Tag Archives: Class of 2004

Grant Spotlight: Yoga Instruction

May 2, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

MLGWS alumnus Matt Elliott (’04) recently returned to his alma mater to teach yoga to sophomore PE students for the month of April. Tara Eschenroeder started this program some years ago with Athletic Director Paige Hawkins, and it has been a highlight of every spring at MLWGS since.  Tara handed the program over to Matt this year to great […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Azaria Verdin (’04)

December 26, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Teaching runs in Azaria Verdin (’04)’s family, though she didn’t officially decide to work in education until college. Her mother is a teacher, and first and foremost among the educators who have helped shape her life. “At each stage of my educational career, there were always a couple people who pushed me to be better,” […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Mica Swyers (’04)

June 13, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

After graduating in 2004, Mica Swyers went with much of her GSGIS class to UVA, where she majored in French and Media Studies.  Afterwards, she migrated to the windswept plains of Illinois where she got not one but two Master’s Degrees, one in French Linguistics and one in Teaching English as a Second Language.  Twist […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Nisha Ligon (’04)

June 13, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

From visiting family in Thailand to studying in London to trekking through the Himalayas, Nisha Ligon (Class of 2004) has always been a traveler. Though she stayed stateside for college, attending Yale University, after graduation she moved to London to pursue a MSc. in Science Media Production from Imperial College. Nisha currently lives in Dar […]

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Community Service Opportunity from Katie Houston (’04)

June 6, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

A MLGWS alumna, Katie Houston (Class of 2004) has reached out to offer a community service opportunity to current students.  She’s volunteering heavily with the non-profit ReEstablish Richmond, which works to help refugees acclimate and put down roots in the area. They have a high need right now for volunteer tutors who are willing to […]

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