Alumni Awards

Congratulations Alumni!

Congratulations to the 2018 Honorary Alumni!

Cindy Auslander, P.E. Instructor and Fitness Trainer
Beth Boreanaz
, Middle School Mathematics & History Teacher
Chris Cerino, Accounts Payable Clerk
Maria Stroup, Director of Service Learning

Congratulations to the 2018 Alumni Award recipients! 

David Lieberman '98, Shipley's 2018 Young Alumni Award recipient
Jennifer Flint Panetta '88, Shipley's 2018 Alumni Association Service Award recipient
Fredricka Brecht '68, Shipley's 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient
Torie Osborn '68, Shipley's 2018 Margaret Bailey Speer Award recipient

About the Awards

List of 5 items.

  • Honorary Alumni

    A Head of School, a member of the faculty or staff who has served a minimum of twelve years, or any friend of the School may be invited to become a member of the Alumni Association. Every year the Alumni Awards Selection Committee shall request from the School a list of faculty and staff who are eligible to become honorary members. The Committee shall review this list and may vote to invite an individual (from the list) or any eligible friend of the School to become an honorary member of the Alumni Association.
  • The Shipley School Alumni Association Service Award

    The Alumni Association Service Award is presented for outstanding volunteer service to The Shipley School by an alumna or alumnus as demonstrated by strong loyalty, exceptional contributions of time and effort, and personal commitment to the advancement of the school's mission.
  • The Shipley School Distinguished Alumni Award

    The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes the outstanding achievement, the dedication, and the personal accomplishments of a Shipley alumna or alumnus in a particular field of endeavor, whether it be in a chosen profession, through formal volunteer activities unrelated to the school, or through a personal commitment to an issue, project, or cause.
  • The Shipley School Margaret Bailey Speer Award

    The Margaret Bailey Speer Award is given to a graduate who has shown "Courage for the Deed; Grace for the Doing;" whose deeds have helped to make the community stronger and freer; who has in some way helped to lessen prejudice, intolerance, and injustice; or whose accomplishments, political, artistic, literary, or scientific, bring credit to her/him and also to The Shipley School. *Please note this award is not given annually. Any nominations made may be saved for the next award year.
  • The Shipley School Young Alumni Award

    The Shipley School Young Alumni Award recognizes a Shipley alumna or alumnus who has graduated within the preceding twenty-five years and demonstrates innovation, curiosity, and creativity in the pursuit of excellence in a particular field, whether it be in a profession, through formal volunteer activities unrelated to the School, or through a personal commitment to an issue, project, or cause.


To submit a nomination for future consideration please write or email:
Valerie Satterfield Twomey
Director of Constituent Engagement

Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 Award recipients! Read the citation for each recipient.

Award Winners

The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.