Alumni Stories

October 13, 2021

An ordinary high-school experience might not include writing a children’s book and trilogy. An ordinary high-school student might not receive a prestigious academic fellowship with the think tank, The Heritage Foundation. McKenzie Holmes is anything…

September 23, 2021

Tyler Downs isn’t just a remarkable student, he’s a world-class diver. This summer, the Laurel Springs graduate competed with Team USA in the Olympic Games. His event: The 3-meter springboard. Here’s a how his athletic journey led him to Tokyo.

September 21, 2021

Alum Spencer Bozsik was pleasantly surprised that his self-paced experience at Laurel Springs translated easily into managing life as a student-athlete at #UVA. His early adoption of self-motivated learning has stayed with him to this day. Now, as a graduate student pursuing a degree in data science, Spencer is taking steps to create and expand a professional network with the help of The LinkedIn Guys. Read Spencer’s #MeetOurAlumni feature and join him on Oct. 5 for a webinar with The LinkedIn Guys for free, lifetime access to the only LinkedIn online masterclass designed by insiders.

September 16, 2021

By Alyssa Polakowski, College & Alumni Relations Manager With the upcoming academic year on the horizon, the Laurel Springs Alumni Association is gearing up for an exciting year ahead. As mentioned in Part 1 of…

August 13, 2021

By Alyssa Polakowski, College & Alumni Relations Manager With a global alumni community of nearly 5,000 graduates, Laurel Springs School has been engaging online learners worldwide with an education that values their passions and pursuits…

July 14, 2021

No need to put your education on ice to be a nationally recognized athlete. Just ask four Laurel Springs graduates who have been recognized by U.S. Figure Skating as outstanding scholars and figure skaters.

June 11, 2021

Multimedia artist Vlad Radu, 23, is an Associate Producer and Junior Editor at MOD, a human-experience and advertising agency based in Philadelphia, Pa. He recounts his experience as a 2015 graduate of Laurel Springs School…

May 18, 2021

When COVID-19 shuttered college campuses around the world, millions of students were left in the lurch, struggling to transition to virtual lectures and online coursework. For Laurel Springs alum Kate Martin, however, there was a home-field advantage—she had done this before. Read her advice and watch her Instagram Takeover on the #LSS blog.

April 19, 2021

Last year, Manasi Simhan was rallying her fellow graduating class of 2020 in preparation for National College Decision Day. Typically, this benchmark is set for May 1st, but with all the uncertainty around the world…

March 30, 2021

Between AP classes, tennis tournaments, and a long list of extracurriculars, if you think Laurel Springs alumna, Kate Martin was busy before, well, not much has changed. As a sophomore at the University of Arizona, she’s…