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Susan S. Ford

Susan S. Ford '63

Harbor Springs, MI

Susan S. Ford '63

Susan Ford graduated from Walker’s in 1963 and then earned a BA in Philosophy from Connecticut College and an M.A.T. in Education and History from Brown University. At Walker’s, Susan played varsity field hockey, basketball and lacrosse. A career in sports has won her numerous accolades, including New England Women’s 8 Conference Coach of the year in 1988 for Field Hockey and in 1990 for Lacrosse. As President of the United States Women’s Lacrosse Association she had an active role in the transition of the men’s and women’s lacrosse organizations to combine into one national governing body, now USA Lacrosse. For her skills and leadership in lacrosse, Susan has won numerous service awards at the national level and been inducted into 6 halls of fame, including the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame.

Samara Khalique Grove Alumnae Board

Samara Khalique Grove '00

Salem, VA

Samara Khalique Grove '00

Samara Khalique Grove graduated from Walker’s in 2000, then went on to earn a BS in Psychology from Bates College and her MD from The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. She is a practicing rheumatologist and an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. At Walker’s, Samara played varsity field hockey, lacrosse and basketball, and held numerous leadership positions including team captain and as a member of the Big 7. She won the Clarissa Green Cup, the Vorhees Cup and the William Lickle Athletic Cup. At Bates, she played varsity field hockey and lacrosse, and was awarded the lacrosse spirit award. After college, Samara continued her involvement in lacrosse through club sports and coaching, volunteering as a youth coach in both Boston and New Orleans, and even working for a time as a lacrosse and field hockey coach at Walker’s.
Sydney Satchell '10

Sydney Satchell '10

Edmond, OK

Sydney Satchell '10

Sydney Satchell graduated from Walker’s in 2010, then earned her BA from Howard University. At Walker’s, She played varsity soccer, basketball and lacrosse for twelve consecutive seasons and held numerous leadership positions including Student Body President. At Howard, she continued to balance her academic achievements with her athleticism, competing as a member of the D1 women’s lacrosse team as well as graduating Magna Cum Laude. Less than a year after graduation Sydney was in a life-altering car accident that led to the loss of a limb. Her commitment to athletics and determination through her recovery led Howard University’s Athletic Department to name an award after her, The Sydney Satchell Award For Perseverance. Less than a year after her accident Sydney was able to return to athletics through adaptive sport and is presently a member of the US Women’s National Sitting Volleyball Team.

Susan P. Storer '71

Susan P. Storer '71

Cincinnati, OH

Susan P. Storer '71

Susan graduated from Walkers in 1971, then earned her BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Now retired, she worked in corporate finance first for The Pillsbury Company and later at Federated Department Stores (renamed Macy’s, Inc. in 2007) as Assistant Treasurer for Corporate Finance. Always an athlete, Susan won the Voorhees Cup at her Walker’s Commencement, then went on to play varsity field hockey, basketball and lacrosse in college and graduate school. Over the years, Susan has also picked up soccer, squash and tennis, competing at the national level in lacrosse, squash and soccer. Susan’s volunteer roles include being a tutor for the Cincinnati Squash Academy as well as working with the United Way’s WINGs (Women Investing in the Next Generation) group, for which she received United Way’s “Living Her Legacy” Legend Award in 2017.

Jenny Belknap

Jenny Belknap '90

New York, NY

Jenny Belknap '90

Jenny Belknap graduated from Walker’s in 1990, then went on to earn a BA in History from Tufts University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She has spent nearly 25 years with The Estee Lauder Companies, and is currently their SVP Portfolio Strategy, North America. While at Walker’s she excelled in the riding program and was Captain of the Equestrian Team, winning the Brunhilde Grassi Cup, the Voorhees Cup and the Frank O.H. Williams Cup. She held other leadership positions including Student Body President. Jenny believes that the discipline and drive necessary for success as a leader in the corporate world was fostered at Walker’s where she learned to balance her academic, athletic and leadership roles and priorities. Her love of horses continues in her role as Chairman of the Board of the EQUUS Foundation.

Meg Filoon '81

Meg Filoon '81

Charlotte, NC

Meg Filoon '81

Meg Filoon graduated from Walker’s in 1981, then earned her BA in Biology from Denison University and later an MSPT from Simmons College. At Walker’s, Meg played varsity field hockey, lacrosse and paddle tennis, was President of the Athletic Association and was awarded The Athletic Cup, The Voorhees Cup and the Margaret Mallory Cup. At Denison, she played field hockey and lacrosse. After college, she continued to play field hockey and lacrosse at the club level, playing on regional and national field hockey teams (1985-1988), and national lacrosse teams until 1996, including the US Women’s Lacrosse Team. She is a member of the Denison University Hall of Fame. Meg currently teaches and coaches field hockey and lacrosse. In addition to her athletic achievements, she has been an EMT and Firefighter, a Physical Therapist, a Laura Carter Fellow and sits on the Women’s Mental Health Leadership Council at McLean Hospital, MA.

Darrell Carrington coaching softball in 1989

Darrell Carrington P'02

Coach

Darrell Carrington P'02

Courtney Hornberger

Courtney Hornberger '01

Coach

Courtney Hornberger '01

Sally Goodrich

Sally Goodrich

Coach

Sally Goodrich

Julie Welles black & white

Julie Welles '06

Equestrian

Julie Welles '06

Ruth Meade black & white

Ruth Cummings Mead '47

Field Hockey, Basketball, Golf, and Tennis

Ruth Cummings Mead '47