Bill Hummel '71 is the grandson of E.L. Cord, maker of the classic Cord car. Cords are considered to be one of the top 10 car designs of all time and they feature many “Firsts” including front-wheel drive and hidden headlights. Famous owners include Amelia Earhart, Johnny Weissmuller, Tom Mix, Sonja Henje, Bing Crosby, and Groucho Marx.
Hummel is president of the Auburn Cord Dusenberg Club, the group of car owners that reunites every year in DeKalb County. Each year, the club picks a car to spotlight, and in 2011 it was the Cord 810, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The Cabriolet, the rarest of all the 810/812 Cords, was made in 1936 and1937. Back then, a Cord cost about $2,700, while a house was only $2,000.
Amara Berry ’12 truly embodies what it means to think boldly, mindfully and creatively. In October 2017, she was invited to give a Tedx Talk in Providence, Rhode Island, where she spoke on the legacy of her grandparents, how their work inspired her and the incredible work she is doing with our youth through The Sparkle Program.
We are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Jennifer Liu as Webb’s Director of Parent Relations and Special Events effective November 1. In this position, Liu will oversee our parent relations program, which serves more than 750 current parents worldwide and an active volunteer network through our Affiliates parent organization.
An opportunity to pick the brain of award-winning author John Scalzi '87, is not one you want to miss. Discussing topics ranging from what exactly defines a burrito to what projects he currently has in production, there's never a dull moment with Scalzi.
For Webb sports fans who can’t attend a game, or if you’d like to follow along with the live stats and scores from our athletic contests, most of our home games will be covered live with video and play-by-play at The NFHS Network.
To learn more about working in independent schools and meet with school representatives about open positions, please join Webb and 30 other participants on Saturday, February 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.