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Welcome Lakeside and
St. Nicholas alumni!

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

Alumni Lives

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

Sophia Wood '13

Communications and conservation

Emile Pitre '96

Patience and assimilation in Germany

Jordan Swanson '98

Surgery for the People

Kia Davis '95

Business leader and volunteer

Chen-Sen 'Samson' Wu '92

Leveraging language and cultural skills in Singapore

MacKenzie Ruoff '09

Food science and technology in Denmark

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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, 2021. 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


Kelly Poort, assistant director of development, alumni relations

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