Lou Greer became a centerfold celebrity 53 years ago! “Today was a significant anniversary … 70 years since Japan announced their surrender in 1945! It was also the anniversary of the famous kiss photo in Times Square, taken by Life Magazine’s Alfred Eisenstaedt. Well, that attribution brought to mind that I, too, must be a celebrity since Eisenstaedt took my photo for a magazine centerfold … the middle of the September 21, 1962 issue of Life. It was a picture depicting the fad that favored red apparel at the time, and a bunch of Time Inc. marketing trainees were recruited to spend a Saturday at Eisenstaedt’s home in Connecticut so he could create the centerfold. Thirty bucks and a lunch for us and our spouses made by Mrs. E. 

Lou Greer

Photo caption: Lou Greer ’55 captured in the upper right-hand corner of a 1962 Alfred Eisenstaedt photo.


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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Of course! Be sure to read the latest issue of From Albany Road in your email’s in-box for current news of what is happening on campus. As we also send out periodic invitations, it’s always best to make sure we have your current physical address. And if you do plan on visiting campus, why not tell us ahead of time?

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7 Boyden Lane, PO Box 306
Deerfield, MA 01342