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WEBSITE Lee Community Spotlight

Tom Lee '10

Tom Lee '10

Not many adolescents would have the drive or skills to search, apply and accept enrollment at a private high school across the world without their parents’ knowledge or support. Tom Lee ‘10, however, was this exception.
WEBSITE Moore Community Spotlight

Andrew Moore '14

Andrew Moore '14

Andrew focused on learning strategies at Marvelwood to get organized throughout college at Clarkson University. He credits his lessons in organization for achieving the successful career in sales he has today.

News + Updates

Community Spotlight: Karim Badwan '94
Remembering: Micah Washington '08
Community Spotlight: Spencer Lowry '14
Birth: Amanda Sceusa Walter '06 Welcomes Ivy!
Remembering: Larry Kollath
Community Spotlight: Meredith Hoddeson '17
Community Spotlight: Jonathan Matson '17
Community Spotlight: Vanessa Plant '96
Community Spotlight: Eric Geller '93
Community Spotlight: George Bard '71
Community Spotlight: Stephanie Mufson '98

Community Spotlight: Karim Badwan '94

Karim Badwan '94
Karim Badwan '94

Karim Badwan ’94 came to Marvelwood to pursue his interest in lacrosse and discovered he had more interest in academics than he originally thought. Karim discovered new interests that led to a career in lighting.

Remembering: Micah Washington '08

Micah Washington 1988-2022
Micah Washington 1988-2022

We share with great sadness that on December 6th, 2022, Micah Washington unexpectedly passed away. Micah's parents have requested that donations in his memory be sent to your local homeless shelter/affordable housing coalition or mental health facility or organization in lieu of flowers. We will continue to keep his friends and family in our thoughts.

Micah Washington 1988-2022
Micah Washington 1988-2022

We share with great sadness that on December 6th, 2022, Micah Washington unexpectedly passed away. Micah's parents have requested that donations in his memory be sent to your local homeless shelter/affordable housing coalition or mental health facility or organization in lieu of flowers. We will continue to keep his friends and family in our thoughts.

Community Spotlight: Spencer Lowry '14

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Spencer Lowry '14

Spencer Lowry ‘14 continues to prioritize community service and helping those in need, all while working on a Pre-Med program at Fordham.

Birth: Amanda Sceusa Walter '06 Welcomes Ivy!

Baby Ivy
Ivy Sienna Walter, Length: 21in | Weight 7lbs 12oz

Congratulations to Amanda Sceusa Walter '06 and her husband Greg Walter, who welcomed their first child Ivy on October 15th, 2022! Length: 21 inches | Weight: 7lbs 12oz

Remembering: Larry Kollath

Larry Kollath
Larry Kollath worked at Marvelwood from 1996-2005

In January 2020, Marvelwood community and world at large lost the great Larry Kollath, who worked at Marvelwood from 1996-2005. Read more about Larry's extraordinary contributions to Marvelwood on our Blog.

Community Spotlight: Meredith Hoddeson '17

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Meredith Hoddeson '15

Meredith Hoddeson’s ‘15 love for theatre was reignited during her time at Marvelwood, and led her to her successful career at the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene, and running a small business.

Community Spotlight: Jonathan Matson '17

Jonathan Matson '17
Jonathan Matson '17

Jonathan Matson ‘17 spent his time at Marvelwood learning and developing his interests in technology and gaming. Matson graduated from Champlain College in 2021 and founded Matson & Associates, a technology consulting firm that serves local non-profit organizations.

Community Spotlight: Vanessa Plant '96

Vanessa Plant '96
Vanessa Plant '96


Vanessa originally felt that she would never fit in at school. After joining the Marvelwood community, Vanessa felt a new sense of belonging! Today, she has developed her career to support nonprofit organizations.

Community Spotlight: Eric Geller '93

Eric Geller '93
Eric Geller '93


At Marvelwood, Eric developed his creativity through storytelling, and his love for the game Dungeons and Dragons. Eric now works at OnPoint NYC, advising clients on how to reach their goals throughout recovery.

Community Spotlight: George Bard '71

George Bard '71
George Bard '71

We are privileged to feature George Bard Jr. ‘71, an artist, film advocate, athlete, landscape explorer and current trustee of Marvelwood School. Most recently George produced an animated short film titled Azúcar with Planet Nutshell, a small animation company based in Boston. This film first premiered at the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York City in May, and was accepted in other film festivals throughout the US and abroad.

Community Spotlight: Stephanie Mufson '98

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Stephanie Mufson '98

At Marvelwood, Stephanie found a supportive community that allowed her to express herself. Stephanie currently owns and operates The Parade Guys, based out of San Francisco, California.