In 2014, Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck hiked the Camino de Santiago, the famous 500-mile trail in Spain that Christian pilgrims once followed to reach a shrine to the apostle St. James the Great. Today, thousands take the same trek annually, but these lifelong friends were different: Skeesuck made the journey in a wheelchair, with Gray pushing.
On Saturday, November 10, the scene for one of the nation’s oldest continuous high school gridiron rivalries was nearly football perfect, with chilly temperatures and an estimated 4,000 on hand in the Hummel Bowl.
EHS students on Friday, November 8, met and gleaned wisdom from a host of Episcopal alumni, including an NFL player turned health-care executive, the founder of an e-commerce start-up, and a career firefighter.
As a child, Sam Streed ’13 occasionally watched scary movies or TV shows, but he wasn’t a big fan. “I remember that I cried watching Scooby-Doo,” he says. Today, however, Streed has written and illustrated a new children's book about a little boy obsessed with monsters and terrible things.
Dr. John Marshall ’79 P'11, a renowned oncologist, attended his first funeral when he was in eighth grade. It was a service for his mother, who had died after a long battle with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Every weekday, 16 EHS boys and girls step into the Ainslie Arts Center dance studio to learn the full spectrum of dance, from tap to jazz to modern. But recently the students in Episcopal’s afternoon dance program got an intensive study in a single dance form, ballet, thanks to a residency by an instructor of the renowned Washington Ballet.