Monthly Archives: October 2017

Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 7, 2017

October 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 7, 2017: Trevor Piersol (’06) is one of the founders of Soul Valley Cider Company, a craft cidery located in the Central Shenandoah Valley. The Williamsburg Yorktown Daily featured the historic farmhouse restored by alumni couple Matt Franz (’02) & Hannah Franz (’03). Sudan […]

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Notable Governor’s School Alumni

October 10, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

This is a list of notable GSGIS & MLWGS alumni collected by the Foundation & Alumni Office.  It is by no means exhaustive.  If you would like to submit someone as a possible addition to this list or update information for anyone on this list, please email Catherine Nicholas at Arts & Entertainment Sara […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Menaka Nayar (’07)

October 9, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Attorney Menaka Nayar (’07) loves her job.  “It’s the perfect mix of the concrete (because you have the specific realities of your client to deal with) and the abstract (every question of law involves some broader value judgment about how our society should order itself, what is fair, what is just),” she explains.  “Additionally, my work has a […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 30, 2017

October 8, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 30, 2017: Reunions Weekend 2017 was a great success!  Many members of the classes of 1997, 2002, 2007, & 2012 joined us for events that included MLWGS Fall Festival, pizza at Bottoms Up, pies & pints at Triple Crossing Brewery, and a beautiful evening […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Jamison (’11)

October 5, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

“I always knew I wanted to be an actor,” says Courtney Jamison (’11), who is currently a student at the Yale School of Drama in New Haven, CT.  “Looking back, I think I’ve always had a craving for connection, telling stories, and empathizing with other human beings.”  In high school, Courtney appreciated the focus at […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Chiou (’07)

October 3, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Alex Chiou was a member of the Class of 2007, which is gearing up for its ten-year reunion this October.  Alex remembers her classmates as one of the best things about her high school experience.  “The friends I made and the teachers I had were important,” she says.  “It was really motivating to be surrounded by other individuals […]

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Event Spotlight: SCA & Class Officer Meet-and-Greet

October 2, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Thanks to all the SCA and class officers who came to our meet-and-greet during lunch on October 2!  The Foundation is here to enrich the experience of current students, so we love getting to know you as people.  As we mentioned, please feel free to reach out to Catherine Nicholas ( in the Foundation office […]

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