Reunion 2018

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 5

10:30am Welcome and Check-In
Administration Building

Start your reunion celebration in Castilleja’s historic Administration Building, where you will check in for the weekend’s festivities.


11:15am Alumnae Panel
The Chapel

Hear from four alumnae at different stages in their careers as they share how they are navigating life beyond the Circle with Castilleja juniors and seniors.


12:15pm Garden Luncheon
Lockey Alumnae House Lawn

Take a walk down memory lane while sharing a meal in a beautiful garden setting with fellow alumnae.


1:00pm Campus Tours
Lockey Alumnae House

Take a tour of campus to see how life around the Circle has changed-or not!- since your time as a student. Tours depart from Lockey House.


2:00pm Letterpress Printing Class
Lockey Alumnae House

Discover the fascinating history, artistry, and mechanics of letterpress printing in a hands-on course with Castilleja’s own printing press. Class space is limited; please register early.


5:00pm Campus Tours
Arrillaga Family Campus Center

Take a tour of campus to see how life around the Circle has changed-or not!- since your time as a student. Tours depart from the Pool Patio.


6:00pm Celebration Dinner
Arrillaga Family Campus Center

Enjoy a delicious dinner and special program celebrating Castilleja’s past, present, and future during Reunion Weekend’s signature event on campus. Alumnae will be seated with their reunion classes.

Saturday, October 6

10:00am Classes without Quizzes
Leonard W. Ely Fine Art Center

Go back to school for a morning with two of Castilleja’s beloved teachers. Explore the intersection of chemistry and art with Doris MouradHA while hand-painting your own silk scarf then keep and immerse yourself in the joys of journaling through life during an interactive creative workshop with Elyce MelmonHA. These will be two one-hour courses with a break for coffee and light refreshments. Class dismissed at noon!


Afternoon/Evening Class Gatherings

Many reunion classes are planning individual class reunions at restaurants, a classmate’s home, or other location. If you are interested in learning more details about the plans for your class, or if you would like to help with the class gathering, please contact your class representative or the Alumnae Office.

 

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Hotel Information

Stanford Park Hotel

100 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, California

(800) 368.2468

For a discounted rate, please book by September 3 and reference group code: Castilleja Student Reunion.

Book online - click here!

Cardinal Hotel

235 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, California

(650) 323.5101

For a discounted rate, please book by September 3 and reference group code: Castilleja Student Reunion.

Book online - click here!

Past Reunion Photos

Distinguished Alumna Award

Each year, Castilleja presents the Distinguished Alumna Award to an alumna who has consistently demonstrated the values of the 5Cs in her personal, professional, and community life.

Nominate a Classmate

We welcome Castilleja alumnae to nominate a classmate for the 2018 Distinguished Alumna Award. Submissions are due by Tuesday, August 15.

Each year, Castilleja presents the Distinguished Alumna Award to an alumna who has consistently demonstrated the values of the 5Cs in her personal, professional, and community life.

The Alumnae Awards Committee will review all submissions and make a final decision on this year's recipient.

Expand to View Past Recipients

1981 – Margarita Espinosa ’22
1982 – Pauline Chamberlain Chickering ’20
1983 – Cynthia Kaiser Roberts ’51
1983 – Joan Terbell Roberts ’52
1984 – Carol Ann Smith Tinsley ’55
1984 – Perry Bradford McGilvray ’35 
1985 – Blair Walker Stratford ’56
1986 – Onyet Geer ’34
1987 – Gail Wilson Zetter ’64
1987 – Nancy Ditz ’72
1988 – Patricia Hunter Gregory ’64
1989 – Diane Pickering Gibbs ’31
1990 – Louise Merritt Welsh ’31
1991 – Evelyn Carey Niebel ’17
1991 – Loraine Marks Newman ’17
1992 – Catherine Clift Peck ’31
1992 – Alison Beach Cooper ’61
1993 – Margaret Ely Pringle ’71
1994 – Joanne De Phillips ’62
1995 – Anne Flatland Macdonald ’80
1996 – Anita Seipp ’71

 

1997 – Nancy Hoffman ’76
1998 – Sarah Wallace ’73
1999 – Adrienne Hiscox Mitchell ’44
2000 – Honor Berger Spitz ’62
2001 – Sally Stewart Harris ’76
2002 – Penny Pritzker ’77
2003 – Heather Allen Pang ’84
2004 – Joanna Busza ’90
2005 – Elizabeth Bonn ’25
2006 – Linda Sue Little Strand ’76
2007 – Joyce Adams Hanna–Smith ’52
2008 – Jhumki Basu ’94
2009 – Christina Hansen McClure ’71
2010 – Laura Arrillaga–Andreessen ’88
2011 – Kirsten Tobey Saenz ’96
2012 – Pamela Hawley ’87
2013 – Lindsay Austin Louie ’98
2014 – Cindy Swanson Miller ’64
2015 – Ursula Kinney Ringham ’90
2016 – Neelam Noorani '91
2017 – Debra Drake Hiraki '72

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We're happy to answer any questions you may have.

Contact Julia Odelowo, Director of Alumnae Engagement: by email or at 
(650) 470-7743.

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Honorary Alumnae:
Christiane AndreopoulosHA
Barbara DeubertHA
Michèle GrundmannHA
Peggy McKeeHA
Elyce MelmonHA
Doris MouradHA
Patricia PietrzykHA

1960:
Alison Kennedy

1961:
Glorimarie McDaniel Hoffman

1962:
Nancy Ogden Baglietto

1963:
Yvette Burkett Cooper

1964:
Janet Mauel Cronk
Janey Mauel Edwards
Cary Golub Lurie
Casey Schaap MacKean
Cindy Swanson Miller
Gail Wilson Zetter

1968:
Laurie Thomsen Barnett
Dena Bouskos
Juliet Messimer Gede
Sandra Howard-Smith Hamlen
Hilary Harts
Laura Golub Overett
Diane Myriam Friedman Ramsey
Jacqueline Roberts
Christie Hunner Shawl
Diane Schwabacher Vocker
Chris Witzel
Kathy Mauel Wright

1973:
Nancy Cooley
Marian Dunckle Donly
Shelley Huggins Dutton
Martha Harris Fuhrmann

1980:
Valerie Towner Stephens

1983:
Laura Feistel
Donna Lee McMaster
Yoshimi Segawa Munch
Sandra Pruitt Ney
Kim Roberts

1988:
Orelia Merchant Camara
Jeannette Colyvas
Katy McCandless
Alexandra Dumas Rhodes
Michelle Rowland
Katherine Haase Taylor
Alison Vickery
Lori Burrows Warren

1993:
Lisa Chow
Courtney Dyar
Shira Bobrove Mowlem
Carol Ng
Maddy Tregidga Niebauer
Leslie Cardozo Stafford

1994:
Pratima Sethi
Marian Washington Williams

1998:
Priyanka Anand
Leyna Cotran
Allison Koo
Lindsay Austin Louie
Bekki Cima Lyon
Andrea Mann
Nora Menkin
Laura Miller
Keri Yen Ng
Thea Sakata
Aline Wong

1999:
Katrina Fu Jhun

2003:
Megan Qwan Franks
Kameron Ming Randall
Jessica Wong Zen

2006:
Anisha Bhalla

2008:
Kaitlin Bagby
Mandy Brown
Eliza Burnett
Katie Cobbett
Ellery Dake
Evie Danforth
Laura Hansen
Lizzie Harmon
Zoe Kornberg
Evyn Larson
Andie Navarro
Lauren Buchanan Sercu
Emily Shenfield
Laura Smith
Lucy Strand
Katie Wang
Bonnie Wong

2012:
Suparna Jasuja

2013:
Grace Arnold
Victoria Dean
Jordan Fowler
Josie Furbershaw
Sara Holston
Hannah Hsieh
Kylie Jue
Marion Lepert
Kendall Levison
Angela Li
Fiona Maloney-McCrystle
Camille Townshend

2015:
Clare Tandy