In honor of her steadfast commitment to all-girls education, philanthropy, and service, The Ellis School is proud to name Susan SCHUMACHER Morris ’62 as the recipient of the 2017 Sara Frazer Ellis Award. The Sara Frazer Ellis Award is given annually to an alumna whose achievements represent the Ellis experience and who continue to support the Ellis mission of preparing, empowering, and inspiring each and every girl through an excellent education in an all-girls environment.
Ellis alumnae were welcomed back to campus on October 6 and 7 for Reunion Weekend 2017. More than 60 alumnae joined the festivities on Friday and Saturday, with classes ending in 2 and 7 celebrating milestone years.
Megumi Kivuva, Class of 2018, traveled to Nicaragua and Cuba this summer as the recipient of the 2017 Marcie WATERMAN Love ’56 International Travel Grant for the Global Empowerment of Women and Girls. Megumi spent close to a month in Central America and the Caribbean learning, exploring, and getting to know the countries’ culture, people, and history thanks to the WATERMAN Love grant.
Leela Canuelas-Puri, Class of 2018, Naveena Nanda, Class of 2018, and Pei Pei Barth-Wu, Class of 2018, have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their exceptional academic promise. In order to be recognized as National Merit Scholars, Ellis students along with about 1.6 million juniors from more than 22,000 high schools, took the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT).
The Ellis School is proud to launch Ellis Alumnae Connect, a new private networking platform designed specifically for alumnae! Ellis Alumnae Connect offers alumnae a place to mentor, recruit, reminisce, and engage with Ellis graduates who can bolster professional and personal development.