Educator, media creator, and producer Leonard (Len) Majzlin ’57 will receive the George School Alumni Award during Alumni Weekend, May 6–8, 2022. The George School Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have used their talents, expertise, and personal commitment to make a positive impact on those around them. The nominating committee found many reasons to honor Len, but it is his outstanding contributions as an educator through creative vision and design that distinguish him.
The George School EniGmaS Math Team took first place in the Pennsylvania High School 1-1200 category at the international Purple Comet Math Meet. The team ranked 18th nationwide and took 26th place worldwide. The team outscored area competitors including The Episcopal Academy 21-16.
George School is hosting a full-time studio artist, Heidi Kreitchet, for a six-week residency in the Hallowell Ceramics Studio. Heidi’s visit is part of a planned program to connect students with working artists and their varied artistic perspectives.
George School students received fourteen awards in the 2022 Philadelphia Region Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards. Four were Gold Key Awards, three Silver Key Awards, and seven Honorable Mentions.
Linglong Dai ’23 and Jimmy Ding ’23 were recognized at the Bucks County Science and Research Competition. Jimmy received an honorable mention in the environmental science category. Linglong placed third in mathematics and was subsequently invited to compete in the Delaware Valley Science Fair where she placed second.
The George School Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse team notched their first win, defeating Perkiomen School 9-4 at their season-opening away game on Friday, April 1, 2022.
We are pleased to introduce Jessica Harms, the new George School new director of alumni engagement. We interviewed her to learn a little more about her hopes and dreams for keeping alumni connected to our community.
George School students received thirty-eight prizes for their writing in the 2022 Philadelphia Region Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards. Seven were Gold Key Awards, nine Silver Key Awards, and twenty-two Honorable Mentions. There were approximately 1,500 submissions in the Philadelphia area this year, and the Gold Key represents the top 5 percent of submissions.
Four George School Varsity Equestrian team members—Olivia Garrett ’23, Meadow Gober ’25, Sevde Guleryuz ’23, and Nicole McCleskey ’25—will conpete at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Zone 11 Finals on the weekend of March 19-20, 2022, at Gloucester County Dream Park.