On April 6, 2019, AACE International named John P. Orr ’73, PSP FAACE, a Fellow of AACE International. The status of Fellow is a selective and prestigious honor.
To kick off Alumni Weekend 2019, Geno McDermott ’04 will speak at assembly on Friday, May 3 from 10:25 to 11:10 a.m. about his career in the film and television industry.
Holly Barnet-Sanchez ’65 spoke to the George School community during assembly on Friday, April 19, 2019. She discussed how she came to be an historian of Chicano art, a movement that represents efforts by Mexican-American artists to establish a unique identity in the United States.
George School student entrepreneurs pitched their startup companies and new product ideas to a panel of alumni judges at Demo Day on Sunday, March 31, 2019, as part of the MIT LaunchX Program.
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, join fellow George School alumni, parents, and friends on a guided tour of Chicago parks with landscape architect Ernie Wong ’77. Ernie is the Founder and Principal of Site Design Group, Ltd., an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design, and architecture firm.
George School welcomes alumni back to campus for Alumni Weekend, May 3–5, 2019. Class years ending in 4s and 9s will celebrate their milestone reunions this year, but all alumni are welcome to join the fun.
Wendy Talbot ’70 passed away in May 2015, just weeks after attending her 45th reunion at George School. Countless George School friends and family members attended her memorial service and recounted Wendy’s ability to relate so well to people of all ages and her genuine commitment to helping others.
George School surpassed its goal of 900 donors by 11:59 p.m. on February 8, 2019 during the culmination of the Great Green Give fundraising challenge, and unlocked a generous $50,000 gift from Trustee Brian Wise ’93.
Anthony Verleysen ’12 and his sister Sabrina Verleysen ’14 have created Project Buku Buku (Book Book), an international book drive to collect English novels for under-resourced Muslim boarding schools in Central Java, Indonesia.
Kabir Chopra ’09 recently starred in the off-Broadway hit Queen at the Astoria Performing Arts Center in New York. Queen tells the story of two female scientists, Sanam and Ariel, who have spent the past seven years researching vanishing bee populations across the globe.