Named one of the "Rising Stars of Politics" by Campaigns and Elections Magazine in 2002, Scott Shalett '88 is a principal in the Dewey Square Group, a strategic marketing and communications firm.
From 2003 to 2006, Shalett served as Chief of Staff for Louisiana Lt. Governor Mitchell J. Landrieu. From 1998 to 2002, Shalett was President of Varoga, Rice & Shalett, where he ran the public affairs and political management department for Democratic candidates and clients across the country. In 2000, Shalett operated the Southern Political Desk at the Democratic National Committee and also directed Al Gore's Get-Out-the-Vote effort in Iowa.
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.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”