Reunion 2017

Reunion 2017

This year, Milton welcomes alumni with class years ending in 2 or 7 to campus June 16-17 to celebrate Reunion Weekend 2017.

 

Registration is now open!

 


Milton Robotics Team wins Tournament

Milton Robotics Team wins Tournament

Milton’s Robotics Team won the championship at the VEX Robotics Qualifier Tourney in Hopkinton, along with the excellence award and first place in the skills competition. Truman Marshall (II) and Tommy Elliot (II) were the leads on the winning robot, “Tokyo Lift.” The team will continue to improve on the robot in preparation of the state championship in March. 
Bingham Speaker Jamaica Kincaid

Bingham Speaker Jamaica Kincaid

Author Jamaica Kincaid has been named the Bingham Speaker for Spring 2017. Kincaid has published short fiction and essays in The Paris Review and The New Yorker, as well as several bestselling novels. Seen by many as the voice of contemporary Caribbean literature, Kincaid has been praised for her fiery yet lyrical style.
Annie Jean Baptiste '06 on Diversity and Tolerance

Annie Jean Baptiste '06 on Diversity and Tolerance

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaker Annie Jean-Baptiste ’06 offered advice on how to effect change in everyday life. Drawing from her experience as diversity programs manager at Google, Annie explained that students must put themselves outside of their comfort zones, empathize with those they don’t agree with, and to “love harder” when confronted with intolerance. “I’m not saying it’s easy,” she said. “I am saying that it’s necessary.”

Alumni News

Peter Livingston, Jr. '80 Wins Emmy Award for "Mission Blue"
Peter Livingston, Jr. ‘80 received the Emmy honoring "Outstanding Editing - Documentary and Long Form" for his work on "Mission Blue." The film follows oceanographer and activist Sylvia Earle as she seeks to protect “Hope Spots” -  a network of Marine Protected Areas all over the world. Read more about the film and the work being done by Sylvia's organization on their website. 

Charlotte Zonis '15 named NESCAC Women's Squash Player of the Week
Charlotte Zonis '15 won her first NESCAC Women's Squash Player of the Week award January 30th. Charlotte, a member of the class of 2019 at Hamilton College, received the award after her fourth win of the season. Charlotte and the Hamilton Continentals have since gone on to win the opening game of the 2017 College Squash Association Women's National Team Championships. Read more on the Hamilton Athletics page. 

Alexandra Callen '88, New Head of School for St. George's
On July 1, 2017, Alexandra "Alixe" Callen '88 will become the first female head of St. George's School in Newport, RI. "I am honored and humbled to be asked to serve as St. George's next head of school," said Alixe. "The chance to lead this highly professional faculty is a tremendous opportunity."

Jenny Slate '00 Double-Feature at Sundance
Jenny Slate '00 debuted two films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Jenny reunited with "Obvious Child" director Gillian Robespierre for the 90's family dramedy "Landline", which has been acquired by Amazon for release in theaters. Meanwhile, in her second feature "The Polka King," Jenny stars opposite Jack Black in the true story of a polka-superstar turned conman. 

Washington's Farewell
Editor in Chief of The Daily Beast John Avlon '91 has published a new book, Washington's Farewell Address - an examination of the last, prophetic speech delivered by our first president. Kirkus called the book “A vivid portrait…a thoughtful consideration of Washington’s wisdom that couldn’t be timelier.” John discussed the Founding Father's final words and warnings on Charlie Rose and Hardball with Chris Matthews

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