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.
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George School Celebrates Hall of Athletic Honor Inductees
Fifteen George School students were selected to participate in the 27th Annual High School Art Exhibition & Congressional Art Competition. The exhibition took place from Saturday, April 2 through Friday, April 8, 2022, at the Hicks Art Center Gallery at Bucks County Community College. Yuxi (Cecilia) Wang took home the second place prize and Maia Hannah-Drullard received an honorable mention.
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.
Silas Kennedy ’22 was offered an International Baccalaureate (IB) merit scholarship from George Washington University. The university automatically considers first-year applicants who are on track to graduate secondary school with an IB Diploma for the IB Scholarship. “This is an incredible honor,” said Silas. The four-year scholarship is for $13,000 annually or $52,000 in total.
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.
George School students introduced their International Baccalaureate (IB) Arts Exhibit on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The art show is a student-curated exhibit of each student’s work over their two-year IB Visual arts program during which students study multiple media while choosing one as their primary focus. Each exhibit was accompanied by an artist statement and a talk given by the student.
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.