Meet the 2009 Distinguished Alumni

SHS & the Scarsdale Alumni Association present the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony
Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2009, at 10:30 AM

SHS & the Scarsdale Alumni Association present the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony

The Scarsdale Alumni Association and Scarsdale High School invite you to attend a ceremony to honor twelve distinguished alumni.  This wonderful event will take place this Saturday, October 17th, 2009, at 10:30 AM in the Brewster Road lobby of Scarsdale High School.  (Parking will be available on the Brewster Road side of the school).

Attire: Business Casual

The twelve honorees are: 
Charlie Alterman ’93
Orchestrator, music director and conductor

Danielle Dreifus Butin ’81
Global health advocate, occupational therapist, founder of Afya

Nicole Eisenman ’83
Internationally known artist; works in permanent collection of Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum

David Feldshuh ’61
Physician and dramatist; emergency medicine, artistic director Cornell U.

Deborah Slaner Larkin ’66
Executive Director Women’s Sports Foundation, champion of Title IX

Victoria Redel ’76
Poet, Writer, Teacher, Professor at Sarah Lawrence

Daniel Reingold ’72
Administrator, President and CEO of Hebrew Home for Aged. Advocate for the elderly

Elisabeth Rosenthal ‘74
Pulitzer Prize winner, physician, journalist for New York Times on medicine and China.  Now reporting on Global Issues and the environment

Nancy Roth ’54
Episcopal Minister, musician, dancer, teacher, writer

Douglas Rushkoff ’79
Documentarian, author, teacher, public intellectual

David Scobey ’72
Historian, Rhodes Scholar, Professor at U. Michigan and Bates

Bob Wilber ’45 
World famous jazz clarinetist and saxophonist    

Refreshments will be served at an informal party in the High School cafeteria.  All guests are invited to stay and meet the Distinguished Alumni. 

Complete biographies of all Distinguished Alumni honorees can be accessed at SHS in the new wall-mounted touch-screen computer kiosk beside the photo display located in the new Commons area in the Brewster Road Lobby. The biographies of the new honorees will be published on our website,, on December 5th.


Visit our past honorees:

Watch on our website video clips of our past honorees:


Read what the world has to say about our Distinguished Alumni in Twitter through our website

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Music by Alumni on our website:


Be part of the next generation of the Scarsdale Alumni Community by renewing your 2010 membership today ($55).