Alumni

Nicki Hunter Schwab '99

Congratulations to Nicki Hunter Schwab '99, who was just appointed Artistic Producer of the Manhattan Theater Club. Nicki joined the nationally-acclaimed organization ten years ago as an intern and is now excited to take on a new role with the On- and Off-Broadway company.

Mia Biotti '16

Mia Biotti '16 (back row, center) was selected to the U18 USA Women's Hockey Team for their three-game series against Canada in Lake Placid, NY. The U18 US vs Canada series has been held annually since 2007 and features top athletes from all across the country. It was quite a journey for Mia and her teammates, who began the selection process in Minnesota early in the summer and were named to the final team just a week before the series. Despite dropping two of the three games against their Northern rivals, Biotti and her teammates played well and proudly represented their country.

Naomi Stephenson '17

Naomi Stephenson '18 recently performed "The Tempest" through the Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) Summer Intensive Program. "Over four weeks, the youth ensemble work daily with Shakespeare’s language, voice, movement, and stage combat, guided by ASP company members and experienced teaching artists. Public performances are the culmination of a month-long intensive collaboration among teens from a variety of Boston-area communities."

Photos Courtesy of Nigel Scott Studios.

Yazi Ferrufino '09

Yazi Ferrufino ’09, also known as YAZ, is a photographer who specializes in capturing the live music scene in Boston and beyond. A staff photographer for both El Mundo Boston, the first and largest Hispanic newspaper in New England, and Vanyaland, online news, lifestyle, and entertainment magazine, Yazi covers performance and backstage action at festivals and live music shows. He recently kicked off the summer festival season photographing Boston Calling and Firefly Music Festival.

Josh Troop '09 Presents

Josh Troop ’09 returned to BDS as our 2019 Alumni in Action Speaker this spring. Josh is a graduate of Hamilton College with a bachelor's degree in government and mathematics. He has spent the past few years working on a variety of political campaigns at the local and national levels. Most recently he was the regional field direct for the Committee to Elect Jay Gonzalez who ran for governor of Massachusetts in 2018.

Alumni in Action Speaker Series: Josh Troop '09

We look forward to welcoming Josh Troop '09 as our 2018-19 Alumni in Action speaker! Josh has spent the past few years working on a variety of political campaigns at the local and national levels, including most recently the Jay Gonzalez for Governor campaign. His talk focuses on the many ways in which people, including students, can get involved in public affairs and highlights the importance of having a core set of values or beliefs to guide you in whatever line of work you chose. 

Dedication of the Barbara Osborne '56 Tennis Courts

Belmont Day will dedicate its newly refurbished tennis courts to the memory of alumna Dr. Barbara Mallinckrodt Osborne ’56 who passed away on March 29, 2009. Dr. Osborne selected Belmont Day School to be one of the beneficiaries of her estate. Her remarkable gift exceeded $1.2 million and has allowed the school to engage in numerous programmatic initiatives and, most recently, to improve and maintain the tennis courts.

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