Alumni Highlights & News

Raul Midón ’84

Raul Midón '84 has earned a GRAMMY nomination for his album "If You Really Want." This fabulous tome of original music was conducted and arranged for the Metropole Orkest. The New York Times has called Raul Midón “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his  ...

Dorothy Melander-Dayton ’07

Dorothy Melander-Dayton '07 is a theater maker and designer. She obtained her Masters in Performance Design and Practice from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London in 2014, where she co-founded the theater company Mapped Productions. Since 2015 she has been working with A Host of  ...

Anjali Kanter ’16

Anjali Kanter '16 is soon making her debut joining the National Tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, traveling for six months all over the United States and some parts of Canada. Upon graduating Prep, Anjali chose to not go to college. Anjali shares, "Not taking the conventional route (after high school)  ...

Athan Merrick ‘03

As we wait for snow here in Santa Fe, you can get your winter weather fix by watching Numinous by Athan Merrick ‘03! Athan’s film recently won 3 awards at The International Freeski Film Festival (iF3) this year: Standout Big Mountain Film, Best Cinematography and Best Male Freeride Segment for  ...

John Warmath ’09

John Warmath '09, along with younger brother Baker, has set out to make sustainable transportation available in Santa Fe. Here is what John has to say: “While studying economics at Vanderbilt, I thought very hard about what I wanted to do with my life after school. I decided that  ...

Adam Cohen ’96

Since graduating from Santa Fe Prep, and leaving Santa Fe in June of 1996 Adam Cohen’s life has taken a circular path, bringing him back to Santa Fe last year. Always interested in biology, science and fish, Adam earned dual Bachelor of Science Degrees in Marine Biology and Marine  ...

Alum in the Performing Arts

Our very own Molly Montgomery '15, Zoe Unverferth '15, and Jeremiah O’Mahony '15 already landed parts in productions their first semester in college. All members of the class of 2015, each of these recent alums felt that their time at Prep prepared them to dive deeply into their characters under  ...

Seth Montgomery ’12

Prep Graduate Seth Montgomery ’12 Named Co-Captain Of Williams Swim Team A few words from our graduate swim star: "Being a part of the swim team at Prep prepared me very well for college athletics. I owe a lot to Coach David Caldwell for developing my skills as a  ...

Alec Tilly ’13

Despite the cold, I'm really enjoying myself at McGill this semester. I am beginning to feel very comfortable in my new apartment, taking classes I really enjoy, and just learning so much about the world. Montreal is a great city, and I've met some amazing people, so it feels pretty  ...

Othiamba Umi ’02

OTHIAMBA UMI '02 recently returned to Santa Fe and joined Think New Mexico, a nonpartisan, results-oriented think tank, as their Field Director where he coordinates social media, grassroots organizing, and coalition-building for the organization. His work involves advocacy and lobbying at the New Mexico Legislature, building connections with various civic  ...

Eliot Fisher ’01

ELIOT FISHER ’01 is on a year’s leave of absence from teaching Media Arts at Santa Fe Prep to work with his multimedia performance collaborative, ARCOS Dance. In August, the group performed their original show, The Warriors: A Love Story, at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest performing arts festival.  ...

Lisa VeneKlasen ’77

LISA VENEKLASEN ’77 will speak to the Upper School students during assembly on October 20th at 9:45 am to talk about her work around the world for women’s empowerment and human rights—please join us in the auditorium! Lisa VeneKlasen learned the importance of women’s rights early having grown up in  ...