Alumni Stories

Internship Program Will Offer Unique Opportunity to Young Alumni

Over the past several months, Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement Tia Murkison has been working on building the Stephen Gaynor School Alumni Internship Program, which aims to launch in September 2023 with the new school year.

Alumni Update: Alex Lee ’98 

Alex Lee is a Gaynor alumnus from the Class of 1998. He began attending Gaynor in the fall of 1993 and believes that the five years he was able to spend in the “beautiful townhouse with the funky bathrooms” was a tremendous influence on his life. Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement Tia Murkison spoke with Alex to discuss his time at Gaynor and hear more about what he is up to now.

Meet Gaynor Alumna and Faculty Member Hannah Jupiter ’00

Alumna Hannah Jupiter ’00 recently found herself back at Gaynor, but this time not as a student. After five years of teaching in the art department at the Churchill School and Center, Ms. Jupiter is excited to return to Gaynor, a school that helped her grow. We sat down and asked her a few questions about her time as a student, as well as her hobbies and art.

Alumni Update: Tyler Tang ’18

Eagle Hill freshman Tyler Tang ’18 is settling in life after Gaynor not just in academics but in extracurriculars.

Benjamin Mitchell ’10

Using what he learned at Gaynor, Benjamin Mitchell ’10 followed his dreams to Los Angeles where he works for one of the biggest talent agencies in the world.

Alumni Profile: Massimo Agostinelli ’99

Massimo Agostinelli’s interest in art has taken him all over the world but he will never forget his experience at Gaynor in the 1990s.

VIDEO: Recent Gaynor Grads with Words of Wisdom

Some recent Gaynor graduates stopped by to reunite and meet with current students to give them some words of advice…

The power of self-advocacy: Victoria Browning Wyeth ’91

Victoria Browning Wyeth ’91 has always had to work harder than her peers to rise above her learning differences. Her time at Stephen Gaynor School allowed her to meet some lifelong friends, and although school was still challenging, she is grateful to those who helped her succeed.

Recent alumni return to Gaynor

The Office of Alumni Relations, Placement Office, Student Advocacy Coordinator and teachers in the Blue Cluster got together to host a Grad Get-Together for the class of 2018 on November 1. Alumni from the Class of 2018 came back from schools throughout the city from York Prep to Brooklyn Friends.

Field of Dreams: Interview with Max Esh ’99

Max Esh ’99 recently returned to Gaynor to share how his educational experience changed his life and the way he worked to achieve his goal of working in professional sports.