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Alumni News & Events
Alum's Movie Featured At Sundance Film Festival
Michael Lloyd Green ’01 wrote and co-produced I Am Mother, a movie which will be featured along with 112 others films at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from Jan. 23 – Feb. 2, 2019. Set in the wake of humanity’s extinction, the movie tells the story of a teenage girl who is raised by a robot designed to repopulate the earth. The cast includes Hilary Swank, Rose Byrne and Clara Rugaard. Green is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles with his wife, Simone Boyce, a news journalist with NBC.
Christian Vega '08 and Rachel Pappas '05 have been married for a little more than two years and are loving life! Rachel is working as a school counselor at Doral Academy and Christian is a realtor with Keyes Company.
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of junior Patrick Battle, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He fought valiantly and with grace, supported by his family, friends and community.
If you are a WCS alum, It’s likely you were a student of or have met Mrs. Mary Beth Horton. Still active at Westminster in a variety of ways, Mrs. Horton taught middle school English from 1970 to 2001. She’s impacted the lives of many students through the years, and recently one of her former students was used by God to lend a helping hand to her and husband Charles.
Michael Riley '17 started his college career proving himself on the diamond as a baseball recruit at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. However, after experiencing recurring injuries, he pursued a new challenge and began to explore his interest in business and problem solving.
Class of 2001 alum Derek Wallbank is moving to Singapore to be a senior editor for breaking news in Asia for Bloomberg News. He currently runs the U.S. government breaking news desk for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Government inWashington, covering the White House, Congress, campaigns, federal agencies and foreign policy. He has worked for the news organization since July 2011. Derek is a graduate of Michigan State University. Congratulations on this new chapter, Derek!
Thanks to WCS alumni Ilse Brenner ’15 (Boston College), Alex Castellanos ’14 (Northeastern University), and Brejah Upton ’18 (MIT) who led tours of WCS students at their respective universities during the WCS Boston College Tour.
Congrats on alumnae Taylor Chao Butler '09 on her marriage to Saxon Butler on October 13, 2018. The ceremony took place in Birmingham, Alabama. Taylor graduated from Samford University. She now lives in Salt Lake City Utah and works for Goldman Sachs.
Congrats to alumnae Candace Morris Tabb '12 on her marriage to Payton Tabb in North Carolina on October 13, 2018. Laura Melvin '09, Candace's sister was the maid of honor in the ceremony. In high school, Candace was on the varstiy cheerleading squad and was the captain her senior year.
Alumni Returns to Provide Flu Shots to WCS Faculty/Staff
Walgreens pharmacist and WCS alum Michael Winters '04 collaborates each year with the WCS Health Office to provide flu shots to WCS faculty and staff. School Nurse Patty Winters has a special place in her heart for this program and for the pharmacist, who is her youngest son.
Each flu shot given at WCS supports Walgreens worldwide project: "Get a Shot...Give a Shot." Walgreens has given millions of shots to under-developed nations around the world.
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Congratulations to alum MJ Melendez '17 on earning the Kansas City Royals Minor League Player of the Year award. After graduating from WCS, MJ was drafted in the second round of the 2017 MLB Draft. He instantly made an impact and continues to be a force for the Royals minor league teams.
Via the WCS website, alumni have access to a private, online Alumni Drectory. The directory contains the latest address, phone number, and email we have on record for all alumni. Looking for a former classmate? Want to pursue a job with a fellow Warrior? Start with the directory.
Boulris '16 Sings National Anthem For Marlins Game
On August 31, 2018, alumna Nicole Boulris '16 had the privilege of performing the national anthem before a Miami Marlins game, in memory of fellow alum Kyle Dodds '10, and countless others affected by drug addiction and the opioid epidemic.
Congrats to alumna Michelle (Melendez) Kemrite '13 on her marriage to Ryan Kemrite on August 5, 2018. Michelle and Ryan met at Liberty University, where she played volleyball. Michelle was part of both the volleyball and girls basketball programs throughout high school. Upon graduation from Liberty, Michelle and Ryan packed their bags and made the move to Miami.
Congrats to alum Frances Schwiep '07 on becoming a Principal at Two Sigma Ventures! After life at WCS, Frances graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College with a degree in Applied Math and Economics, and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. In her new role, she will focus on the future of intelligent apps, decentralized data networks, consumer tech, voice computing, and applied AI/ML.
Merrett Fay ’15 still finds time to explore his talents and passion around the world even as a sophomore enrolled in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications Innovation Academy.
WCS alum Chris Dunn '09 married Caitlin Elle on June 17, 2017 in Cohasset, MA, about 45 minutes south of Boston. In high school, Chris played Varsity Football and Soccer and earned the Warrior Award for Athletics.