The Loomis Chaffee boys varsity basketball team faced a team of competitive alumni in the annual Bennett Meyers Memorial Alumni/Varsity Basketball Game and managed to pull out a 4-point win in Olcott Gym on Saturday, January 11.
Loomis Chaffee's very own Chuck "Bruno" Vernon received a rare and distinguished honor prior to the start of the Boston Blades professional women's hockey game on Saturday for his part in promoting the development of women's hockey. Chuck, along with other honored guests stood at center ice for a ceremonial puck drop after a brief ceremony in their honor.
The fall gathering of the Chaffee Book Club was held on a summery October evening at the home of Head of School Sheila Culbert. Sheila had chosen the political biography of Thomas Jefferson written by Pultizer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham: Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.
The Loomis Chaffee Annual Fund raised $3,472,811 this year—a new record. This year's total not only reflected an increase of $600,000 over last year's results, but also exceeded the school's ambitious goal by $300,000 dollars.
Alumni and their guests returned to the Island June 14–16 to celebrate their class reunions and enjoy a variety of events that included a reunion service project, a golf outing, a co-ed soccer game, a mentalist demonstration, and a financial planning discussion.
"Learning as an act of community invigorates us all," said Chris Norton '76 as he and his family dedicated the Norton Family Center for the Common Good on May 9. His words crystallized both the inspiration for the center and its active, daily purpose.