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2017 Letters About Literature Finalists

Congratulations to Key 5th graders Alexa Cruz, Isabella Moran and Alana Stewart on being named Maryland state finalists for the 2017 Letters About Literature contest!

Key 6th grader, Aliya Peremel's poetry submission, "Change," has been selected for publication in the 2017 World Artists' Experiences Anthology, Building a More Peaceful World Through Kindness and Compassion.

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Life After Key

Key alumni regularly demonstrate a lifelong commitment to learning, a core value the School seeks to ignite in its students. While significant focus is placed on college acceptances and matriculations for Key seniors each year, it is important to note that many Key alumni also go on to pursue a wide variety of advanced degrees.

Featured Alumni

Each December, alumni return to The Key School to meet with and share professional advice with Upper School students and faculty. This year's panel included:

Josh Cohen '90

Deputy Administrator
USDA Rural Utilities Service

Josh serves as an Obama-administration appointee to help lead an agency that finances essential utilities in rural and poor communities throughout America. They finance $5 billion in loans and grants annually for electricity, telephone and broadband, and water and sewer infrastructure projects. Previously, he also served as the Mayor of Annapolis.

Elyse Colgan '03

Senior Director
Inbound & Content Marketing
2U, Inc.

Elyse runs the organic marketing team at 2U, Inc., an education technology company that partners with top colleges & universities to bring their degree programs online. Her team is responsible for developing and executing a content marketing strategy in order to bolster Google search ranking results for all 2U-supported program websites.

Channing Martin '06

Management & Budget Analyst
U.S. Department of State

Channing manages the domestic and foreign assistance funding in the prevention, protection and prosecution on behalf of human trafficking victims around the world. As a member of the Resource, Management, and Planning team, she works on leaderships strategies for the office, as well as conducting site visits to review grantees across the globe.

Devin Powers '05

Project Manager
ABS Consulting, Inc.

Devin is a Project Manager within the ABS Consulting Advanced Analytics Division. He manage and supports contracts with multiple federal agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, and the Transportation Security Administration where he designs, maintains, and supports models to quantitatively assess the risk of terrorists.

Natalie Tham '12

Drone Engineer
Measure

Natalie is responsible for maintaining a fleet of drones, performing maintenance, engineering custom solutions, and determining mission logistics. Measure maintains a fleet of 15 drones used for various applications including agriculture, vertical infrastructure, and newsgathering.

Reggie Thomas '00

Captain
United States Marine Corps

As a Logistics Officer, Reggie plans and executes the movement of people and resources in the area of operations in order to generate or sustain combat power. He has four combat deployments to Asia and the Middle East that include Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. He works at the Pentagon managing logistics training and education.

Bryant Foo '08

Equity Derivatives Cash Settlements Associate
Morgan Stanley

Bryant works closely with primarily institutional investors to settle cash flows with clients for their trading activity in derivative products (equity swaps and options.) He also works with clients to agree to cash flows and, when applicable, investigate any breaks (settlements that have not settled on time.)

Regan Foy '09

Internal Auditor
Under Armour

Regan reviews over 100 controls to provide assurance over the company's financial reporting. Her team has two major roles: audits and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance testing. Her most recent audit was a week long trip to Shanghai, China, where she spent time with teammates in all departments documenting business processes and discussing the risks in the company.


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Recent Post-Graduate Work

Below is a sampling of post-graduate work recently completed by our alumni.

  • Brown University: M.A.; M.F.A.; Ph.D.
  • Dartmouth College: Ph.D.
  • Duke University: M.A., Computer Science; M.E.M., Environmental Management; M.M.S.; Ph.D., Computer Science; Ph.D., English Literature and Literature/Letters
  • George Washington University: M.A., Medical Anthropology; M.A., Speech Language Pathology; M.P.H., Global Environmental Health; M.S., Engineering; M.S., Neuroscience
  • Harvard University: Ed.L.D.; J.D.; MAUD; M.B.A.; M.D.; M.P.H.; M.P.P., Social and Urban Policy; M.S., Society, Human Development and Health, Maternal and Child Health, Women, Gender and Health; Ph.D.; Ph.D., History; Ph.D., M.D.
  • The Johns Hopkins University: M.A., English Language and Literature/Letters; M.A., Teaching; M.S., Applied Economics; M.S., Marketing; M.S., Political Science; M.S., Public Health, Human Nutrition, International Health; M.S.P.H.; Ph.D., Political Science
  • London Business School: M.B.A.; Executive M.B.A. - Global
  • London School of Economics and Political Science: M.S., Diplomacy and International Strategy
  • New York University: M.A., Film; M.B.A., Finance, Economics; M.B.A., Finance, Entrepreneurship & Innovation; M.Ed., Education; M.F.A.; M.M., Music Composition; M.P.A., Health Care Policy and Management
  • Stanford University: J.D.; M.B.A.; M.A.; Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Trinity College, Dublin: M.Phil., Speech and Language Processing
  • University of California, Berkeley: M.B.A.; M.C.P., City Planning; M.C.P./M.S., Transportation Planning and Engineering; M.S., Chemistry; M.S., Civil Engineering, Project Management; M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering; M.S., Computer Science; Ph.D., Psychology
  • University of Maryland: J.D.; M.A., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; M.B.A.; M.C.P., Community Planning; M.S., Civil Engineering; M.S., Electrical Engineering; M.S., Nursing; M.S., Project Management; M.S., Physics; M.S.W., Clinical, Mental Health; Ph.D., Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Philosophy; Ph.D., Physics
  • University of Virginia: J.D.; Ph.D., History
  • Yale University: M.B.A.; M.D.; M.P.H.; M.S.