Members of the Class of 1961 flew to Portland from throughout the United States to honor their classmate, Dodd Fischer '61. Also present was Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and Board Chairman Sanjay Dholakia '87. This event has been hosted by Dodd and his wife Nancy Fischer P'89 for eight years and has become a cherished annual tradition in the region with alumni, parents, and friends. Mr. Stockdale gave a presentation on the state of the schools as well as a recap of the Colborn Distinguished Service Award given to Dodd Fischer '61 during Alumni Weekend last fall. As a special surprise, it was also announced that Webb has created the Dodd Fischer '61 Community Service Award. It will be given annually to that student who, over the course of his/her career at Webb, has consistently demonstrated a commitment to, and acted in the spirit of our mission to serve with a generous spirit." In total, nearly forty people were in attendance representing six decades of alumni.
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.