Category: Alumni News

Alumni Spotlight: Turea Hutson (’97)

Alumni Spotlight: Turea Hutson ('97)
May 9th, 2022
Category: Alumni News

Turea Hutson (PMFS ’97) When asked why she is doing a PhD in Education Leadership and Policy, Turea Hutson said, “I thought I could make an impact […] I was getting a little frustrated by the way I saw things going; politics are so involved in education that it’s really starting to chip away at…

In Memory of Carol Corson

In Memory of Carol Corson
April 1st, 2022
Category: Alumni News, News

Update: Carol Corson’s memorial service will be held at Plymouth Friends Meeting on May 14 at 10am. All are welcome at this indoor, masked gathering. https://www.plymouthmeetingquakers.org/Articles/632939/_Carol_Ann.aspx March 31, 2022 Dear Friends, It is with a tremendously heavy heart that I write to inform you that Carol Corson passed away on Wednesday, March 30. When I…

Alumni Spotlight: Madainn Krall (’07)

Alumni Spotlight: Madainn Krall ('07)
March 15th, 2022
Category: Alumni News

Madainn Krall (PMFS ’07) Madainn Krall (who went by his middle name, Jonah, as a PMFS student), is Manager of Programs at Kode with Klossy, a nonprofit that teaches computer science to female, gender nonconforming, and trans teens. He started his journey as an educator when he joined Teach for America after graduating from Dickinson…

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Meter (’96)

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Meter ('96)
February 25th, 2022
Category: Alumni News

Jonathan Meter with his family Jonathan Meter (PMFS ‘96) is a commercial still life product photographer, shooting fashion, beauty products, and food. Many alumni will remember his mother, Dora Ficher, who was a Kindergarten Assistant Teacher at PMFS for many years. As a student at PMFS, Jonathan enjoyed playing with his parents’ cameras. He recalled…

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Colon (’78)

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Colon ('78)
January 10th, 2022
Category: Alumni News, News

Christina Colon, PMFS class of 1978 As a student at PMFS, Dr. Christina Colon (PMFS ‘78) said she wanted to be an “animal scientist”. She grew up to be a tenured professor of Biology at Kingsborough Community College in New York, and one of the first researchers to study the Malay civet (a tropical mammal…

Spotlight: Debbie Bakan

Spotlight: Debbie Bakan
October 25th, 2021
Category: Alumni News

Debbie Bakan, retired PMFS Primary Teacher, with her handknit Frog and Toad dolls On a warm day last May, retired PMFS Primary Teacher Debbie Bakan came to see campus in bloom and talk about her memories of Plymouth. We were both vaccinated, and she gave me a big hug, my first from anyone outside of…