Stories of Transformation

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Stories of Transformation

In every generation, students from all backgrounds have entered Lawrenceville filled with promise and have emerged transformed. They’ve overcome obstacles, fought self-doubt, lived up to their potential, and transformed their goals into reality.
Honoring Their Parents

Sibling relationships among Lawrentians are fairly common, but Tony Greenberg '94 and his sister, Elizabeth Greenberg Wilkinson '02, share an uncommon bond. Tony returned to Lawrenceville to teach after college, and Elizabeth, then a student, signed up for his Japanese history elective.

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Simon Hong

Simon Hong '01 has been making gifts to The Lawrenceville Fund, the School's annual giving vehicle, and to the School Camp, where he rose to the position of head counselor, since his Fifth Form year, when he also served as School president. Since then, he has also volunteered for Lawrenceville as a member of his 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th Reunion Committees, and as a Class Agent.

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All in the Family

Many Lawrenceville families proudly claim a multigenerational connection to the School, but the Wojciechowicz family stands out – not only for the depth of its engagement, but also for the commitment of the family's Lawrentians by marriage.

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Garry Howard

"Lawrenceville changed the arc of my life," says Garry D. Howard '77. The recipient of a full, four-year scholarship, he'd been accepted by every top high school in New York City, but a visit to campus convinced him of the possibilities in Lawrenceville’s multiple academic buildings, massive field house, and pastoral setting.

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Sabat Family

For the Sabat family, it all began in third grade – for John Sabat P'25. An advanced math student, his teacher responded by presenting him with challenges beyond the curriculum, sparking an interest and eventual career in statistics and data science.

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Stacey Patton '96

Today, Stacey Patton is an assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Howard University and a research associate at Morgan State University’s Institute for Urban Research, but she came to Lawrenceville as case KC114343 in New Jersey’s child welfare system.

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