Why We Give to SGWS

  by Firouz and Kristen Daneshgari Having spent 8 years as a part of the Spring Garden community, and seeing how it feeds the souls of both children, their parents, and even extended family, I am honored to support an institution that gives so much in return. Although there is much difference of opinion in […]

Alumni Thespians in the News

Three accomplished SGWS graduates — Sarah Caley, Jerome Hume, and Alec Soudry — are performing this week in the Archbishop Hoban High School Theater Series performance of ‘The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.’ Jerome is playing the part of Waldo, Sarah is Ball, and Alec is the voice of the Minister. The play is based […]

SGWS Alumni: Senior Students in the News

  Our first senior in the news is Spring Garden alumni Jenna Skye Furpahs, who graduated this year from Kent State University’s School of Fashion. Jenna displayed her design work at Kent’s 2015 fashion show, FS2: Visionnaire, which featured 17 collections and 55 individual looks created by 58 student designers. Jenna’s collection “Brazen” earned both […]

SGWS Honors Aubrey Tingler

This year at our 26th Annual Benefit Auction, we will honor and award an alumni who has made a difference and brought about positive change in the world. “The Waldorf Difference” award is being given to Akron native and Emory University Student, Aubrey Tingler, for her work and study in environmental science and sustainability. Aubrey is planning […]

Scholarship for Alumnus Aramay Moss  

Our own Aramay Moss spent the summer in NYC on scholarship to Barnard College’s early college program.  She spent four weeks living in the big apple, taking classes at Barnard, and getting some amazing references from her teachers for college applications. “Aramay was one of the strongest writers in the class and it was a […]

SGWS Congratulates Successful Siblings

Megan Hungerman, Class of ’89, and her brother Daniel, class of ’92, have both become professors. Megan teaches philosophy courses at West Virginia University, with specialties in continental philosophy, the philosophy of literature, phenomenology, existentialism, and feminism. Megan is also an animal rescue advocate and volunteer. Daniel is Assistant Professor of Economics and Econometrics at the […]

Alumni News – Congratulations to Graduates

Hannah Schurr, SGWS class of ‘06, has graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude, with Honors, and as the Outstanding Art Department Senior. Ravi Harley and Willow Campbell were honored with awards in academic excellence at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, Ohio. Both SGWS grads have maintained a 3.5 GPA this year. […]

SGWS Science Whiz Alena Veigl

It’s news when an alumni wins a Science Fair award, but Alena Veigl has won the ACESS (Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies) Award for outstanding project at the Akron Science, Math, and Technology Expo for the second year in a row. The title of this year’s ACESS award-winning project from January was “How […]

Congratulations to our Accomplished Alumni

Former SGWS student, Ian Lim-bonner (class of 06) graduated Allegheny College with honors with a BS in Environmental Science.  Ian recently interviewed with OPWALL and said, “This [job] would allow me to conduct biodiversity research in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean (fingers crossed). Tomorrow I leave for a four week backpacking trip around Europe. Life is […]