The International Baccalaureate (IB) Office recently added livened up the walls with a painting by recent IB Diploma Program Alumnus, Edwin Onyango ’21.
George School alum Shannon McGinnis ’17 was awarded the Smith College Pioneer Powerhouse Athlete of the Year award as well as being named to the Marly Pineda Team. While at George School, Shannon played varsity soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey.
On Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. George School celebrated the members of the Class of 2021 during the school’s one hundred and twenty-seventh Commencement Ceremony. Head of School Sam Houser welcomed the seniors and their friends and families.
Over 600 alumni registered for Alumni Weekend 2021 from Thursday, April 29 – Sunday, May 2. This year’s event featured four days of virtual events and activities for classmates to reconnect and reminisce about their cherished George School memories.
George School has had the honor of having a knowledgeable and skilled research librarian centered in the academic life of the school since 2014. Throughout her years of service, Marion helped maintain a collection of resources that serve the changing needs of George School’s academic program, while also overseeing and participating in all aspects of the school archives.
Maggie Popkin ’20 was first introduced to the hobby of birdwatching at the age of five, when her grandmother set up a telescope for her to watch a Great Blue Heron. According to Maggie’s mother, she was captivated by the feather patterns, and so began her interest.
Jaki Shelton Green ‘7 1 has taken on many professional roles throughout her career, including working as a paralegal, holding positions in the non-profit sector, and in 2018, she was appointed the first African American and third woman Poet Laureate in North Carolina.
This spring, the George School community will say goodbye to longtime teacher, coach, and Friend, Debbie DiMicco ’72, as she retires from George School. Prior to rejoining the George School community in 1979 to teach French, Debbie taught in France after graduating from Swarthmore College.
During Alumni Weekend 2021, George School Board of Trustees members Mike Kosoff ’56 and Betty Lou Thompson ’56 will be honored with the Lifetime of Service Award. This award is given to alumni whose commitment to volunteerism and generosity on behalf of George School make a significant impact on the George School community.
Every spring at Reunions, George School recognizes alumni who have excelled in their chosen profession or have done extraordinary things through volunteer and philanthropic endeavors. This year, the selection committee has chosen Lila Anton ’01 to receive the George School Young Alumni Award for many reasons, among them her impressive work with Netflix Japan.