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Posted by By Eliza DuBose ’20 on Friday, August 23, 2019
Sitting in front of her computer as we talk via video chat, Amy Jones Satrom ’98’s deep blue eyes are lit up by the morning light slanting through the windows behind her. In the background, loud laughter and calls from her children are interrupted by her husband’s deep tones as he makes them breakfast. Satrom is an eager, organized storyteller, as she details the incredible journey she took to become the woman she is today.
Posted by By Eliza DuBose ’20 on Friday, August 23, 2019
When her high-school friends teased her that she would one day be a teacher, Allison Stephens scoffed. Today, Stephens has been teaching at Mercersburg Academy for 32 years. She is among the most recognizable faculty faces with her greying hair, colorful outfits, and sparkling laugh. Perhaps what makes her most recognizable, however, is her self-assigned role as a voice for social justice on campus. In the course of her years at Mercersburg, she has organized groups of students and faculty to... Read More
Posted on Friday, August 23, 2019
A fried egg, sunny-side up. That’s Eliza DuBose ’20’s usual breakfast order, and the staff in Ford Hall knows this and starts preparing that order before she even has to ask for it each morning.
Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2019
When Patrice McGloin ’19 stood before her fellow seniors at Commencement 2019 as one of the Nevin Orators, she said, “We have learned that we can actually know more about ourselves by learning to appreciate and understand the wealth of backgrounds that truly make up this community and every community we will belong to for the rest of our lives. Mercersburg taught us and dared us to take the time to not only listen to the unconventional story, but to actually make one of our own.”
Posted by Eliza DuBose ’20 on Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Sitting in her New York apartment, Carla Lopez ’97 is framed by bright tapestries and paintings. Her vibrant blue dress is decorated with red fish that shimmy as she shifts in her chair. She’s an upbeat storyteller, detailing her life, her dreams, her time at Mercersburg, and the path that wound its way to the circumstance in which she now she lives. She is currently the innovation lead for health at the International Rescue Committee in the greater New York City area.


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