David Winfield Scott ’33, PhD (1916–2009) was a noted American artist and founding director of the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian Institute.
He graduated from Harvard University and studied painting at the Art Students’ League. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II. Dr. Scott held two masters degrees and received his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley. His father was a professor at Pomona College.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.