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    News & Announcements

    Bobby Smith (left) and Drew Lane (right) give each other a high five before the shotgun start. Also pictured are Donnie Quinn

    The Golfing “fore” Gunston II fundraiser on Monday, May 3 at the Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville welcomed 90 golfers and two tennis players, including Gunston alumni, parents, past parents, and community supporters. A 9 a.m. shotgun start began the day, with teams competing for prizes while enjoying food, drinks and fun give-aways, while our tennis players enjoyed a game with a professional followed by lunch.

    David Miller, Director of DEI at Gunston

    On Friday, April 24, our Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion David Miller, along with Director of College Guidance Kellee Webb, presented Gunston’s Bias Incident Response Protocol and Bystander Response Training to fellow school leaders throughout the Delmarva region.

    Gunston Receives New 8+ Shell & Oars

    This past Wednesday, April 14, the Assistant Athletic Director Carter Law, along with former Washington College crew coach (and local legend) John Wagner took a road trip to Kent School in Connecticut to pick up a new 8-man shell and oars.

    Student Stories

    Severin Schut, Jack Pigman, Mekonnen Sahle-Selassie'23, Kylee Rushton and Campbell Parkhurst at Prom

    More than 150 students in grades 9-12 celebrated the 2020-2021 school year at Pintail Point on Saturday, May 1.

    The Gunston Players Present: Vintage Hitchcock - A Live Radio Play, April 23, 24, 25

    Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the master of suspense's earlier films. Featuring The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), The 39 Steps, and Sabotage, Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play is a triple feature, complete with vintage commercials that recreate a daring train chase, a serial killer's ominous presence, and a devastating explosion through the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring.

    Gunston Rockets Soar at MDRA Red Glare

    Students from Gunston’s Science and Engineering Club’s TARC Project (The American Rocketry Challenge) travelled to Price, Md. last weekend to participate in the Maryland Delaware Rocketry Association’s Red Glare Event.

    Athletics

    Colin Hallmark, Zoe Buzelli, and Allie Fitzgerald

    On Sunday, May 2nd, Gunston's triathlon team competed in their second multisport event of the season, the Nanticoke River Multisport Festival in Bivalve, Md. Gunston had six competing triathletes (swim/bike/run) and two duathletes (run/bike/run). The triathlon event consisted of a half mile river swim, 15 mile bike ride, and a 3 mile run while the duathlon featured a 1 mile run, 15 mile bike, and 3 mile run.

    Gunston Sailing Team

    The Sailing Team paired up in a 4v4 Fleet Race against Saints Peter & Paul this past Tuesday, April 20. “While all of our Herons sailed exceptionally well, a kudos goes out to our graduating seniors Helene Boone and Hannah Worth for their first place finish."

    Around the Nest: Triathletes Win Big - 04/15/21

    Gunston's Triathlon team had a successful event on Saturday, April 10 at the Hagerstown Duathlon. Five out of six triathletes hit the age group podium. Colin Hallmark ’24 earned gold in U16, Zoe Buzzelli ’24 and Allie Fitzgerald ’24 were 2nd/3rd in U16 and Thomas Umidi ’22 and Zack Adams ’23 were 2nd/3rd in 17-19.  

    Alumni

    Bellie Fichtner Camp'15

    Annabelle (Bellie) Camp (née Fichtner) '15 is a Conservation Fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware (UD) Program in Art Conservation, a three-year program jointly sponsored by the two institutions.
    Bellie will graduate in 2022 with an M.S. in textile conservation.