In May, Northwestern women's lacrosse sophomore Leah Holmes '20 won the Elite 90 Award for the 2022 NCAA Division I Championship. Established by the NCAA, the Elite 90 Award "recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the site of the finals for each of the NCAA's championships."
The presentation took place during the first quarter of the NCAA Tournament semifinal game between Northwestern and North Carolina at Homewood Field in Baltimore, MD.
Malcolm Mooney '62 is an artist, poet, singer, and lyricist who has exhibited his work over the past five decades. His latest show, WORKS: 1970-1986, opened in May at Ulrik in NYC - it is his first solo exhibition in New York in eleven years. The show closes on July 2. Click here to view the exhibit.
Congratulations Maxwel Lee '22! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tarrytown, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, was officially declared Maxwel Lee Day in the Village of Tarrytown. With this declaration, Lee is recognized for his volunteer work for the Tarrytown Environmental Advisory Council and more.
Growing up in the McNaughton household meant extensive road trips. No matter where we were going, if Dad saw someone struggling with car trouble, we would pull over the VW camper to assist. Dad never asked permission; he would just take out his tools (including his favorite tool, duct tape) and head over to the stranded vehicle. Often he would spend hours helping strangers. Once I asked why he did it. “Put yourself in their shoes,” he replied. “They are in the middle of nowhere with no one to help. It’s the least we can do.” My earliest lesson about empathy. Click READ MORE to read the entire article.
Unpredictable Winds by former faculty member Thomas Chin is a story of unrequited love, secrets, desire, and an unintended friendship that leads to devastating consequences. This is Thomas' first novel. The book will be available on June 27, 2022 - pre-order your copy here.
Congratulations to Kathryn Fernholz '20. Kathryn is a sophomore at the New England Conservatory and recently sang with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus at the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 60th anniversary concert of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. The performance took place at Symphony Hall in Boston and was conducted by British-Italian conductor Antonio Pappano. Click here to watch the chorus sing the Ukrainian National Anthem - Kathryn appears at the 34-second mark. For more information, click READ MORE.
Andrew B. F. Carnabuci '02's third book of Old English translations is titled The Metres of Boethius. Andrew credits Hackley School "for first instilling in me a profound respect and appreciation for engaging with these hoary old texts." To learn more about his book, click READ MORE.
Congratulations to the Girls' and Boys' Varsity Lacrosse teams for winning the Ivy League Championship. And the Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team won the NYSAIS Championship. In May, the Athletics Department celebrated the Spring Season All-League recognition and individual championships at Ivies and NYSAIS. For details click Read More.
The first weekend of May was an exciting one for some Hackley Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse alums, with successful conference tournament championships and bids to the NCAA in both Division I and Division III Women’s Lacrosse.