The 108 members of the Class of 2017 marked their high school graduation on Sunday, June 11 when Gilman families, friends, faculty members, and the graduating class gathered in front of the Old Gym steps for the 119th Founders Day exercises. Read all about it, view a video of the entire ceremony and get the link to downloadable high resolution photos here.
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Bradley King '02 has won a Tony award for his Broadway debut, the musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, for Best Lighting Design of a Musical. Brad returned to Gilman in March, joined by the show's author, composer, lyricist, orchestrator and original star, Dave Malloy for a look inside the making of a groundbreaking Broadway musical. Watch the video of their discussion here.
Gavin Sheets '14 has been drafted 49th by the Chicago White Sox out of Wake Forest. This Baltimore Sun article tells the story. Congratulations to Gavin and his proud father, our own Coach Larry Sheets!
During closing exercises on June 8 the Class of 2021 completed Middle School and were welcomed to the Upper School by Mr. Heubeck during closing exercises. The class was recognized by Dr. Kwiterovich for their authenticity and wide range of talents. Family and friends of the newly-minted freshmen can view a slide show here.
On June 8 the 56 members of Gilman's Class of 2024 bade its farewell to the Lower School. The class was recognized for their helpfulness, caring, and support of one another as well as their creativity and inventiveness. See a slide show of the ceremony and reception here.
Less than two years after a dive into the ocean left athlete and artist Archer Senft a quadriplegic, he beat the odds, completing high school, being inducted into the Cum Laude Society, and making plans to attend the U Penn School of Engineering. He also returned to making art, but in a new way. See The Art of Archer Senft at Sotheby's Art Gallery, 4800 Roland Avenue, June 8 through July 30. See details about the show and more about Archer's story here. He is the son of William Senft '79.
Food Services Manager Celeste Collier and Edie Meacham RN, School Nurse, will offer two tours of the kitchen and dining facilities on Monday, August 28.
Gilman is excited to announce it is an inaugural member of the Independent School Teaching Residency (ISTR), an innovative new collaboration between the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania and a consortium of 10 of the nation's leading independent day schools.