DA Squash Players Compete in the British Open
Representing Team USA and Deerfield Academy, Cameron Munn ’17 and Maddie Chai ’17 recently competed in the British Open, one of the most prestigious tournaments in the squash world. Congratulations to Cameron for finishing 12th in the GU 17 Division and to Maddie for finishing 15th. Impressive results in...
Carrie Brown’s New Novel, ‘The Stargazer’s Sister’
Deerfield English teacher Carrie Brown’s new novel, The Stargazer’s Sister, was published today by Pantheon. A period novel set in the nineteenth century, it tells the story of Caroline Herschel, sister of the great composer and astronomer William Herschel, and astronomer in her own right. The Washington Post’s Andrea Barrett...
Hayes MacArthur ’95 Stars in Angie Tribeca, Premiering this Sunday – January 15, 2016
Hayes MacArthur ’95 has a new show—Angie Tribeca—the first 10 episodes of which premiere in a block starting this Sunday night at 9pm Eastern on TBS. The show, created by Steve Carrell and Angie Carrell, is a satirical police procedural in the style of Naked Gun. It stars Rashida...
Melissa Manice ’00: Healthcare Entrepreneur
Melissa Manice, founder of “Cohero Health” is about to change the lives of the millions of asthma sufferers. After many years of hard work, starting with pre-med, continuing with a Masters in Public Health, and finally transferring to an urban public healthcare program in New York, Melissa knew how...
Daniel Scherotter ’87 Combines Cooking with History
Daniel Scherotter ’87, former owner of renowned Italian restaurant Palio d’Asti, decided to take his cooking skills and history lessons to the classroom. After several years in the restaurant business, he decided to switch careers and become a high school teacher. According to the San Francisco Examiner, Daniel “helped...
DA’s Muslim Chaplain on the Radio
Hassan Awaisi (’07) speaks on 93.9 The River about the current climate for Muslims in the United States: Mr. Awaisi regularly visits Deerfield Academy and works with all students on a variety of initiatives. Please speak to Mr. Flaska if you want to communicate with Mr. Awaisi.
“The Spymasters” by Chris Whipple ’71 Adapted for Showtime Documentary (Airing this Weekend)
“For the first time in history, all 12 living directors of the CIA will be interviewed in “The Spymasters – CIA in the Cross Hairs,” a two-hour documentary premiering Saturday, November 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime across all platforms. Narrated by Emmy and Tony winner Mandy Patinkin...
“Bridge of Spies” Tells the Incredible Story of a Deerfield Alum’s Grandfather
Attorney James B. Donovan, the grandfather of Eddie Amorosi ’94, never received great recognition in History books. Now, however, his incredible story is being told with the release of “Bridge of Spies,” Steven Spielberg’s new film starring Tom Hanks as the insurance lawyer. Mr. Donovan played a vital role in almost...