Snodell ’62 Addresses Class of 2018


Walter Snodell ’62 delivered the commencement address at Morgan Park Academy's 145th graduation exercises on June 9, 2018. "It was an honor to have Mr. Snodell address the Class of 2018 and the MPA community," Head of School Mercedes Z. Sheppard said. "As a leader since his days at the Academy, he sets a tremendous example for our graduates and his experiences and insights truly inspired everyone. I greatly enjoyed welcoming him back to campus." VIDEO: COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS PHOTOS: COMMENCEMENT 2018 After earning a B.A. from Wabash College, an MBA from DePaul University, and a CPA license working for several years [...]

Snodell ’62 Addresses Class of 20182018-09-06T12:27:40-05:00

Rathi ’84 Receives Duchossois Alumni Award


Board of Trustees chair Rajeev Rathi ’84 received Morgan Park Academy's highest alumni honor, the Richard L. Duchossois ’40 Integrity and Values Alumni Award, at our 145th graduation exercises on June 9, 2018. "Raj carries with him a lifetime of professional achievements and service to his community and alma mater that distinguishes him among his fellow alumni," Head of School Mercedes Z. Sheppard said. "He is a truly fitting recipient of the Duchossois Award." VIDEO: DUCHOSSOIS AWARD PRESENTATION PHOTOS: COMMENCEMENT 2018 Rathi has been a member of the Academy’s Board of Trustees since 2008 and its chair since 2014. He is [...]

Rathi ’84 Receives Duchossois Alumni Award2018-09-06T12:26:06-05:00

Upper School Awards 2018


Graduating seniors and other Upper School students received a host of annual awards at Commencement and our Awards Night celebration. PHOTOS: AWARDS NIGHT PHOTOS: COMMENCEMENT Hadyn E. Jones Cup: Theodore Covello Presented to the class valedictorian, based on cumulative high school grade-point average. Named for Lt. Col. Haydn E. Jones, who helped lead the Academy’s reorganization as a military school a century ago after separation from the University of Chicago. The campus quad is named in his honor. To be eligible, a student must have attended the Academy for at least three years, including 11th and 12th grades. The winner receives [...]

Upper School Awards 20182018-07-25T15:03:59-05:00

Raddawi ’03 Named First Recipient of Young Alumni Award


Omar Raddawi ’03 became the first recipient of Morgan Park Academy’s new Young Alumni Award as he returned to campus to address the Class of 2018 and their families, friends, and teachers at the annual Senior Breakfast on June 1. Raddawi is an associate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, practicing corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and lending transactions. After graduating summa cum laude from Princeton University, where he majored in public and international affairs with a focus on Near Eastern Studies, he earned a master’s degree at the London School of Economics [...]

Raddawi ’03 Named First Recipient of Young Alumni Award2020-07-16T10:03:00-05:00
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