Several Laurel Alumnae were part of a recent Cleveland Jewish News story honoring Sophia Herschman ‘15, a Laurel classmate who passed away in May from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. The story highlighted “Sophiepalooza”, a fundraising event developed by friends, including Hayley Donahue '16, Talia Fleshler '15, Erin Saada '16, Madison Friedman '15, Lucy Feldman '16, and Emily DeSantis '16.
Congratulations to Rosemary Mudry ‘02 who has been appointed Executive Director of the Cleveland Public Market Corporation (CPMC), which is set to take over operation of the West Side Market early next year.
Holly Gleason '81 has been nominated for nine National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards for Print Journalist, Music Critic and Online Columnist, as well as Diversity in the Entertainment Industry, Celebrity Profile, Music & Other Arts Personality Profile, Celebrity Feature, Obituary/In Appreciation, Music/Other Arts Personalities and Book, Non-Fiction.
Jennifer Coleman ‘81, Program Director of Creative Culture and Arts for the George Gund Foundation, recently offered up her thoughts in a Crain’s Cleveland Business editorial on the importance of integrating art into all aspects of life.
Dr. Cheryl Jackson Johnson ‘95, an OBGYN with Summa Healthcare Systems, was featured in a Forum 360 piece focused on Infant mortality rates. Dr. Johnson highlights how in sixth grade, while attending Laurel School, she discovered she wanted to be a physician.
Sophia Casa '23 was honored at the Society of Professional Journalists—Cleveland Chapter annual awards night where she was the recipient of the Porter Scholarship, which recognizes an outstanding high school journalist.
Music journalist, author, Pollstar Senior Contributing Editor, and Laurel alumna Holly Gleason '81 was crowned the Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the LA Press Club’s annual Southern California Journalism Awards earlier this month.
On December 2, Carey Jaros '96—Laurel alumna, current parent, and President & CEO of GOJO Industries (the makers of PURELL)—spoke at The City Club as part of the The Annual Sally Gries Endowed Forum in Honor of Women of Achievement series.
Laurel School is pleased to announce the induction of four Laurel Alumnae into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony for Ann Daniels Marks ’54, Kelly Schumann Styne ’80, Patricia Hannon ’82 and Brittney Jackson ’10 took place in the Laurel’s Newly Renovated Tippit Gym. Inductees are chosen for their athletic achievements while students at Laurel and their passion and ongoing commitment to their sport.
Gift will support the creation of The Ruhlman Family Center for Environmental Learning which will provide labs, classrooms and common areas designed for use by students in all grades at the Butler Campus, and will also support renovations at the Lyman Campus.