Alumni Updates

Updates from The Hudson School Alumni

  • Luke Schreiber (MS '20) made his debut in the New York Times by having his crossword puzzle published. Click here to read more.

  • Ben Case (MS '98) published his book, “Street Rebellion: Resistance Beyond Violence and Non-Violence”.

  • Robert Menendez (US '03) was elected to U.S. House of Representatives to the 8th Congressional District.

  • Patrica Enoe (US '03) is currently Director of Learning and Development for Fan Duel.

  • Maia Kamil (US '15) released her new single “Good Life” on January 13, 2023.

  • Myles Zhang (US '15) is currently a PhD pre-candidate at the University of Michigan. His dissertation project draft is “Creating the Divided Metropolis: How Newark Came to be a Poor City in a Wealthy Region”.

  • Gianluca LoPorto (US '21) starred in “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
  • Congratulations to Maddy Cohen for competing in the Junior World Cup Women's Bobsled Championship.
  • Alumna Maia Kamil released her next single is called Good Life on January 13th. This is her second single. You can listen here.
  • Congratulations to Teva O'Rourke Iacuessa for achieving her Master of Education- Special Education.
  • Dr. Thomas Louis Glatt, a dentist and the father of Janine Glatt and Stephanie Glatt (THS Alumnae), passed away peacefully on October 15, 2022 while surrounded by his loving family. He was a generous friend to the school and loved by many in the community. You can read more here.
  • Denesia Rodgers is a highly-regarded member of a Public Health team, a champion for corporate social responsibility, and an advocate for physical and mental wellness. She spends her time outside of the office bringing healing and grounding practices to her community through the teachings of yoga and meditation
  • Stella Porter recently joined Channel 13 as a TV anchor.
  • Senem Kamiloglu Bestepe is on the list of most successful scientists in the world prepared by Stanford University and nominated for the TÜBA-GEBIP award by Dr. Ahmet Saim Kılavuz.
  • Josie Burke wrote, produced, and starred in a short film, which was selected by several film festivals. She also got to act alongside Grammy & Tony nominee Norm Lewis. You can view the film here. Password is Heirloom21.
  • Petra Suric Jankov works for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on the West Africa regional team, implementing humanitarian and development programs across nine countries in the region.
  • Max Feldstein invented the rectangle, a device that mounts onto a pedal board and allows one to attach a mic stand on it. Also, he succeeded in getting a patent for his musical invention.
  • Samantha Nathanson teaches middle school English in Union City, volunteers at the synagogue, and teaches 4th grade Hebrew School.
  • Betsy has been on the staff of Hawthorne Valley Farm for many years. She made her first visit as a THS fifth grader.
  • Phil Mazo ('95) released a new film in 2021 about the Forest Hill Neighborhood in Newark. Click here to view the video!
  • Molly Reckford ('07) competed in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. After a hard fought battle, she placed fifth in the finals of the lightweight women’s double sculls.
  • Djivan Schapira is a 28-year old Artist, Furniture Designer & Maker. You can view Djivan's exhibit here.
  • Noelle Williams is a curator for the recent 19th Century Black Power: Newark’s First African American Rebellion at the Newark Public Library. Read more here.
  • Flora Ekpe-Idang was honored as one of Brand Innovators’ 40 Under 40 Midwest. Click here to view the story.

Justincredible 2022

Our alumni came together to celebrate the retirement of Justin McCormick. Mr. McCormick has been with The Hudson School for over 30+ years. It was so great seeing all of the past students come out to support him.