SHS & the Scarsdale Alumni Association present the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony
Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2009, at 10:30 AM
John Greenwood’s experiences during World War II
I was almost 10 when World War II started with the German invasion of Poland. Not all Americans sided withGreat Britain. A family friend, who was a senior officer of Texaco Oil, hated the British for business reasons. He and my father argued frequently as to which side should win. All the controversy stopped withPearl Harbor. My father had recognized the Nazi threat long before the start of the war. He had been in theRhineland when the Wehrmacht occupied the territory in direct challenge to the Peace Treaty of 1918.
Provocative and controversial, Rushkoff '79, in "LIFE INC: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back".
Nancy Roth ’54 is a Silver medal winner for the Nautilus Silver Award for her book "Grounded in love"Read more
Amy Blumstein '90 publishes her first children's book: Jamie and Tallulah
WATCHING WALTER CRONKITE: Reflections on Growing Up in the 1950s and 1960s is being distributed by the University of Nebraska Press. Forward note by Eric Rorthschild.
Irena's Vow, marks Tovah Feldshuh's first Broadway appearance since her Tony Award-nominated turn as Golda Meir in Golda's Balcony.
SHS alumnus and stand-up comedian Shaun Eli Breidbart put his Wharton marketing degree to good use-- by listening to his customers. Like moststand-up comedians he started out performing in comedy clubs but unlike many comics his material is intellectual and free of adult topics and profanity.Read more
I went to college in the Chicago area directly out of high school, and it was the first of nine relocations during my adult life. I have always welcomed the adventure of a new city along with new experiences; even as a young kid, I never got homesick at my 8-week Summer sleep-away camp in the Berkshires!Read more