George School alumni had three opportunities to gather and network this fall. The events were held in New York and in Newtown.
Marie Plaisime ’08 was one of forty students selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research scholar in 2017. Marie is a second-year doctoral student of medical sociology at Howard University and the first student of the university selected for the honor.
A hanging wall shelf, created by George School woodworking and design teacher, Carter Sio ’76, is part of the Works in Wood show hosted by New Hope Arts Center. This annual juried exhibition celebrates the woodwork tradition of Bucks County, and runs through Sunday, January 7, 2018.
“Breast Forms Permutated” by Martha Wilson ’65 is on display through January 14, 2018, at Met Breuer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s contemporary art outpost located at 945 Madison Avenue in New York City. The work is included in the “Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980” exhibition.
Sara Lomax-Reese ’83 was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Philadelphia, as ranked by Philadelphia Magazine. She is known as a mover and shaker, both for her work in radio and for her impact on local boards.
Liz Grossman ’05 spent this past year meeting with female African leaders, drawing inspiration from them about gender equality in their countries.
Mary Jane Mikuriya ’52 broke the mold when it came to what was expected of her. Brown University recently profiled her and posted a recording of Mary Jane sharing her early experiences with prejudice and pushing through adversity as part of a project titled “Brown Women Speak.”
For five decades Meredith Monk ’60 has paved her own path in the art world, creating wordless vocal masterpieces, which have graced stages in New York and internationally. Her compositions have recently earned her one of the most prestigious honors an artist can receive, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize.
The one-hundredth anniversary of Miriam Knowles’ death will be commemorated in Yardley, Pennsylvania on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Miriam was a Class of 1908 graduate of George School who died in service to the United States during World War I.
George School welcomed Burt Ross ’61 back to campus last week to speak at assembly about his life experiences on Monday, October 16, 2017 in Walton Auditorium.