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Networking and Volunteering

Mercersburg offers more than an education: as a member of the greater alumni community, you have access to a lifetime of personal and professional connections. Along with current students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends, you are part of the Mercersburg Network. 

Mercersburg Alumni volunteering at Reunion Weekend 2022.

“To be able to give back to and be in service of Mercersburg, a place and an experience that truly changed the trajectory of this awkward, painfully shy, incredibly sheltered 15-year-old girl's life in the mid-1980s, is a dream fulfilled. How fortunate we are that we could also see our kids have similar transformational experiences and watch them be surrounded by friends and adults whose influence on them will last a lifetime.”
- Kristin Butterfield Vickery '88, P '18, '22, White Key Executive Council Co-Chair (2022-2023) and James Hasson Distinguished Service Award Recipient


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Whether you’re trying to connect with other professionals in your field, recruiting for a job opening, or looking for a job yourself, the Mercersburg Academy Alumni and Parent Network on LinkedIn is a great place to start. By joining this group, you can search for job opportunities, ask questions, and strengthen your professional network with Mercersburg alumni who represent a host of industries and career fields.

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A Mercersburg student participating in a phonathon.
Phonathon Callers

Phonathon volunteers make personal connections with fellow alumni by calling from campus or home and encouraging support of the Annual Fund.

These volunteers make phone calls to thank donors for their gifts to Mercersburg and to share the school’s gratitude for their generosity.

Mercersburg Academy Reunion Committee Members
Reunion Committee Members

Each reunion class needs a committee of leaders to help promote the reunion and plan programs and activities. Contact Ryanne McFarland to learn more and to volunteer.
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Mercersburg Class Agents
Class Agents

Class agents represent their graduating class and work to keep their classmates engaged with Mercersburg in support of the Annual Fund. For more information about serving as a class agent
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Mercersburg Academy regional event volunteers in Seattle.
Regional Event Volunteers

Regional event volunteers assist in choosing the date, location, and programming for Mercersburg’s off-campus events. They also contact fellow alumni and friends to encourage attendance at the events.

Mercersburg Academy Student Mentors
Student Mentors

Alumni are encouraged to serve as experts for or mentors to students in a variety of academic pursuits. For example, all seniors are required to complete one of two academic capstone programs before they graduate—MAPS or Springboard. Alumni serve as mentors to MAPS students, offer their places of business for Springboard class tours, and serve on the panels that evaluate students’ year-end presentations.

Alumni Ambasadors
Alumni Ambassadors

Alumni ambassadors represent their graduating class and keep classmates in touch with each other and with the school by collecting class notes and updated contact information and sharing news from campus.

Alumni Council Members

Members of the Alumni Council serve as ambassadors for the school, building relationships with alumni and students.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Mercersburg relies on a strong network of alumni who give of their time to support the extraordinary Mercersburg experience. Volunteers help organize class reunions, participate in phonathons, serve as campus speakers, and much more. Consider making a difference for Mercersburg by becoming a volunteer! Please contact the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations at 717-328-6100 or for more information about the following opportunities.

Volunteer Roll

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Dr. Duke Hasson ’02 was so kind in allowing me to shadow him as I began medical school in California. I am so thankful to be a part of the Mercersburg community. I hope all the current students know how lucky they are because Mercersburg is such a special place and even more so knowing that once you are a part of the community, you always will be. Maybe after medical school I’ll have a Mercersburg alum shadowing me one day!
Rose Pennington ’14