph Sellers Cynthia Dunbar and Charles Cerf Deborah and Steven Epstein Nicole Erb '85 and Henry Farrell Sasha Fombrun-Rene and Alex Rene Karin and Tom Freedman Nancy and Michael Gaba Holly and Rudolph Geist Neal Glickfield Ellen and Joseph Goldstein Karen and Andrew Green Brenda Gruss and Daniel Hirsch Daniel Hamilton '85 Sydney Hoffmann and David Krakoff Tracey Hughes and David Stern Judy and Bill Jeffress Patricia and Daniel Jinich Jennifer Klein and Todd Stern Mary Kwak and Simon Johnson Amy and Jay Leveton Kate Lindsey Jacqueline Rosenberg London and Paul London Nayantara Mukerji and Thomas Dohrmann Stacey and Joshua Perelman Nicole Rabner Lee Satterfield and Patrick Steel Lisa Schneiderman Amy Schwartz and Eric Koenig Gretchen Sierra and Brandy Price Mickie Simon and Brian Schwalb Megan Smith and Kara Swisher Virginia Solomon '99 Petia Topalova and Shawn Cole Susan and Adam '83 Wegner Benjamin Wegner '86 Katherine Wray and Michael Korns Kinney Zalesne and Scott Siff $20,000-$49,999 Anonymous (2) Lois and Leslie Alperstein Ciera and Trevor Ashley Heather Bamford and Sam Gallimore Alison Barnes and Stephen Cohen Sherry and Craig Beach Elise Becher Ashley Cooper Bianchi and Dominic Bianchi Lori Brainard and Robert Liebowitz
Mr. and Mrs. William Brodsky Virginia Navarrete Brooks Amy Chiang and Eddie Moses Ruth Compton Debby and Bob Cooper Kate Heinzelman and Jonathan Cooper '01 Renata and James Cooper Gema and Paul DeCain Susan and Edward Demers Dina Elboghdady and James Cooper Kirstin Gibbs and Stephen Fedorchak Mrs. Toni Gordon Thu Ha and Ngoc Chu James Harmon '89 Nancy Herman Julie and Rob Khuzami Yool Kim and Gregory Mallory Mr. and Mrs. John Kossow Li Li and Xudong Gu Mr. and Mrs. David Lipman Anita and Haniel Lynn Iva and Scott Mills Elizabeth Mumford and Joseph Gitchell May Ng and Gilles Alfandari Jami and William Passer Eileen Penner and Daniel Ritter Elana and Jonathan Perl Amy Pollick and Joshua Lipman Vicky and Michael '90 Quint Viji Rangaswami and Atul Pathiyal Amy Rifkind and Bruce Brown Mary Beth Cisneros and Michael Rosenman '85 Sarah '05 and Daniel Rueven Azi and Adam Sacks '97 Sonia and James Shelton Beth and Leonard Sloan Jennifer and Erik '85 Smulson Lori and Ben Soto Lee Tiedrich and Ian Simmons Lauren and Mark Tobias Suzanne Turner and David Schulman Eric Widra Pat Widra Barbara Winnik Wendee Wolfson Katie Wood and Valerie Hletko Burcum and Hakan Yavalar Karim Zia Gretchen and Jeremy Zucker Community Counselling Service Co., LLC
$15,000-$19,999 Mrs. Judith Beach Jennifer and Matthew Berzok Shawn Davis-Wilensky and Peter Wilensky Mary Kate and James Garland Anabel and Christian Genetski Jefferson Gramm '93 Martha Gross and Robert Tracy Guian Heintzen '75 Jeff Jeffress '92 Susie and Andrew Lazerow Jacqui Lieberman and Paul Ameer Sherry and Marlon Maragh Aleta Margolis and Michael Brodsky Carolyn and Edward Nordberg Laura and Gerald Rosberg Alexandra '97 and Matthew '94 Squire Ms. Suzanne Stutman and Mr. Jonathan Wilkenfeld Vikki Tobak and Bijan Salehizadeh $10,000-$14,999 Anonymous Christopher Anders and Aaron Schuham Marcie Bane and Mike Imbroscio Prudence Beidler Carr and Kevin Carr Ms. Carol Bindeman Katherine Borsecnik and Gene Weil Judy Brown Brooke and Stephane Carnot George D. Crowley, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Davis Katherine Dube and Donald Saelinger Karen Barr and Andrew Engel '80 Ilana Fogelman and Tim Zimmermann Ramona and Thomas Gann Scott Glosserman '95 Joy Drucker and Jeremy Haft Jessica Heywood and Gregory Kaufman Mary Houghton '76 and Kevin Barr Tara Swaminatha and Robert Kaplan '87 Kyung Hee Kim and Robert Finnegan Irene and James Koukios Nancy Lemann and Mark Clein Judy and Elliott Lichtman Kimberly Lohuis and Amy Farrell Vicky and Greg Marchand Vicki and Jim Margolis Jaclin and David Marlin Marna and Thomas McDermott Mary Morton and Keith Forman
$52,003,195.60 RAISED Mr. and Mrs. David Nexon Leslie and John Oberdorfer Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg '91 and Dan Nyberg Jimmie and Matthew Paschall Joanne and Joshua Petty C.A. Pilling Brinda and Vipul Prakash Jennifer and Israel Puterman Pamela Reeves and Jeffrey Goldberg Stephanie Rosenthal '98 and Scott Meisler Mr. and Mrs. Paul Saperstein Alison Schneider and Richard Avidon Elizabeth Slobasky '97 and Jeff Connor Cathy and Bob Solomon Kate Peterson and Matthew Solomon '90 Pamela Steele and Alan Sherman Avivah Litan and Stephen Stein Richard Steinwurtzel Madhavi Sunder and Anupam Chander Lalie and Michael Tongour Sona Varma and Sujoy Bose Jessika and David Wellisch Laura Wertheimer and Andrew Pincus Wendy Wilk Markarian and Tom Markarian Annette and Percy Wilson Laura Yee $5,000-$9,999 Anonymous (5) Miriam and Sanford Ain Sonya and Kamal '80 Ali Samantha '86 and Matthew Babcock Stephen Bailey Barbara Bares and Marc Efron Robyn and Jeremy Bash Jessica Bauman '85 and Ben Posel Mr. and Mrs. Francis Beidler Susan Berger Jyothi and Ramesh Bhargava Melissa Bianchi and Emanuel Pastreich Adrienne '01 and Stuart '01 Biel Sarah Binder and Forrest Maltzman Mr. and Mrs. Ben Boley Aisha Wilson Bond '93 and M. Jermane Bond Rita and David Brickman Jamie and Scott Brown Renee Brown and Colin Walters Nicholas Cafritz '07 Audrey Choi and Robert Orr
M U LT I - Y E A R PLEDGES
G I F T S O F $ 1 0 0 K+
GIFTS OF $1M+
AMOUNT RAISED FOR EACH PRIORITY
$37,741,218.28 C A M P U S U N I F I C AT I O N
$6,559,153.83 FINANCIAL AID
$7,70 2,823.49 HOPPER FUND
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Sharmini Coorey and John Hicklin Cheryl Curtis and Dana Foster Lara and Nicolas '98 Cuttriss Janinne Dall'Orto and Mark Cymrot Erin Davis and Jonathan Etter Kathleen Day and Charles Rothfeld Claudia de Colstoun-Werebe and Roberto Werebe Andrianna and Kelly Dunbar Rebecca Epstein and Jeff Shesol Lisa and Roger Fairfax Christina An and Jon Finkelstein Lourdes Garcia-Navarro and James Hider Jamie Gardner and Jonathan Stern Mati Bardosh and Asher Gelman '02 Leah and Myles Getlan Mindy Ginsburg and Gregg Elias Mrs. Linda Glazer Suzanne Gleason and Chetan Sanghvi Olga Gomez and Pablo Gistau Melissa Green '90 Pamela Harris and Austin Schlick Hashim Hassan Anna and Omar Hauache Christi and Reginald Hay Jennifer and Matthew Hellman Jeffrey Shields Hunker and Mark Hunker Toni Michelle Jackson Amy Jeffress '83 and Casey Cooper Denise Jones Anna and David Kamenetzky Laura and Michael Kaufman Hilina Kebede and Nahom Gebre Karen and Joseph Kelliher Rosemary Kilkenny Pamela and Stephen Krooth Deborah and Roger Lebbin Karen and Ethan Leder Elizabeth Levine '02 and Brian Rafkin Laura and Barry Levine Mara Liasson and Jonathan Cuneo Sharon and Marc Lindsey Eva Sereghy and Andrew Lipps Deepti and Vivek Malhotra Dee Martin and Vijay Shanker Danna and John McCormick Catherine Meale and Peter Karanjia Mr. and Mrs. Richard Menschel Megan Merrifield-Souchaud and Fabrice Souchaud Benjamin Messner '08
Marina Moretti and Stefan Sullivan Inna Dexter and Benjamin Nussdorf '00 Gwendolyn and Carl Oppenheim Beth Parker and Holly Holland Molly and Bryan Patten Nina Pillard and David Cole Cecily and Charles Pilzer Rory and Edward Quint '87 Mythili and Venkatesh Raman Alison and Kai Reynolds Sarah Rogan '00 Pilar and Adam Ruttenberg Tracy and James Scarrow Diane and Andrew Schiff Dawn and Scott Schnell Dana Mazo and Daniel Sharfman '97 Debbie Shrager and Scott Ableman Jenna Ross Smith '97 and Jeffrey Smith Alissa Stern and Louis Boorstin Reem Sweiss and Karim Belayachi Mr. and Mrs. Dick Tate Alison Taylor Lisa and Seth Tucker Jill Tuennerman and Michael Kirk Christopher Walker Monica and Allen Waziri Nina Weissberg '80 and Stuart Martin Georgia Willie-Carnegie and Shafee Carnegie Becky Wolsk Meng Yan and Yi Wang Rachel Winnik Yavinsky '01 Greenbench Construction LLC $2,500-$4,999 Anonymous (4) Sonya and Kenneth Abney Kelly and Joel Abramson Leslie Adelman and Kenneth Grossfield Natalie Adler '88 and Christopher Walker Camille Alexander and Jim Reining Nicole Anzia and Michael Davies Mr. and Mrs. Robert Asher Bernadine Bacon-Irwin and Steve Irwin Nancy Bard and Donald Baer Filiz Basbug and M C Ertem Lewellyn and Anthony Belber Andrew Berman and David German Justin Bernstine '95 Sara and Karan Bhatia Cora Bock
Erica and Daniel '02 Bodansky Amy Borrus and Rich Miller Cathy and Barry Boss April and Robert Boyd Kendra and Jay Brown Alice Bullard and Jason Waite Jason Campbell '07 Ms. Diana Cardenas and Mr. Thomas Hooton Irica and James Cheeks Natasha Cole-Leonard and Joe Leonard Ms. Ann Coulston and Dr. Robert Marcus Constance Crowley Kirsten and Paul Cutler Meredith and Michael Cymerman Angelique dePlaa and Christoph Duenwald Nicole DeYampert and Albert Moseley Patricia Donnelly and John Massaro Jonathan Drobis '98 Jennifer Drogula and David Wohlstadter Rebecca and Jacob Dweck Alison Fellowes Comly and Nate Comly Rachael and Olivier Fleurence Tonya Fulkerson and Greg Selfridge Shelly and Joseph Galli Danielle Glosser and Howard Riker Sarah Goldfrank and Aileen Johnson Alejandro Golding '03 Jennifer Griffin and Greg Myre Laila Haider and Niklas Westelius Jamie and David Hantman Gail and John Harmon Phyllis Hedlund Amy and Andrew Herman Nancy Hersh and Randal Burns Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hill Laura and Andrew Howell Kathy Hudson Ali and Barry Hurewitz Holly Idelson and Donald Simon Ketanji and Patrick Jackson Linda Jackson Ruth and Simon Jacobsen Andrea and Adam Joseph Erin and Arjun Joshi Ricki and Joel Kanter Anjali Kataria and Vinay Bhargava Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Keeley Jessica Keimowitz '90 Cameron Kennedy and Rick Desimone Susannah Kerr Adler Lynn Leibovitz and Ben Hecht
Virginia Levin and Bruce Vinik Fan Liang and Zhi Lin Yan Liu and Jing Zhang Tim Lyons Angela and Michael Madnick Mitchell Malasky '04 Silvia Mancini and Dorian LaGuardia White Pamela Marple and David Johnston Patricia Raber Max and Kenneth Max Jacqueline '88 and Alexander Moen Lois Quam and Arshad Mohammed Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Moore Jill Morningstar and Alastair Fitzpayne Karen and Jerome Murphy Alison Murray Cromer and Warrick Cromer Elizabeth and Chris Nelson Aromie Noe and Halsey Rogers Daphne and Thomas O'Connor Barbara Ormond and Ted Ahlers Kimberly Palombo Sabrina Pignataro and Roberto Cardarelli Tracy Pilzer '75 Hayley Gordon Pivato '88 and Gianluca Pivato Marc Rabinovitz '96 Laura Rawlings and Michael Petricone Michele and Douglas Rettew Athena Robles and G. Richard Dodge Patricia Rosenman Lauren Roth and Ross Goldman Miriam Sapiro and Stephen Labaton Daniele Schiffman and Tobias Heffernan Martina Schowitz and Brian Christensen Peg Schultz and Terry Meehan Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Schwabacher Susan and Roger Schwabacher Ana Serra and Karl Driessen Mr. and Mrs. J. Curtis Shambaugh Niharika Shukla and Salvatore Messina Greg Silpe Jennifer Silversmith and Paul Schockett Danielle and Jesse Smallwood Vasiliki Pavli and Danny Stock Kimberly Stokes and Shigehisa Yokote Mindy Strelitz and Andrew Cornblatt RaeCarole Tekeste '74 Wakako Tokunaga and Philip Walker M.J. and Herman Torres Allison and William Treanor
Jennifer and Paul Verbesey Lindsay Lavine Webster '85 Ellen Wild and Jonathan Young Colleen and Bryan Williams Elizabeth Yates and Benjamin Ludlow Suzanne Yelen and Mark Popofsky Michael Zeilinger $1,000-$2,499 Anonymous (8) Malini and Sanjeev Ahuja Vinita Ahuja Brooke Alexander and Robert Brown Sarah Alexander and William Pearce Ms. Felicia Angulo Jennifer and Sanford Anopolsky Keiko Antoku and Chris Papageorgiou Tricia and Bobby Asher Mrs. Helene Avidon Jami and Matt Axelrod Mrs. Hope Babcock Michelle Bacchus and Marc Van Allen Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Bacsinila Mari and Michael Bailey Mr. and Mrs. Martin Baker Holly and Bill Balshem Stacy Bang and Fred Moon John Barnes Leah Barr and Brian Joseph Elena Baylis and Donald Munro Kimberly and Marek Beck Mr. Henry Belber Rod Beresford '75 Stephanie and David Bergman Barbara and Harold Berman Kim Berman and Farzad Mostashari Sarah Bianchi and Grant Vinik Jackie and Ken Blank Wen and Mark Blum Liz and Lane '85 Blumenfeld Norman Blumenfeld Elena Boley and David Leviss Margaret Bonacorda Catherine Botticelli and Michael Spafford Desriann Bouadi Patricia and Daniel Braun Jennifer Brown Lerner and Jeff Lerner Barbara and David Buonora Ms. Enid Cafritz Maria Camacho and Camilo Mondragon Catherine Campbell
Naomi and Clarke Camper Rachel Carren and Mark Young Katherine and Tom Carroll Carol Carter and Charles Glaser Elizabeth and Todd Carter Paige Chabora and Jared Freedman Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chase Julia Chen and Zhesen Huang Raquel Chmielewski and Teoman Ozsan L. Frank Chopin Cait Clarke and Neil Shister Mr. John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mrs. Mary L. Cornille Jocelyn and Mark '80 Cogen Laurie '93 and Gary Cohen Antoine ColaĂ§o '90 Kimberly Colden-Massey and John Massey Shane Crowley '02 Kimberly Curtis and Matthew Katzive Caitlin Adams and Gary Cutler Ann Danelski and Timothy Bergreen Gail Daumit and Ronald Minsk Benjamin Dean '02 Laura Dean '06 William Dean '10 Perry Degener Jeffrey M. Delozier Erica DeMille Andrea and Mark Dettelbach Prem Devadas '75 Lauren C. Dickert Laura Dickinson and Paul Berman Mr. Martin Dickinson Nicole Donath and Sean Lev Kristen Donoghue and Jonathan Hacker Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dube Jeffrey Dygert and Mark Seifert Lexa Edsall '85 and Bob Victor Denver George Edwards Barbara Eghan Molly Elkin and Ivan Wasserman Mr. Andre Elkon Shamita and Ralph Etienne-Cummings Ellen Eyster William Fastow '96 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Fellowes Mr. Hughlyn Fierce Meg Finn and David Michener Esther and Bert Foer Joshua Foer '00 Sharon and Adrian Forsyth
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Deborah Berger Fox '91 Mareesa Frederick and Marlon Jones Mrs. Elaine Freeman Monica and Thomas Friday Mr. and Mrs. James Galkin Chrissy and Christina Gephardt Katie Gibson Jessica and David Gillespie Jeffrey Goldberg '94 Jo Ann Grainger and John Devlin Iris and Edward Green Rozita and Frank Green Marcia and Michael Greenberger Melanie Griff and Oren Marcktell Cristina Murphy Griffith '87 and Marlon Griffith Stacey and Sherlock Grigsby Lynne and Alfred Groff Tara Guelig and Yuri Horwitz Janet Hahn and Kenneth Simon Winnie Hahn and Jack Flyer Sarah Harding and Nicholas Penniman Suzan and Stephen Harkness Shelley Harris Stephen Harris Mr. and Mrs. Robb Heintzman Sheila Heslin and Klaus Tilmes Alexander Hirschhorn '01 Mrs. Gail Holle Rachel Gilman '02 Rashida Holman-Jones Diane Holt and Michael Feldman Jessica Hortman Brooke Houghton Dominique Howard and Charles Faselis
Ayanna Hudson '89 Keith Hudspeth Catherine Humphries and Eric Schneider Jane Humpstone and Courtney Ward Susan and Kenneth Ikenberry Branden Isaac '08 Ayoka Neal Jack '86 Lindsey and Evan Jacobson Ur Jaddou and Peter Asaad Kimberly Jenkins-Chapman and Bryan Chapman Libby Jewett and Stephen Teach Lauren Jonas '01 Roz Jonas Alfreda Jones and William Garcia Ava Jones '02 Elizabeth Jones and Thomas Vidano Terri Judge and Philip DeCola Aicha and Nooman Kacem Mr. and Mrs. Joel Kamya Morgan '07 and David '06 Kanarek Noah Kaswell '09 Sarah Kenny Rabasco and Michael Rabasco Simmie Kerman and Steven Aarons Geraldine Kierse Irwin and Stephen Irwin Linda and Michael King Lauren Kinnard Hilary '86 and Steve Klein Debbie and Brian Kleinbord Lynn and Edwin Kneedler Laurie Kohn Mr. and Mrs. John Korns Kimberly and Christopher Kubler Mr. and Mrs. Nick Lamont
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lazerow Nicole Lewis Tyson and Derrick Tyson Ms. Mimi Liebeskind Simma and Ronald Liebman Harriet Lipkin and Chris Sautter Susan Liss Elena Lobo '04 Laura London '07 Dana Louttit and John Loonsk David Lublin '86 Jennifer and Tricia Lynn Padmini and Monish Mahurkar Ellen and Gary Malasky Ann Walker Marchant '78 Gayle Maslow '91 Thea and Gary Mason Julia Maues-Badel Tanya and Alejandro Mayorkas Simone Mazzini Bruschi and Caio Fonseca Ferreira Vonya McCann and Richard Roberts Elizabeth McDermott and Thomas Mostowy Louise McIlhenny and Hugh Riddleberger Jacqueline and Mark Mendelsohn Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn Andrew Mergen '82 Menghua Mu and Meiyan Zhang Joyita Mukherjee and Robert Palacios Tulika and Ambar Narayan Julie and Luis Neto Deirdre Nicholson Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Noland Allison Nyholm and Michael Flannigan Rossana and Paul O'Hop Charlotte Oldham-Moore and David Lubitz
ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Nancy and Adam '85 Oppenheim Jackie Greene and Joshua Orenstein '86 Ingrid Ott and Douglas Jones Naomi Parnes '05 Kalim Pearson Margaret Pearson and Steven Gunby SkylĂŠ Pearson Heather and Hector Perez Saiz Sczerina Perot and Gary DiBianco Meredith Persily Lamel and Joshua Lamel Joanna Phinney Christy Pichichero and Thomas Escourrou Yojairy Piezan Beard and Brian Stutson Susan Pleming and David Satola Stephanie and Ethan Posner Mrs. Beverly Pratt and Mr. Howard Persinger Margaret and Jim Pressler Sabiyha Prince and Steven Eversley Susan and Arnold Quint Zeena Rahman and Fadi Hasan Bhuvana and Thiruchelvan Ratnapuri Mrs. Eva Redmon Kay Richman and Daniel Kaplan Christina and John Ritch Nina Hammond Ritch '95 and Michael Boland Edith and Matthew Roberts Cynthia Rohrbeck and Philip Wirtz Stacy and Andrew Rosen Sheri and Rob Rosenfeld Mylene and John Rozendaal Jenni Ruiz Gloria and John '57 Runyon Susan Ryerson Ryan Samuel '96 Jennifer and Vittorio Sartorelli Mrs. Evelyn Schneider Mical and Michael Schneider Abby Schneiderman '98 Karen and Milton Schneiderman Jacqueline Scott and David Fortney Kim Scott P. Moni SenGupta and Jeffrey Breinholt Gretchen Skidmore and Craig Leff Sara Sklaroff and Kevin Carey Sharon Smith-Jones and Harry Jones Tracy Solomon '77 Suann Song and Eugene Hong Shalini Soni-Bhagat and Vipul Bhagat Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sosnoff
Sarah Lichtman Spector '90 and Edward Spector Abbe and Peter Steinglass Brian Steinwurtzel '95 Anne and Herbert Stone Julie and Steven Stone Viyas Sundaram Julia Sweig and Reed Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Simon Sze Agnes Tabah and Steven Mufson Michael Taylor '01 Alexandra Thiery-Gore and Wayne Gore Barrett Tilney and David Salwen Maryll and John Toufanian Andrea Townsend and Anders Agerskov Margaret Trias '99 Jay Tucker Brenda Turnbull and Robert Tomasko Heather Urban and Max Holtzman Mr. and Mrs. Tim Urban Douglas Usher '87 Julie Veach and Roger Colinvaux Lucy Vereshchagina and Rinat Akhmetshin John Vibert '89 Annie Vinik '97 and Jamie Lawrence '97 William Wallace '05 Cristina Padrao and Eduardo Wallentin Sarah Rosen Wartell and Ted Wartell Mrs. Cecille Wasserman Roni and Marc Wertheimer Artherelle and Gregory West Peyton West and Frank Lowenstein Marti and Richard Weston Lauren Wetzler and Stephen Fuzesi Rebecca and Matthew Wexler Ms. Elizabeth White Jacqueline and James White Mr. and Mrs. Tom Whittington Marcy Wilder and Aurie Hall Carolyn Douglas Williams Linda Williams Tracey Williams Kebrework Woldetsadik Diana Wright '65 Ginger Wu and Yue Tang Carole Yanofsky and David Anderson Mr. and Mrs. David Yelen Stefanie Yoselle '03 Ilyse Zable and Rachel Kyte Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Zalesne Laura Zuckerman and Glen Donath
Up to $999 Anonymous (19) Stacy Abramson '89 Lucile Adams-Campbell and Thomas Campbell Alicia Adams-Glover and Sean Glover Mala Adiga and Charles Biro Susan Adland Alicia Aebersold and Lester Burke Kemper Agee Anjula and Marty Newingham Sarita Agrawal Jessica Ahn David Ain '00 Katherine Lew and Andrew Akman '94 Jennifer Akman '97 Susan and Jerome Akman Yanira Aleman Reid Caroline Alexander '22 Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Alexander Anne Alfano '98 Ann and David Allen Stuart Allen and Benjamin Allen Kristin Ames '84 Jacob Anbinder '10 Carrie Andrews Julie Chrisco Andrews and Michael Andrews Selma Aniba Mr. and Mrs. Marty Anopolsky Karen Antebi and William Goldfarb Tara and Justin Antonipillai Melissa Apel and Tony Modelfino Alfredo Apolloni '84 Molly Appelbaum '08 Marie-Christine Aquarone Evan Argintar '97 Christine Arnold-Lourie and Benjamin Lourie Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Aserkoff Mark Ashin '14 Katherine Atha '07 Sheila Allen Avelin '89 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Axelrod Ted Baab '01 Matthew Bachiochi Jiyun Back and Jiwen Chen Conor Bagley '12 Schuyler Bailar '14 Tracie Bailey '89 Toni and Melvin Baker Laura '91 and Grant Baldwin Mr. and Mrs. Hal Balshem
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Mrs. Angela Bangert Amy Barker and Mike Moiseyev Betty Barker Betty Barnett Nancy Barrett Carrie and Mamadou Barry Mary and Bertram Bartlett Michael Basen '98 Khalid Bashir Christina Batipps '97 Elisse Battle Sarah Bax and Clarence Wooten Tony Bayne '01 Coleman Bazelon '82 Susan and Ashby Beal Karen Friedmann Beall '52 Anne Beard and Stephen Fails Mr. Charles Beard Sara Beatty '08 Charles Becker '72 Jane Becker '75 Marina Beckhard and Alan Luberda Rose Bednar and Lee Schachter Anna and Behdad Behnam Julia Beizer '99 Johanna Bell '94 Tamara Belt and Sean Greene Denise and Edward Benskin Natasha Berendzen '89 Alexander Berger '98 Rebecca A. L. Berger '15 Mischa Bergeron Barbara Bergman Jamie Berk '01 Bonnie Berman Shelly and Peter Berman Tara Bernstein '85 Zachary Bernstein '07 Nancy Bernstine Quincy Bernstine '92 Mary Lou Berres Ashley Bethel '04 Alexander D. Bhatia '17 Ran Bi Leigh V. Bianchi '17 Mr. Paul Bianchi and Mrs. Barbara Bianchi Dunbar Alicia Billings and Bradford Brown Romi Biswas and Udayan Guha Barbara Bitner Nancy Black
Lemoyne Blackshear '77 Jennifer '02 and Thomas '03 Blair Kova Blake Roberta and Jack Blanchard Darryl Bledsoe '94 Monalie Bledsoe Margaret Blitzer Claire Bloch and Geoffrey Griffis Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bloch Kitty Block and Henry Ferland Victor Block Julia Blount '08 Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Blum Sam Boardman '14 Peter Bogard '03 Paul Bolstad Terra Bonds Clark and Culver Clark Harvey Borkin Brooksley Born and Alexander Bennett Andrea Bosch and Richard Rinehart Ambassador and Mrs. Eric Boswell Jennifer and Paul Bouey Sherry Bowman and Jeffrey Scharff Avery Boyce '97 Kristin Brady and Andrew Gunther Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brand Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Peary Jeffrey Brand Joyce Branda and Stanley Reed Rosemary Brandenburg '74 Grant Braswell '02 Marina and Philip Braswell Rebekah Braswell '99 Jean Bratman '76 Jan Braumuller Mr. and Mrs. Abe Brauner Katie Bartlett Brebbia '95 Joyce Ann Brentley Krista Brentley '94 Nancy Robinson Breuer and Lanny Breuer Koren Brewer '85 Gregory Brighton '07 Marjorie Brimley Malia Brink and Matthew Holmwood Marilyn and David Brockway Nicole and Daniel Brockway Julia Broder '04 Mrs. Bonnie Brodsky and Mr. Bob Bord Mary and Charles Brooks Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Brown Kathryn Brown
Madeline Brown '19 Melissa and Michael C. Brown Mrs. Nancy Brown Taylor Brown Tamara and Joel Buchwald '72 Mary Anne Bull and David Baar Martin Bullock Abir Burgul and Nabil Fawaz Samantha Burka '96 Ethan Burns Sheamus Burns Gaylynn Burroughs and Matthew Howard Elaine Byergo and John Burghardt Crissy CĂĄceres and James Cox Ari Calem '17 Ms. Duffy Campbell Elyssa Caplan '03 Lisa and Christopher Capuano Erika Carlson Noah Carlson '88 Pamela Carmen Mary Carpenter Cathy Carpino and Tony Petrilla Miriam and Frank Carter Terence Carter '97 Elizabeth Carty '82 Mr. Mario Casarella Ana and Michael Caskin Mr. and Mrs. Reid P. Chambers Ms. Deirdre Channing Laura Charity '10 Marilyn and Raymond Charity Mr. and Mrs. Joe Chartoff Nancy Chasen and Don Spero Maria Checchia-Ciazza and Eric Ciazza Heather Chen-Mayer and Rulon Mayer Amanda Cherrin and Alex Greenstein Bonnie and Merv Cherrin Johanne and Paul ChĂŠvere Sue Choi and Sydney Mintzer Alexandra Chopin and Matthew Wise Jessie Christian '10 Yi-Na Chung Michelle Clair '98 Madeline G. Clark '16 Melissa Clark Geoffrey Claussen '97 Carol and James Clement Lisa Cleveland '82 Lauralee and E. Patrick Coady Cori Coats
Michelle Cobb Claudia Coenjaerts and Andrew Samet Caleb Luke Coffman '17 Lynn and Robert Coffman Dianne and Jonathan Cogan Alyssa Cogen '09 Ruth and Edward Cogen Miriam Cohen '97 Sue Cohn '76 and Larry Novey Brooke Coleman Schatar Sapphira Collier '88 Bridgette and Harold Collins Abigail Colucci '90 Janet Hanson and Gary Conklin Kathryn and David Cook Robinson J. Cook '16 Amy Gerstin Coombs '75 Nicole Jacoby and Alexander Cooper '87 Blake Cooper '99 Nataki Corneille Pat and Kevin Cornell Kay Cortelyou Amy Cortina Jared Cowan '12 Noah Cowan '15 Louise and Chandler Cowden Nell Cox Ana Coyne Megan Coyne '05 Peter Coyne '07 Rachel Coyne '11 Brent Creelman '76 Michael Cromwell '83 Erika Cross '96 Will Cullen '15 Emily and Robert Culp Julie Cunningham '81 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79 Mike Curtin Barbara Cuttriss Perri Cuttriss '05 Wanjiku and Antonio Cyrus Felipe da Silva '18 Greg Dallinger Lucy Dana '09 Leslie Daniel Elan Daniels '97 Jennifer Daniels and Herrick Fox Leah Daniels '98 Ms. Anne Davis
Cecelia Davis Kathleen Dawson Diana de Brito and Jonathan Gottlieb Yka de Castillo Sarah de Ferranti '86 Catherine Dean '89 Florri and Kenneth DeCell Mandana Dehghanian and Bahram Shahriari Eric Deinoff '98 Corazon dela Santa Robin Delany-Shabazz Emmanuele Delot Nancy and Ross Delston Rachel Delston '98 Lauren Demers '09 Amanda Deringer Vyjayanti and Sanjay Desai Noami Devore '93 Mayra Diaz Allease Dillard and Annice Lawrence Mr. David Dixon Jason Dixon '98 Stacey Dixon '89 Allison Dodge '95 Clare Doherty and Bob Ewald Mary Jo Dolphin Karen Donfried and Alan Untereiner Nichelle Dowell Sarah Downie '99 Lucía Alba Driessen '19 Faith Ellen Dryer '60 Kristine Ducharme Danielle DuCré Benjamin DuGoff '96 Maureen Duignan Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dunbar Katherine Dunbar and Mark Levitch Christopher Dunne Mrs. Judith Dworken Ken Dye '73 Ms. Lynn Eccleston and Mr. Hal Wegner Adrienne Edisis Carolina and Ryan Edwards Charles Edwards Kaye Edwards Rachel Eggleston '08 Maggie Ehrenreich '09 Debra and David Eichenbaum Juliet Eilperin '88 Janann Eldredge '90
Lucy Eldridge and Larry Freedman Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Elkin Laura Emmons and Neal Brown Kristine Enderle and Tom Whalen Barbara and Gilbert Engler Karen Epstein Laura Epstein and Kenneth Boley Berlinda and Kenneth Eras William Erb '79 Angelique Errett Vivian Escobar-Stack and Robert Stack Marcela Escoto Marie-Jose Etheart and Jay Feldman Andrew Ryan Eugene '09 Jennifer and Ronald Eugene Katherine and Bob Eustice Anne Evans and William Wallace Katie Evans Monica and Richard Evans Mrs. Charlene Fairfax Fatima Fairfax '14 Oren and Jessica Falkowitz Elizabeth and Christopher Fall Amanda Farber '93 Talia and Darren Farber Louise and Paul Farrell Elaine Feidelman Nancy Feidelman '84 Cara Feinberg '94 Nobue and Jason Feinman Barbara Felber and George Pavlakis Carole Feld and David Levy Andrew Feldman '00 Batya Feldman '07 Elissa Feldman and Joseph Tarantolo Ilana Feldman '87 Lily Gardner Feldman and Elliot Feldman Shira Feldman '00 Thomas Feldman '02 Karen Felton Lewis Ferguson Julie Fernandes and Avner Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Charles Field Cindy Finn Susan Alpern Fisch and Ricky Fisch Aaron Fisher '14 Julia Fisher '09 Rebecca Fishman '86 Jennifer Fiske Laura and John FitzGerald Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fitzgerald
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Elizabeth Fitzpayne Kathryn Kerr Fitzsimmons Ruben Fleischer '92 Mrs. John E. Fletcher Gillian Flory and Michael Landweber Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flyer Pamela and Benson Forman Otis Fowler '75 McKenzie Fowler '07 Chris France Ms. Polly Francine and Mr. George Garland Patricia Francis Adam Frank '12 Jackie Frankfurt and Mark Cahn Mr. and Mrs. William Frederick Mrs. Bathsheba Freedman Kimberley Freeman Rhonda Freeman Jackson '80 and Edward Jackson Lisa Freifeld and James Boles Francesca Frey-Kim and Ryan Kim Joseph Fridling Aileen Mannix and Eric Friedenson Robin Friedman '85 Matt Friel Benjamin Fritsch '09 Agnieszka Fryszman and Stuart Ishimaru Diane Fuchs and Ronald Simon Beatrice Fuller Brian Fung '06 Nancy Furman Paul and Marc Paul Vince Gabor '95 Gillian Galen '97 Robin and Todd Galkin Gulrukh Gamwalla-Khadivi and Mehran Khadivi Robert Ganz '90 Carol Garaby Melinda and William Gardner Lily Gasperetti '14 Alison Kadzik Gathright '00 Cornelius Gault '98 Christopher Geier '94 Marion and Stephen Genetski Bill George Patricia Gerachis Robert Gerber '61 Barbara and Charles Gholz Ms. Linda Gibson Arlene Gilbert Alexis Chen and Sean Gilbert '88
Melissa Gilliam '83 Sam Gilman '11 James Ginsburg '83 Gina Gionfriddo '87 Deborah Gitchell Steven Glanzer '88 Megan Glasheen and Joseph Liu Marc Glosserman '92 Kirsten Plehn Goff '85 David Goldberg '98 Jo-Anne Goldberg Lee and Robert Goldman Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr. '51 Rachel and Paul Goldstein '94 Jody Goodman and Marc Fisher Christine and John Gordon Judith and Travis Gordon Ms. Diane Gorman Jacqueline Gosby Symone Gosby '11 Marc Gottesman '11 Karen Trister Grace '87 and Peter Grace Alison Graham and Richard Messina Jennifer Graham Redd and Dominic Redd Nancy and Andrew Gralla Michelle Grant Ervin Alison and Adam Grasheim Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Green Mr. and Mrs. William J. Green Liza Greenberg '79 Nicole Samantha Greenberg '15 Rochelle Greenberg Karen and George Greenfield Mr. Ron Lehker and Mrs. Linda Greensfelder Anne and Murray Greenstein Elaine Greenstone Jane B. Griffith Jennifer Grollman '90 Judith and Albert Grollman Jennifer and Jeffrey Grosman Demetrius Gross '99 Ariella Pearl Cavalieri Grosse '15 Nienke Grossman '95 AndrĂŠa Guedes and Marcelo Da Silva Alaina Gulino '21 Alexa Gulino '19 Alex Gulino '21 Monique '90 and Sandy Gulino Diana Gustafson '76 John Guttmann
Zander Guzy-Sprague '13 Zoe Guzy-Sprague '10 Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Hackshaw Nicholas Hadjimichael '14 Susana Hair '16 Eric Halperin '88 Karen Feidelman Hamlin '87 David Hannallah '90 James Harmon Michele Harrington Joanne Harris and Gary Puckrein Keami and Dion Harris, Sr Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harris AzureĂŠ Harrison Aaron Hart '98 Florence and Peter Hart Florence Harvey Nino and James Harvey Mrs. Earlean Hay Daniel Haynes Nicholas Hazen '99 John Headley Susan Hearn and Michael Desautels Jenn Heffernan Renee and Jon Heiden Ellen Heiman William Heinsen '18 Carolyn Heitmeyer '94 Andrew Hellman '09 Anne Hellman Sarah Helmstadter and Gregg Solomon Adam Hemmer '08 Alex Hemmer '04 Ms. Tamar Hendel Fishman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Henderson Gregory Henderson Karen Henderson '73 Brian Hennessey '00 Margaret Hennessey Regan Herald '99 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Herman Emma Herman '19 Maile Hermida '00 Yenny Hernandez Jo Ann Ann Hersh Jeffrey Herzog '96 Meryl and Jevon Heyliger Alastair Hicklin-Coorey '13 Oliver Lawrence Hicklin-Coorey '18 Shalini Hicklin-Coorey '14 Dr. W. Dulany Hill '52
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Carole Hirsch '94 Betsy and Ronald Hirschel Mrs. Camille Hlinko Mrs. Diane Hockstader Lee Hockstader Liza Gookin Hodskins '76 Alexander Hoffman '97 Andrea and Abram Hoffman Eve Hoffman '05 Gabrielle and Rod Holder Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holman Holly Holt Salb and John Salb Angela Hooton and Brent Wible Marshall Horowitz '81 Max Horowitz '13 Mr. and Mrs. Noel Howard Anna Goldstein Howe and Thomas Howe Sean Howe '16 Karen and Richard Huff Taylor Hull Carole and Melvin Hurwitz Joshua Hurwitz '93 Katharine Hurwitz '98 Sarah Hurwitz '89 Olivia and Danilo '93 Ikenberry Judith Ikle '81 Juanita Irving '90 Hailey Irwin '19 Mrs. Carol Isaak Catherine and Richard Jackson Hillary and Jodi Jackson
Kevin Jackson Marcus Jackson '91 Mr. and Mrs. F. Gardner Jackson Veronica and Alan Jackson Vicki Jackson and Robert Taylor Joyce Jackson-Pierce and Theodore Pierce Benjamin Jacobs '02 Martha Jacobs and Steven Winnick Mary Jacoby and Glenn Simpson Steven Jaffe '11 Jennifer James and Arthur Hepler Naomi Horowitz James '96 Nancy and David Jameson Julian Jamison '91 Samantha Jankovitz Regina and Erwin Jansen Jonathan Jeffress '90 Eden Raskin Jenkins '04 and Brandon Jenkins '04 Wendy Jennis and Douglas Mishkin Phebe Jensch and Donald Baur Mojisola Jimoh '07 Tayo Jimoh '10 Erica and Jun Jin Mr. and Mrs. Maceso Johnson Cheryl Johnson and Clarence Ellison Donna Johnson Angela Messersmith and Frank Johnson '61 Ten Johnson Carroll Johnson-Welsh and Joseph Welsh
Erin and Matthew Johnston Jared Joiner '01 Teresa Joiner Benjamin K. Jones '19 Courtney Jones '04 Jarred Jones Kim Jones and Aaron Muhammad Malik Jones '14 William Jordan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David Joseph Jackie Judd and Michael Shulman Melissa Kadzik '99 Cheri and Jonathan Kamin Alexandra Mae Kanarek '26 Cecilia Kang and Oltac Unsal Anissa Kanoun '04 Eli Kaplan '02 Janice Kaplan and Michael Allen Carrie and Daniel Kasper '97 Maggie Nash Kast '51 Sherry and Stuart Kaswell Patricia Katayama and Francis Dobbs Alyce Katayama Jenkins and Thomas Jenkins Hikuepi Katjiuongua and Elliot Mghenyi Dara Katz '93 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Katz Caroline Elizabeth Katzive '19 Sarah Keegan and Joel Davis Alison Kelin '12 Jonathan Keljik Amy Kelley '04
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Aidan Xavier Kelliher '16 Morgan Kennedy '03 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Alonzo Kennerly Brendon Kenney '87 Julia Lichtman Kepniss '93 Campbell Keyser Cyrus Kharas '04 Amy '90 and Quinn Killy Mandy Kimlick Brady Kirchberg '01 Michael Kirchberg Isabel Lucienne Kirsch '18 Lynn Klaiman Alisa Klein and Craig Goldblatt Mr. and Mrs. Allen Klein Mr. and Mrs. John Klem Lisa Klem and Scott Harris Virginia Kling '76 and Jonathan Greenbaum Julie and Andy Klingenstein Anne Kneedler '96 and Samuel Bryson '00 Selene Ko Mr. Peter Chabora and Mrs. Roberta Koepfer Miriam and Martin Kohn Mr. Phillip Markell and Mrs. Susan Kohn Carlyn Kolker '94 Cara Spencer and Daniel Kolker '88 Arthur Kowitch '82 Margaret Koziol and Matthew Anderson David Kramer '89 Laurie Kramer Ellen Krieger and Gary Ratner David Krucoff '85 Joni and Bill Kuckuck Jamie Rose Kuhar '05 Judith and Gilbert Kulick Nishant Kumar '00 Shimareet and Dhruv Kumar Toussaint Lacoste Vinca and David LaFleur Adrienne LaFrance and Christopher Jordan Mary Catherine LaFrance Janice Lai Jewell Emily Landau Margot and Charis Lapas Georgina Larkin '90 Martha and Eugene Larkin Roberta and Charles Larson Belinda Lartey and Kwame Pobee
Anita LaRue-McAfee and Arthur McAfee Rachel Laser and Mark Davies Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lassiter Janna and George Laudato Evelyn Laurencin and Eric Guichard Kenneth Lawson '14 Maria Lawson Mr. Arthur Lazarus, Jr. Nancy Lazear and Patrick Coyne Mr. and Mrs. William Leadbitter Emma Leary '19 Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lee Jordyn Lemer '19 Crystal Lemon Kristina Lennox Rajiah Williams Leong '98 Winston Leong Joy Lerner and Steve Kelin Margaret and Paul Lerner Will Letchinger '13 Mrs. Cathy Levinson Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Leviss Barbara and David Levitt Michelle and Christopher Levy Paul Levy Stephen Lewis '82 Grace Li and Zhu Wang Denise Li and Shing Fung Dunling Li and Charlie Liu Linchun Li and Jun Wang Avery Libby Judith Lichtenberg and David Luban Denise and Alexander Liebowitz Marc Liebowitz '26 Rhonda Lilly Daria Lin-Guelig and Edmund Guelig Brad Linde Rachel Weston Linnemann '99 Harry Lipnick '07 Jill and Harrison Liss '04 Lys and Ian Litmans Jenny Littlefield Merlin Liu and Pelle Deinoff Todd Liu Emily and Kevin Livelli Carolyn Lockie Michael Lockman '97 Elizabeth Loeb and Henry Docter Helen Louise Loennig '86 Marjorie Loennig Sandy and Paul Loether
Laura and Christopher Loftus Mr. and Mrs. Bob Loftus Julie and Brian Lonardo Amanda Long Hannah Loonsk '12 Susie and Michael Loutoo Nicole Renee Lovett '94 Adrian Loving Johannah '05 and Jeremiah Lowin Michelle and Seth Lundy Amy Lustig Cathy Lyders Ms. Elizabeth Lytle and Ms. Dolores Smith Conor Mack '98 Morgan Mack '91 Lynne Mackay-Atha and Donald Atha Jim Mahady Lynn and Matthew Mahaffie Nadia Mahdi and Elliott Colla Cynthia Malasky '07 Vinay Mallikaarjun Dari Malloy '83 Kate Maloney Thomas Mann Gregory Manning Victoria and Scott Manoogian Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Maragh Elisheva Marcus '94 Ruth Marcus Susan Marcus Casey Margolis '18 Linda Marison Mr. and Mrs. Frank Markarian Katherine Marshall Eduardo Martinez John Martinez Thomas Mason '90 Gail Helen Massot Ashanthi and Koshy Mathai Colette Matzzie and Daniel Rosenberg Ronald Maxwell '74 Natallia and Michael Mazo Joanna Sobol McCallum '79 Patricia McCole William T. McCormick '17 Mr. and Mrs. Michael McDermott Conor McDermott-Mostowy '17 Princess and Kenyan McDuffie Hannah McElhinny and Steven Farr Lisa and Kevin McGrail Mrs. Betsy McIsaac
Michelle McKeever Kendal Culp McManus '90 C. Lynn McNair Julia Edwards Davis Mead '01 and Nelson Mead Jenny Medvene-Collins '04 Elaine and Peng Mei Vesper Mei and Mark Bellermann Tricia Melka Sari Meltzer '09 Kasia Mendelsohn '87 and Paul Gresens Eric Menell '93 Jane and Howard Menell Seth Menell '97 Roshni Menon Alexandra Messersmith '16 Mihriye and Cem Mete Elaine Metlin and Andrew Clark Jill Rosenbaum Meyer and Richard Meyer Megumi and Christopher Meyerson Ginny and Richard Michaux William Miezan Andrew Migdail '04 Ellen Mignoni Adam Milch '00 Alexis Miller '10 Elaine and William Miller Harrison Miller '04 Kay and Jason Miller Lindsay and Aaron Miller Susan and Leonard Miller Laura Pearlstein Mills '03 Sabine Miltner and David Estabrook Kenneth Miluk Alexa Wagman Minerva '03 and Craig Minerva Sandra and Christopher Minor Shira Devorah Minsk '19 Erica Mintzer and Robert Cull Rebecca Mishuris '97 Sanjukta Misra and Gregory Klass Kelly Mistretta '94 Trino Mitra '14 Susan Mols Jae and Joo Moon Mary Moore and Roger Molander Mary Beth Moore and Douglas Ruby Brenda and James Moorman Mrs. Carolyn Morgan Tessa Adelaide Morgan '77 Faith and Richard Morningstar
Jessie Morris Kelly Morris Sydney Morris '14 Anne and Alan Morrison Davlyn Grant Mosley '03 Daniel Mu '19 Tessa Muehllehner and John Day Fedora and Martin MĂźhleisen Mr. William Murray Betty Mwenje Luisa Myavec Claudia Myers and Michael Pedroni Annalise Myre '19 Cindy Boyle Naatz and Daniel Naatz Sarah F. Naatz '16 Lauren Levien Nagin '01 Ron Nahr Geeta Nanda and Manish Bapna Roquell and Stephen Narcisse Anya Naschak and Douglas Escola Laila Nashid '19 Yolanda and Salim Nashid Paul Nass Githa and Arun Natarajan Walid Nazari Nancy NeJame and Phil Calbos Louise Nelson and David Smith Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nerenberg Sharyn Nerenberg Patricia Neuman and Perry Pockros Elsa Newmyer Anne and Peter Nguyen Mai-Han Nguyen '17 Tuan Nguyen Grayce Niles '14 Claire Cafritz Nimphius '07 The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton Christine O'Connell '04 Eloise Obadia and Stefano Curto Kevin Oberdorfer '94 Filiz and Vedat Odabas-Geldiay Melis Odabas-Geldiay '14 Selin Odabas-Geldiay '12 Denise Odell '84 Michel Woodard Ohly '93 Susan Okie and Walter Weiss Suzanne and Michael Oliwa Maryana Olman and Brian Malkin Ronni and Eric '89 Oppenheim Sharon and Norman Oremland Karen and Jan Orenstein
Steven Oritt '92 Elliotte Orlove '18 Leila Orszag '18 Alexandra Owens '09 Abraham Pachikara Cordenia Paige '83 Carol Paige-Marshall and Carlton Marshall Freeman Palmer '75 Megan Palmer '97 Polly Panitz and Allen Joseph Elizabeth Parkinson-Wyner and Joshua Wyner Steve Parnell Lydia and Sanford Parnes Sonija Parson '02 Sonja L. Parson Maya Patel '14 Kathy and Bryan Patten Frederic Paul '84 Alexandros Pavlakis '14 Eleni Pavlakis '09 Eli Pearlstein '06 Catherine Pearson Stephanie Pecaro '14 Sarah Pekkanen Elvin Peprah Eva Perdahl and William Wallace Laura Perl Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perretta Deborah and Lewis Perry Beth and Charles Peters Tenley Peterson Mary Petras Allison Noble Petro '78 Margaret and Sandy Pfunder Kim-Quyen Pham and H. T. Than Tanya Phattiyakul '97 Heather Philips Eliza Phillips '10 Grace R. Phillips '15 Tarik Pierce '05 Nancy and Saul Pilchen Zachary Pilchen '05 Sarah Pilzer '01 Joshua Pincus '06 Kate Pincus '11 Sheila Pires and Kathy Lazear Jaana Pirinen and Raymond Calamaro Lincoln Pitts '75 Mia Plehn '95 Jennifer and David Plotnek
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Julia Pockros '09 Michele Pollak and Michael Letchinger Lynn Sien and Joel Pollick Melanie Pontz '97 Allison Pool '12 Jean and Terry Pool Jennifer Popek '93 Abigail Porter and David Kay Samuel Post '04 Jean and James Preer Solomon Presser '19 Debby and Frank Previna Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Price Shameeka and Kingston Price Maribel Prieto and Eduardo Gonzalez Ellen Snyder Prosky and Martin Prosky Nick Prout Nina Prytula Charles Psychos Brian Quintenz Jon Quitslund Reena and Jeffrey Racki Varsha Ramani and Narayan Suryakumar Ms. Bonnie Rampersaud Skylar and Krishna Rampersaud Jocelyn and Michael Rapelyea Alisa Rashish '76 Heather Ratner '13 Lisa Rauschart Winifred and Peter Raven-Hansen Geraldine Rebach
Paula Recart and Roberto Brodsky Katie Redmond Sarah Redmond Benjamin Reed '02 Marjorie Reed Rebecca Reese and Maury Passman Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rehorst Carrie and Barry Reichert Connie Reider Lee Reizian Holmes Frances Rekrut '02 Lakaya Renfrow Scott Renschler '88 Tracy Revis '79 Mr. Dave Reynolds and Mrs. Jean Lockwood Reynolds Jane and Harvey Rich Aden Richards Amy and Ervin Richardson Tess Richman '10 Joan Braden Ridder '72 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Riker Sarah Rinaldi '94 Amy Rindskopf '89 Dena Ringold and David Gossett Amanda Riske Jacob Roberts '15 Bonnie Robin-Vergeer and Vytas Vergeer Matthew Robinson '99 Barbara and Sherman '61 Robinson Mary "May" Robison '17
Pauline Robison Beth Rogan '01 Matthew Rogan '04 Malikkah Rollins Amber and Warren Romine Esther Rosa and Keith Robinson Leslie Rose and Stephen Kohn Alejandro Rosenberg '98 Samantha Rosenfeld '09 Carolyn Rosenthal '05 Douglas Rosenthal '00 Lizzie Rosenthal '94 Marjorie Rosner and Arnold Trebach Tovia Rosner '15 Dorothy and Stanford Ross Lynn Rothberg Kiki Roumel '83 Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Roux Amy and Larry Ruberl Bruce Ruble Kate Rueter Graciela Ruiz Jana Rupp Karen Rushing Jamie Rutenberg '03 Nicholas Ryan Lara Saade and Imad Saleh Paola Saavedra Heather and Andrew Sachs Nicole Sackley '90 Mrs. Catharine Saelinger
ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Benjamin Safran '03 Sandra and Julian Safran Wendi and Jeffrey Sager Nicole Saiontz '92 Carly Salaman '95 Leslie and Alban Salaman Jesseca Salky '99 Lida and Mahmoud Salmani Alexander Samaha '14 Charles Samenow '91 Dorothy and Stanton Samenow Daniel Samet '12 Sarah Berger Sandelius '95 Angela Sandford Aaron Sandler '89 Ellen and Bill Sandler Zachary Sandler '04 Henry Sandman '11 Payal Sangani Kenneth Schaner Xanthe Scharff Barney Schecter '81 Anne and Barry Schenof Jennifer Scher '86 Charlene and Ed Scherr Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schiff Ellen B. Schlick '19 Louise and David Schmeltzer Rhona Campbell and David Schneider '92 Susan and Mark Schneider Isabelle Schneiderman '15 Rachael Schneiderman '14 Barbara and Eric Schone Nina and Carmi Schooler Nancy Schreiber '84 Jill Schwartz and Leon Rodriguez Joanna Schwartz '90 Karen Schwartz Amy Scott and David Cooper Elaine and Ira Scott Ira Scott '89 Katie Scott Lillian Seidel '06 Serge Gregory Seiden Kavita Sethi Luz and Amit Sevak Shahin Shaghaghi '01 Sasha Shahidinejad Ann Shalleck and James Klein Lisa and Jay Shambaugh Cindy and Jerold Share
Jon Sharp Wendy Sharp and Patricia Montes Adam Shear '89 Megan Sheekey '89 Paula Young Shelton and Hilary Shelton Loraine and Lionel Shepherd Gail Shepherd-Smith and Rudolph Smith Bonnie Sherman Hanni and Richard Sherman Leigh and Christopher Sherrill Beverly and Harlan Sherwat Clay Shields '84 Sarah Shohet and John Mikhail Kathy Shollenberger Judy and Jerry Shulman Katharine Shulman '95 Jagjeet Sidhu Natasha and Reg Sidhu Ferima Sidibe '04 Joanna Siegel and Jun Zhang Jodi Siff and Brian Rubin Lauren Silberman '08 Joanna Silver '85 Justin Silver '97 Darren Silvis Kalli Simon '10 Karen Simon '92 Reid Simon '08 Mookie Simon '12 Jan Solomon and Kenneth Simonson '70 Mr. and Mrs. IJ Singh Natalie Skinner Renee and Michael Slobasky Atiya Ranee Smith '99 Edwina Smith and Sam Simmens Evan Smith Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Smith Isabella Triana Smith '16 Mrs. Martha Smith Nicole Smith-Jones and Jason Jones Deborah Smolover and Eric Bord Hannah Kathleen Smulson '16 Leah Paula Snider '12 Aileen Solomon Henry Solomon Katharine Sonnenberg '82 Sasha Soper Carlos Soriano Carolyn Soults '98 Andrew M. Spafford '17 Christopher Sperl and Christopher Erckert
Cally Spero Tom Spilsbury Alison Keimowitz Spodek '93 Sherry Sprague and Gary Guzy Elizabeth Spratley Dolores and Lawrence Spurlock John Squire Anita Sreedhar '89 Elizabeth Stafford Pamela Stanfield Natalie Starr Anim Steel '90 John Steever '85 Jeffrey Stein '97 Julie Stein '99 Talya Stein and Mo Elleithee Joanna Steinglass '89 Edward Stern Linda and Gerald Stern Sarah Stettinius '90 Rebecca and Gary Stevens Jim Stillwell Jeremy and Merril Stock Ms. Joyce Street Mr. and Mrs. James Stringer Rhonda Stroud and Larry Nittler Ximena Suarez-de-Cornejo Kristen Sullivan '97 Laila Sultan and Carlos Angulo Deirdre Schwiesow Sumida '85 Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Super Andrea Sussman and Ray Adomaitis Mr. and Mrs. Jon Sussman Stacey Suyat and Eric Silla Harriet Swankin and Sy Rubenfeld Sheryl Swankin '75 Jennifer Swedish '97 Kristin Swedish '97 Ms. Rhoda Sweeney and Mr. Fred Drucker Leon Swerdel-Rich '14 Leigh Tait Minwha and Kai Tang Joan and Mark Tannenbaum Jonathan Tannenwald '02 Andrew Tassler '95 Natalie Tawil and James Morsink Amy and Simeon Taylor Mrs. Jeffere Taylor Joann Taylor Karla Taylor and Mike McNamee Reyna Taylor '97
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ONE CAMPUS. ONE MISSION. ONE GDS. CAMPAIGN COMMITMENTS (cont.) Martha Tegegn Michael Telis '04 Bonnie and Robert Temple Janet Tersoff '78 Jerry Tersoff '73 Madison Audrey HoangMai Than '18 Ira Thavendrarajah Leah Thayer Vassili Thomadakis '92 Marlo Thomas Lauren Thompson Annie Thrower-Patterson and Robert Patterson Elliott Thurston '78 Jan and Seth Tievsky Thomas Tillotson '93 Caryn Tin '13 Gabriela Tobal '87 Laura Tolliver Mercedes Tolve '97 Julia Tomasko '05 Laura Tomasko '02 William Tomasko '09 Damali Neal Totress '91 Jessica Townsend Aaron Tracy '98 Katherine Treanor '16 William Treanor '14 JT Trembly Noah Trister '97 Hugh Trout '04 Richard Tuckerman Darria and Marcus Turner Alana Hackshaw and William Turner '95 Diane Ty and Daniel Connors Debra and Henry Tyrangiel Elana Tyrangiel and Robert Lundman Sayuri Umeda and Jay Thomas Beth and Sanford Ungar Hannah Untereiner '11 Marion and Michael Usher Bobbie and Deep Vardan Diane Vaughn and Prakash Patel Victor Vazquez-Vincent Sandra Velvel '89 and Martin Price Archana Vemulapalli and Sandeep Reddy Jenny and Stewart Verdery Estelle and Richard Vernon Liza Vertinsky and Aloke Finn Nancy Foltz Vest '62 Juan Vidal
Ms. Elana Vikan Nicole Vikan and Ali Behbahani Nathan Vish Kimberly and Howard Vogel Stephanie and Arnim von Friedeburg Mr. and Mrs. Simon Wagman Karen and Darwin Walker Lottie Walker '02 Lucy Walker '19 Mr. and Mrs. Larry Walker Unushe Walker Mrs. Joan R. Walton Min Wang Xiaolan Wang Zheng Wang and Vitali Nazlymov Deb and Michael Warsaw Shoshana Waskow '85 Wendy Wasserman Cristina Watson Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Watson Maria Watson Aliza Watters and Tarun Chhabra Anne and Stephen Watters Alexis Watts '16 Mr. and Mrs. William Weatherston Peggy and Ted Weidlein Stacy Sherwat Weinberger '89 Marilyn and Harold Weiner Nanci Weinstein '94 Susan Weinstein and Adam Rubinson Amy Weiss and Peter Kadzik Miranda Weiss '93 Rachel Weiss '04 and P. Taylor Van Zile Talya Wellisch '17 Kristin Wells Trenton Wells '10 Jody Welsh Michael Wenthe Sarah Werner and Rukesh Korde Amanda West '11 Jennifer West '16 Saman Julia Westberg '95 Delyvonne and James Whitehead Emily Whiting '98 Louise and Burton Wides Laura Wides-Munoz '91 Abigail Wiebenson Nathaniel Westfall Wiener '19 Mrs. Christine Williams Florence and Jamie Williams Karen and Earl Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Williams Oveta Willie-Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wills Larry Wilner Darrick Wilson '76 Julie Wilson '03 Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik Carol and Michael Winer Matthew Winer '04 Ms. Sandra Winnick Rhonda Winston A. Fielding and Robert Winters Mrs. Eugenia Winters Megan Wirtz '15 Beverly and Alan Wise Ellis Wisner Muriel Wolf Julie Wolfson '00 Gregory Wong Joanne Wong and Lona Nallengara Meredith Woocher and Peter Sheingold Carolyn and Randy Woolridge Dakara Wright '94 Julia Wright Shari Murphy Wynn '79 Anita Yaffe Ian Yaffe '05 Jenny Yang and Kil Huh Earl Yates Ms. Dianne Yaunches Ms. Florrie Yee and Mr. Richard Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yellen Tom Yoder Shari Yost Gold and Jason Gold Susan Youker Emily Young '99 Judith and Donald Zauderer Xueying Zhang Amelia Zhao '13 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Zia Mauri Ziff and Jeff Hamond Miriam Zimmerman and Steve York Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Zinn Ivan Zizek Eric Zuckerman '90
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018–19
We express our deep gratitude to the members of our community who have made GDS a philanthropic priority this year. The spirit of generosity in our community has been truly inspiring and will benefit our School and our students for generations to come. Donors who make annual gifts of $2,500 or more are members of our 1945 Society. The 1945 Society, named for the year in which GDS was founded, was established to provide leadership donors with the opportunity to express their dedication and commitment to GDS’s mission, values, and future through a significant gift to the School’s Hopper Fund (formerly Annual Fund). Each year, members of The 1945 Society honor the founding families’ vision, ideals, and principles—all of which continue to be a part of the GDS spirit more than 70 years later. The following represents comprehensive giving to GDS for any purpose during our 2018-19 fiscal year, July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. These are gifts received and do not include pledges.
$1,000,000 and Up Anonymous (2) $500,000-$999,999 Susie and Michael Gelman Angela and Joel Glazer $100,000-$249,999 Anonymous (4) Dina Al Sabah and David Alden Cohen-Lerner-Tanenbaum Families Jennifer and Viet Dinh
Monica and David Dixon Elizabeth and Michael Keeley Mr. and Mrs. William Kerr Alka and Sudhakar Kesavan Kate Koffman and Sid Banerjee Sabina Menschel and Bill Priestap Mr. Ronald Perelman Sue Schaffer and Michael Rogan Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zirkin Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation
$50,000-$99,999 Anonymous (2) Carol and Michael '62 Berenson Irene Cortese and T. Christopher Borek Amy Dixon and Gregg LoCascio Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Dodge Lois Fried Ellen and Joseph Goldstein Brenda Gruss and Daniel Hirsch Larry Kanarek Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lang Nancy Lemann and Mark Clein
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.) Molly Levinson and Josh Wachs Linda Lipsett and Jules Bernstein Cathy MacNeil-Hollinger and Mark Hollinger Mark Matthews Diane and Arnold Polinger Nicole Rabner Sarah and Eric Rosand Beth and Scott Ross Mr. Harry Sachse Laura Stone and Ezra Levine Catherine and Tom Strong Anupama and Matthew Tate Galena-Yorktown Foundation $20,000-$49,999 Anonymous (6) Patty Abramson* and Lester Silverman Jessica '01 and Mark Berenson '00 Mr. and Mrs. William Brodsky Toni and Ned Brody Brooke and Philip Bronner Virginia Navarrete Brooks RaĂŻna Brubaker and Jessica Hough Laurie Davis and Joseph Sellers Nicole Elkon and Neal Wolin Abby Greensfelder and Franklin Foer '92 James Harmon '89 Sydney Hoffmann and David Krakoff Louise and Mark Howe Lisa Berenson Hurst '97 and Frederik Hurst Zhanna and Timur Issatayev Judy and Bill Jeffress Lisa and Jonathan Kanter Peter Kolker Mr. and Mrs. John Kossow Leslie and Bruce Lane Jill Lesser and Jonathan Diesenhaus Anita and Haniel Lynn Iva and Scott Mills Adele Mouzon and Mark Perry Sarah and Jed Nussdorf '98 Robin and Gary Orseck Kimberly Parker and Daniel Mach Ann Pelham and Robert Cullen Eileen Penner and Daniel Ritter Michael Reilly and Jeffrey Blum Helen Rhee and Tarik Taybi Cynthia Richman and Jason Snyder Joan and Barry Rosenthal Amy Schwartz and Eric Koenig Dana Mazo and Daniel Sharfman '97
Shira Stutman and Russell Shaw Lee Tiedrich and Ian Simmons Churek and Nurbek Turdukulov Suzanne Turner and David Schulman Robert Wagner Michael Ward '82 Elizabeth Westfall and Scott Wiener Jill Wilkins and Jonathan Kaplan Barbara Yellen and Phil West Community Counselling Service Co., LLC $15,000-$19,999 Karen and Jonathan Adelstein Cynthia Dunbar and Charles Cerf Lisie and Michael Gottdenker Yool Kim and Gregory Mallory David Leary and Seth Perretta Jacqui Lieberman and Paul Ameer Nayantara Mukerji and Thomas Dohrmann May Ng and Gilles Alfandari Jimmie and Matthew Paschall Gretchen Sierra and Brandy Price Valeria Van Brummelen and Chris Newkirk $10,000-$14,999 Anonymous (3) Jenny Abramson '95 and Jake Maas Marcie Bane and Mike Imbroscio Alison Barnes and Stephen Cohen Katherine Borsecnik and Gene Weil Toni and Dwight Bush Elizabeth and David Carmen Brooke and Stephane Carnot George D. Crowley, Jr. Susan and Edward Demers Deborah and Steven Epstein Nicole Erb '85 and Henry Farrell Ilana Fogelman and Tim Zimmermann Sasha Fombrun-Rene and Alex Rene Nancy and Michael Gaba Holly and Rudolph Geist Mindy Ginsburg and Gregg Elias Karen and Andrew Green Martha Gross and Robert Tracy Daniel Hamilton '85 Nancy Herman Tracey Hughes and David Stern Patricia and Daniel Jinich Julie and Rob Khuzami Jennifer Klein and Todd Stern Mary Kwak and Simon Johnson
Li Li and Xudong Gu Nancy and Reid Liffmann Kate Lindsey Jacqueline Rosenberg London and Paul London Vicki and Jim Margolis Jennifer and Raymond Martz Elaine and William Miller Sarah and Alexis '92 Mitchell Mary Morton and Keith Forman Leslie and John Oberdorfer Stacey and Joshua Perelman Amy Rifkind and Bruce Brown Sarah '05 and Daniel Rueven Erin Segal and Michael Sachse '95 Lee Satterfield and Patrick Steel Lisa Schneiderman Sonia and James Shelton Mickie Simon and Brian Schwalb Beth and Leonard Sloan Cathy and Bob Solomon Virginia Solomon '99 Pamela Steele and Alan Sherman Avivah Litan and Stephen Stein Richard Steinwurtzel Leigh Stringer and John Hlinko Mr. Jonathan Wilkenfeld and Mrs. Suzanne Stutman Madhavi Sunder and Anupam Chander Petia Topalova and Shawn Cole Laura Wertheimer and Andrew Pincus Katherine Wray and Michael Korns Kinney Zalesne and Scott Siff Karim Zia $5,000-$9,999 Anonymous (6) Ciera and Trevor Ashley Heather Bamford and Sam Gallimore Barbara Bares and Marc Efron Jessica Bauman '85 and Ben Posel Mrs. Judith Beach Sherry and Craig Beach Elise Becher Susan Berger Mr. and Mrs. Ben Boley Lori Brainard and Robert Liebowitz Debby and Bob Cooper Kate Heinzelman and Jonathan Cooper '01 Renata and James Cooper Cheryl Curtis and Dana Foster Gema and Paul DeCain Dina Elboghdady and James Cooper
Christina An and Jon Finkelstein Karin and Tom Freedman Jamie Gardner and Jonathan Stern Mary Kate and James Garland Mati Bardosh and Asher Gelman '02 Leah and Myles Getlan Mrs. Linda Glazer Suzanne Gleason and Chetan Sanghvi Neal Glickfield Thu Ha and Ngoc Chu Pamela Harris and Austin Schlick Hashim Hassan Guian Heintzen '75 Amy Jeffress '83 and Casey Cooper Anna and David Kamenetzky Laura and Michael Kaufman Pamela and Stephen Krooth Susie and Andrew Lazerow Deborah and Roger Lebbin Amy and Jay Leveton Mara Liasson and Jonathan Cuneo Sharon and Marc Lindsey Deepti and Vivek Malhotra Mr. and Mrs. Richard Menschel Megan Merrifield-Souchaud and Fabrice Souchaud Marina Moretti and Stefan Sullivan Elizabeth Mumford and Joseph Gitchell Mr. and Mrs. David Nexon Carolyn and Edward Nordberg Gwendolyn and Carl Oppenheim Jami and William Passer Amy Pollick and Joshua Lipman Rory and Edward Quint '87 Vicky and Michael '90 Quint Mythili and Venkatesh Raman Viji Rangaswami and Atul Pathiyal Alison and Kai Reynolds Alison Schneider and Richard Avidon Dawn and Scott Schnell Lori and Ben Soto Vikki Tobak and Bijan Salehizadeh Lauren and Mark Tobias Lisa and Seth Tucker Rachel and R. Jacob Vogelstein Christopher Walker Monica and Allen Waziri Susan and Adam '83 Wegner Nina Weissberg '80 and Stuart Martin Pat Widra Barbara Winnik Becky Wolsk Katie Wood and Valerie Hletko
Meng Yan and Yi Wang Burcum and Hakan Yavalar Gretchen and Jeremy Zucker Greenbench Construction LLC $2,500-$4,999 Anonymous (2) Kelly and Joel Abramson Leslie Adelman and Kenneth Grossfield Natalie Adler '88 and Christopher Walker Michele Altemus and Joseph Cullen Nicole Anzia and Michael Davies Mr. and Mrs. Robert Asher Bernadine Bacon-Irwin and Steve Irwin Nancy Bard and Donald Baer Filiz Basbug and M C Ertem Robyn and Jeremy Bash Mr. and Mrs. Francis Beidler Sara and Karan Bhatia Sarah Binder and Forrest Maltzman Cora Bock Cathy and Barry Boss Rita and David Brickman Jamie and Scott Brown Alice Bullard and Jason Waite Ms. Diana Cardenas and Mr. Thomas Hooton Audrey Choi and Robert Orr Ms. Ann Coulston and Dr. Robert Marcus Janinne Dall'Orto and Mark Cymrot Erin Davis and Jonathan Etter Mr. and Mrs. Mark Davis Shawn Davis-Wilensky and Peter Wilensky Kathleen Day and Charles Rothfeld Angelique dePlaa and Christoph Duenwald Patricia Donnelly and John Massaro Jennifer Drogula and David Wohlstadter Katherine Dube and Donald Saelinger Tonya Fulkerson and Greg Selfridge Ramona and Thomas Gann Lourdes Garcia-Navarro and James Hider Anabel and Christian Genetski Danielle Glosser and Howard Riker Sarah Goldfrank and Aileen Johnson Mrs. Toni Gordon Joy Drucker and Jeremy Haft Laila Haider and Niklas Westelius Christi and Reginald Hay Phyllis Hedlund Jennifer and Matthew Hellman Nancy Hersh and Randal Burns
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hill Ali and Barry Hurewitz Holly Idelson and Donald Simon Andrea and Adam Joseph Ricki and Joel Kanter Hilina Kebede and Nahom Gebre Kyung Hee Kim and Robert Finnegan Irene and James Koukios Yan Liu and Jing Zhang Kimberly Lohuis and Amy Farrell Angela and Michael Madnick Silvia Mancini and Dorian LaGuardia White Sherry and Marlon Maragh Aleta Margolis and Michael Brodsky Pamela Marple and David Johnston Patricia Raber Max and Kenneth Max Danna and John McCormick Lois Quam and Arshad Mohammed Jill Morningstar and Alastair Fitzpayne Karen and Jerome Murphy Elizabeth and Chris Nelson Aromie Noe and Halsey Rogers Daphne and Thomas O'Connor Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg '91 and Dan Nyberg Barbara Ormond and Ted Ahlers Elana and Jonathan Perl Tracy Pilzer '75 Hayley Gordon Pivato '88 and Gianluca Pivato Brinda and Vipul Prakash Jennifer and Israel Puterman Marc Rabinovitz '96 Laura Rawlings and Michael Petricone Michele and Douglas Rettew Mrs. Carol Robinson Patricia Rosenman Stephanie Rosenthal '98 and Scott Meisler Mr. and Mrs. Paul Saperstein Tracy and James Scarrow Martina Schowitz and Brian Christensen Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Schwabacher Mr. and Mrs. J. Curtis Shambaugh Greg Silpe Jennifer Silversmith and Paul Schockett Danielle and Jesse Smallwood Jennifer and Erik '85 Smulson Kimberly Stokes and Shigehisa Yokote Lalie and Michael Tongour Margaret Trias '99 Sona Varma and Sujoy Bose Jennifer and Paul Verbesey Benjamin Wegner '86
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Jessika and David Wellisch Marcy Wilder and Aurie Hall Wendy Wilk Markarian and Tom Markarian Wendee Wolfson Elizabeth Yates and Benjamin Ludlow Suzanne Yelen and Mark Popofsky Michael Zeilinger $1,000-$2,499 Anonymous (3) Malini and Sanjeev Ahuja Miriam and Sanford Ain Brooke Alexander and Robert Brown Camille Alexander and Jim Reining Christopher Anders and Aaron Schuham Keiko Antoku and Chris Papageorgiou Jami and Matt Axelrod Mrs. Hope Babcock Samantha '86 and Matthew Babcock Stephen Bailey Stacy Bang and Fred Moon Prudence Beidler Carr and Kevin Carr Mr. Henry Belber Rod Beresford '75 Stephanie and David Bergman Barbara and Harold Berman Jennifer and Matthew Berzok Jyothi and Ramesh Bhargava Ashley Cooper Bianchi and Dominic Bianchi Melissa Bianchi and Emanuel Pastreich Sarah Bianchi and Grant Vinik Adrienne '01 and Stuart '01 Biel
Jackie and Ken Blank Norman Blumenfeld Elena Boley and David Leviss Catherine Botticelli and Michael Spafford April and Robert Boyd Judy Brown Renee Brown and Colin Walters Jennifer Brown Lerner and Jeff Lerner Ms. Enid Cafritz Nicholas Cafritz '07 Catherine Campbell Naomi and Clarke Camper Rachel Carren and Mark Young Katherine and Tom Carroll Carol Carter and Charles Glaser Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chase Irica and James Cheeks Julia Chen and Zhesen Huang Raquel Chmielewski and Teoman Ozsan L. Frank Chopin Cait Clarke and Neil Shister Mr. John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mrs. Mary L. Cornille Laurie '93 and Gary Cohen Antoine Colaรงo '90 Kimberly Colden-Massey and John Massey Shane Crowley '02 Kimberly Curtis and Matthew Katzive Ann Danelski and Timothy Bergreen Gail Daumit and Ronald Minsk Claudia de Colstoun-Werebe and Roberto Werebe Benjamin Dean '02 Laura Dean '06
William Dean '10 Prem Devadas '75 Nicole DeYampert and Albert Moseley Mr. Martin Dickinson Nicole Donath and Sean Lev Kristen Donoghue and Jonathan Hacker Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dube Andrianna and Kelly Dunbar Rebecca and Jacob Dweck Jeffrey Dygert and Mark Seifert Lexa Edsall '85 and Bob Victor Denver George Edwards Molly Elkin and Ivan Wasserman Mr. Andre Elkon Karen Barr and Andrew Engel '80 Rebecca Epstein and Jeff Shesol Shamita and Ralph Etienne-Cummings Ellen Eyster Lisa and Roger Fairfax Alison Fellowes Comly and Nate Comly Mr. Hughlyn Fierce Sharon and Adrian Forsyth Deborah Berger Fox '91 Robin Miller Friedman '94 and Brian Friedman Shelly and Joseph Galli Kirstin Gibbs and Stephen Fedorchak Rachel Gilman '02 Scott Glosserman '95 Olga Gomez and Pablo Gistau Jo Ann Grainger and John Devlin Melissa Green '90 Rozita and Frank Green Marcia and Michael Greenberger
COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.) Melanie Griff and Oren Marcktell Jennifer Griffin and Greg Myre Stacey and Sherlock Grigsby Lynne and Alfred Groff Janet Hahn and Kenneth Simon Winnie Hahn and Jack Flyer Jamie and David Hantman Sarah Harding and Nicholas Penniman Suzan and Stephen Harkness Gail and John Harmon Anna and Omar Hauache Mr. and Mrs. Robb Heintzman Amy and Andrew Herman Jessica Heywood and Gregory Kaufman Diane Holt and Michael Feldman Mary Houghton '76 and Kevin Barr Dominique Howard and Charles Faselis Laura and Andrew Howell Kathy Hudson Jane Humpstone and Courtney Ward Susan and Kenneth Ikenberry Ketanji and Patrick Jackson Linda Jackson Ur Jaddou and Peter Asaad Lauren Jonas '01 Roz Jonas Denise Jones Elizabeth Jones and Thomas Vidano Erin and Arjun Joshi Terri Judge and Philip DeCola Mr. and Mrs. Joel Kamya Tara Swaminatha and Robert Kaplan '87 Jessica Keimowitz '90 Karen and Joseph Kelliher Cameron Kennedy and Rick Desimone Sarah Kenny Rabasco and Michael Rabasco Simmie Kerman and Steven Aarons Linda and Michael King Debbie and Brian Kleinbord Laurie Kohn and Mr. and Mrs. John Korns Niccole and Jeremy Kroll Kimberly and Christopher Kubler Lynn Leibovitz and Ben Hecht Virginia Levin and Bruce Vinik Elizabeth Levine '02 and Brian Rafkin Laura and Barry Levine Joan Bialek Levitt and Louis Levitt Fan Liang and Zhi Lin Judy and Elliott Lichtman Ms. Mimi Liebeskind Harriet Lipkin and Chris Sautter
David Lublin '86 Tim Lyons Padmini and Monish Mahurkar Ellen and Gary Malasky Dee Martin and Vijay Shanker Gayle Maslow '91 Thea and Gary Mason Tanya and Alejandro Mayorkas Vonya McCann and Richard Roberts Marna and Thomas McDermott Louise McIlhenny and Hugh Riddleberger Catherine Meale and Peter Karanjia Jacqueline and Mark Mendelsohn Ron Merenstein Benjamin Messner '08 Lindsay and Aaron Miller Jacqueline '88 and Alexander Moen Menghua Mu and Meiyan Zhang Joyita Mukherjee and Robert Palacios Alison Murray Cromer and Warrick Cromer Julie and Luis Neto Inna Dexter and Benjamin Nussdorf '00 Allison Nyholm and Michael Flannigan Rossana and Paul O'Hop Nancy and Adam '85 Oppenheim Ingrid Ott and Douglas Jones Molly and Bryan Patten Margaret Pearson and Steven Gunby Meredith Persily Lamel and Joshua Lamel Joanne and Joshua Petty Christy Pichichero and Thomas Escourrou Sabrina Pignataro and Roberto Cardarelli C.A. Pilling Cecily and Charles Pilzer Susan Pleming and David Satola Stephanie and Ethan Posner Margaret and Jim Pressler Sabiyha Prince and Steven Eversley Susan and Arnold Quint Zeena Rahman and Fadi Hasan Bhuvana and Thiruchelvan Ratnapuri Kay Richman and Daniel Kaplan Sarah Rogan '00 Cynthia Rohrbeck and Philip Wirtz Stacy and Andrew Rosen Sheri and Rob Rosenfeld Mylene and John Rozendaal Gloria and John '57 Runyon Ryan Samuel '96 Jennifer and Vittorio Sartorelli Diane and Andrew Schiff Mrs. Evelyn Schneider Mical and Michael Schneider
Karen and Milton Schneiderman P. Moni SenGupta and Jeffrey Breinholt Ana Serra and Karl Driessen Niharika Shukla and Salvatore Messina Elizabeth Slobasky '97 and Jeff Connor Kate Peterson and Matthew Solomon '90 Shalini Soni-Bhagat and Vipul Bhagat Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sosnoff Brian Steinwurtzel '95 Alissa Stern and Louis Boorstin Anne and Herbert Stone Julie and Steven Stone Jaya and Viyas Sundaram Reem Sweiss and Karim Belayachi Mr. and Mrs. Simon Sze Agnes Tabah and Steven Mufson Mr. and Mrs. Dick Tate Alexandra Thiery-Gore and Wayne Gore Barrett Tilney and David Salwen Wakako Tokunaga and Philip Walker Maryll and John Toufanian Andrea Townsend and Anders Agerskov Allison and William Treanor Jill Tuennerman and Michael Kirk Brenda Turnbull and Robert Tomasko Mr. and Mrs. Tim Urban Douglas Usher '87 Julie Veach and Roger Colinvaux Lucy Vereshchagina and Rinat Akhmetshin John Vibert '89 Sarah Rosen Wartell and Ted Wartell Lindsay Lavine Webster '85 Roni and Marc Wertheimer Artherelle and Gregory West Peyton West and Frank Lowenstein Marti and Richard Weston Lauren Wetzler and Stephen Fuzesi Jacqueline and James White Mr. and Mrs. Tom Whittington Eric Widra Ellen Wild and Jonathan Young Linda Williams Georgia Willie-Carnegie and Shafee Carnegie Annette and Percy Wilson Diana Wright '65 Rachel Winnik Yavinsky '01 Laura Yee Mr. and Mrs. David Yelen Stefanie Yoselle '03 Ilyse Zable and Rachel Kyte Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Zalesne Laura Zuckerman and Glen Donath
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.) Up to $999 Anonymous (25) Sonya and Kenneth Abney Stacy Abramson '89 Lucile Adams-Campbell and Thomas Campbell Mala Adiga and Charles Biro Susan Adland Alicia Aebersold and Lester Burke Kemper Agee Anjula and Marty Newingham Sarita Agrawal Jessica Ahn Vinita Ahuja David Ain '00 Katherine Lew and Andrew Akman '94 Jennifer Akman '97 Susan and Jerome Akman James Alefantis '93 Yanira Aleman Reid Caroline Alexander '22 Sarah Alexander and William Pearce Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Alexander Anne Alfano '98 Sonya and Kamal '80 Ali Ann and David Allen Stuart and Benjamin Allen Lois and Leslie Alperstein Kristin Ames '84 Jacob Anbinder '10 Ian Andewelt '00 Carrie Andrews Julie Chrisco Andrews and Michael Andrews Ms. Felicia Angulo Jennifer and Sanford Anopolsky Mr. and Mrs. Marty Anopolsky Karen Antebi and William Goldfarb Tara and Justin Antonipillai Melissa Apel and Tony Modelfino Alfredo Apolloni '84 Molly Appelbaum '08 Evan Argintar '97 Christine Arnold-Lourie and Benjamin Lourie Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Aserkoff Tricia and Bobby Asher Mark Ashin '14 Katherine Atha '07 Sheila Allen Avelin '89 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Axelrod Ted Baab '01 Michelle Bacchus and Marc Van Allen
Matthew Bachiochi Jiyun Back and Jiwen Chen Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Bacsinila Conor Bagley '12 Donald Bailey Mari and Michael Bailey Tracie Bailey '89 Toni and Melvin Baker Laura '91 and Grant Baldwin Holly and Bill Balshem Mr. and Mrs. Hal Balshem Mrs. Angela Bangert Mr. William Bangert Amy Barker and Mike Moiseyev Betty Barker John Barnes Betty Barnett Caitlin Barr '05 Ian Barr '08 Nancy Barrett Carrie and Mamadou Barry Erica Barry '15 Mary and Bertram Bartlett Michael Basen '98 Christina Batipps '97 Sarah Bax and Clarence Wooten Elena Baylis and Donald Munro Tony Bayne '01 Coleman Bazelon '82 Susan and Ashby Beal Anne Beard and Stephen Fails Mr. Charles Beard Sara Beatty '08 Kimberly and Marek Beck Charles Becker '72 Jane Becker '75 Marina Beckhard and Alan Luberda Rose Bednar and Lee Schachter Anna and Behdad Behnam Julia Beizer '99 Lewellyn and Anthony Belber Johanna Bell '94 Tamara Belt and Sean Greene Denise and Edward Benskin Natasha Berendzen '89 Alexander Berger '98 Rebecca A. L. Berger '15 Barbara Bergman Jamie Berk '01 Andrew Berman and David German Ms. Bonnie Berman Kim Berman and Farzad Mostashari Shelly and Peter Berman
Tara Bernstein '85 Zachary Bernstein '07 Justin Bernstine '95 Nancy Bernstine Quincy Bernstine '92 Mary Lou Berres Leslie Besner Ashley Bethel '04 Alexander D. Bhatia '17 Ran Bi Leigh V. Bianchi '17 Mr. Paul Bianchi and Mrs. Barbara Bianchi Dunbar Alicia Billings and Bradford Brown Romi Biswas and Udayan Guha Barbara Bitner Nancy Black Lemoyne Blackshear '77 Jennifer '02 and Thomas '03 Blair Kova Blake Roberta and Jack Blanchard Darryl Bledsoe '94 Monalie Bledsoe Claire Bloch and Geoffrey Griffis Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bloch Kitty Block and Henry Ferland Victor Block Julia Blount '08 Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Blum Wen and Mark Blum Liz and Lane '85 Blumenfeld Sam Boardman '14 Erica and Daniel '02 Bodansky Peter Bogard '03 Margaret Bonacorda Aisha Wilson Bond '93 and M. Jermane Bond Terra Bonds Clark and Culver Clark Harvey Borkin Brooksley Born and Alexander Bennett Amy Borrus and Rich Miller Andrea Bosch and Richard Rinehart Ambassador and Mrs. Eric Boswell Desriann Bouadi Jennifer and Paul Bouey Sherry Bowman and Jeffrey Scharff Avery Boyce '97 Kristin Brady and Andrew Gunther Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brand Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Peary Jeffrey Brand Joyce Branda and Stanley Reed Rosemary Brandenburg '74
Grant Braswell '02 Marina and Philip Braswell Rebekah Braswell '99 Jean Bratman '76 Jan Braumuller Patricia and Daniel Braun Mr. and Mrs. Abe Brauner Katie Bartlett Brebbia '95 Joyce Ann Brentley Krista Brentley '94 Nancy Robinson Breuer and Lanny Breuer Koren Brewer '85 Gregory Brighton '07 Malia Brink and Matthew Holmwood Marilyn and David Brockway Nicole and Daniel Brockway Julia Broder '04 Mrs. Bonnie Brodsky and Mr. Bob Bord Mary and Charles Brooks Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Brown Kathryn Brown Kendra and Jay Brown Madeline Brown '19 Melissa and Michael C. Brown Mrs. Nancy Brown Taylor Brown Tamara and Joel Buchwald '72 Mary Anne Bull and David Baar Martin Bullock Barbara and David Buonora Abir Burgul and Nabil Fawaz Samantha Burka '96 Ann-Marie and Bill Burke Gaylynn Burroughs and Matthew Howard Crissy Cáceres and James Cox Ari Calem '17 Maria Camacho and Camilo Mondragon Ms. Duffy Campbell Jason Campbell '07 Elyssa Caplan '03 Lisa and Christopher Capuano Erika Carlson Noah Carlson '88 Pamela Carmen Mary Carpenter Cathy Carpino and Tony Petrilla Miriam and Frank Carter Terence Carter '97 Elizabeth and Todd Carter Elizabeth Carty '82 Mr. Mario Casarella Ana and Michael Caskin Paige Chabora and Jared Freedman
Mr. and Mrs. Reid P. Chambers Ms. Deirdre Channing Laura Charity '10 Marilyn and Raymond Charity Mr. and Mrs. Joe Chartoff Nancy Chasen and Don Spero Maria Checchia-Ciazza and Eric Ciazza Heather Chen-Mayer and Rulon Mayer Amanda Cherrin and Alex Greenstein Bonnie and Merv Cherrin Johanne and Paul Chévere Sue Choi and Sydney Mintzer Alexandra Chopin and Matthew Wise Jessie Christian '10 Michelle Clair '98 Melissa Clark Geoffrey Claussen '97 Carol and James Clement Lisa Cleveland '82 Lauralee and E. Patrick Coady Cori Coats Michelle Cobb Penelope Codrington Claudia Coenjaerts and Andrew Samet Caleb Luke Coffman '17 Lynn and Robert Coffman Dianne and Jonathan Cogan Alyssa Cogen '09 Jocelyn and Mark '80 Cogen Ruth and Edward Cogen Giselle Cohen and Franklin De La Rosa Miriam Cohen '97 Sue Cohn '76 and Larry Novey Brooke Coleman Schatar Sapphira Collier '88 Bridgette and Harold Collins Abigail Colucci '90 Janet Hanson and Gary Conklin Kathryn and David Cook Robinson J. Cook '16 Amy Gerstin Coombs '75 Nicole Jacoby and Alexander Cooper '87 Blake Cooper '99 Sharmini Coorey and John Hicklin Bernice Corman and Gerald Kell Nataki Corneille Pat and Kevin Cornell Amy Cortina Jared Cowan '12 Louise and Chandler Cowden Nell Cox Ana Coyne Megan Coyne '05
Peter Coyne '07 Rachel Coyne '11 Brent Creelman '76 Michael Cromwell '83 Erika Cross '96 Constance Crowley Will Cullen '15 Emily and Robert Culp Julie Cunningham '81 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79 Mike Curtin Caitlin Adams and Gary Cutler Kirsten and Paul Cutler Barbara Cuttriss Lara and Nicolas '98 Cuttriss Perri Cuttriss '05 Meredith and Michael Cymerman Wanjiku and Antonio Cyrus Felipe da Silva '18 Ethan J. Dan '17 Lucy Dana '09 Leslie Daniel Elan Daniels '97 Jennifer Daniels and Herrick Fox Leah Daniels '98 Ms. Anne Davis Kathleen Dawson Diana de Brito and Jonathan Gottlieb Yka de Castillo Sarah de Ferranti '86 Catherine Dean '89 Florri and Kenneth DeCell Perry Degener Mandana Dehghanian and Bahram Shahriari Eric Deinoff '98 Corazon dela Santa Regina dela Santa '03 Robin Delany-Shabazz Emmanuele Delot Jeffrey M. Delozier Nancy and Ross Delston Rachel Delston '98 Lauren Demers '09 Erica DeMille Marie Henriette dePelet-Colaco and Francis Colaco Amanda Deringer Vyjayanti and Sanjay Desai Andrea and Mark Dettelbach Noami Devore '93 Chitra Dhayalan
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.)
William Fastow '96 Anne Favret and William Gallagher Elaine Feidelman Nancy Feidelman '84 Cara Feinberg '94 Nobue and Jason Feinman Barbara Felber and George Pavlakis Carole Feld and David Levy Andrew Feldman '00 Batya Feldman '07 Elissa Feldman and Joseph Tarantolo Ilana Feldman '87 Lily Gardner Feldman and Elliot Feldman Shira Feldman '00 Thomas Feldman '02 Lewis Ferguson Julie Fernandes and Avner Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Charles Field Amy and Andrew Dick Cindy Finn Meg Finn and David Michener Victoria Finnegan '14 Susan Alpern Fisch and Ricky Fisch Aaron Fisher '14 Gerald Fisher Julia Fisher '09 Rebecca Fishman '86 Jennifer Fiske Laura and John FitzGerald Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fitzgerald Elizabeth Fitzpayne Kathryn Kerr Fitzsimmons Ruben Fleischer '92 Mrs. John E. Fletcher Rachael and Olivier Fleurence Gillian Flory and Michael Landweber Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flyer Esther and Bert Foer Joshua Foer '00 Pamela and Benson Forman Dori Foster-Morales Otis Fowler '75 McKenzie Fowler '07 Chris France Ms. Polly Francine and Mr. George Garland Beth Francis Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Francis Patricia Francis Adam Frank '12 Jackie Frankfurt and Mark Cahn Mareesa Frederick and Marlon Jones Mr. and Mrs. William Frederick Mrs. Bathsheba Freedman
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Lauren C. Dickert Laura Dickinson and Paul Berman Allease Dillard and Annice Lawrence Mr. David Dixon Jason Dixon '98 Stacey Dixon '89 Allison Dodge '95 Clare Doherty and Bob Ewald Mary Jo Dolphin Karen Donfried and Alan Untereiner Sarah Downie '99 David Driscoll '04 Jonathan Drobis '98 Kristine Ducharme Benjamin DuGoff '96 Maureen Duignan Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dunbar Christopher Dunne Mrs. Judith Dworken Ken Dye '73 Ms. Lynn Eccleston and Mr. Hal Wegner Nathan Edelmann '17 Adrienne Edisis Carolina and Ryan Edwards Charles Edwards Kaye Edwards Rachel Eggleston '08 Barbara Eghan Maggie Ehrenreich '09 Debra and David Eichenbaum Juliet Eilperin '88 Janann Eldredge '90 Lucy Eldridge and Larry Freedman Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Elkin Kristine Enderle and Tom Whalen Barbara and Gilbert Engler Karen Epstein Berlinda and Kenneth Eras William Erb '79 Angelique Errett Vivian Escobar-Stack and Robert Stack Marie-Jose Etheart and Jay Feldman Andrew Ryan Eugene '09 Jennifer and Ronald Eugene Katherine and Bob Eustice Anne Evans and William Wallace Monica and Richard Evans Mrs. Charlene Fairfax Fatima Fairfax '14 Oren and Jessica Falkowitz Amanda Farber '93 Talia and Darren Farber Louise and Paul Farrell
Mrs. Elaine Freeman Kimberley Freeman Lisa Freifeld and James Boles Monica and Thomas Friday Joseph Fridling Aileen Mannix and Eric Friedenson Robin Friedman '85 Benjamin Fritsch '09 Agnieszka Fryszman and Stuart Ishimaru Diane Fuchs and Ronald Simon Beatrice Fuller Brian Fung '06 Nancy Furman Paul and Marc Paul Vince Gabor '95 Gillian Galen '97 Mr. and Mrs. James Galkin Robin and Todd Galkin Gulrukh Gamwalla-Khadivi and Mehran Khadivi Robert Ganz '90 Carol Garaby Melinda and William Gardner
Lily Gasperetti '14 Alison Kadzik Gathright '00 Cornelius Gault '98 Christopher Geier '94 Marion and Stephen Genetski Bill George Robert Gerber '61 Barbara and Charles Gholz Katie Gibson Ms. Linda Gibson Alexis Chen and Sean Gilbert '88 Jessica and David Gillespie Melissa Gilliam '83 Sam Gilman '11 James Ginsburg '83 Gina Gionfriddo '87 Deborah Gitchell Steven Glanzer '88 Megan Glasheen and Joseph Liu Marc Glosserman '92 Kirsten Plehn Goff '85 David Goldberg '98
Jeffrey Goldberg '94 Jo-Anne Goldberg Alejandro Golding '03 Lee and Robert Goldman Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr. '51 Rachel and Paul Goldstein '94 Jody Goodman and Marc Fisher Christine and John Gordon Judith and Travis Gordon Ms. Diane Gorman Jacqueline Gosby Symone Gosby '11 Marc Gottesman '11 Karen Trister Grace '87 and Peter Grace Alison Graham and Richard Messina Jennifer Graham Redd and Dominic Redd Nancy and Andrew Gralla Michelle Grant Ervin Alison and Adam Grasheim Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Green Mr. and Mrs. William J. Green Liza Greenberg '79
Nicole Samantha Greenberg '15 Rochelle Greenberg Karen and George Greenfield Mr. Ron Lehker and Mrs. Linda Greensfelder Anne and Murray Greenstein Elaine Greenstone Timothy Griffin Cristina Murphy Griffith '87 and Marlon Griffith Jane B. Griffith Jennifer Grollman '90 Judith and Albert Grollman Jennifer and Jeffrey Grosman Demetrius Gross '99 Ariella Pearl Cavalieri Grosse '15 Nienke Grossman '95 Tara Guelig and Yuri Horwitz Alaina Gulino '21 Alexa Gulino '19 Alex Gulino '21 Monique '90 and Sandy Gulino
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.) Diana Gustafson '76 John Guttmann Zander Guzy-Sprague '13 Zoe Guzy-Sprague '10 Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Hackshaw Nicholas Hadjimichael '14 Susana Hair '16 Eric Halperin '88 Mrs. Desiree Ham-Ying Karen Feidelman Hamlin '87 David Hannallah '90 James Harmon Joanne Harris and Gary Puckrein Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harris Shelley Harris Stephen Harris AzureĂŠ Harrison Aaron Hart '98 Florence and Peter Hart Florence Harvey Nino and James Harvey William Hauser Mrs. Earlean Hay Daniel Haynes Nicholas Hazen '99 Susan Hearn and Michael Desautels Jenn Heffernan Renee and Jon Heiden Ellen Heiman William Heinsen '18 Carolyn Heitmeyer '94 Andrew Hellman '09 Anne Hellman Sarah Helmstadter and Gregg Solomon Adam Hemmer '08 Alex Hemmer '04 Ms. Tamar Hendel Fishman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Henderson Karen Henderson '73 Karen Hendrixson and Robert Sharer Brian Hennessey '00 Margaret Hennessey Regan Herald '99 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Herman Maile Hermida '00 Jo Ann Ann Hersh Jeffrey Herzog '96 Sheila Heslin and Klaus Tilmes Meryl and Jevon Heyliger Alastair Hicklin-Coorey '13 Oliver Lawrence Hicklin-Coorey '18 Shalini Hicklin-Coorey '14 Dr. W. Dulany Hill '52
Carole Hirsch '94 Betsy and Ronald Hirschel Alexander Hirschhorn '01 Mrs. Camille Hlinko Mrs. Diane Hockstader Lee Hockstader Liza Gookin Hodskins '76 Alexander Hoffman '97 Andrea and Abram Hoffman Eve Hoffman '05 Gabrielle and Rod Holder Mrs. Gail Holle Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holman Holly Holt Salb and John Salb Angela Hooton and Brent Wible Karen Horgan Atsuko Horiguchi Marshall Horowitz '81 Max Horowitz '13 Jessica Hortman Brooke Houghton Mr. and Mrs. Noel Howard Anna Goldstein Howe and Thomas Howe Sean Howe '16 Amber Hsu Ayanna Hudson '89 Keith Hudspeth Karen and Richard Huff Taylor Hull Catherine Humphries and Eric Schneider Carole and Melvin Hurwitz Joshua Hurwitz '93 Katharine Hurwitz '98 Sarah Hurwitz '89 Olivia and Danilo '93 Ikenberry Judith Ikle '81 Juanita Irving '90 Hailey Irwin '19 Mrs. Carol Isaak Ayoka Neal Jack '86 Catherine and Richard Jackson Hillary and Jodi Jackson Kevin Jackson Marcus Jackson '91 Mr. and Mrs. F. Gardner Jackson Toni Michelle Jackson Veronica and Alan Jackson Vicki Jackson and Robert Taylor Joyce Jackson-Pierce and Theodore Pierce Benjamin Jacobs '02 Martha Jacobs and Steven Winnick Ruth and Simon Jacobsen Lindsey and Evan Jacobson
Mary Jacoby and Glenn Simpson Steven Jaffe '11 Jennifer James and Arthur Hepler Naomi Horowitz James '96 Nancy and David Jameson Julian Jamison '91 Samantha Jankovitz Regina and Erwin Jansen Jonathan Jeffress '90 Eden Raskin Jenkins '04 and Brandon Jenkins '04 Kimberly Jenkins-Chapman and Bryan Chapman Wendy Jennis and Douglas Mishkin Phebe Jensch and Donald Baur Libby Jewett and Stephen Teach Mojisola Jimoh '07 Tayo Jimoh '10 Erica and Jun Jin Mr. and Mrs. Maceso Johnson Cheryl Johnson and Clarence Ellison Angela Messersmith and Frank Johnson '61 Ten Johnson Erin and Matthew Johnston Jared Joiner '01 Teresa Joiner Ava Jones '02 Benjamin K. Jones '19 Courtney Jones '04 Kim Jones and Aaron Muhammad Malik Jones '14 William Jordan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David Joseph Jackie Judd and Michael Shulman Aicha and Nooman Kacem Melissa Kadzik '99 Cheri and Jonathan Kamin Alexandra and Matthew Kaminski '90 Alexandra Mae Kanarek '26 Morgan '07 and David '06 Kanarek Cecilia Kang and Oltac Unsal Anissa Kanoun '04 Eli Kaplan '02 Janice Kaplan and Michael Allen Carrie and Daniel Kasper '97 Noah Kaswell '09 Sherry and Stuart Kaswell Anjali Kataria and Vinay Bhargava Patricia Katayama and Francis Dobbs Alyce Katayama Jenkins and Thomas Jenkins Hikuepi Katjiuongua and Elliot Mghenyi
Dara Katz '93 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Katz Sarah Keegan and Joel Davis Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Keeley Alison Kelin '12 Amy Kelley '04 Aidan Xavier Kelliher '16 Morgan Kennedy '03 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Alonzo Kennerly Brendon Kenney '87 Julia Lichtman Kepniss '93 Cyrus Kharas '04 Geraldine Kierse Irwin and Stephen Irwin Amy '90 and Quinn Killy Lauren Kinnard Brady Kirchberg '01 Michael Kirchberg Daniel Kirk Isabel Lucienne Kirsch '18 Lynn Klaiman Alisa Klein and Craig Goldblatt Mr. and Mrs. Allen Klein Hilary '86 and Steve Klein Lisa Kleine and James Meltsner Mr. and Mrs. John Klem Lisa Klem and Scott Harris Virginia Kling '76 and Jonathan Greenbaum Julie and Andy Klingenstein Anne Kneedler '96 and Samuel Bryson '00 Lynn and Edwin Kneedler Selene Ko Mr. Peter Chabora and Mrs. Roberta Koepfer Miriam and Martin Kohn Mr. Phillip Markell and Mrs. Susan Kohn Carlyn Kolker '94 Cara Spencer and Daniel Kolker '88 Arthur Kowitch '82 David Kramer '89 Laurie Kramer Ellen Krieger and Gary Ratner David Krucoff '85 Jamie Rose Kuhar '05 Judith and Gilbert Kulick Nishant Kumar '00 Shimareet and Dhruv Kumar Toussaint Lacoste Vinca and David LaFleur Adrienne LaFrance and Christopher Jordan Mary Catherine LaFrance
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Lamont Emily Landau Julie Lang Margot and Charis Lapas Georgina Larkin '90 Martha and Eugene Larkin Roberta and Charles Larson Anita LaRue-McAfee and Arthur McAfee Rachel Laser and Mark Davies Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lassiter Kenneth Lawson '14 Maria Lawson Mr. Arthur Lazarus, Jr. Nancy Lazear and Patrick Coyne Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lazerow Mr. and Mrs. William Leadbitter Emma Leary '19 Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lee Jordyn Lemer '19 Crystal Lemon Rajiah Williams Leong '98 Joy Lerner and Steve Kelin Will Letchinger '13 Mrs. Cathy Levinson Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Leviss Barbara and David Levitt Christopher Levy Paul Levy Nicole Lewis Tyson and Derrick Tyson Stephen Lewis '82 Grace Li and Zhu Wang Dunling Li and Charlie Liu Linchun Li and Jun Wang Avery Libby Judith Lichtenberg and David Luban Simma and Ronald Liebman Denise and Alexander Liebowitz Rhonda Lilly Daria Lin-Guelig and Edmund Guelig Rachel Weston Linnemann '99 Harry Lipnick '07 Jill and Harrison Liss '04 Susan Liss Lys and Ian Litmans Jenny Littlefield Merlin Liu and Pelle Deinoff Todd Liu Emily and Kevin Livelli Elena Lobo '04 Carolyn Lockie Michael Lockman '97 Elizabeth Loeb and Henry Docter Helen Louise Loennig '86
Marjorie Loennig Sandy and Paul Loether Laura and Christopher Loftus Mr. and Mrs. Bob Loftus Laura London '07 Hannah Loonsk '12 Dana Louttit and John Loonsk Nicole Renee Lovett '94 Johannah '05 and Jeremiah Lowin Michelle and Seth Lundy Amy Lustig Cathy Lyders Jennifer and Tricia Lynn Ms. Elizabeth Lytle and Ms. Dolores Smith Fedora and Martin MĂźhleisen Conor Mack '98 Morgan Mack '91 Lynne Mackay-Atha and Donald Atha Jim Mahady Lynn and Matthew Mahaffie Cynthia Malasky '07 Mitchell Malasky '04 Dari Malloy '83 Kate Maloney Thomas Mann Victoria and Scott Manoogian Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Maragh Elisheva Marcus '94 Rachel Marcus '85 Ruth Marcus Susan Marcus Casey Margolis '18 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Markarian Jaclin and David Marlin Katherine Marshall John Martinez Thomas Mason '90 Gail Helen Massot Ashanthi and Koshy Mathai Colette Matzzie and Daniel Rosenberg Julia Maues-Badel Ronald Maxwell '74 Natallia and Michael Mazo Simone Mazzini Bruschi and Caio Fonseca Ferreira Joanna Sobol McCallum '79 Patricia McCole William T. McCormick '17 Mr. and Mrs. Michael McDermott Elizabeth McDermott and Thomas Mostowy Conor McDermott-Mostowy '17 Princess and Kenyan McDuffie
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Hannah McElhinny and Steven Farr Lisa and Kevin McGrail Mrs. Betsy McIsaac Michelle McKeever Kendal Culp McManus '90 C. Lynn McNair Julia Edwards Davis Mead '01 and Nelson Mead Jenny Medvene-Collins '04 Vesper Mei and Mark Bellermann Cynthia Melman Isaac Thomas Meltsner '18 Sari Meltzer '09 Kasia Mendelsohn '87 and Paul Gresens Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn Eric Menell '93 Jane and Howard Menell Seth Menell '97 Roshni Menon Andrew Mergen '82 Mihriye and Cem Mete Elaine Metlin and Andrew Clark Jill Rosenbaum Meyer and Richard Meyer Megumi and Christopher Meyerson Ginny and Richard Michaux William Miezan Andrew Migdail '04 Ellen Mignoni Adam Milch '00 Alexis Miller '10 Harrison Miller '04 Kay and Jason Miller Susan and Leonard Miller Laura Pearlstein Mills '03 Sabine Miltner and David Estabrook
Alexa Wagman Minerva '03 and Craig Minerva Sandra and Christopher Minor Shira Devorah Minsk '19 Erica Mintzer and Robert Cull Rebecca Mishuris '97 Sanjukta Misra and Gregory Klass Kelly Mistretta '94 Trino Mitra '14 Susan Mols Jae and Joo Moon Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Moore Mary Moore and Roger Molander Mary Beth Moore and Douglas Ruby Brenda and James Moorman Mrs. Carolyn Morgan Tessa Adelaide Morgan '77 Faith and Richard Morningstar Jessie Morris Kelly Morris Sydney Morris '14 Anne and Alan Morrison Davlyn Grant Mosley '03 Daniel Mu '19 Tessa Muehllehner and John Day Mr. William Murray Betty Mwenje Claudia Myers and Michael Pedroni Annalise Myre '19 Cindy Boyle Naatz and Daniel Naatz Sarah F. Naatz '16 Lauren Levien Nagin '01 Ron Nahr Geeta Nanda and Manish Bapna Tulika and Ambar Narayan
Roquell and Stephen Narcisse Anya Naschak and Douglas Escola Yolanda and Salim Nashid Paul Nass Githa and Arun Natarajan Nancy NeJame and Phil Calbos Louise Nelson and David Smith Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nerenberg Sharyn Nerenberg Patricia Neuman and Perry Pockros Elsa Newmyer Anne and Peter Nguyen Mai-Han Nguyen '17 Deirdre Nicholson Grayce Niles '14 Claire Cafritz Nimphius '07 The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton Sarah Nutman '07 Christine O'Connell '04 Edward O'Connell Piper O'Connor Eloise Obadia and Stefano Curto Kevin Oberdorfer '94 Filiz and Vedat Odabas-Geldiay Melis Odabas-Geldiay '14 Selin Odabas-Geldiay '12 Denise Odell '84 Michel Woodard Ohly '93 Susan Okie and Walter Weiss Suzanne and Michael Oliwa Maryana Olman and Brian Malkin Ronni and Eric '89 Oppenheim Sharon and Norman Oremland Jackie Greene and Joshua Orenstein '86 Karen and Jan Orenstein
COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018–19 (cont.) Steven Oritt '92 Elliotte Orlove '18 Leila Orszag '18 Alexandra Owens '09 Cordenia Paige '83 Carol Paige-Marshall and Carlton Marshall Freeman Palmer '75 Megan Palmer '97 Kimberly Palombo Polly Panitz and Allen Joseph Beth Parker and Holly Holland Michael Parker '92 Elizabeth Parkinson-Wyner and Joshua Wyner Lydia and Sanford Parnes Naomi Parnes '05 Sonija Parson '02 Sonja L. Parson Amy and Peter Pastan Maya Patel '14 Kathy and Bryan Patten Frederic Paul '84 Alexandros Pavlakis '14 Eleni Pavlakis '09 Eli Pearlstein '06 Catherine Pearson Kalim Pearson Skylé Pearson Stephanie Pecaro '14 Sarah Pekkanen Elvin Peprah Eva Perdahl and William Wallace Heather and Hector Perez Saiz Laura Perl Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perretta Deborah and Lewis Perry Beth and Charles Peters Tenley Peterson Mary Petras Allison Noble Petro '78 Margaret and Sandy Pfunder Kim-Quyen Pham and H. T. Than Tanya Phattiyakul '97 Heather Philips Eliza Phillips '10 Grace R. Phillips '15 Joanna Phinney Tarik Pierce '05 Nancy and Saul Pilchen Zachary Pilchen '05 Sarah Pilzer '01 Anya Pimenta '21 Joshua Pincus '06
Kate Pincus '11 Hope Pinkerton Sheila Pires and Kathy Lazear Jaana Pirinen and Raymond Calamaro Lincoln Pitts '75 Mia Plehn '95 Julia Pockros '09 Michele Pollak and Michael Letchinger Lynn Sien and Joel Pollick Melanie Pontz '97 Allison Pool '12 Jean and Terry Pool Jennifer Popek '93 Abigail Porter and David Kay Samuel Post '04 Jean and James Preer Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Price Shameeka and Kingston Price Maribel Prieto and Eduardo Gonzalez Ellen Snyder Prosky and Martin Prosky Charles Psychos Jon Quitslund Reena and Jeffrey Racki Varsha Ramani and Narayan Suryakumar Ms. Bonnie Rampersaud Skylar and Krishna Rampersaud Jocelyn and Michael Rapelyea Alisa Rashish '76 Heather Ratner '13 Winifred and Peter Raven-Hansen John Ravenal '77 Geraldine Rebach Paula Recart and Roberto Brodsky Mrs. Eva Redmon Katie Redmond Sarah Redmond Benjamin Reed '02 Marjorie Reed Rebecca Reese and Maury Passman Pamela Reeves and Jeffrey Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rehorst Carrie and Barry Reichert Connie Reider Lee Reizian Holmes Frances Rekrut '02 Scott Renschler '88 Tracy Revis '79 Mr. Dave Reynolds and Mrs. Jean Lockwood Reynolds Karen Rice Jane and Harvey Rich Joshua Rich '94 Amy and Ervin Richardson
Tess Richman '10 Joan Braden Ridder '72 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Riker Sarah Rinaldi '94 Amy Rindskopf '89 Dena Ringold and David Gossett Christina and John Ritch Nina Hammond Ritch '95 and Michael Boland Jacob Roberts '15 Bonnie Robin-Vergeer and Vytas Vergeer Matthew Robinson '99 Barbara and Sherman '61 Robinson Mary "May" Robison '17 Pauline Robison Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Rodriguez Beth Rogan '01 Matthew Rogan '04 Malikkah Rollins Amber and Warren Romine Esther Rosa and Keith Robinson Leslie Rose and Stephen Kohn Alejandro Rosenberg '98 Eugene Rosenberg Samantha Rosenfeld '09 Mary Beth Cisneros and Michael Rosenman '85 Carolyn Rosenthal '05 Douglas Rosenthal '00 Lizzie Rosenthal '94 Marjorie Rosner and Arnold Trebach Ariel Rosner '17 Tovia Rosner '15 Dorothy and Stanford Ross Vic Ross Lauren Roth and Ross Goldman Lynn Rothberg Kiki Roumel '83 Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Roux Bruce Ruble Kate Rueter Jenni Ruiz Jana Rupp Karen Rushing Jamie Rutenberg '03 Nicholas Ryan Susan Ryerson Lara Saade and Imad Saleh Heather and Andrew Sachs Nicole Sackley '90 Mrs. Catharine Saelinger Benjamin Safran '03 Sandra and Julian Safran
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COMPREHENSIVE GIVING 2018â&#x20AC;&#x201C;19 (cont.) Wendi and Jeffrey Sager Nicole Saiontz '92 Carly Salaman '95 Leslie and Alban Salaman Jesseca Salky '99 Lida and Mahmoud Salmani Alexander Samaha '14 Charles Samenow '91 Dorothy and Stanton Samenow Daniel Samet '12 Sarah Berger Sandelius '95 Aaron Sandler '89 Ellen and Bill Sandler Zachary Sandler '04 Henry Sandman '11 Jean Scarrow Rowena Scarrow Xanthe Scharff Barney Schecter '81 Anne and Barry Schenof Jennifer Scher '86 Charlene and Ed Scherr Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schiff Daniele Schiffman and Tobias Heffernan Ellen B. Schlick '19 Louise and David Schmeltzer Rhona Campbell and David Schneider '92 Susan and Mark Schneider Isabelle Schneiderman '15 Rachael Schneiderman '14 Barbara and Eric Schone Nina and Carmi Schooler Nancy Schreiber '84 Peg Schultz and Terry Meehan Susan and Roger Schwabacher Jill Schwartz and Leon Rodriguez Joanna Schwartz '90 Karen Schwartz Elaine and Ira Scott Ira Scott '89 Katie Scott Kim Scott Lillian Seidel '06 Serge Gregory Seiden Kavita Sethi Luz and Amit Sevak Shahin Shaghaghi '01 Sasha Shahidinejad Ann Shalleck and James Klein Lisa and Jay Shambaugh Cindy and Jerold Share Ms. Susan Sharfman Wendy Sharp and Patricia Montes
Adam Shear '89 Megan Sheekey '89 Loraine and Lionel Shepherd Gail Shepherd-Smith and Rudolph Smith Bonnie Sherman Hanni and Richard Sherman Leigh and Christopher Sherrill Beverly and Harlan Sherwat Clay Shields '84 Sarah Shohet and John Mikhail Judy and Jerry Shulman Katharine Shulman '95 Jagjeet Sidhu Natasha and Reg Sidhu Ferima Sidibe '04 Joanna Siegel and Jun Zhang Jodi Siff and Brian Rubin Lauren Silberman '08 Joanna Silver '85 Justin Silver '97 Darren Silvis Kalli Simon '10 Karen Simon '92 Reid Simon '08 Mookie Simon '12 Jan Solomon and Kenneth Simonson '62 Mr. and Mrs. IJ Singh Gretchen Skidmore and Craig Leff Sara Sklaroff and Kevin Carey Renee and Michael Slobasky Atiya Ranee Smith '99 Edwina Smith and Sam Simmens Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Smith Isabella Triana Smith '16 Jenna Ross Smith '97 and Jeffrey Smith Mrs. Martha Smith Megan Smith and Kara Swisher Nicole Smith-Jones and Jason Jones Sharon Smith-Jones and Harry Jones Deborah Smolover and Eric Bord Leah Paula Snider '12 Aileen Solomon Henry Solomon Tracy Solomon '77 Suann Song and Eugene Hong Katharine Sonnenberg '82 Carolyn Soults '98 Sarah Lichtman Spector '90 and Edward Spector Christopher Sperl and Christopher Erckert Cally Spero Tom Spilsbury Alison Keimowitz Spodek '93
Sherry Sprague and Gary Guzy Elizabeth Spratley Dolores and Lawrence Spurlock Alexandra '97 and Matthew '94 Squire John Squire Anita Sreedhar '89 Pamela Stanfield Natalie Starr Anim Steel '90 John Steever '85 Jeffrey Stein '97 Talya Stein and Mo Elleithee Abbe and Peter Steinglass Joanna Steinglass '89 Edward Stern Linda and Gerald Stern Sarah Stettinius '90 Rebecca and Gary Stevens Vasiliki Pavli and Danny Stock Jeremy and Merril Stock Tom Stoever Ms. Joyce Street Mindy Strelitz and Andrew Cornblatt Mr. and Mrs. James Stringer Rhonda Stroud and Larry Nittler Kristen Sullivan '97 Laila Sultan and Carlos Angulo Deirdre Schwiesow Sumida '85 Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Super Andrea Sussman and Ray Adomaitis Mr. and Mrs. Jon Sussman Stacey Suyat and Eric Silla Harriet Swankin and Sy Rubenfeld Sheryl Swankin '75 Jennifer Swedish '97 Kristin Swedish '97 Ms. Rhoda Sweeney and Mr. Fred Drucker Julia Sweig and Reed Thompson Minwha and Kai Tang Joan and Mark Tannenbaum Jonathan Tannenwald '02 Andrew Tassler '95 Natalie Tawil and James Morsink Amy and Simeon Taylor Mrs. Jeffere Taylor Joann Taylor Karla Taylor and Mike McNamee Michael Taylor '01 Reyna Taylor '97 Martha Tegegn RaeCarole Tekeste '74 Michael Telis '04 Bonnie and Robert Temple
Janet Tersoff '78 Jerry Tersoff '73 Shankar Thanushkodi Ira Thavendrarajah Leah Thayer Vassili Thomadakis '92 Marlo Thomas Lauren Thompson Elliott Thurston '78 Jan and Seth Tievsky Thomas Tillotson '93 Caryn Tin '13 Gabriela Tobal '87 Laura Tolliver Mercedes Tolve '97 Julia Tomasko '05 Laura Tomasko '02 William Tomasko '09 M.J. and Herman Torres Damali Neal Totress '91 Jessica Townsend Aaron Tracy '98 Katherine Treanor '16 William Treanor '14 JT Trembly Noah Trister '97 Hugh Trout '04 Jay Tucker Richard Tuckerman Darria and Marcus Turner Alana Hackshaw and William Turner '95 Diane Ty and Daniel Connors Debra and Henry Tyrangiel Elana Tyrangiel and Robert Lundman Erica Uhlmann '87 and Michael Plehn '87 Beth and Sanford Ungar Hannah Untereiner '11 Heather Urban and Max Holtzman Marion and Michael Usher Diane Vaughn and Prakash Patel Victor Vazquez-Vincent Sandra Velvel '89 and Martin Price Archana Vemulapalli and Sandeep Reddy Jenny and Stewart Verdery Aaron Vernon '94 Estelle and Richard Vernon Liza Vertinsky and Aloke Finn Alexandra Verveer Mr. and Mrs. Philip Verveer Nancy Foltz Vest '62 Ms. Elana Vikan Nicole Vikan and Ali Behbahani Annie Vinik '97 and Jamie Lawrence '97
Kimberly and Howard Vogel Stephanie and Arnim von Friedeburg Mr. and Mrs. Simon Wagman Karen and Darwin Walker Lottie Walker '02 Lucy Walker '19 Mr. and Mrs. Larry Walker Unushe Walker William Wallace '05 Cristina Padrao and Eduardo Wallentin Mrs. Joan R. Walton Min Wang Zheng Wang and Vitali Nazlymov Deb and Michael Warsaw Shoshana Waskow '85 Wendy Wasserman Cristina Watson Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Watson Aliza Watters and Tarun Chhabra Anne and Stephen Watters Alexis Watts '16 Mr. and Mrs. William Weatherston Peggy and Ted Weidlein Stacy Sherwat Weinberger '89 Marilyn and Harold Weiner Nanci Weinstein '94 Susan Weinstein and Adam Rubinson Amy Weiss and Peter Kadzik Miranda Weiss '93 Rachel Weiss '04 and P. Taylor Van Zile Mr. and Mrs. Harold Weitzner Kristin Wells Trenton Wells '10 Jody Welsh Sarah Werner and Rukesh Korde Gail Werth Stan Werth Alyssa West '21 Amanda West '11 Harrison West '22 Jennifer West '16 Saman Julia Westberg '95 Rebecca and Matthew Wexler Ms. Elizabeth White Delyvonne and James Whitehead Emily Whiting '98 Louise and Burton Wides Laura Wides-Munoz '91 Abigail Wiebenson Nathaniel Westfall Wiener '19 Carolyn Douglas Williams Mrs. Christine Williams Colleen and Bryan Williams
Florence and Jamie Williams Karen and Earl Williams Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Williams Tracey Williams Oveta Willie-Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wills Larry Wilner Darrick Wilson '76 Julie Wilson '03 Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik Carol and Michael Winer Matthew Winer '04 Rebecca Winnick Ms. Sandra Winnick Rhonda Winston A. Fielding and Robert Winters Mrs. Eugenia Winters Megan Wirtz '15 Beverly and Alan Wise Kebrework Woldetsadik Muriel Wolf Julie Wolfson '00 Joanne Wong and Lona Nallengara Meredith Woocher and Peter Sheingold Carolyn and Randy Woolridge Dakara Wright '94 Julia Wright Ginger Wu and Yue Tang Shari Murphy Wynn '79 Anita Yaffe Ian Yaffe '05 Jenny Yang and Kil Huh Earl Yates Ms. Dianne Yaunches Ms. Florrie Yee and Mr. Richard Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yellen Susan Yellen Molly Chao Yeselson '16 Tom Yoder Shari Yost Gold and Jason Gold Susan Youker Emily Young '99 Frank Young Judith and Donald Zauderer Laura Zeilinger Amelia Zhao '13 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Zia Mauri Ziff and Jeff Hamond Miriam Zimmerman and Steve York Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Zinn Eric Zuckerman '90
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THE CLASS OF 2019 SENIOR GIFT
The Class of 2019 and their parents were proud to support an essential pillar of the One Campus. One Mission. One GDS. Campaign with their Senior Gift in support of Financial Aid. We extend our gratitude to the Class of 2019 for leaving a strong legacy for future GDS students and for embracing the philanthropic spirit that has been a hallmark of the One GDS Campaign. Kelly and Joel Abramson Leslie Adelman and Kenneth Grossfield Natalie Adler '88 and Christopher Walker Melissa Apel and Tony Modelfino Bernadine Bacon-Irwin and Steve Irwin Filiz Basbug and M C Ertem Sarah Bax and Clarence Wooten Tamara Belt and Sean Greene Jackie and Ken Blank Jennifer and Paul Bouey Kristin Brady and Andrew Gunther Mary and Charles Brooks Jamie and Scott Brown Crissy Cรกceres and James Cox Naomi and Clarke Camper Lisa and Christopher Capuano Elizabeth and David Carmen Pamela Carmen Brooke and Stephane Carnot Kimberly Curtis and Matthew Katzive Meredith and Michael Cymerman Gail Daumit and Ronald Minsk Nicole Donath and Sean Lev Allan Ebert Adrienne Edisis Debra and David Eichenbaum Dina Elboghdady and James Cooper Sharon and Adrian Forsyth Agnieszka Fryszman and Stuart Ishimaru Shelly and Joseph Galli
Mindy Ginsburg and Gregg Elias Jennifer Griffin and Greg Myre Monique '90 and Sandy Gulino Suzan and Stephen Harkness Pamela Harris and Austin Schlick Amy and Andrew Herman Nancy Herman John Holmes Terri Judge and Philip DeCola Soojung Jung and Kunil Kim Elizabeth and Michael Keeley Amy '90 and Quinn Killy Hilary '86 and Steve Klein Anita LaRue-McAfee and Arthur McAfee David Leary and Seth Perretta Stephanie and Keith Lemer Jacqui Lieberman and Paul Ameer Yan Liu and Jing Zhang Victoria and Scott Manoogian Vicki and Jim Margolis Danna and John McCormick Mihriye and Cem Mete Iva and Scott Mills Jacqueline '88 and Alexander Moen Menghua Mu and Meiyan Zhang Tessa Muehllehner and John Day Joyita Mukherjee and Robert Palacios Elizabeth Mumford and Joseph Gitchell Yolanda and Salim Nashid Julie and Luis Neto
Abigail Porter and David Kay Stephanie and Ethan Posner Sabiyha Prince and Steven Eversley Pamela Reeves and Jeffrey Goldberg Melissa Reinberg and Neal Kravitz Lee Reizian Holmes Stacy and Andrew Rosen Mylene and John Rozendaal Kenneth Schaner Alison Schneider and Richard Avidon Martina Schowitz and Brian Christensen Amy Schwartz and Eric Koenig Ana Serra and Karl Driessen Lisa and Jay Shambaugh Lori and Ben Soto Martha Tegegn Barrett Tilney and David Salwen Lisa and Seth Tucker Suzanne Turner and David Schulman Xiaolan Wang Ilene Weinreich and David Smith Jessika and David Wellisch Elizabeth Westfall and Scott Wiener Linda Williams Becky Wolsk Jeremy Wolsk Julia Wright Steve Yang Laura Zeilinger Michael Zeilinger
ALUMNI GIVING – CONSECUTIVE YEARS Our alumni understand intimately the most unique and essential aspects of a GDS education. They tell us that GDS remains in their hearts because of extraordinary faculty and the relationships they develop with students, top-notch academic and athletics programs, fantastic arts and theater programs, and our steadfast commitment to the GDS mission. With their continued support of our School, our alumni help make the GDS experience extraordinary for future generations of Hoppers. We are grateful to this group of alumni who continue to feel connected to GDS and make the school a philanthropic priority, year after year. 20 Years or More Coleman Bazelon '82 Lane Blumenfeld '85 Eve Bould '92 Rebekah Braswell '99 Katherine Brebbia '95 Sue Cohn '76 Antoine Colaço '90 Abigail Colucci '90 Ralph Cunningham '79 Gina Gionfriddo '87 Scott Glosserman '95 Eric Halperin '88 Marshall Horowitz '81 Mary Houghton '76 Jessica Keimowitz '90 Carlyn Kolker '94 Caleb Kramer '87 Georgina Larkin '90 Michael Lenkin '82 Stephen Lewis '82 Helen Loennig '86 Ronald Maxwell '74
Alexis Mitchell '92 Tessa Morgan '77 Denise Odell '84 Tracy Pilzer '75 Edward Quint '87 Scott Renschler '88 Sherman Robinson '70 Carly Salaman '95 Adam Shear '89 Katharine Sonnenberg '82 Sarah Stettinius '90 Jerry Tersoff '73 Douglas Usher '87 David Wallack '78 Adam Wegner '83 15-19 Years Jenny Abramson '95 Natalie Adler '88 Sheila Avelin '89 Johanna Bell '94 Daniel Bodansky '02 Krista Brentley '94
Terence Carter '97 Laurie Cohen '93 Alexander Cooper '87 Eric Deinoff '98 Noami Devore '93 Allison Dodge '95 Benjamin DuGoff '96 Rebecca Fishman '86 Alison Gathright '00 David Goldberg '98 Monique Gulino '90 Daniel Hamilton '85 Lisa Berenson Hurst '97 Amy Jeffress '83 Frank Johnson '70 Julia Kepniss '93 Amy Killy '90 Jamie Lawrence '97 Rachel Marcus '85 Kendal McManus '90 Jed Nussdorf '98 Benjamin Nussdorf '00 Joshua Orenstein '86
Hayley Gordon Pivato '88 Melanie Pontz '97 John Runyon '70 Sarah Sandelius '95 Barney Schecter '81 Matthew Solomon '90 Sarah Lichtman Spector '90 Mercedes Tolve '97 Annie Vinik '97 Ian Yaffe '05 10-14 Years Mark Berenson '00 Michael Berenson '70 Jessica Berenson '01 Grant Braswell '02 Elyssa Caplan '03 Jonathan Cooper '01 Laura Dean '06 Jason Dixon '98 Janann Eldredge '90 Julia Fisher '09 Joshua Foer '00
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ALUMNI GIVING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; CONSECUTIVE YEARS (cont.) Robert Gerber '70 Karen Trister Grace '87 Jennifer Grollman '90 David Hannallah '90 Andrew Hellman '09 Alex Hemmer '04 Karen Henderson '73 Alexander Hirschhorn '01 Judith Ikle '81 Jonathan Jeffress '90 Dara Katz '93 Brady Kirchberg '01 Elizabeth Levine '02 Johannah Lowin '05 Elena Lobo '04 Julia Mead '01 Catherine Kasia Mendelsohn '87 Eric Menell '93 Seth Menell '97 Andrew Mergen '82 Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg '91 Michel Ohly '93 Adam Oppenheim '85 Eric Oppenheim '89 Steven Oritt '92 Freeman Palmer '75 Jennifer Popek '93 Laura Rabinovitz '04 Marc Rabinovitz '96 Sarah Rogan '00 Elizabeth Rogan '01 Alejandro Rosenberg '98 Rachel Rosenthal '94 Carolyn Rosenthal '05 Michael Sachse '95 Joanna Schwartz '90 Daniel Sharfman '97 Justin Silver '97 Elizabeth Slobasky '97 Atiya Smith '99 Deirdre Sumida '85 Jennifer Swedish '97 RaeCarole Tekeste '74 Elliott Thurston '78 Laura Tomasko '02
William Wallace '05 Stacy Weinberger '89 Matthew Winer '04 Rachel Winnik Yavinsky '01 5-9 Years Jacob Anbinder '10 Samantha Babcock '86 Rebecca Berger '15 Jamie Berk '01 Julia Blount '08 Samuel Boardman '14 Aisha Bond '93 Michelle Clair '98 Geoffrey Claussen '97 Mark Cogen '80 Jaclyn Cohen '03 Miriam Cohen '97 Amy Coombs '75 Rachel Coyne '11 Brent Creelman '76 Nicolas Cuttriss '98 Leah Daniels '98 Elan Daniels '97 Benjamin Dean '02 William Dean '10 Rachel Delston '98 Jonathan Drobis '98 Lexa Edsall '85 Rachel Eggleston '08 Nicole Erb '85 Andrew Eugene '09 William Fastow '96 Cara Feinberg '94 Aaron Fisher '14 Julie Friedlis '01 Robin Friedman '94 Robin Friedman '85 Brian Fung '06 Vince Gabor '95 Lily Gasperetti '14 Samuel Gilman '11 James Ginsburg '83 Jeffrey Goldberg '94 Alejandro Golding '03 Arthur Goldschmidt '70
Nicholas Hadjimichael '14 Karen Hamlin '87 Nicholas Hazen '99 Guian Heintzen '75 Maile Hermida '00 Alastair Hicklin-Coorey '13 Shalini Hicklin-Coorey '14 Carole Hirsch '94 Ayoka Jack '86 Marcus Jackson '91 Benjamin Jacobs '02 Mojisola Jimoh '07 Ava Jones '02 Courtney Jones '04 Malik Jones '14 Melissa Kadzik '99 Eli Kaplan '02 Robert Kaplan '87 Noah Kaswell '09 Brendon Kenney '87 Cyrus Kharas '04 Hilary Klein '86 Hannah Loonsk '12 Conor Mack '98 Mitchell Malasky '04 Jenny Medvene-Collins '04 Benjamin Messner '08 Adam Milch '00 Harrison Miller '04 Colin Miller '05 Rebecca Mishuris '97 Kelly Mistretta '94 Jacqueline Moen '88 Grayce Niles '14 Selin Odabas-Geldiay '12 Melis Odabas-Geldiay '14 Naomi Parnes '05 Sonija Parson '02 Maya Patel '14 Alexandros Pavlakis '14 Eleni Pavlakis '09 Stephanie Pecaro '14 Michael Quint '90 Alisa Rashish '76 John Ravenal '77 Tess Richman '10
Joan Ridder '72 Sarah Rinaldi '94 Nina Ritch '95 Jacob Roberts '15 Matthew Rogan '04 Michael Rosenman '85 Stephanie Rosenthal '98 Douglas Rosenthal '00 Sarah Rueven '05 Nicole Sackley '90 Nicole Saiontz '92 Alexander Samaha '14 Daniel Samet '12 Jennifer Scher '86 David Schneider '92 Rachael Schneiderman '14 Lillian Seidel '06 Ferima Sidibe '04 Joanna Silver '85 Erik Smulson '85 Tracy Solomon '77 Carolyn Soults '98 Alexandra Squire '97 Matthew Squire '94 Anim Steel '90 Brian Steinwurtzel '95 Sheryl Swankin '75 Jonathan Tannenwald '02 Michael Telis '04 Julia Tomasko '05 William Tomasko '09 Damali Totress '91 Aaron Tracy '98 Margaret Trias '99 Noah Trister '97 Aaron Vernon '94 Nancy Vest '70 John Vibert '89 Michael Ward '82 Lindsay Webster '85 Nina Weissberg '80 Julie Wilson '03 Megan Wirtz '15 Diana Wright '70 Shari Wynn '79
*Indicates deceased donor Every effort has been made to accurately list all contributions for the One GDS campaign. If we have overlooked a donation, please accept our apologies and notify the Advancement Office at (202) 295-1061.
HONOR AND MEMORIAL GIFTS
Kamal with his parents Yolanda and Salim.
R E M E M B E R I N G
n June 15, 2019, GDS lost beloved community member, Kamal Nashid, when he was struck by a car. The GDS community mourned the passing of a young man who had just graduated from the Middle School and who embodied so many of our School’s values—kindness, empathy, inclusivity, and determination among them. Middle School principal Debby Previna remembers Kamal as an incredibly powerful member of the community. “Kamal was a generous and principled individual,” she said. “We had the honor of knowing him and learning from his example. He made others feel seen, and that little action makes a huge difference in creating a peaceful community.” Kamal’s friends remember him not just as a skilled musician, academic, and cross-country runner, but also as an important part of the Middle School community who helped set the tone for his grade and the entire Middle School division. “Every place that Kamal entered, he brightened with his iconic smile. His smile would spread to all whom he made eye contact with. This is what I will miss most about Kamal,” shared Shiv Raman '23. Ava Blum '23 echoed that sentiment: “From his birth, Kamal made the world a
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better place. His kindness brightened the lives of everyone around him, even during the darkest times, and his radiant smile made my day whenever I saw him.”
“From his birth, Kamal made the world a better place. His kindness brightened the lives of everyone around him, even during the darkest times, and his radiant smile made my day whenever I saw him.”
The GDS community is honoring Kamal’s legacy and ensuring that his memory remains alive for current and future generations of GDS students in two ways. Our new Lower/Middle School building terrace that extends from the south side of the third floor and is connected to the Middle School will be dedicated in honor of Kamal in Fall 2020. The Kamal Nashid Memorial Terrace will keep Kamal’s spirit connected to the Middle School community and will allow his presence to be felt throughout GDS. Additionally, dozens of community members made gifts in memory of Kamal to the Hopper Fund for Financial Aid, and we thank them for their support.
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HONOR AND MEMORIAL GIFTS (cont.) In memory of Ethan Alperstein '10 Jackie Judd and Michael Shulman In honor of Kevin Barr Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79 Darren Silvis In memory of Psyaih Bennett '75 Freeman Palmer '75 In honor of Ashley and Dominic Bianchi Susana Hair '16
In honor of Maria Casarella Cunningham Ralph Cunningham '79 In honor of Katherine Dunbar Vinca and David LaFleur
In memory of Theresa Lucatorto '90 Juanita Irving '90
In honor of Giacomo Sartorelli '14 Jennifer and Vittorio Sartorelli In memory of Douglas Schneiderman Mrs. Angela Bangert
In memory of Eddie Gibson Ms. Linda Gibson
In memory of Kamal Nashid '24 Ciera and Trevor Ashley Ann-Marie and Bill Burke Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79 Jeffrey M. Delozier Karin and Tom Freedman Lisa and Jonathan Kanter Jennifer Klein and Todd Stern Debbie and Brian Kleinbord Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lang Julie Lang and Victoria Levi Aleta Margolis and Michael Brodsky Yolanda and Salim Nashid Mythili and Venkatesh Raman Anupama and Matthew Tate Jill Tuennerman and Michael Kirk
In honor of Matthew Siff '20 Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Zalesne
In memory of Olivia Paregol Ms. Joan Cunningham and Ms. Cynthia Melman
In honor of Louisa Wachs '27 Mrs. Cathy Levinson
In honor of Bill George Pauline Robison
In honor of Henry Cunningham '16 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In honor of Dr. W. Dulany Hill '52 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In honor of Ms. Joan Cunningham and Ms. Cynthia Melman Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In memory of Julia Hill Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In honor of Julie Cunningham '81 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In honor of Gaia Sartorelli '16 Jennifer and Vittorio Sartorelli
In memory of Cecilia Ekperi '05 In honor of Ashley Bethel '04 Anjali Martin-Shanker '26 Sarah Nutman '07 Lois and Leslie Alperstein
In memory of In memory of Alain Colaรงo '94 Edward Tyrone Green, II Marie Henriette dePelet-Colaรงo Catherine Campbell and Francis Colaรงo Aaron Vernon '94 In honor of Julia Hay '20 Mrs. Jeffere Taylor In honor of Robinson Cook '16 Lee Carol Cook In honor of Mr. Dulany Hill, Jr. and William Cook Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79 In memory of Benjamin Cooper '98 In honor of Mr. John Hill Dana Mazo Maria Casarella Cunningham and Daniel Sharfman '97 and Ralph Cunningham '79
In honor of Julian Cunningham '21 Maria Casarella Cunningham and Ralph Cunningham '79
In memory of Frank Loennig Nancy Feidelman '84
In honor of Sue Ikenberry David Lublin '86 In memory of Dorothy Jackson Beatrice Fuller In honor of Chris Levy Robinson J. Cook '16 In memory of Barbara Lockwood Beatrice Fuller
In honor of C.A. Pilling Martin Bullock In memory of Toby Gersten Quitslund Jon Quitslund In honor of Seth Riker '22 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Riker In memory of Bruce Rinaldi Sarah Rinaldi '94 In honor of Laura Rosberg Ellen Snyder Prosky and Martin Prosky
In honor of Gladys Stern Susan and Jerome Akman In memory of Bill Turner Mary Jo Dolphin Elena Lobo '04 In honor of Parker Vogelstein '30 Mr. and Mrs. Abe Brauner In honor of Sage Vogelstein '28 Mr. and Mrs. Abe Brauner In honor of Henry Wachs '26 Mrs. Cathy Levinson
In honor of Olivia Wachs '29 Mrs. Cathy Levinson In memory of Arthur Wilson Darrick Wilson '76 In memory of Richard Wolf Muriel Wolf
2018–19 CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP None of this would be possible without an extraordinary group of volunteers who are committed to bringing our mission to life and ensuring the strength of GDS for generations to come.
ONE GDS CAMPAIGN CHAIRS Kate Koffman and Sid Banerjee
One GDS Campaign Executive Committee Kamal Ali '80 Richard Avidon Frank Foer '92 Lisie and Michael Gottdenker Larry Kanarek Jill Lesser Liz Levine '02 Sabina Menschel Peg Schultz Anu Tate Josh Wachs Bryan Williams Nancy and Harold Zirkin ONE GDS BOARD OF TRUSTEES DIVISION Jill Lesser, Co-Chair Josh Wachs, Co-Chair
One GDS Board of Trustees Committee Jenny Abramson '95 David Stern Brad Vogt ONE GDS LEAD GIFTS DIVISION Sabina Menschel, Co-Chair Anu Tate, Co-Chair
One GDS Lead Gifts Committee Monica Dixon Robin '94 and Brian Friedman Betsy Keeley
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ONE GDS HONORARY CHAIR Gladys Stern
Unified campus groundbreaking in April 2018
ONE GDS PARENTS DIVISION Lisie and Michael Gottdenker, Co-Chairs
One GDS Parents Committee Sherry and Craig Beach Ann-Marie and Bill Burke Nicole Elkon Sasha Fombrun-Rene and Alex Rene Holly and Rudolph Geist Molly Levinson and Josh Wachs Helen Rhee and Tarik Taybi Rachel and R. Jacob Vogelstein Katherine Wray and Michael Korns Barbara Yellen and Phil West Gretchen and Jeremy Zucker One GDS Parent Engagement Committee Ciera and Trevor Ashley Bernadine Bacon-Irwin Jennifer and Matthew Berzok Dominic Bianchi Cathy Boss Raïna Brubaker Tamara Buchwald Bob Cooper Meredith and Michael Cymerman Erin Davis and Jonathan Etter Gema DeCain
Nicole DeYampert and Albert Moseley Amy Dixon and Gregg LoCascio Jeffrey Dygert Tonya Fulkerson Anabel Genetski Phyllis Hedlund Holly Holland Barry Hurewitz Ruth Jacobsen Terri Judge Iman Kennerly Bob Liebowitz Elana and Jonathan Perl Tony Pimenta Barbara Price Sarah Rosand Nikki Shukla Reem Sweiss Deep Vardan Laura Zuckerman
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2018–19 CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP (cont.)
Volunteer kickoff meeting
Campaign Executive Committee at work
Current and recent past board chairs with Head of School Russell Shaw on tower crane overlooking the unified campus.
Michael Gottdenker, Lisie Gottdenker, and Kamal Ali '80
ONE GDS GRANDPARENTS AND ALUMNI PARENTS DIVISION Larry Kanarek, Co-Chair Nancy and Harold Zirkin, Co-Chair
One GDS Grandparents and Alumni Parents Committee Patty Abramson* Michele Altemus and Joe Cullen Judy Areen and Richard Cooper Judy and Bill Jeffress Melanie and Larry Nussdorf Laura Stone and Ezra Levine One GDS Grandparents Engagement Committee Carol Berenson Carol Blum Annette and Percy Bond Paulette Korns Lenore Yellen
ONE GDS FACULTY DIVISION Richard Avidon, Tri-Chair Peg Schultz, Tri-Chair Bryan Williams, Tri-Chair
One GDS Faculty Committee Perry Degener David Gillespie Kathy Hudson Keith Hudspeth Skylé Pearson Laura Rosberg ONE GDS ALUMNI DIVISION Kamal Ali '80, Tri-Chair Frank Foer '92, Tri-Chair Liz Levine '02, Tri-Chair
One GDS Alumni Committee Melissa Green '90 Jeff Jeffress '92 Zina Khalid '80 Caleb Kramer '87 Leroy Nesbitt '78 Michael Sachse '95 Matt Solomon '90 Rachel Winnik Yavinsky '01 Laura Charity '10 Carolyn Rosenthal '05
GDS ALUMNI BOARD, 2018-19 Ava Jones '02, President Nina Ritch '95, Vice President Liz Slobasky '97, Development Committee Chair Jason Campbell '07 Will Fastow '96 Batya Feldman '07 Julia Fisher '09 Hunter Fortney '11 Brian Fung '06 Branden Isaac '08 Tayo Jimoh '10 Elena Lobo '04 Laura London '07 Mitch Malasky '04 Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg '91 Denise Odell '84 Stephanie Rosenthal '98
After 43 years of service, Associate Head of School Kevin Barr will retire at the end of the 2019-20 school year. Kevin first joined GDS in 1975 as a 23-year-old English Teacher. In his five decades as a Hopper, Kevin has served as department chair, college counselor, Director of Studies, High School Principal, and a great deal more. Informally, Kevin has come to serve as the Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s historian, and his blogs and letters reflect a reverence for our schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s past, ensuring that we remain firmly grounded in our mission and in our belief in the unique possibility of each child.
C E L E B R AT I N G
KEVIN BA R R
To celebrate Kevin, we would love to hear your stories. Please send memories, photos, and reflections to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1 so that we can share your appreciation with Kevin.
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