The celebration for the 25th Annual Peccary Society Dinner was a memorable one, breaking the all-time fundraising record with $146,750 in sponsorships raised, a tribute to founding board member Hugh Rose, and tours of our recently-renovated collections room. The crowd was inspired by the Alf Award for Excellence in Paleontological Research and Education winner, Dr. Bolortsetseg Minjin, and her work repatriating fossils to Mongolia and teaching the next generation of Mongolian paleontologists. Laudate Deum!
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.”