News and Notes

  • June 8: James T. Adams '65 Memorial Golf Tournament

    Posted April 11, 2014

    Golfers: Mark your calendars and get ready to hit the fairways at the 12th Annual James T. Adams '65 Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 8, at the Lawrenceville School Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Lawrenceville School Camp.

  • Lawrenceville Appoints New Deans

    Posted April 9, 2014
    Left to right: David Laws and G. Blake Eldridge '96

    G. Blake Eldridge '96 and David Laws will serve as the Lawrenceville School's new Dean of Students and Dean of Academics, respectively, beginning July 1, 2014. Currently, Eldridge is an English and Philosophy Master and Laws is a Science Master. Click to read more.

  • Michael Gidwitz ’69 Sees the Precious in Pop Culture

    Posted March 31, 2014
    Mike "Neuman" Gidwitz '69

    Looking for an eight-foot-tall, Twentieth Century-certified movie Alien? How about a wannabe Picasso depicting the face of Alfred E. Neuman? If kitsch isn’t your thing, what about an uncut sheet of 24 baseball cards from 1941, featuring Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and nine other Hall-of-Famers? Michael Gidwitz ’69 will be happy to sell you any one of these, and about 1,000 more items like them.

  • John Cleve Green Society Gets New Look

    Posted March 27, 2014

    If John Cleve Green were alive today, he would be turning 214 next month and would likely agree it’s time for a facelift. Coinciding with Green’s birthday on April 14, the John Cleve Green Society, which honors donors who have designated planned gifts to The Lawrenceville School, is getting a new look and a new image.

  • Insurmountable Odds? Not for Woosik Chung ’93

    Posted March 21, 2014

    At age 3, Dr. Woosik Chung ’93 lost both hands in the whirling fan of a tractor engine while playing with friends in Jijongbu, South Korea. His father, an army surgeon, witnessed his son’s accident and sprang into action, but because it was a national holiday, he couldn’t find a specialist to help. He consequently chose to reattach his son’s hands himself during a challenging surgery that he had never before performed.

  • James Stewart ’99 Leads Family Winemaking Business

    Posted March 13, 2014

    One of Napa Valley’s “next-generation winemakers,” James Stewart ’99 is the general manager of Stewart Cellars, a family-owned and operated winemaking business known for its enduring quality and family involvement.

  • Fore!

    Posted March 10, 2014

    The days are getting longer, spring is just around the corner, and the snow on the golf course is finally melting. Even better, The Lawrenceville Golf Club is once again offering a discounted membership rate to alumni and their immediate families.

  • Presenting "Strategic Directions II: A Balanced Approach to the Future"

    Posted March 5, 2014

    We are pleased to share with you “Strategic Directions II,” a balanced plan for leveraging Lawrenceville’s core strengths and traditions as we respond to emerging trends, new opportunities and 21st-century challenges.

  • Sage Disch ’09 “Socks” It to Men’s Fashion

    Posted March 4, 2014

    Sage Disch ’09 has spent the past two years working industriously with his brother and cousin to launch Ace & Everett, a contemporary men’s fashion company rooted in accessories. Specializing in dress socks and pocket squares, all proudly sourced and crafted in the United States of America, the company describes its design philosophy as “classic American prep and inspired by the European gentleman.”

  • VSV Newsletter Gets New, Mobile-Friendly Design

    Posted February 28, 2014

    Virtus Semper Viridis, or VSV, the online newsletter for alumni and parents from Lawrenceville’s Alumni Office, has undergone a major redesign with its current issue, making it easier to navigate and more mobile-friendly.