Meet our 2012 Distinguished Alumni! Come Join us this Saturday!

Join us this Saturday and meet our fellow alumni making an impact in their communities and the world.

The 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony

Among this year’s honorees we have a NASA leader in climate change, a tech entrepreneur star, an award winning violinist, the orthopedic team physician for the NY Jets and NY Islanders and the founder of a billion dollar company who tells you on TV “You are going to like the way you look, I guarantee it!”

Since 2005, the Scarsdale Alumni Association, in a joint effort with the Scarsdale High School, has honored 90 Distinguished Alumni. On Saturday, November 17th we invite all alumni and Scarsdale residents to attend a ceremony to honor our 2012 Distinguished Alumni.  The awards ceremony will take place in the new library of Scarsdale High School at 9:00 AM (Ceremony begins at 9:30AM). (Parking will be available on the Post Rd parking area).

Attire: Business Casual

Registration:   (Free event).

Morning refreshments will be served.  

Complete biographies of all Distinguished Alumni honorees can be accessed at Scarsdale High School via the wall-mounted touch-screen computer kiosk beside the photo display located in the new Commons area.  The biographies of the new honorees will be published on the Scarsdale Alumni Association’s website,

The 2012 Distinguished Alumni honorees are:    

George C. Branche, III, M.D. (SHS ‘74)  – Leader in the field of Sports Medicine - Association of Tennis Professionals Physician of the Year.
Meredith Gavrin (SHS ‘87) – Educator, Founder of New Haven Academy 
Jonathan Haidt (SHS ‘81) - Leading Professor of Ethical Leadership, Author
Alison Knowles (SHS ‘51) – Guggenheim Fellow, Avant-Garde Renowned Artist
Randal (Randy) Livingston (SHS ‘71) - Business Leader, Led two companies through IPO, CFO of Stanford University
Charles Maier Ph.D. (SHS’ 56) – Professor, Author, Director of the Center for European Studies at Harvard
Michael Mark (SHS ‘68) - Grammy Nominated Musician/Composer
Stephen  J. Nicholas, MD (SHS ‘78) - Leader in the field of Sports Medicine - orthopedic team physician for the NY Jets and NY Islanders.
Michael Roth (SHS ‘83) - Award Winning Violinist
Cynthia E. Rosenzweig Ph.D. (SHS ’66) – NASA Expert in Climate Change
Christopher Schroeder (SHS ‘82) - Tech Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Expert on Startups in the Middle East.
George Zimmer  (SHS ‘66) – Business Leader, CEO/Founder of Men’s Wearhouse

To view the videos of last year’s honorees on our website please visit:

You can also access them on our YouTube channel.