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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of July 15, 2017

July 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of July 15, 2017:

  • Carlton Forbes (’05) and Alice Hsieh (’05) from their New York Times wedding announcement

    Alumni couple Alice Hsieh (’05) and Carlton Forbes (’05) married on July 15, 2017.  They have been a couple since their junior year of high school.  Alice is an attorney at Miller & Chevalier in DC, and Carlton will begin clerking for Supreme Court Justice Breyer this summer.  Read their New York Times wedding announcement here.  Many congratulations to the happy couple!

  • Erin Turberville (’16) is interning at the Maggie L. Walker Historic Site this summer and encourages anyone interested in stopping by to take a guided tour Tue-Sat from 9-5.
  • Bailey Thomson (’06) shared this article from The American Prospect on the problem of deteriorating public school facilities.  The article talks extensively about Maggie L. Walker’s restoration using historic tax credits as one possible way forward.
  • Musician Lucy Dacus (’13) is touring the US and Canada this summer.
  • The Sunday Herald interviewed comedian and past MLWGS commencement speaker Sara Schaefer (’96) in advance of her upcoming appearance at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  • Beloved former Governor’s School teacher Ed Slipek published this very enjoyable architectural consideration of the new Maggie L. Walker monument.
  • Molly Campbell (’05)’s marbled leather work was featured in Okra Magazine.
  • Jenny Han (’98)’s bestselling young adult novel TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE is coming to the big screen! Production on the movie, starring Lana Condor, has started in Vancouver.
  • ICYMI: We profiled Joya Carlton (’98).
  • ICYMI: We profiled Tyler Gibson (’10).

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