News and Notes

  • Korawad Chearavanont ’12 Provides “an App for That”

    Posted November 23, 2015
    L-R: David Zhang, Co-founder and CTO, Korawad Chearavanont '12, CEO and Founder, and Bernie Tay, COO and CMO

    Imagine if the organization and search functionality of email could be combined with the speed and simplicity of mobile messaging, all while maintaining the levels of safety and sophistication required to handle the needs of large corporations. Thanks to Korawad Chearavanont ’12, now there’s an app for that.

  • Daniel Marmion ’98 Has Career Awakening

    Posted November 16, 2015

    Daniel Marmion ’98 fulfilled a lifelong dream on November 2 by appearing on Broadway as the stand-in for the “Adult Man” in the current revival of Spring Awakening.

  • Weeden Lecture Rides Underground Railroad

    Posted November 11, 2015

    Slavery was outlawed in the state of New York in 1827, but it was not unusual for free blacks, especially children, to be snatched off New York City streets and sold into slavery right up until the Civil War. New York’s role in the slave trade –both as a conduit for slaves and as a stop on the Underground Railroad – figures prominently in Dr. Eric Foner’s latest book, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Earlier this week, Dr. Foner became the 16th distinguished American historian to deliver the annual Weeden Lecture, addressing Lawrenceville students, faculty and guests in the Kirby Arts Center.

  • Beating Hill … and More

    Posted November 10, 2015

    Beating Hill on Hill Weekend is always sweet, but the six victories and one tie in this year’s matchups were as sweet as it gets. Girls’ soccer and field hockey both clinched MAPL titles; girls’ tennis and boys’ and girls’ cross country won handily; boys’ soccer tied, and the football team won 28-26 on an exciting last-minute play. Aside from the gratifying victories, one of the day’s highlights was the morning presentation of “Lawrenceville Today: The Head Master’s Perspective.”

  • Big Red Giving Day Breaks All Records!

    Posted November 6, 2015

    Wow! Lawrentians have once again demonstrated their capacity to rise to – and surpass – any challenge. Between 12:00 midnight and 11:59 p.m. on November 5, our third annual Big Red Giving Day, Lawrenceville alumni, parents and friends made 1,207 gifts and pledges totaling $1,113,193, a new one-day record for support of The Lawrenceville Fund/Parents Fund. Lawrentians easily surpassed a generous Trustee Challenge, which promised $50,000 for each 200 gifts or pledges, up to $200,000 for 800 gifts, with a bonus of an additional $100,000 if the number of gifts exceeded 1,000. This brought the total dollar amount for the day to a whopping $1,413,193.

  • Ali Frost Osiecki ’96 Swims with “The Shark”

    Posted November 4, 2015

    Ali Frost Osiecki ’96 cut her teeth in marketing at well-known organizations like The Weather Channel, Colgate Palmolive, and Sony Corporation of America. Thanks to her track record of delivering measurable results, she recently added Director of Marketing for Greg Norman’s company, Great White Shark Enterprises (GWSE), to her resumé.

  • Will You Switch Your Witch This Halloween?

    Posted October 31, 2015

    Switch Witch and the Magic of Switchcraft creator Audrey Robertson Kinsman ’99 has put her own twist on Halloween. Mother of two boys, one of whom has a severe food allergy, Kinsman is building a new Halloween tradition around witches who magically “switch” candy for a book or toy on Halloween night. With an estimated six percent of children in the United States suffering from food allergies, Kinsman’s creation is a sweet treat for parents and kids alike.

  • #BigRedGivingDay Is November 5, 2015

    Posted October 27, 2015

    Mark your calendars for Lawrenceville’s Third Annual Big Red Giving Day on Thursday, November 5, 2015.

  • Lawrenceville Installs Head Master Stephen S. Murray H’55 ’65 P’16: the Video

    Posted October 26, 2015

    If you missed Head Master Murray’s installation speech on October 9, here’s another opportunity to view it in its entirety. Click here.

  • Lawrenceville Mourns the Passing of Trustee Frederick R. “Rick” McCord ’63 P’92 ’93 ’95

    Posted October 23, 2015

    It is with profound sadness that we share news of the passing of Trustee Frederick R. “Rick” McCord ’63 P’92 ’93 ’95 on October 21.


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