Adrienne Usher '18
made a full commitment to Brown for track and field.
Jamie Pernecky ’18
committed to the University of Illinois to play Women’s Soccer.
Kenji Swanson ’18
received a full scholarship to Stanford and is a member of the football team.
Lora McManus ‘10
and Allison Graham celebrated their wedding on June 25, 2022 at Mayfield Senior School.
David Kepner '03
married Margaux Reaume in Ojai this past weekend. Many MJS friends and classmates joined in on the celebration: Joe Sinha, Logan Hunter '02, Brandon Wong '03, Bennett Givens '03, Eric Larson '03, David Kepner '03, Sarah Kepner Hamilton '92, Lindsay Kepner '99 not pictured: Katie Clifford '98.
Nicholas Bass '12
graduated from the University of Denver in 2020 with a degree in International Studies. He also studied abroad for one semester in Argentina. He is now a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army and currently stationed at Fort Benning in GA where he completed Officer's Candidate School and will be stationed in Germany later this year.
Jonas Bass '15 is currently a Junior at Saint Mary's College of California working on a degree in Environmental Studies. In the summers, he work as the lead boat driver for Catalina Island Camps.
Lily Brogdon-Mitchell '15 is a Junior at UC Berkeley studying in Paris for her semester abroad.
Henry Dominguez-Letelier '17 will be graduating Yale NUS in May. He took one year off to develop his app FlavorGator (started working on it while attending Webb) which was implemented in schools, marketing campaigns, and a military camp. He returned to school to complete his degree in International Relations while also joining forces with Hoow Foods. Recently he pitched the company to Heng Swee Keat the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. Upon graduating he will be working for the Singaporean startup full time.Taylor Morphy '03
Adrian Lossada '18 received the Macken Speech and Debate Scholarship from St. Mary's College of California where he will attend this fall. This award is renewable for each year of full-time study at Saint Mary’s College beginning the fall of the academic year 2022-23 for a maximum of four years of successive full-time undergraduate study (to end with a baccalaureate degree completion).
and his wife, Margaret welcomed their baby girl, Charlotte Elizabeth Morphy in November.
Grace Grimes ’04 married Cameron Chapman in December 2021.
Samantha Sohl ’11 recently established her own business –– SCS Creative Group, a boutique social media marketing agency based in Newport Beach, CA.
Adrian Lossada ’18 and his fellow classmate, Aidan Hedman ’18 were part of the 2020-2021 La Salle Speech and Debate Team that acquired enough high-level wins to be recognized as one of the top-performing teams in the nation by the National Speech and Debate Association. In addition, Adrian and Isabella Zirn ’19 were coaches and judges for the MJS Debate Team.
Samantha Bainter ’97,
who has been a long-term substitute, is now a full-time 1st grade teacher.
Kayla Yokoyama Dodge ’03 and her husband, Shyam, (photo-left) welcomed their son Hiro Taika Maui Yokoyama Dodge on August 26. They are overjoyed with his arrival and full of love!!
Carly Muir ’06 shares she went from being a kindergarten teacher in East Oakland to now working at two school sites as an elementary special education teacher in Larkspur-Corte Madera School District.
Faith Grimes ’07 returns to Mayfield to teach French. Faith taught at MJS from 2015-2017, and most recently at Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Faith earned her B.A. in French from Whittier College.
After graduating from The George Washington University, Christian Brown ’12 joined Payden & Rygel, an investment management firm in Los Angeles, as an emerging markets analyst.
Katherine (Symes) Summers ’02
and husband, Jonathan Summers, welcomed their first baby, Theodore "Teddy" Stephen Summers, born on May 31. The new parents could not be more excited!
Albert Gonzales ’02 and Brian Simpson ’04 recently joined the MJS Alumni Council.
Kelley Driscoll Terrazas ’95 has accepted a position at St. Edmunds teaching the young 3s class.
Mary Stathatos Cole ’98 will serve as President Elect for Mayfield Junior School Parent's Association Board for the 2021-22 school year and Board President for the for the 2022-23 school year.
Jackie Reyes Blackson ’05 and husband, Dan Blackson, welcomed their first child, Lucas Blackson, on June 2, 2021 in Houston, TX.
Megan (Moret) Hernandez ’98
and husband Wesley Hernandez welcomed a baby boy, Hudson Matthew Hernandez born on February 11, 2021.
Mary McCluggage Keith ’03 and her husband Ryan welcomed their second child, a baby girl, Emmy (Mary Elizabeth) Keith born on February 9, 2021.
Brian Baldocchi ’10 started a new job in January as the Executive Producer & Head of Development at Phoenix Films, LLC.Hillary (Hogan) Delany ’00
and her husband Keith and welcome their second son, George Hogan Delany on November 23. Big brother Bobby can't wait to show him around.
Jacqueline (Jabarian) Geragos '08
and Eric Reeser '96
joined the 2020-21 MJS Alumni Council.
Diego Guerrero ’17, Ryan Lo ’17, Marshall Smith ’17
and Gabriella Wrighten ’17
(currently at Flintridge Prep) were named Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Diego Guerrero ’17
was also selected as a Scholar for the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Audrey Suarez ’17
will be attending Stanford and competing in Division I athletics.
Emma Willingham ’17
has committed to NYU to continue her academic and volleyball careers. Emma Yates ’17
is excited to be heading to Boston College in the fall.
Andrea Uyeda ‘87 is the owner of ediBOL and currently cooking up weekly meal kits with fresh ingredients and introducing new flavors to some favorite comfort foods. Weekly orders include two menu items (feeds family of 4, 6 or 8) and includes FREE local delivery. Add in a bottle of wine or beer to accompany this great meal. Check-out EdiBOL to order or be added to the weekly menu email list.
Dominique Porter Wallace ‘98 and her husband, Peyton, recently welcomed a baby girl, Philippa “Pippa” Edith Ann Wallace.
Monica Olson (Manalo) ‘99 and husband, Jeffrey, welcome their first baby --- "It's A Boy!" Hayes Taylor Olson born June 2.
Candice Clayton ’00 married Cy Young on August 22, 2020.
Kate Baratta Vourvoulis ‘01
and husband, Adam, are owners and winemakers of a new winery, Vin de California
in Pasadena. They will also open Good Luck Wine Shop
in Winter 2020 and bring natural wines from around the world to the Pasadena area.Katrina Jesena Barron '02
and husband, Jordan, recently welcomed a baby girl, Isabella Betty Barron, on March 10th. Eldest son, Louie, is already a great older brother!David Kepner ’03
recently moved to Costa Mesa, got engaged to Margaux Reaume and started business school at USC.
Carly Muir ’06
recently moved to San Rafael to be closer to family.
Sydnee Cua ‘07 recently joined the MJS Alumni Council.
Amy Nolan ’07 married John Cole Tavarez in Sun Valley, ID in August.
Jacqueline Jabarian '08 married Michael George Geragos in the backyard of their new home in Pasadena in August.
Lora McManus ’10 is engaged to Allison Graham. They met at Cal State University Channel Islands where they were both getting their M.A. in Education. Together they just moved to Minnetonka, Minnesota where Lora will be PK-12 Chair of Equity and Instruction at The Blake School.
Sean Smith ‘12 was recently named a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award at Connecticut College. This award recognizes the accomplishments of collegiate lacrosse players from Divisions I, II and III. Sean demonstrated dedication, leadership, kindness and sportsmanship.
Myria Chen '14
is the author and illustrator of "Be Gone, Coronavirus!"
She currently attends Columbia University in New York City.
Gage Detchemendy ‘16 was accepted into the Honors College at Purdue, as a first-year Engineering student and received a national merit scholarship.
Brendan Pernecky ‘16 signed with Duke to play football.
Evy Favretto ‘16 has committed to play volleyball at St. Olaf College.
Taylin Yankovich ‘16 has committed to play softball at George Washington University.
Emeline Tolleson ’17 received early acceptance to Wake Forest University. She will be attending in the fall 2021.
Luke Swanson ‘20,
started an organization with some of his friends called “Black Kids Who Care.” They write, “As black teens, we wanted to take action to help end the racism our community faces.” Their goals are to “spread awareness, get other black youth involved, and donate to businesses and families in need.” Follow and support on Instagram and TikTok @b.k.w.c.