Alumni Spotlight Blog

The Alumni Spotlight features the latest updates and Class NewsNotes. Please share your news with us at


  • Gabriel Sanchez '77 Returns to Campus to Coach 1st VWS Golf Team

    September 28, 2015

    Gabriel Sanchez ’77 has returned to Webb to coach the first VWS golf team. While a student at Webb, Coach Sanchez played golf all four years and was captain of the team for three years. This is his second year leading the VWS golf program.

    Read More
  • Pascal "Tim" Goddard '67 Receives 2015 John H. Pickering Award of Achievement

    September 16, 2015

    Pascal “Tim” Goddard ’67 received the 2015 John H. Pickering Award of Achievement, presented in Chicago by the Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association for his work with the Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Read More
  • Andrew Branscome '61 Passes Away

    September 16, 2015

    We recently learned the sad news that Andrew Branscome ’61 passed away on September 11, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Devra, and two children, Drew and Emmylou.

    Read More
  • Sean James '11 Creates New Code for AutoCAD

    August 28, 2015

    While working as a software engineering intern at Autodesk, Sean James ’11 wrote a new algorithm for rendering circles and arcs in AutoCAD.His new code is now featured in AutoCAD 2016, which began shipping in spring 2015.

    Read More
  • 9 Tips for Being Your Own Boss

    August 27, 2015

    Neil Goldman '00 is the founder and CEO of Hotels for Hope, an orgnization that gives to nonprofits that serve children through programs focused on health, education, arts and humanitarian aid. Hotels for Hope is on track to give more than $1M in charitable gifts by 2015!

    Read More
  • Mason Lin '13 Researches "Sports Analytics in Finance"

    August 24, 2015

    Mason Lin ’13 spent his summer on a Davidson Research Initiative project titled “Sports Analytics in Finance.” Closely working with his Davidson advisor, Associate Professor of Math and Computer Science Tim Chartier, Mason wondered if they could approach currency traders with the same analysis as his advisor was approaching athletes using “cluster analysis.”

    Read More
  • Agavita Lepidotra

    Robert Glenn Ketchum '66 Artwork at G2 Gallery

    August 3, 2015

    The artwork of Robert Glenn Ketchum ’66 will be shown at the G2 Gallery in Venice, California. The exhibit is titled “Mandalac Gardens” and will run from August 11 to September 27, 2015. The exhibit will feature nine nature images that have been embedded in aluminum sheets with dyes, heat and pressure and then laser cut into a desired shape.

    Read More
  • Class of '70 Celebrates 45-Year Reunion

    July 27, 2015

    In late July, 25 members of the tightly-bonded Class of 1970 gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate their 45th reunion.

    Read More
  • Randy Elliott '41 Passes Away

    July 6, 2015

    We recently learned the sad news that Randy Elliott ’41 passed away on June 22, 2015. Randy is survived by his wife Janis, their five children, and eight grandchildren. The Elliott family has deep ties to Webb with many generations calling Webb home over the years: Randy’s sons Steven ’72 and David ’73, his grandson Riley ’08, his cousin Richard ’41, and nephews Toby ’63, Kenneth ’65, and Douglas Meservey ’68.

    Read More
  • Sheena Amin '09 starts Shanti Charities

    April 27, 2015

    With the help of some family friends, Sheena Amin ’09 started Shanti Charities, a non-profit organization that brings safety and first aid education to local communities. As a Basic Life Support Instructor for the organization, Sheena teaches underprivileged communities basic first aid skills.

    Read More
  • Juliana Whitney '07 is a "40 Under 40 Rising Star"

    March 30, 2015

    Juliana Whitney ’07 made the Las Vegas Business Press “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” list in 2015 for her work in her self-started non-profit, That Adopted Girl Inc.

    Read More
  • Jenn Louis '89 Publishes "Pasta By Hand"

    March 26, 2015

    Jenn Louis ’89 has published her first cookbook, Pasta by Hand, which includes over 65 recipes for hand-shaped traditional pastas and dumplings, along with many sauces to mix and match. Pasta by Hand is touted as the perfect book for DIY cooks and lovers of Italian food.

    Read More
  • Kevin Groh '09 Has Been An Active Campaign Worker

    February 16, 2015

    Since graduating from Brown, Kevin Groh '09 has worked on four campaigns including the 2013 Virginia Governor's race and most recently Senator Jeanne Shaheen's re-election campaign in New Hampshire.

    Read More
  • Bill Alley '71 Passes Away

    February 5, 2015

    We recently learned the sad news that William “Bill” Alley '71 passed away on January 7, 2015. He is survived by his wife Kathleen and their two children, Hadley and Emma.

    Read More
  • Julia Marciari-Alexander '85

    NPR Interview with Julia Marciari-Alexander '85

    January 28, 2015

    Julia Marciari-Alexander '85 is a featured speaker at TedXBaltimore on January 27, 2015. Julie, who has led the Walters Museum for the past two years, shares her thoughts on how she's reimagining the museum experience for the future.

    Read More
  • Albert Walsh '00: Summer Camp in Idaho

    January 23, 2015

    Albert Walsh '00 and his wife Jordan Shay are celebrating the fourth year of Castle Rock Ranch Camp. Located in beautiful Kingston, Idaho, the camp is designed for children ages 9 through 14. There are 5 one-week sessions starting from June 20 to August 14. Last summer several Webb students went and it was an amazing experience.

    Read More
  • Focus on New Faculty - Christina Duron '08

    December 19, 2014

    Christina Duron ’08 approaches the subject of math as a teacher and a student. Following a year as a Teaching Fellow at Webb, she joined the schools’ faculty.

    Read More
  • Madison Fuelling ’11 and Haverford Volleyball qualify for NCAA Tournament

    November 13, 2014

    Madison Fuelling ’11, a senior at Haverford College, is a star on the volleyball court. As co-captain, she helped her team qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.

    Read More
  • Abby Hess '12 named Athlete of the Week at Wellesley College

    September 30, 2014

    Abby Hess ’12 has been named Athlete of the Week at Wellesley College for her hard work on and off the field, dedication to her team, and love for the sport of soccer.

    Read More
  • John Scalzi '87s "Lock In" Makes NYTimes Bestseller List

    September 5, 2014

    John Scalzi '87's new release Lock In has made the NY Times bestseller list for hardcover fiction. Scalzi is in the midst of a national book tour, and he'll be in San Francisco, Pasadena and San Diego this week. Last year, Scalzi won a Hugo Award for his novel Redshirts, and now his Old Man's War series is being turned into a TV series by the Syfy channel.

    Read More
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >