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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Nominations for the Alumni Representative to the Roeper Board of Trustees are being accepted now through March 15. In addition to serving as a full member of the governance body of the School, the alumni rep acts as a liaison between the alumni community and the School, providing an alumni voice on the Board and keeping the alumni community apprised of the Board's work. Before thoughtfully nominating yourself or another, please carefully read over the terms of office, job description and nomination/election process HERE.
EVENING WITH ALUMNI VIDEO AVAILABLE
On Jan. 30, 2016, seven alumni served on a panel addressing Roeper and non-Roeper families on the Roeper advantage. Sarah North, '98, Will McDowell, '07, Patrick O'Connor, '78, Erecenia Friday, '97, Fiona Ruddy, '06, Lori Lutz, '75, and Marc Gorelick, '83, spoke about their entry into our school, their experiences while here and how their lives after Roeper were shaped by the educational experience. The audience came away better understanding the "Roeper Difference." This was an admissions, retention and marketing initiative and it really worked. You can access that video by clicking HERE.
March 2, 2017 – David Feldman, Head of School, and Denita Banks-Sims, Development Director, visiting with alumni in Baltimore, MD (To join us this Baltimore reunion, simply email email@example.com with your RSVP)March 20-23, 2017 – Annual 9th grade trip to Washington, DC students meet with local alumniMay 25-28, 2017 - All alumni are invited to "come home" for the 75th Anniversary Weekend Reunion
RECENT ALUMNI EVENTS
Pictured: Athletic Director Ed Sack, Erik Zinser '06, Stephanie Holloman'09, and Pamela DuPerron
Roeper Athletics Hall of Fame Night was held on February 10, 2017. Inductees included: Erick Zinser '06, Stephanie Holloman '09, and Bianca Barton '08. Bianca's mother, Pamela DuPerron, accepted the award on Bianca's behalf.
Left: Sara Talpos '93 Center: Leah Trunsky '19, Juliette Olejnik, Carla Harryman, and Kelly Piontek Right: Sara Talpos '93 and Denita Banks-Sims
100% detroit cool: The annual Alex Frank Poetry Collective was held on February 2nd. Sara Talpos ‘93 traveled from the Ann Arbor area with her husband to perform selections from her poetry collection. After writing and publishing poetry through 2013, Sara has transitioned into science writing. The evening's lineup also featured current students and faculty as well as special guest poet, Carla Harryman. 100% detroit cool is an annual event that honors the memory and spirit of Alex Frank '95.
David and Elane Feldman met with Chicago area alumni Ned Baker ’08, Illia Vihos Mazurek '84 and Robert Conner ’95 on January 27th.
Roeper held its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Walk on Monday, January 16th. The program featured a short film followed by discussions, dinner, candelight walk to the Domes, and special remarks from Curtis Scott '71. Curtis delivered remarks as a student at the original dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Domes in 1970. This was Curtis' first time back to campus since he graduated and he shared that even though the campus has added buildings and looks much different than it did 40 years ago, it still feels like the same Roeper he remembers.
We had a great turnout for the Alumni Basketball Game on December 30th. Alumni representing graduating classes from as early as 1970 to as recent as 2016 played a fun and exciting game. More photos from the evening can be viewed HERE.
The class of 2006 celebrated its ten-year reunion on December 27th. They gathered in the Acheson Theatre on the Birmingham Campus and then continued the celebration at Our/Detroit Vodka in Detroit.
The class of 2004 held an informal reunion at Great Lakes Coffee on December 27th.
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