Monthly Archives: June 2018

Grant Spotlight: 2018 Library Refresh (Phase 1)

June 26, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

MLWGS librarian Wendy DeGroat is working this summer to refresh the school’s library space.  She is working based on data collected from student focus groups that included students who utilize the library frequently, sometimes, and not at all.  She will be creating a new student seating area with poufs, floor pillows, accent rugs, and more.  […]

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2018-19 Alumni Board Members

June 25, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

The Govenor’s School Foundation’s Board of Directors is welcoming two new alumni members beginning in the 2018-19 fiscal year.  Neil Amin (’96) is the president and CEO of Shamin Hotels, one of the top 20 largest hotel chains in the US.  Neil started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he advised public and […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 23, 2018

June 25, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 23, 2018: Thanks so much to the many alumni who have stepped up to help us toward our goal of raising $80,000 to complete a top-of-the-line track refurbishment.  Coach Holdren is spearheading this campaign in the hopes of keeping the legendary track and field […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Michael Chen (’13)

June 19, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Governor’s School grads don’t just get together when they’re back home in Richmond.  Michael Chen (’13) and Grey Weissend (’13) were able to meet up in the city of Dali in China’s southwestern Yunnan province in 2017.  Grey was traveling in the area, and Michael has been living and working there. “Believe it or not, […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 16, 2018

June 18, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 16, 2018: Marguerite Bennett (’06) will be the writer for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic book continuation this September.  “I won’t lie it’s a dream come true. It’s such a cliché and so childish but so sincere, I can’t believe that I get […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 9, 2018

June 14, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 9, 2018: Shweta Tembe (’14) talks about her work as an AmeriCorps member serving with the Virginia College Advising Corps at Louisa County High School. Dahlia Mignouna (’08) was recently hired as a law clerk to Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court […]

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