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The Peccary Society enjoyed another successful Barstow adventure
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.
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.
Please join Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and the Webb community as we say farewell to Leo & Stevie Marshall, Susan Lacroix and Brian Ogden.
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.
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.