Financial executive William R. Elfers ’67, a longtime member of the Board of Trustees whose enthusiasm and love for Hotchkiss were exceeded only by a tenacious work ethic, died on Nov. 28, 2020 at home in Marion, Massachusetts, due to complications associated with ALS. He was 71.
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Bearcat excitement rose to a fever pitch on Wednesday evening, Oct. 6, when students jumped for joy following a special announcement declaring a Head of School Holiday the following day.
The holiday was in honor of Jeannie Weinberg Rose '80, P'18, former Board of Trustee president who gave steadfast support and wise guidance during some particularly challenging times in the School’s history.
In an All-School Meeting in Elfers Hall on Friday, Oct. 1, four long-serving, dedicated instructors received endowed chairs.
Oliver Barry ’01, M.D. is a Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (New York Presbyterian), but his commitment to the well-being of children began years ago while he was an undergraduate at Princeton. He credits a sense of appreciation and gratitude for his time at Hotchkiss as an important factor in his decision to found a not-for-profit organization.