This past Sunday evening, Matthew Cavellier, Director of Academic Innovation, and Andrew Garlinski ’98, Global Education Director, attended a dinner in honor of the Tanzanian Ambassador to the United States as guests of Smart Baitani, Executive Director of COSAD (Community Solutions for Africa’s Development). In March of 2014, Mr. Cavellier and Mr. Garlinski, along with alumnus Dr. Brant Barr ’73, will travel to Bukoba, Tanzania to explore the possibilities of a relationship between Shattuck-St. Mary’s School and COSAD. While they are in Tanzania, they plan to visit the Ambassador’s husband in Dar es Salaam to discuss possible relationships with the Tanzanian Commision for Science and Technology. Stay tuned for more information from East Africa.
Opportunities in Tanzania
Golfers concluded play at the MAJGT Autumn Open on Sunday. The top finishers for SSM were Nathan Zhao (2015) who ended up in 5th place after shooting rounds of 74-78 and Sophie Hill (2015) finished in 6th place on the girls side with rounds of 79-92. Scoring conditions were tougher on the second day as the girls scoring average increased by almost 4 shots and the boys scoring average increased by a half shot. Carter Haskins (2015) finished in 15th place and Tommy Schick (2015) finished in 19th with 2 day totals of 157 and 159 respectively. The highlight of the tournament was Alejandro Marquez who bettered his first day score by 21 shots on the second round. Way to go Alejandro!!!!
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Shattuck golfers are sitting pretty good after round 1 of the MAJGT Autumn Open at University Ridge Golf course in Verona, WI. Parker Reddig (2017) was in the second group out and posted a 70 (-2) in rounds of 35-35 which is good enough to hold a one shot lead going into the final round on Sunday. Nathan Zhao (2015) was playing in the group just behind Reddig and fired a front 9 of 34 (-2) but a triple and double bogey on holes 15 and 17 made him finish his round at 74 (+2) and 4 shots behind Reddig. Carter Haskins (2015) played solid all round until a late double bogey on 17 and ended with a 75 (+3) which puts him in 7th place. Tommy Schick (2015) finished the day with an 81, Shane Hoben (2016) had an 86, and Alejandro Marquez (2017) shot a 134.
On the girls side, Sophia Hill (2015) tied her low career round at SSM with a 79 (+7) and is in 2nd place, two shots behind the leader, heading into the final round. Hill will be playing in the final group of the day and paired with the leader so she will be able to go head to head and know what she has to do. Raelyn Spears (2016) shot an opening round 89 and sits in 10th place. Taylor Salewske (2014) and Valeria Cox (2017) shot rounds of 99 and 105 respectively.
Sam Eisenhuth (2014) shot his career low round at SSM by firing a 67 but called a penalty on himself for signing an incorrect scorecard and disqualified himself. The final round starts at 10:15 on Sunday with Reddig and Hill teeing off at 12:03.
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Alumnus and professional photographer Steven Jones ’73 talks with students and teachers over lunch. On Monday, October 28, Steve Jones ’73 hosted two weEAT lunches, sharing his love of photography with current SSM students. Mr. Jones told students about how he found his passion while a student at Shattuck, discussed the ways photography allowed him to get over his shyness, and even taught us some quick tips on how to take a better iPhone photo.
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Steve Jones, Photographer in Residence