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Andrew Pink ’97 is an Olympian!

Andrew Pink learned to play volleyball at Baker with Mr. Beck as his P.E. teacher. Since then, he attended Evanston Township High School, studied at Rutgers, and moved to Germany. Eventually, his love of the game led him back to his father’s native Great Britain to be named to their Olympic team for the 2012

Mozziyar Etemadi ’00 Changes the Future

Mozzi, together with his teammate, earned the CIMIT (Center for Integration of Medicine and Technology) second-place prize of $100,000 for technology innovations in primary health care. They developed a unique and promising home-monitoring approach for early detection of dangerous crises in patients suffering from chronic congestive heart failure. The competition began in February 2012, with

Baker Grads Serve as President of the ETHS Community Service Club for Three Consecutive Years

Natalie Jacobson ’10, Conor Siegel ’09, and Julia Crowley Farenga ’08 helped fulfill Baker’s mission of “serving the world” by assuming leadership for one of the largest and most integral student clubs at ETHS.

Quinn Sengupta ’09 Awarded an Honorable Mention by the National YoungArts Foundation

The YoungArts Foundation recognizes the nation’s top talents in the visual literary and performing arts. Quinn, an accomplished jazz pianist, was awarded a full merit scholarship at the University of Miami.

Charlie Rose ’12 Inducted Into the National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Latin Honor Society

After receiving Maxima Cum Laude on the National Latin Exam, Charlie earned a trip to the 60th annual NJCL Convention in Las Vegas. His mother adds: “He continues to love Latin, and the Latin Community at NCP has been so welcoming. I’m grateful that Baker laid the groundwork for him to have such a rewarding

John Baker ’11 is a National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to John Baker, who is one of only four National Merit Semifinalists in Loyola Academy’s Class of 2015. John is the only Baker grad in LA’s graduating class this year and the only male from that cohort to win the award. Way to go, John!

Baker Alumni Compete at Championship Track Meet

Congratulations to Chester Beck ’13, Theo Beck ’11, Grace Goodman ’13, Jack Glassman ’14, Sophie Levine ’14, and Amber Malik ’13, who competed at the October 2014 CSL Conference Cross Country Championship Meet. Jack posted a personal best time at the meet while Theo and Sophie made All-Conference, placing among the top 14 runners at

Rena Newman ’12 Honored With Multiple Awards

Baker grad Rena Newman, now a junior at Evanston Township High School, was awarded First Place in Advertising and Second Place in Editorial Cartooning at the Illinois High School Association journalism finals. Rena was also honored with a 2015 Achievement Award in Writing, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). In addition

Baker Grads Excel in Debate

Congratulations to Baker grads Allison Grimsted ’13, a state runner-up in the JV Congressional Debate, and Nina Kaushikkar ’14 and Joseph Mossbridge ’14, state runners-up in novice Public Forum debate.

Count down to the 5K

I feel like I should have something deep to say. It’s been raining a lot so despite my big plans to run more the week before the 5K, I’m still running 2—maybe 3 times a week. Today I finished work early and ran. Bonus run.  It was 74 degrees and 3:00 in the afternoon.  Up