Alumni News

List of 10 news stories.

  • Brian Hargrove (former assistant head of school for advancement and communications) and Board of Regents President Deborah Simon ’74

    Mercersburg Receives CASE Educational Fundraising Award

    Mercersburg Academy is one of just eight independent schools honored this year with a 2019 CASE Educational Fundraising Award, which is presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
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  • Head of School Katie Titus with 50th Reunion Committee co-chairs Bill Gridley ’69 and Andy Wolf ’69

    Reunion Weekend 2019 June 6-9 Brings Back Alumni, Friends

    More than 800 Mercersburg alumni, families, and friends returned to campus June 6-9 for Reunion Weekend 2019. Classes ending in 4s and 9s celebrated reunions, though alumni and guests from a number of Mercersburg class years came back to campus for the four-day event. See a video recap of the weekend and browse the photo gallery.
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  • Eight Faculty and Staff Honored at Reunion Weekend 2019

    On behalf of the Mercersburg Academy alumni body, the Alumni Council once again recognized long-tenured and retiring faculty and staff as part of Reunion Weekend. This year’s honorees include eight faculty and staff members, who were celebrated at the Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Recognition Dinner that kicked off Reunion Weekend 2019 June 6 in Ford Hall.
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  • Calling All Cars: Reunion Weekend

    Attention car collectors: Do you own an antique, classic, or modern car that you would like to show on Friday, June 7, during Reunion Weekend? Join us Friday afternoon for a Car Show on the Quad with faculty member Jim Malone providing some inside 411 on engines and automotive physics.
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  • Rebecca Lowe ’99

    And She’s Off: Rebecca Lowe ’99 Covers Kentucky Derby on NBC

    As studio host for NBC’s telecasts of English Premier League soccer and a veteran co-anchor of three Olympic Games for the network (in 2014, 2016, and 2018), Rebecca Lowe ’99 is no stranger to premier (or Premier) sporting events. Lowe added another big-ticket event to her resume May 4 where she co-hosted NBC’s coverage of the 145th Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
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  • Simon After Dark: Join the 1969 Jam Session on Friday, June 7

    Music is a powerful connector and was a huge part of the Class of '69's Mercersburg experience. After 50 years, "The Walkouts" (a group of '69 classmates) are coming together to play some music on Friday, June 7, during Reunion Weekend's "Simon After Dark." We invite members of all classes to take part.

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  • Harry Hughes ’44 during his term as the 57th Governor of Maryland

    Former Maryland Governor Harry Hughes ’44 Passes Away

    Harry R. Hughes ’44, who served as governor of the state of Maryland from 1979 to 1987, died March 13 at age 92 in Denton, Md.
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  • Fantastic Four: Marshall Wins Fourth-Straight Irving-Marshall Competition

    The overall result of 2019’s Irving-Marshall Week at Mercersburg? The same as in 2018, and 2017, and 2016, with the John Marshall Literary Society outlasting the rival Washington Irving Literary Society for the fourth year in a row. Marshall won this year by a score of 1350-650 on the strength of a first-place Declamation finish by Elizabeth Heidecker ’19.
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  • Larry Sheridan ’51

    Sheridan, Leavitt Inducted into Wrestling, Track & Field Halls of Fame

    A pair of legendary Mercersburg alumni—Larry Sheridan ’51 and Bob Leavitt (1903)—have been chosen for enshrinement in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Hall of Fame and the Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame, respectively.
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  • Steven Guttman '64

    2019 Alumni Award Winners Announced

    Join us in celebrating the service and accomplishments of distinguished alumni Steven Guttman ’64, James Snyder ’69, P ’05, Robert Hunter ’59, Joseph Huber ’64, Masroor Ahmed ’99, Bebe Lloyd ’94, and Magdalena Kala ’09. The group of seven will be honored Thursday, June 6, at the Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Recognition Dinner, which is hosted by the Alumni Council and officially kicks off Reunion Weekend 2019.
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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236