Lewis B. Cullman ’37, who held an early ambition to be a weatherman and worked for a time as an investment adviser, but who instead changed course to create a life devoted to social compassion and philanthropy, died on June 7, 2019. He was 100.
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The Hotchkiss School is pleased to announce that Steve McKibben has agreed to serve as interim dean of community life for the 2019-20 academic year, effective July 1.
Ronni Mok ’16 was honored as one of 34 Merrill Scholars at Cornell University, a designation given to Cornell seniors who graduate in the top one percent of their class. At the 31st annual Merrill Presidential Scholars convocation on May 22, recipients were honored, as well as the secondary school teacher they each selected as the most influential in their academic careers. Mok’s guest was Tom Drake, her Hotchkiss instructor in history and advisor.
Sofia Ghachem Fenichell '86 is an entrepreneur and the founder of Mrs Wordsmith, a publisher and game developer that creates illustrated and animated literacy and vocabulary tools for children and students ages 3 to 13. The company's products include the best-selling Storyteller's Illustrated Dictionary and Word-a-Day stand.
Under picture-perfect blue skies, 180 seniors took their final walk out of Elfers to Harris House lawn for Commencement exercises. An hour later, after singing “Fair Hotchkiss,” they became Hotchkiss’s 127th graduating class.