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Alumni

In Memoriam, Fall 2018

We share obituaries of four Woodstock alumni who passed away in 2018: David Robert Moomaw '40; Charles W. Reckard; Dilshad Najmuddin and Lois Augusta (Duerksen) Deckert.   David Robert Moomaw '40 - FEBRUARY 13, 1924 – JANUARY 21, 2018 Dr. David R. Moomaw, an internist and cardiologist who practiced medicine in Jacksonville for over fifty years, died peacefully at home...

Graduation speeches 2018

Key speeches from 2018 Graduation service, including from Valedictorian Hyechan Jun, Salutatorian Hah Yeon Lee, and guest speaker, former Head of High School, Jonathan Seefeldt ’00.   Valedictorian Hyechan Jun   To be perfectly honest, I have no idea what I’m doing up here. Clearly I must have done something right to be standing in front of...

Woodstock School announces the search for a new Principal

After eight years as Woodstock School’s Principal, Dr Jonathan Long is moving on to a new challenge in June 2019. His leadership has had a huge impact on Woodstock today and will help to shape its future for years to come, and both he and Mrs Sue Long have been...

Alumni Spotlight – Tin Tin Su ‘81 and Soe Soe Thwin ‘84

Tin Tin went on to do a BA in Biochemistry from Mt Holyoke, then a PhD from Carnegie - Mellon University and a Postdoc from the University of California, San Francisco. Soe Soe went on to Beloit College in Wisconsin to get a Bachelors in Mathematical Biology, then on to the...

Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb ’42: June 8, 1924 – September 15, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb, Woodstock alumnus and long-time supporter of the school archives, passed away on September 15, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to John, Cate, Patricia, Robert and the entire Whitcomb family from Woodstock School.   Dorothy passed away peacefully on September 15, 2018...

MARY LOU SAHLSTROM ’45: MARCH 16, 1928 – AUGUST 15, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Woodstock alumna Mary Lou Sahlstrom passed away on August 16, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to her family from Woodstock School.   Mary Louise “Mary Lou” Sahlstrom, 90, of Onalaska, WI and formerly of Waseca, MN passed away at her home on Wednesday, August...

Ellen Stewart Alter ’68: July 1926 – August 2018

It is with much sadness that we share this news from Steve Alter that his mother, Ellen Stewart Alter passed away on August 23, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to Steve and Ameeta and the entire Alter family from Woodstock School.   Ellen Stewart Alter, 92, of Wooster Ohio passed away peacefully on August...

Alumni Spotlight – Isaac Gergan ’06

When did you graduate and how many years did you spend here? I graduated in 2006 (Intrepid) and while my time there was divided in two, I spent about 8 years altogether. Where are you from? I'm from Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir but this question is hard to answer cause my mom...

Woodstock's Class of 2018
Invincible!

The Class of 2018 spread out across the world to the new destinations and adventures   On Saturday 26 May, the Class of 2018 graduated and left Woodstock! For everyone in the school community – students, educators, parents and of course most of all the seniors themselves - Graduation is a crux moment,...

Looking back at their time at Woodstock!

With the Class of 2018 quickly approaching their Graduation, we caught up with the three students - Jayant Singh, Abhishek Bhandari and Avanya Joab, who have been at Woodstock the longest to find out what they would miss!  How long have you been in Woodstock? Jayant: 15 years Abhishek: 8 years Avanya: 12 years If...