Our Strategic Vision

Alum Profile: Andrew Guidone ’94

  Emmy-winning producer Andrew Guidone ’94 entered BFS as a ninth grader.  He’s never been a practicing Quaker, but a seemingly prophetic encounter the year before his arrival in 1990 […]

Alum Profile: Adam Distenfeld ’81

Adam Distenfeld ’81, an acclaimed sculptor, is as direct and outspoken as much of his stone work, including his newest piece commissioned by The American University. “I was born in […]

Alum Profile: Hon. Ellen Chaitin ’66

Ellen Chaitin’s childhood “argument skills,” combined with a social conscience groomed in part at BFS, set her on the path to becoming a judge in the California Superior Court.  “My […]

Alum Profile: Hon. Dena Douglas ’83

Kings County Civil Court judge and former Federal prosecutor Dena Douglas received this year’s George Fox Distinguished Alumna Award for exemplary service to the community and to the school. “I […]

Alum Profile: Dr. Jonathan Pincus ’52

Dr. Jonathan Pincus ’52 is Chief of Neurology at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C., and a professor of neurology at Georgetown University. He has also written two books, […]

Alum Profile: Dr. Martha Bridge Denckla ’54

Martha Bridge Denckla ’54 is an MD and the director of the Developmental Cognitive Neurology (DCN) Department at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a part of the John Hopkins Hospital institutions […]

Alum Profile: Peter Trachtenberg ’70

Author of the critically acclaimed The Book of Calamities, Peter Trachtenberg began writing seriously at BFS and never stopped. Peter Trachtenberg ’70, an accomplished writer whose latest book debuted in […]

Alumni Profile: Camilla Church Greene ’60

An anti-racism public school reformer speaks frankly about being BFS’ first African-American K-12 student, and of a lifetime spent bucking tradition. “I remember being the only person of color. My hair […]

Alumni Profile: Stephen Wermiel ’68

He started out writing about the Supreme Court for BFS’ former student newspaper The Life.  It spawned a decades-long career covering the court up close for the Boston Globe and the Wall […]

Alumni Profile: Dr. Lawrence Madlock ’66

Class of 1966 alumnus Lawrence Madlock, MD, went to segregated schools in Memphis, Tennessee, and entered BFS as a junior in 1964 “under some strange circumstances.” He returned to BFS […]

Alumni Profile: Jill Kneerim ’56

Boston literary agent Jill Kneerim continues launching the careers of heavy-hitting journalists, novelists, poets, scholars and short story writers who have won the Pulitzer Prize and other major awards, but […]

Alum Profile: Brad Albert ’86

“Hawaii is the furthest land mass from any continent. Its primary source of energy is imported oil. That’s how the majority of island nations support themselves. Anytime you are isolated, […]