Originally published in The Pillar, May 2012 by Margaret MacLean, ’12 As I sit in the warm sunlight of Tom Swope’s classroom, I realize that oddly enough, I’m nervous. I can’t help but see this as a historic interview. Since Tom is retiring at the end of this year, he is making his last statement for the […]
“The opportunities I had on AWE, and traveling, and from day to day relationships I had with teachers, many of whom are here tonight, are lifetime experiences I will never forget. And I don’t know how many high school students can say that.”
“We are proof that a commitment to the environment enhances education, is the ethical choice for a school to make, and creates measurable benefits for the bottom line.”
Daniel Wiener, ’72 won a Guggenheim Fellowship for his sculpture work this year. Daniel is an accomplished sculpture artist and his work will “live and breathe” in an East Hampton outdoor exhibit this summer.
Athenian’s Engineering Collective competed in the FIRST Robotics Silicon Valley Regional Competition in March. In this year’s challenge, Rebound Rumble, students built a robot that could shoot baskets while defending opponent robots.