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Alumna of the Issue: Ellen Boiselle ‘85

Alumna of the Issue: Ellen Boiselle ‘85

Daisy Fey '18

October 7, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

Ellen Boiselle graduated from Groton in 1985. After leaving the circle, she attended Yale where she majored in English. Throughout college, she was never sure what she would choose as a career path, but found that she had always had a fascination with psychology. However, toward the end of her time at...

From Soul Sauce to Seoul

From Soul Sauce to Seoul

Zizi Kendall '17, Online Editor

June 5, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features, Showcase

There is one question that plagues us all from the ages of five to twenty five: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" For most little kids the answer happens to be an astronaut, ballerina, or rock star. While these career paths rarely pan out, things have gone according to plan in the most unexpect...

From Boarding School to Baywatch

From Boarding School to Baywatch

May 13, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

Not many Grotonians know that along with FDR ‘00 and Candace Nelson ‘91, one of Groton’s better-known alumni is Alexandra Paul, one of the stars of the original “Baywatch” series. Born in New York, Paul arrived at Groton as a Third Former and graduated in ‘81. Although she would later...

Flapjacks and Followers

Flapjacks and Followers

Marianne Lu '19 and Karla Sanford '19

May 13, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

5,774. This is the number of followers Catherine Walker-Jacks ‘13 has managed to amass in just four months. Driven by her passion for cooking and photography, she decided to start an Instagram account in January to showcase her breakfast recipes. With a biography that reads “poach eggs, not elephants,”...

The Blame of Pigs

The Blame of Pigs

Jack McLaughlin '17, Assistant Features Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba last month marks the latest step in a plan to normalize diplomatic relations with our small island neighbor to the south. What many Groton students and faculty might not know, however, is that two Groton alumni were there when it all began. Richard M. Bissell...

Firsts at Groton

Firsts at Groton

Hadley Callaway '17, Assistant News Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN Roscoe Lewis III ’56, Amherst ’60 Hailing from Washington, D.C., Roscoe Lewis III was the first African-American applicant to be accepted to Groton. He joined Groton’s Third Form in the fall of 1952. From there, he joined the Debating Society, was a part of the school...

Unfinished Business: Cui Servire in Mongolia

Unfinished Business: Cui Servire in Mongolia

Nena Atkinson '16, Humor Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Alumni Features, Features

On October 11th hundreds of women and girls gathered at the United Nations in New York City to celebrate the 4th annual International Day of the Girl which was established in 2011 by the United Nations General Assembly to bring attention to gender inequality issues worldwide and advocate for the rights...