St. Andrew's School Magazine, 2016 Spring
This issue celebrates the graduation of the Class of 2016 and the 2016 Reunion Weekend. Six seniors share personal stories about their time at St. Andrew's: Michelle Gao ’16, Garrett Hanrahan ’16, Tristan Thomas ’16, Alexandra King ’16, Thomas Lindemann ’16 and Alexia Ildefonso ’16. Graduation remarks by senior Co-Presidents Anton Delgado ’16 and Juliette Neil ’16 are included, as is the Commencement Address by J. Kent Sweezey, photographs from the event, and a list of student prize winners. The issue also profiles young alumni from the class of 2012 pursuing independent research in college: Kevin Dowling ’12, Annie Imbrie-Moore ’12, Grace Seekins ’12 and Rob Rasmussen ’12. Carey Albertine ’92 speaks about her work diversifying literature and media for young people. The magazine also captures athletic and artistic highlights from a half year on campus. Spring sports teams achieve success and coaches are honored. As Lindsay Brown departs St. Andrew's for the Dublin School, Will Porter ’96 shares lessons he learned from his former crew coach. As Bob Colburn steps down after 55 years as head baseball coach, excerpts from his team emails capture his dedication and attention to detail. A new rowing shell is named for Louisa Hemphill Zendt ’78. In the world of the arts, St. Andrew's puts on a winter production of "The Crucible" and a spring Arts Weekend full of musical, theatrical, and dance performances as well as a student art show. Joycelin Farmer ’17 speaks about her spoken word poetry, the Choral Scholars tour and sing in Cuba, and musician Maggie Rogers ’12 breaks into the national spotlight. Student instrumentalists play in the All-State Orchestra. Yousaf Khan ’16, Rishi Shah ’16 and Ryan Bellissimo ’16 develop event-planning software and compete in entrepreneurship competitions. A group of St. Andrew's mathematicians lead Math Circle, hands-on learning for faculty children. A huge range of other spring events -- from a Passover Seder to an Equity Conference, from campus visitors to off-campus excursions to places as varied as the Trenton Circus Squad and the Wilmington Courthouse - are captured here as well. In Memory commemorates Thomas Donaldson ’40, Richard Patch ’45, Dirck Teller ’52 and David Hindle ’58.