Alumni Spotlight: Nicky Loomis (89-95)

By Norma Richman My brief bio—  My most recent stop has been, for the past five years, at Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences where I’ve served as the school’s newspaper advisor. It’s been a wild ride: teaching journalism to high schoolers who sincerely have taught me more about journalism than any other job … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Nicky Loomis (89-95)

Alumni Spotlight: Conrad Ukropina (’08)

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” —George S. Patton By Norma Richman My Brief Bio— Hello High Point friends and family!  I am happy and excited that Mrs. Richman reached out to me to share what I’ve been up to.  High Point was an incredibly important experience in my … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Conrad Ukropina (’08)

Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Tanner (’01)

By Norma Richman                            “If you don’t like something, change it. If you don’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”—Maya Angelou My Brief Bio— I attended Polytechnic School for high school, where I played varsity softball, basketball, and volleyball. I tried my hand at technical theater for a few musicals, played flute in the jazz … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Tanner (’01)

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Partma (’98)

By Norma Richman "Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did." —Lauren Partma, 2020 Teacher of Excellence, Pasadena Unified School District My Brief Bio— After attending Sacred Heart Academy, I attended Sonoma State University, where I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration. … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Partma (’98)

Lauren (Constancio) Stead (’97)

By Norma Richman “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” My Brief Bio— I currently live in Thousand Oaks, California, with my husband Ryan, dog Harry and our two-year-old son Zane. I attended Occidental College in Los Angeles for my undergraduate degree, and after taking a couple of years off, went back to … Continue reading Lauren (Constancio) Stead (’97)

Alumni Spotlight: Paige Lurie (‘98-‘05)

By Norma Richman My Brief Bio—  I went to Brandeis University, just outside of Boston, for a BA in Politics and History with a minor in Law. During my time at Brandeis, I participated in a summer abroad program in the Netherlands, where I studied International Law right in the epi-center: many of my lecturers … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Paige Lurie (‘98-‘05)

Alumni Spotlight: Sabrina Waller (’11)

By Norma Richman “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”—Arnold H. Glascow My Brief Bio—  After I graduated high school, I moved up to San Francisco to attend UC Berkeley. For what, I had absolutely no idea at the time. I’ve never been the type to have a dream … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Sabrina Waller (’11)

Alumi Spotlight: John Henry Kurtz (’09)

By Norma Richman “The wisest men follow their own direction.”—Euripides My Brief Bio—  I’ve been a life-long Southern Californian. After living in other parts of SoCal, I’m happy to say that I’m back in Pasadena for now and living just a few miles from High Point. I went to college at the University of Southern … Continue reading Alumi Spotlight: John Henry Kurtz (’09)

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Vernon (’01)

By Norma Richman “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”—Eleanor Roosevelt My Brief Bio— I currently live in Atlanta, Georgia. I got my undergrad degree in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating I applied and was accepted to the University of Sydney for their Media Studies Master’s program. … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Vernon (’01)

Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Waller (’09)

By Norma Richman “I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes . . .” —Anonymous From a talented gymnast to an MIT graduate, Madeleine was bound to succeed. My brief bio— I currently live in Northern Virginia, working full time as an electrical engineer. I’ve … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Waller (’09)