Alumni Profiles

UNICEF Commissioned Photographer

Adriane Ohanesian ’04

Received her B.A. in Anthropology and a minor degree in Nonviolent Conflict Resolution from Colorado College in 2008. She graduated from The International Center of Photography’s Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Program in the summer of 2010. Adriane is currently based in Juba, South Sudan commissioned by UNICEF, South Sudan to photograph their projects on education, immunizations, and malnutrition throughout Central Equatoria State.

Wendy Beatty

Optomechanical Engineer at GoPro

Wendy Beatty ’05

Waldorf School graduate Wendy Beatty is an Optomechanical Engineer for GoPro on their Product Design Team.  GoPro creates the worlds most versatile cameras (if you’ve ever seen video shot from the back of an eagle, that’s GoPro!)


LeifNYU Professor

Leif Weatherby ’02

Fulbright Scholar Leif Weatherby is now an Assistant Professor in the German Department at NYU.  Areas of research include German Enlightenment and Romanticism; Idealism; history of science and aesthetics; Marx and Marxism.


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PhD in Clinical Psychology

Katie Cooper Lewis ’03

Katie Lewis  defended  her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “The Relationship between Personality Organization, Object Relations, Impulsivity and Suicidal Behavior” for her work in Clinical Psychology.    She also recently won the Stuart Hauser Memorial Award, awarded by the Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Research Society, for the poster presentation entitled “Impact of Object Relations and Impulsivity on Persistent Suicidal Behavior”.



What Could Be?

Jack Murphy ’04

Teacher Jack Murphy asks this vibrant question of his students. Jack graduated with honors from Bates College with a degree in Physics. He is teaching high school biology, chemistry and environmental science in Philadelphia. Jack coaches the outdoor and rock climbing clubs, and oversees the boarding program.

Speak Up

Chelsea Mei Grandy ’06

WSSS Congratulates Chelsa on her recent accomplishments. BA Warren Wilson college Class Speaker 2011, Mathematics Major, 2 years – SMART Grant, 3 years – Traeh Scholarship, Watkins Scholarship – Musical Excellence Research: Analysis of U Geminorum’s Light Curves

Digging Deeper

Benjamin Smith ’10

Congratulations to our graduate, Ben Smith for making the Dean’s list. Ben was selected to spend his spring semester 2011 on an archaeological dig in Kenya as part of his Archaeology major at Stonybrook University.