George School is proud to announce the students that were named to the Honor Roll and/or Head of School’s List for Term 3 of the 2013-2014 academic year. More than 260 students were named to the Honor Roll and more than 260 students were named to the Head of School’s list.
Three George School alumni—Philip Ross ’57, Margaret Garb ’80, and Emmy Laybourne ’89—have recently published books. They, along with many other George School authors are featured in the Alumni Authors section of the George School website.
Carol Lopes ’15 attended the Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington, DC on June 15-18, 2014. Hosted by the United Nations Foundation, the summit brought together girls from around the world to discuss women’s issues, attend workshops, listen to speakers, and meet with leaders on Capitol Hill.
Despite a number of stumbling blocks, the girls’ and boys’ track teams qualified for the New Balance Nationals Outdoor. The girls’ team earned twentieth overall and the boys’ team earned twenty-seventh overall. Jerrica Bauer ’16 ran the two mile race and earned a ninth place ranking overall in the Emerging Elite division.
On June 12, 2014 Lael Brainard ’79 was confirmed to one of three open seats on the Federal Reserve Board, reports Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times. Lael’s confirmation brings the board “a little closer to full strength.”
The Snave Foundation has issued a challenge. When George School raises the next $1 million for the Fitness and Athletics Center, the Foundation will add $150,000 to the Fit for the Future initiative. Help George School meet this goal. Make your gift today at georgeschool.org/challenge.
Construction on the Fitness and Athletics Center is a few months shy of completion and the rain gardens that surround the building have begun to take shape. Kevin Selger, Landscape Architect for Gilmore & Associates Engineering, designed the gardens that surround the building and the parking lot.
George School has been named a Morehead-Cain nominating school by the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The Morehead-Cain Scholarship, awarded annually by the university, is the “first merit scholarship program established in the United States,” according to their website.