Alumni Stories

January 15, 2021

The Laurel Springs School Alumni Association is a continually growing cohort of LSS graduates who want to reconnect, seek and provide mentorship, and develop new relationships with other alumni while remaining close to the Laurel…

December 21, 2020

Writer, marathon runner, policy worker, facilitator of change—Laurel Hilbert has a wide range of titles that describe his passions. One title in particular made him an excellent choice to lead a recent symposium with students:…

November 16, 2020

Laurel Springs alumnus, Alexander Lebedev has a love/love relationship with tennis. Growing up, he’d play with his older sister and knew he wanted to turn professional from the time he was nine. Getting to this…

October 16, 2020

As Laurel Springs alumna, Zola Berger-Schmitz continues to shelter in place with family, she watches how quickly online education became the norm and can’t help but think back on her high school experience. Since graduating…

September 14, 2020

Laurel Springs alumna, Erin Smith, knows a thing or two about self-discipline. With a passion for martial arts and experience in remote learning, purposefulness and determination is woven through her life on and offline. Her…

September 08, 2020

When Laurel Springs alumna, Camila Vicioso graduated in 2017, she decided to defer her enrollment to Columbia University for two years. She spent this time taking her dance hobby to a more professional level. Little…

August 31, 2020

At sixteen, many people are excited about driving or landing a first job. Lauren Dair was excited about graduating high school. This high-achieving Laurel Springs alum has kept that momentum going ever since.  On the…

August 25, 2020

Back to school season means new classes, new classes mean new books! This is something Laurel Springs alum, Michelle Horner, is really looking forward to, even after graduating in 2014.  The Story of a Self-Starter…

August 19, 2020

When she’s not reading about history, law, or social justice issues—or relaxing with her pets while watching her shows—Laurel Springs alumna, Melanie Sava is working toward becoming an advocate for social justice issues. With the…

July 29, 2020

A Classic Tale Growing up in a musical household, it’s inevitable that the rhythm will eventually get you. “My dad played piano through college and was quick to open the door for me when I…