The Year of the Big 5-0

Since 2014 is the year most of our classmates are turning 50, a couple of the members of the Great Class of 1982 decided it would be fun to get together for a weekend to celebrate turning 50 and knowing each other for the past 35 years.

Sam Bayne, Rob Engel, Will Ziglar, Joe Lotuff, Eric Tarrgart, Ian Murray, Rob Douglass, Jay Winthrop, Alex Navarro, Scott Kirkpatrick, Jim Sullivan, Ted Ashford, Nelson Rockefeller, Craig Markcrow all spent a weekend in April down at the Mid Ocean Club in Bermuda for some golf and relaxation. A great time was had by all with lots of stories about our days at DA. We were all thankful for the friendships we formed 35 years ago and the fact that we all still keep in close contact to this day.

We are all looking forward to the next celebration together in 10 years for our 60th birthdays.

Sam Bayne


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.

There are regional events in many major American cities. Please visit here for more information on regional engagement. 

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