Married to a Choatie

Even though I am married to a Choatie we are looking forward to the 50th. Life is Good up here in Vermont and my second career of owning and running Sugarbush Resort has been great after 28 years on Wall Street. Ski Bums are held in much higher esteem these days than Investment Bankers. Between us Lili and I have eight kids and five grandchildren so far and are planning on taking them and their spouses on an African Safari next summer. Fortunately, there are no dentists in the family so we should stay out of the headlines. Deerfield has been having an annual ski event here at Sugarbush the past few years. Tom Barnes joined us one year, and I hope others from the Class of ’67 can make it this winter.

Win Smith


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.

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Deerfield, MA 01342