Generously supporting faculty enrichment at RLS, this fund is named in recognition and memory of Eric Wickersham, Class of 2002. The Fund was originally established in 2001 by Grover T. Wickersham ’67 as The Wickersham Family Fund. The Fund was renamed and reestablished in 2021 by Grover T. Wickersham ’67 and Jill Wickersham in memory of Eric to support faculty enrichment at Robert Louis Stevenson School. Eric treasured his time at Stevenson and made lasting friendships, notably Adrian Witzenmann ’02, his closest friend. We invite you to learn more about Eric and the fund named in his memory. Here are letters from three of the nine grateful faculty members who received grants from the Fund this year. Dear Wickersham Family, This is one of the most wonderful letters I have been asked to write! THANK YOU (or, more à propos, “MERCI”) is what I really [...]
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Supporting early educational testing for Carmel Campus students, while also providing teacher and parent training, with the goal of tailoring curricula to each student's learning profile.Stevenson would like to commemorate Samantha Allyn Silverman (“Sami”), who attended Stevenson from 1999–2008. Sami attended the University of Arizona, graduating with a degree in Psychology, and then owned a CrossFit gym in Tucson, Arizona. She taught many classes, including to veterans with PTSD, and was well known in her community for using physical pursuits to manage and overcome psychological issues. She participated in CrossFit Games around the country and helped teams from her gym compete. Sadly, she was the passenger in a fatal car accident in Paradise Valley, Arizona, dying at the age of 24.The Samantha Allyn Silverman Fund was created by Samantha’s family in 2021. They wanted to honor her as a joyful, enthusiastic student who benefited from her teachers’ and parents’ [...]
Monday Night Dinner, Vespers, Senior Coffee, Dorm Olympics, Dorm dinners, faculty home gatherings, outdoor movies…Stevenson’s traditions have invited generations of students to explore the diversity of residential life while discovering their own communities on campus. For almost 300 resident students and the faculty living on campus, Stevenson’s residential program inspires a diverse and authentic community built on our core values of trust, respect, safety, belonging, and inclusion. Stevenson’s six campus dormitories offer a home away from home where students can connect with a global student body, explore new friendships, honor differences, study and kick back with friends, rest and recharge, or spend quality time with resident families (and their pets and children!) in a relaxed setting. Steve and Emi Katzman appreciated the connections that their son, Philo Katzman ‘02, made with resident faculty families when he attended Stevenson. In his honor, the family established the Weekend Activities at Faculty [...]