“I sometimes argue just for the sake of arguing!” Anyone who knows Alex Lowell ’10 would not be surprised to hear that statement. “I’ve always had strong opinions and felt compelled to defend them.” While he acknowledges that he probably drove half the faculty and his peers crazy, those same people will be pleased to […]


Nationally ranked opponents? No problem. The spring sports are off with a bang at Trinity-Pawling. Varsity Lacrosse is currently 7-2 on the season, and has been ranked as high as 23rd in the nation according to The highlight of the season thus far was a 12-11 overtime victory over the Deerfield Big Green. Trailing […]

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Alumni, have you recently gotten married, entered retirement, welcomed a new baby into the family, embarked on a great trip, been promoted at work, or won a community award? Let us know! Click here to submit your class notes today. Questions? Contact Hannah Keller, Director of Alumni Programs, by email or phone 845-855-4829.


Through the Nor’easter Foundation, Henry B. DuPont has put another $100k on the line for Trinity-Pawling if 1,000 donors make a gift between April 18 and May 20. Alumni have been divided into two teams: Team Blue (1935-1991) and Team Gold (1992-2015). The stakes are high: the team with the most donors will win, helping […]


Join us for the 12th Annual Trinity-Pawling School Golf Outing! Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Somerset Hills Country Club, Bernardsville, NJ For details or to register go to  or contact Beth Bryant at 845-855-4833 or

Dylan Penebre ’01 and Ty Macomber ’02

You’re sitting at the bar of your favorite establishment while the server punches your order into the computer, or the host scans a screen for available seating. Chances are the software running that program was developed by Dylan Penebre ’01 and marketed by Ty Macomber ’02. In 2011, these two high-energy alums joined forces in […]

Nick LaFontaine on “Rebuilding Richmond”

One of the highlights of the winter term and of Bill Taylor’s inaugural year as Headmaster at Trinity-Pawling has been his project-based learning initiative.  The faculty was challenged to create interdisciplinary projects with other teachers to spark the interest and the imaginations of our budding young scholars.  In “Rebuilding Richmond,” Kevin Richards and myself tasked […]

“This is Bill Taylor here on WKCO.”

The “Bill and Pete Show” aired for only one year, but it secured Bill Taylor the gig as host of a weekly radio show at his college radio station, WKCO, for all four years of college. In those days, the kids who ran college radio shows were the real music fans. “Music was all vinyl […]

Jonathan Kalin ’10

Jonathan Kalin ’10 returned to campus in March to give a presentation in Gardiner Theater to Trinity-Pawling students about “Party with Consent”, the sexual violence awareness movement he started at Colby College in 2012. The organization strives to promote awareness about consent in attempt to prevent sexual violence through education. Kalin’s movement has a presence […]

Economics of Hockey

The Economics of Hockey project, led by Michele Carlin and Scott Harff, explored a hypothetical scenario in which students had to decide if building a new Hockey rink would be feasible or if refurbishing the current rink was a better option. “As would most young athletes, the boys approached the project with the unstated intent […]


“It’s a beautiful thing,” is how Slade Mead describes Early Decision.  “It’s rather tricky,” explains Mead, the Director of College Placement, “because you need to make sure first, that school is absolutely your first choice; second, the college in question has Early Decision; and third, most students’ number one school is a reach; therefore, the […]

Allison Whipple Rockefeller ’76

Allison Whipple Rockefeller ’76, a Putnam County native, joined Trinity-Pawling in 1974. A lover of nature, she enjoyed the “uplifting and inspiring” beauty of campus. During her three years at T-P, Allison developed lasting relationships with faculty members who ingrained in her a strong value system and direction that she’s carried throughout her life. When […]

Student Spotlight: Kyle Miller ’18

Kyle Miller ’18 is as passionate about the written word as he is about ice hockey. The sophomore hockey recruit from Bristol, CT, speaks of hockey as “a great game that requires smarts and toughness.” Head Varsity Hockey Coach Robert Ferraris ’93 describes Kyle as having “strong fundamentals and game intuitiveness; he is rugged and […]