Category Archives: Alumnae Stories

Dance, dance, dance

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We recently had the chance to connect with young alumna Katherine Desimine '15. An avid dancer, she continues to pursue her passion for dance in her post-secondary studies at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Read more below! Be sure to also check out Katherine's profile in our Read More
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The Impact of Giving

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As The White Mountain School transitions over from the 2016-2017 fiscal year and looks towards next year, we wanted to take a look at one of the main driving forces of our School’s success - the generosity of generations of alumnae/i, families and friends of White Mountain. Philanthropy Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Parker “Avery” Croft ’05

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Parker "Avery" Croft '05: Actor and screenwriter Parker Croft's portfolio continues to grow. Most famous for his role as Felix in Once Upon a Time and appearances in Nip Tuck, Roadies and NBC's 1600 Penn, Parker recently portrayed the character of Brent in the HBO miniseries Big Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Kyllan Gilmore ’08

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This year's graduation speaker is Kyllan Gilmore '08. An attorney in the DC area, Kyllan specializes in intellectual property law and is a Young Alumnae/i Trustee for White Mountain. Kyllan grew up in Littleton NH, and attended WMS as a day student. Kyllan attended Cornell University in Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Mykhaylo Ignatenko ‘11

An analyst for one of the leading global investment companies, BlackRock, Inc., Mykhaylo Ignatenko ‘11 shares his experiences at White Mountain and what led him to where he is today. Could you talk a little bit about your experience at White Mountain? Growing up in Ukraine, I knew I Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: A Q&A with Jonathan Bachman ’03

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We recently had the chance to sit down with alumnus Jonathan Bachman ‘03, a Louisiana-based freelance photographer whose images for Reuters of the Baton Rouge protests are hailed as ‘iconic’ and ‘impossible to forget’. One photo (right) went viral and was featured in many Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Davi da Silva ’09

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Alumnus Davi da Silva ‘09 is a second-year Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Davi recently spoke with Ethan Kuhn, Associate Director of Development and Alumnae/i, about his program and the impact White Mountain had on Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Honah Lee Milne ’92

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Honah Lee Milne ‘92: Dubbed the Hollywood wardrobe whisperer by The Boston Globe, costume designer Honah has worked on films like American Hustle and Moonrise Kingdom. She has dressed some of Hollywood's top stars, like Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Tilda Swinton. Amy Adams Read More
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Alumnae/i Update: Caroline Cheng ’80

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Caroline Cheng ‘80: A Jingdezhen and Shanghai-based artist whose work with porcelain pays homage to the past. Her piece, Prosperity, is a collection of robes. Each robe is composed of thousands of tiny porcelain butterflies. View her piece here. It was acquired by The Boston Museum of Read More
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Welcome Home!

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Good friends, fond memories, beautiful foliage, new and renovated campus buildings. Nearly 60 alumnae/i returned for Alumnae/i Weekend 2016, spanning the Class of 1948 through the Class of 2009. Over the weekend, we celebrated the McLane renovations and the naming of the Lovejoy Chapel. We Read More
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