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Two accomplished alumni, Kristin Van Vleck (US’86, C’90) and David Gutelius (C’93), spoke to College students on consecutive days last week, along with visiting classes to share experiences in their respective fields and offer post-graduation advice. Both also expressed a keen willingness to be career contacts for students. After graduating from the College with a degree in business... Read More

More than 400 alumni and friends returned to campus for this year's Upper School reunion. See a few of the highlights! 

Sylvia Wandahwa (C’12) came to Principia from Kenya with a focus on the sciences, ultimately graduating with a BS in chemistry. Since then, she has found ways to “pay forward” the encouragement and support she felt at the College. “I am where I am today because of the people who saw my potential and invested in me,” she says. “Principia College provided a strong foundation for my career, and now... Read More

Upper School mathematics teacher Jim Moser (C’04) has been named a 2015 Teacher of Distinction by the Independent Schools of St. Louis. This nonprofit, professional association of 45 member schools, including Principia, honored Moser for his “thoughtful and comprehensive approach” and commitment to professional development and improved teaching. Along with three other award winners, Moser will... Read More

During her years at Principia Upper School, Jenna Marston (US’09) enjoyed the distinction of playing varsity girls’ softball—and varsity baseball on the boys’ team! What made it even more fun was that her father, Upper School math teacher Bill Marston (US’75, C’80), coached baseball.   In fact, from her grandfather, Howard (also an Upper School math teacher), to her parents, Bill and... Read More