An Independent School • Grades 5-12


Welcome Lakeside and
St. Nicholas alumni!

Learn how to stay connected to your classmates, teachers,
the school, and the larger Lakeside community.

Alumni Lives

L'Erin Asantewaa ’97

Healing, transformative, and restorative justice

Paul Johnson ’84

DEI in education

Amerra Sheckles ’14

High-quality education, resources, and opportunity

Alan Loveless ’86

Helping students feel welcome

Ericka Ward ’08

Culturally sustaining early education

Briaan Barron ’09

Digital storytelling

Weston Gaylord ’11

Intersection of technology and storytelling

Catherine Olsson ’08

Potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence

Ian McKay ’06

Battery chemistry

Tess Rinearson ’11

Blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, future of digital transactions

Daniel Kan ’05

Cruise self-driving automobiles

Nick Donald ’07

Distributed agriculture

Dan Benedetti '01

Pediatric Oncologist

Asha Vassar Youmans '89 P'16

Elementary school teacher

Emily Cherkins '96

Screen time consultant

Kathy Akers Risse '89


Michael Chiu '82

Chapter2Chapter founder

Emily Pease '75

Lactation consultant

Davin Bremner '76

Peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Avalon Igawa '13

Supporting students in South Africa

Kramer Gillin '02

Agricultural development in Tajikistan

RSVP to alumni events

As part of Lakeside’s goal to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our community, in-person events may be postponed or shift to a virtual format due to COVID-19. Thank you in advance for your flexibility.

Individuals must be fully vaccinated and have received a booster shot to attend in-person events.

POSTPONED: Bay Area Alumni Reception
Now Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m.

Virtual 7th Annual T.J. Vassar Alumni Diversity Celebration
Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.

Update your contact information for the 2022 All Alumni Reunion

Invitations and information for the All Alumni Reunion will be emailed in January. Help us make sure it lands in your inbox!


Alumni Cooking Class

Lakeside magazine


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Calling all alumni

We'd love to hear your news!

Got news? An achievement or adventure or chance meeting worth sharing? Send emails to us at Our spring/summer issue deadline is April 15, 2022. Photos, too. (If you send in your baby announcement and photo, we’ll outfit your little one with a Lakeside bib.) To print well, photos must be high resolution, ideally sent in digital files 1MB or larger. Thanks for sharing!

Class Notes

To submit a class note, email


Amanda Campbell, assistant director of development, alumni relations

For transcript requests, contact the registrar.

To update your contact information with the alumni office, submit changes via the alumni app or email