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Please join Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and the Webb community as we say farewell to Leo & Stevie Marshall, Susan Lacroix and Brian Ogden.
On April 24 the Alumni Office, together with the Alumni Council, welcomed back 15 alumni speakers for the 17th Annual Sophomore Career Evening. The featured speakers spoke with the sophomore classes about their professional experience in the career fields of Medicine & Health, Real Estate & Development, Business & Finance, Marketing & Public Relations, Education & Service, and The Law.
Caroline Adler ’00 is featured in a video with First Lady Michelle Obama discussing how she and the White House have mastered the use of social media. Caroline is the Special Assistant to President Obama and Communications Director to the First Lady.
Over a dozen alumni and friends in the Phoenix area enjoyed an evening at Jade Bar at the picturesque Sanctuary Camelback Resort. Alumni in attendance represented every decade from the 60s to the 00s.
On Saturday, June 4th, The Webb Schools will graduate the Class of 2016. This year's commencement speakers are Julia Marciari-Alexander '85 and Col. John Rogers '59.
Over 30 alumni, parents, and friends enjoyed an evening at Halftime Café on the Google main campus in Mountain View, CA with Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale. Many thanks to alumna host, class agent, and Google employee Debbie Lai '08 for arranging this fun evening!
The Tasting Table reports that Jenn Louis '89 is packing up her za'atar and tahini and heading down to SoCal. The Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern owner will open a still-to-be-named Israeli restaurant in the Freehand, a boutique hostel headed to downtown Los Angeles this fall.
The Alf Museum’s news-making discovery, Dinosaur Joe, will go on tour to three Japanese museums over the next year, beginning March 2016. As one of the centerpiece fossils at The Dinosaur Expo, this is Joe’s international debut.
Yassmin Sarmadi '87, owner of the popular and highly regarded Church and State French bistro in downtown Los Angeles, has opened her second restaurant Spring with Chef Tony Esnault. Webb students will visit Spring next month as part of the Unbounded Days' "Molecular Gastronomy" workshop.
Join members of the Board of Trustees, Webb alumni and staff, and their friends and families on a search for fossils in the Mud Hills near Barstow, California (kids are welcome), on Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Steve Shenbaum ’88 returns to Webb in February as a guest speaker at the 2016 Unbounded Days. Steve, the President and founder of the nationally acclaimed communication firm game on Nation, is considered one of the most respected presenters on communication, leadership, positive culture change, and team building.
Webb gave me a strong foundation and lifelong friendships, which I continue to draw on today. I feel honored to be asked to serve on the board and look forward to the work ahead. -- Michael Chang '92
In October 2015, a farmer in Michigan discovered a large object sprouting two giant tusks while digging on his farm. Renowned paleontologist and wooly mammoth expert Dr. Daniel Fisher ’67 was called to the scene to assess the discovery.
The Class of 2016 is off to an amazing start! Webb seniors have once again beaten the national odds and received acceptances from some of America’s best colleges and universities.
Carlton Reaver Appleby ’41 attended Webb School of California for two years, however his impact on the institution will be felt for generations.
Carl was a loyal alumnus and one of our all-time Webb hereos.
--Taylor Stockdale, Head of Schools
Thompson Webb once said, “The crowning achievement of a headmaster is his alumni.” Clifford Stanton Heinz, Jr. ’37 embodied this achievement – a shining example of leadership, a life of purpose and principle, and a warm and caring heart.
California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong ’93 to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Victor Heerman, Jr. ’42 has created a living legacy at The Webb Schools through his estate plan with a bequest that is among the top ten largest gifts in school history. Vic passed away in July 2014 leaving his home, personal property, and other assets to The Webb Schools. In doing so, he joined Webb’s Legacy Hall of Fame created to give special recognition to donors who have made lifetime gifts of $1 million and greater. It was Vic’s desire to give back to faculty in particular for the care and nurturing they gave to him as a student and to support the importance of maintaining a strong boarding school community. His gift will be used to fund and endow a faculty housing initiative. Read more about Victor’s life here.
Fossils from Webb's own Alf Museum are being showcased at the world premiere of Disney/Pixar's new animated movie The Good Dinosaur. The exhibit is on display at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood from November 25 to December 13. Nearly all of the fossils on display were collected by Webb students.
Hosain Rahman ’93, founder and CEO of Jawbone, received an early holiday present from media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Jawbone’s UP3 fitness tracker made Oprah’s list of Favorite Things 2015.