Alumni Weekend and Class Reunions
Alumni Weekend 2017 took place May 5-6. We had many alumni return to Friends for class reunions, the Dinner Among Friends, the Luncheon for the Class of 1967 and All Prior Classes, the Alumni Networking and Class Reunion Reception, and more. Please enjoy photo galleries from Alumni Weekend 2017 and prior Alumni Weekends by clicking on the photos to the right!
2016-17 Alumni Association Award recipients
William L. Gardiner ’67, was this year’s Alumni Association Service Award winner in recognition of his extraordinary Servant Leadership with Habitat for Humanity, working toward a world where everybody has a decent place to live. Bill has helped to lead teams building homes in Texas, where he lives, around the country, including significant post-Hurricane Katrina relief work, and around the world.
Sonia Mixter Guzman ’02, Young Alumni Award recipient, is the Director of Communications and Educational Outreach at the Ronald McDonald House in Camden. She volunteers both in Camden and at MFS, where she is a Lower School parent. She is a shining example of the many Camden Scholar alumni who have a heart for community service and are committed to their home town.
Miriam Feyerherm, Alice Stokes Paul Merit Award, was honored for a lifetime of commitment to ideals of peace and equality, and inspiring a love of literature in young people. During her 22 years at MFS, she touched the lives of many students, first as a Lower School educator, later as head librarian, and as a volunteer in the community. She has continued giving of herself ever since.
June 2017 Retirements
Mary Ann Griffis, Assistant in the Woodward Henry Diller Memorial Library, is completing 34 years of service at MFS. She has played a number of roles, including piano instructor, accompanist, Middle School music teacher, Hand Bell Choir Director and advisor. She is noted for the gentle but effective guidance she has given to students over the years.
Michelle Horton, Front Desk Coordinator, is retiring after six years as a warm and welcoming presence, greeting visitors in person and on the phone. Michelle will devote more time to her role as an Associate Pastor at Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, and as a caregiver to her mother.
Reunion Class Information:
The 2016-17 school year is a reunion year for the classes ending in “2” and “7”.
Further reunion plans to be determined.
Official reunion will take place in Fall 2017.
Official reunion will take place in Fall 2017