St. Andrew's School Magazine, 2014 Spring / Summer
Starting with a cover photo of Ben Bentil ’14 receiving his diploma from Headmaster Tad Roach, this issue celebrates the graduating Class of 2014. It includes the Commencement Address from Cristina Stenbeck Fitzgibbons ’95, remarks from senior Co-Presidents Eliza Calkins ’14 and Thomas von Oehsen ’14, the Baccalaureate Address by Will Robinson’97, a list of prize winners and Prize Night comments about different aspects of St. Andrew's from Austin Salley ’14 (Arts), Mollie Gillespie ’14 (Student Life), Alex McIlvaine ’14 (Athletics), Josué Chavez ’14 (Academics) and Bridget Dufour ’14 (Community Service). Faculty member Peter McLean and staff member Penny Bartsch are honored for 25 years of service. The issue also includes photos and statistics from Reunion Weekend 2014. This double issue also highlights events from a busy winter and spring on campus. Visitors include Alexandra Cox ’97, William Brownfield ’70, Stephon Alexander and Forest Woodward. Andreans return to the School for the first Alumni Arts Festival, captured in eight pages of photographs. Dance teacher Avi Gold and filmmaker Eva Sayre ’97 are profiled. Through an active community service program, students support organizations and causes like Code Purple, the Delaware School for the Deaf, the Ronald McDonald House, Adopt-a-Faculty, the Special Olympics and disaster relief for the Philippines. Sports accomplishments by Chris Klebl ’90, Louisa Belk ’16, Lou O'Brien Berl ’84 and the 2014 swim teams are discussed. Finally the issue includes a variety of student writing: essays from students in the Great History Books class (Karissa Kendricks ’16, Thomas Lindemann ’16, Alexia Ildefonso ’16, Juliette Neil ’16 and Ally Grusky ’16) and pieces by Jamie O'Leary ’14 and Amanda Sin ’16. Former faculty member Bill Amos offers a Chapel talk commemorating alumni who are no longer living, and In Memory honors David Bellis ’46, Thomas Fooks ’46, Morton Clark ’50, Henry Constable ’50, Upshur Sturgis ’50, John Creadick ’52, Michael Brown ’62, Charles Murphy ’62, James Watt ’62, and Alexander Thrower ’86.