WMS provides an experience that lasts a lifetime! Each month, we select an Alumna/us to feature on our website - you'll find their stories below. Do you know an outstanding alumna/us we should feature here? Send your suggestion to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Heeding the Call to Create" Art and creating art have been integral parts of Ann Howell Armstrong’s life for as long as she can remember. Recognizing her passion and talent, Ann’s art teacher, Hamish MacEwan at St. Mary’s-in-the-Mountains, now The White Mountain School, encouraged her to pursue art in college and beyond.
This month we've decided to focus squarely on the newest additions to our Alumnae/i Family, the entire Class of 2015. Later this week we'll have the privilege of wishing them well and sending them off into the world with all of their great talents and dreams. We are very excited to share their work and experiences at WMS with you as this month's featured alumnae/i.
A ceaseless explorer, self-identified obsessive competitor and a savvy businessman, Will has turned his passion for outdoor adventure sports into his career; sport into his life’s work. This month's featured alumnus shares his take on living a full life.
Founder of Fitness Journal, Chris Watson '92 works with individuals, coaches, businesses and federal agencies on health and wellness planning. And, his four-man cycling team recently took 1st place in the Race Across the West – a 860 mile, 24 hour a day race from Oceanside, CA to Durango, CO.
Imagine discovering your ideal career path while taking shelter in a giant shipping crate in the middle of the Black Rock Desert during a howling dust storm. That’s exactly what John Fenoglio ‘01 did - leave it to a White Mountain School graduate.
When Occidental College wrote The White Mountain School to brag that Jim Slaney WMS Class of 2011 was the recipient of a much sought after summer internship at Occidental, we knew we had to learn more!
WMS alumnus Solomon Diamond '93 is making great strides in the fields of engineering and neuroscience, creating a cap that monitors the inner workings of the brain to detect risk of stroke and Alzheimer's.
John Foss '04 spent the last year and ten months in the district of Chiripo, Turrialba in Costa Rica, working with other Peace Corps volunteers as well as locals to establish the Coopeduchi R.L., which they believe will revitalize the community.
"The academic, athletic and work job experiences at WMS set me on a life path where I expected and wanted to be challenged, where I knew I could rise to the occasion, and where I learned that my actions impacted the experience of others. I carry those critical life lessons with me today." Bret Arsenault '80 shares his experiences at WMS and as the Chief Information Security Officer at Microsoft. Read on for Bret's story.
In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, we decided to do something different for December’s Alumna/us in the Spotlight, something that would fit with the themes of giving and gratitude in these winter months.
We asked author and alumna, Anne Wheeler Rowthorn ’58, to reflect on the spirit of giving and receiving. We hope that her piece below will inspire each reader to take a few minutes to consider the role of giving and gratitude in today’s busy world.
The habits of mind, the love of an academic subject, and being a part of a larger whole which values not just learning but “learning with joy” are all reasons I went into teaching in the first place and why I remained in the field for 40 years.
Founded in 1886 and set in the beautiful White Mountains of northern New Hampshire, The White Mountain School is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school for students grades 9-12/PG.