An interview with Sycamore grad Joey Mervis, who is now senior at North Central High School. Mervis spearheaded the recent lip dub at the school and was the key player in the process - he directed and produced the video. They made it a fundraiser for the Caroline Symmes Endowment for Pediatric Cancer Research at Riley Hospital for Children. We interviewed him about the process, and this is an excerpt of that interview. A longer version will be published in the upcoming Sycamore Magazine.
It has been the international experience that has drawn Sycamore alum Katherine Shirrell (’05) to continue to look overseas as she pursued jobs and experiences. Currently at the American School in Bilboa, Spain, she’s learned that simple changes in living habit necessitated by living overseas – changes of language, food, and sleeping habits.
Sycamore alumnus Alex Sventekis (‘04) has built a strong core of knowledge and skills early in his career, and it has led him to earning as position as a Development Officer at The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Dr. Andy Wilson, one of the members of Sycamore’s very first class of graduates, came back to the school to give graduates a final push to their next destination, with advice and lessons he learned at Sycamore
Sycamore School alum Caroline Emhardt (‘06) is beginning her third year of law school at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. She enjoyed academic and athletic success at Sycamore, Park Tudor and DePauw. Now, when peers ask her, “How are you still in school?” Emhardt first considers the formative experiences that brought her to this point.
Sycamore School ‘96 alum Daniel Sledge and his fellow alum George Mohler combined forces to write a submission to the esteemed American Journal of Public Health (AJPH). The paper explores how malaria was eradicated in the American South in the 1930s and seeks to reconsider how that data may help us eradicate malaria in the global south today.
When he graduated from Park Tudorin 2013, Sycamore School alum Kevin Rex was Harvard-bound . His hard work in the classroom and on the baseball field has earned him the opportunity to both study and pitch for Harvard.
Mytili Balahas always been interested in social justice. When asked about what she aspires to as her career grows, Bala reaches back to lessons of patience and about following her heart; ideas that were planted while at Sycamore.