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The Alumni Council and Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Alumni Awards: Jon Congdon ’81, Dodd Fischer ’61, Peter Ziegler ’63 and Jack Wiese ’06. Webb's alumni awards program aims to recognize alumni who represent the best of Webb through their exemplary work and achievements.
Many thanks to the 1,665 alumni, parents and friends who made gifts in support of Webb and the Alf Museum during the 2015-16 Webb Fund campaign. We received over $1.64 million in unrestricted Webb Fund gifts, plus additional support for endowment and capital improvements, bringing total gifts to $5.88 million. A new Webb record was set with 959 alumni donors! These results lay a great foundation as Webb begins to build momentum for a multi-year campaign leading up to its historic Centennial celebration.
This year's trip traveled from Webb to Pipestone Springs, Three Forks, Bozeman, and the wonderous National Parks of Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, and Zion.
Christian Holmes ’64 recently visited India to see the work being done to combat the poor sanitation in many urban areas throughout the country. Chrisian is the USAID Global Water Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment.
The Summer Junior Scholars Programs welcomed several alumni legacies this year, with students coming from Hong Kong, New York, Costa Rica, San Francisco and greater Los Angeles to explore immersive learning experiences in paleontology, leadership and digital arts.
The 2016 commencement speeches are online. Hear what Julia Marciari-Alexander '85 and Col. John Rogers '59 had to say to the Class of 2016.
Over 40 Vivian Webb School alumnae, faculty, family and friends from across four decades gathered at Yassmin Sarmadi ‘87’s restaurant Spring in Downtown Los Angeles to reconnect, network, and celebrate being Women of Webb. Julia Marciari-Alexander '85 was the featured speaker.
Over 150 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends gathered on May 21 to bid farewell to four special members of the Webb community: Brian Ogden, Susan Lacroix and Leo & Stevie Marshall.
John Scalzi '87 is the recipient of the 2016 Ohio Governor's Award for the Arts in the category of Individual Artist. This award recognizes individuals and organizations who have been vital to the growth and development of Ohio's cultural resources.
The Peccary Society enjoyed another successful Barstow adventure. Alumni came from as far as Hawaii, Portland, Salt Lake City, and New York to partake in this exciting and fun annual weekend gathering.
Wendin Smith '89, PhD has joined the United States Department of Defense as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction. In this role, Wendin is responsible for establishing policy and guidance to protect U.S. and Allied forces against chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear attack from state or terrorist actors, as well as for preventing and countering global trafficking in WMD.
There are now 16 alumni legacy students on campus and nearly one-third of current students has a sibling on campus or is related to a Webb graduate.
The Alumni Council hosted the annual Senior Dinner on April 27, in honor of the Class of 2016. Members of the Alumni Council and President Rahmi Mowjood '90 were on hand to enthusiastically welcome the future graduates into the Webb alumni community.
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.
Dr. Jamila Everett joins The Webb Schools this July as Director of Admission and Financial Aid. With more than 16 years of selective admission experience at such leading institutions as Caltech, USC, and Pitzer College, she previously servesd as Interim Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid at Pitzer College in Claremont.