Shaker Heights Alumni Association
Hall of Fame Names Nine New Members
Photo by Kevin G. Reeves
On October 9, the Shaker Heights Alumni Association inducted nine new members into
its Hall of Fame. Instituted in 1986, the Hall of Fame has inducted 270 distinguished
alumni out of more than 36,000 Shaker Heights High School graduates.
This year’s inductees included former NFL guard Adrien Clark (‘99), Pulitzer Prizewinning
journalist Wesley Lowery (‘08), PIXAR Animation Studios Vice President of
Inclusion Strategies Britta Wilson-Uter (‘79), Emmy Award-winning composer and writer
Patricia Lee Stotter (‘67), documentary filmmaker and professor and director of News
and Documentary at NYU Journalism Marcia Rock (‘67), psychotherapist Katherine
Stone Kaufmann (‘63), Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand Development
for the Boston Red Sox Adam Grossman (‘98), Emmy Award-winning journalist and
producer of documentaries Marlene Sanders (‘48), and documentary filmmaker and
international studies expert Amy Sands (‘68).
Nominations are received from alumni and from the community at large. In order
to be considered for the Hall of Fame, candidates must be graduates of the Shaker school
system and have shown exemplary achievement in one or more of the following areas:
arts, humanities, entertainment; education, religion, philanthropy; science, medicine;
law, government; and business, sports.
“This year, we honored alumni who represent all ages and so many different
industries and passions,” says Holly Coughlin, executive director of the Shaker Schools
Foundation. “The honorees’ accomplishments illustrate excellence in their fields and
emphasize the value of the well-rounded Shaker experience.”
l-r (second row): Amy Sands, Britta Wilson-Uter, Adrien Clarke, Wesley Lowery,
Patricia Lee Stotter. Front row: Katherine Stone Kaufmann, Adam Grossman, Marcia Rock
A Night for the
Red & White: March 10
Prepare to Innovate Shaker at A Night
for the Red & White on Saturday, March
10 at 7 pm at the Hilton Cleveland
Downtown. Join parents, neighbors,
faculty, and staff in celebration of our
outstanding community of learners.
This annual fundraiser draws nearly 800
attendees each year for an evening of
dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and live
performances from our talented students.
Since 1992, this gala has raised more
than $2.6 million for the enrichment of
technology, the arts, humanities, and
health and fitness for all Shaker students.
In addition, this year the Shaker Schools
Foundation is pleased to launch the
Shaker Innovation Fund to provide handson
makerspaces that encourage creativity,
design, collaboration, and innovative
thinking among our students.
For tickets, more information,
and corporate sponsorship details,
visit shaker.org/redandwhite or call
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