Alumni Weekend and Class Reunions
Alumni Weekend 2020 begins on Friday, May 1 and continues with events on Saturday, May 2. Alumni Weekend 2020 will feature reunions for the classes ending in 0 and 5. Alumni Weekend programs include the Dinner Among Friends, Meeting for Worship, a Luncheon on Saturday, Student Guided Tours, a Reception with Former Faculty and Staff, a Head’s Reception/Alumni Networking Gathering at Van Meter Hall and much more! Contact the Development Office to learn more about Alumni Weekend 2020 plans or to get involved in your class reunion plans.
Reunion Class Information for Reunions Scheduled for Fall 2019:
The following alumni were honored at the May 3 Dinner Among Friends:
Alice Stokes Paul 1901 Merit Award – Maria Elena del Socorro Jefferds ’89: Maria is the team lead for the Center for Disease Control’s International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program. She was honored for her global leadership in the fight against hunger.
Alumni Service Award – Patricia Ann Metzer ’59: Pat is a nationally prominent tax attorney, whom the school is fortunate to have as a trustee. She was saluted for her outstanding service to the school over the years – through both her wise counsel and her generosity.
2019 Young Alum Awards:
Kristi Hunter-Ryan ’04: Kristi was recognized for establishing a scholarship with the Al Carino Girls Basketball Club of South Jersey, in memory of MFS Class of 2004 classmate Markia Harley, who died during basketball tryouts in November of their high school freshmen year.
Christopher Setz-Kelly ’04: Chris received this award in appreciation of his dedication as an attorney at the Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia, where he both works on behalf of the Anti-Human Trafficking project, and serves the local immigrant community.
The following faculty members were recognized at the Dinner Among Friends upon their retirement from MFS in June.
Deb Alterman: 14 years as Lower School Librarian, introducing young students to books they love. An ever-willing volunteer, she has served “above and beyond” on Lower and All-School committees.
Kathi Bernard: 21 years teaching math in Middle School and serving as a 6th Grade Advisor, known for her open door and before- and after-school help.
Karen Washington, Director of Diversity and Inclusion: 25 years of service, chairing and teaching in the World Languages Department, and becoming the school’s first Director of Multicultural Affairs in 2007.