Accounts of Modern Deerfield
I am sorry I could not make it to our Sixtieth, only because it fell on the same date as my wife’s Fiftieth at Cornell. The lively, occasionally irreverent, always balanced summary assembled by Peter, Zeke and Sam made clear what we missed. Indeed, it added up to one...
60th Reunion Updates
We had a wonderful weekend in Deerfield to celebrate our 60th. Thirty-one members of the class participated for some part of the weekend. Zeke Knight set up outstanding programs that allowed us to learn about teaching and activities at Deerfield. We had the opportunity to make David Pond the...
An update for Class of 1954
My eldest, Jason was class of 1978 at Ossining High, but now at 53 has had a second child. He worked for other people’s firms until about nine years ago when he realized that 17 of 19 clients had not even met the principals of the firm for which...
A note from Paul ’54
I’m teaching Human Resources Management and Principles of Management in Business Development at Norwalk (CT) Community College. Living with Carol Boehly, a widow I met after losing my wife in 2008 to colon cancer. Paul Hannah 1954
The Television Academy Hall of Fame
Brandon Stoddard ’54 was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in Beverly Hills on March 11, along with entertainers Jay Leno and Julia Louis-Dreyfus and three others. His thoughtful acceptance speech emphasized the values with which he grew up and the need to take risks to make...
Deerfield in São Paulo
Fifty one years ago, I left New York City on a cargo ship bound for Santos. Deerfield ’54, Yale ’58 and a short stint in the army preceded my decision to accept a job offer in Brazil. It was the beginning of an international learning experience that continues to...
A note from Zeke
The Committee of Nine is working hard to encourage members of the Great 60th Reunion Class to return and enjoy our time together. Our poster classmate is of Asko Puumalainen (and his grandson) who has told us he will return. For those of you that were at our 50th...