By Alumni

Life Lessons from Working with Great Teachers

By Rick Ackerly ’67. Xlibris, September 2020. Borrowing from the successes of 57 educators, Ackerly relates lessons on building better schools, beyond quick fixes such as changing the curriculum and adding new programs. In a culture where children are taught to value individualism, schools are often run… Continue reading »

Fighter: Awakening the Dream of a Soccer Champion

By Erinn Torres ’97. Independently published, October 2020. In this YA novel, a 13-year-old soccer player named Stella learns what it takes to be a champion in order to achieve her dreams in a male-dominated field. The attributes of perseverance, passion, courage and more take center stage in a… Continue reading »

The American Revolution in the Twenty-First Century

By Howard DeLong ’57. Belcrest Press, November 2020. The architects of America envisioned a post-Revolution society in which everyone would be free and prosperous. DeLong proposes that the America of today is fraught with political dysfunction but can still fulfill the founders’ vision through the use of modern… Continue reading »

From Ignorance to Insanity (Observations of an Old Man)

By Robert D. Ohmes ’57. RDO Publications, October 2020. Throughout America’s history, civil public discourse has been essential to surviving hardships such as world wars, presidential assassinations and economic depressions. Arguing that the discourse of today lacks the cornerstones of liberty, justice, wisdom and humility, Ohmes encourages readers… Continue reading »

On LIFE: Thoughts on Life’s Challenges

By Harvey J. White ’74, MD. Vessel Press, October 2020. A cardiologist with 30 years of experience encourages readers to push beyond difficult issues and past failures, forge a new path and reach their full potential. On LIFE Journal: A Companion Workbook is paired with the book. Continue reading »