A Delightful Event

Andy Harcourt, a 35 year member of the faculty and our Renaissance Scientist, joined the Head of School, Margarita Curtis, at a Deerfield event in San Diego on March 3, 2014. Good news was reported by Margarita that the Endowment Fund’s market value has grown substantially along with the Academy’s total assets over the past year, and a triad of teachers spearheaded by Andy have created a course titled Global H2O/American Currents to synthesize academic disciplines in an collaborative effort to effect more resourceful “critical thinking” skills and “environmental stewardship”. Also present were David Pond, Associate Head of School, Jenny Hammond, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Karen Nuelle, Events Manager, and Katherine McKay, Director of Gift Planning. As usual, camaraderie and nostalgic Deerfield memories abounded at the Island Prime C Level Restaurant in ‘America’s Finest City’.

Photo caption: Andy Harcourt, Katherine McKay, Merry and Tom L’Esperance ’55 at the Deerfield Academy event in San Diego

Tom L’Esperance


Frequently Asked Questions

Upon graduating from Deerfield, alumni enter a diverse network of former Deerfield students. Deerfield alumni have ventured into almost every area of employment, and many are at the top of their respective fields. The advantages of this vast network are numerous and significant, as every member of the Deerfield family receives the following:

Alumni are also eligible for alumni awards, such as the Ashley Award, Heritage Award, and the Mimi Morsman Award.

There are no membership fees or dues for members of the Deerfield family, but Deerfield does ask for assistance in a few areas. First of all, in order for Deerfield to have the most up-to-date records possible, we encourage members to keep us apprised of their current contact info. Alumni are also urged to direct all concerns and suggestions regarding Deerfield’s operations through the Executive Committee, the governing body of the Alumni Association. The committee acts as the voice of the alumni body, and works closely with the school administration. In order to keep tuition affordable and the quality of a Deerfield education at its highest, the Academy depends upon the continuing support of alumni and their families. This support can take the form of annual or capital gifts, or time spent volunteering on behalf of Deerfield.

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Deerfield, MA 01342