The Gunnery On the Go - February 2014

Grace Herrick '17, and her project, "Evaluating the Performance of a Model Solar Concentrating System using Thermoelectric Generating Technology," earned multiple awards at the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University. [continued]




The Gunnery Girls Hockey team had a flair for the dramatic in the New England Championships, needing overtime twice to earn victories in their semi-final and final match-ups to repeat as champions. [continued]




The U.S. premier of Fairy Tale Ending: The Big Bad Family Musical was thoroughly enjoyed by a whole new audience over the extended February 22nd weekend. An extra special performance for young children was staged on Saturday afternoon. [continued]




The Boys Hockey Team competed in the New England "Elite 8" Championships for the 5th time in 6 years. The boys beat Kent 7-3 in the quarterfinals and Berkshire 5-2 in the semifinals before losing 3-2 in overtime to Salisbury in the finals. Thanks to Brandon Garzione '14, for highlights of both the Boys and Girls games and "Highlander Nation" that supported both teams on their magical playoff runs. [Watch Playoff Highlights]




Gunnery's winter athletic award winners and all-stars were honored on February 25, 2014 in Virginia Hamilton Solley Hall.

Athletic Director, Jon Russillo congratulated all the teams on a great season and then announced the following all-stars...[continued]





Thank you to the 116 donors, including 20 first-time donors, who participated, securing us 8.1% participation and putting us ahead of Williston Northampton and Trinity Pawling!
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Regarding January's mystery photo, this came from Cam Fisher '97 (Thanks for the assist!): I'm pretty sure the two on the right are Jon Coffin and Laura Campbell, class of '97. I know the other three students as well, but their names are escaping me.
I believe they are from the class of '96. I'm not sure of the faculty member. If I had to guess, I would bet this was 1993/94.

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With February's photo, you have redeemed yourselves admirably, my loyal readers! Don't forget to put your classes, Wykeham ladies; I don't have the same records as I do for the Gunnery men of that era.
1) Brooke Allen, Wykeham '74 answered within 20 minutes: This is c. 1972, and the production is Carnival. In the very foreground is faculty member Marti Grausman, now the famous Martha Clarke...continued






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This is one of my favorite photos — the 1965 wrestling team? I think that's Blake Stevenson, the captain, on top — who are the others? Were you a wrestler?

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