Tag Archives: Class of 1999

Alumni Spotlight: Kate Lipper-Garabedian (’99)

August 8, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Kate Lipper-Garabedian (’99) is one of the Governor’s School alumni making good on part of the school’s mission: she is running for office this November. Kate was a student at Governor’s School in its early days, when it was still housed in the Thomas Jefferson building. Though she, like many, remembers the lack of toilet […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Ross Savedge (’99)

July 7, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Ross Savedge graduated from Governor’s School in 1999.  He remembers the school as “competitive and full of the widest variety of interesting, intelligent students one could ask for.  Teachers and school administration trusted the students, and in return, we liked and trusted them. Everyone was treated with respect.  And everyone was friendly and interesting.”  He also has warm memories […]

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2017 Alumni Annual Fund Campaign

June 27, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

We owe a special thank you to our alumni this year for their exceptional contributions to the Governor’s School Foundation.  This fiscal year, a full 31% of all alumni donated alumni donated a combined $81,000.  That’s more than $10,000 over our previous record for alumni giving set in 2013-14. During the campaign, we got life […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jessie Abbate (’99)

June 10, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Jessie Abbate (’99) began doing infectious disease field work in the French and Italian Alps in graduate school.  She was awarded a Chateaubriand fellowship in 2011 to finish her doctoral dissertation with a French collaborator. Landing a post-doc position at the premiere ecology lab in France (CEFE), located in Montpellier, she moved shortly after graduating with her […]

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