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Alumni News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Cruess '97 Named to 40 Under 40

    Congratulations to Derryfield alumnus Dylan Cruess '97, who was chosen for the Union Leader's 2018 Class of 40 Under Forty. The Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty program recognizes some of the state’s brightest young achievers who have a record of professional and volunteer accomplishments in New Hampshire. Those selected were honored at a reception at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord on March 14. Dylan was interviewed by the Union Leader about his experiences and had a photo shoot with his daughter....
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  • Alumni Authors

    Congratulations to a number of Derryfield alumni have had books published recently. Compiled below is a list of recent works alumni have had published along with brief summaries and reviews from various publications....
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  • Reconnecting in Boston's Seaport

    Alumni and faculty from across the years gathered for a vibrant celebration of Derryfield and Ed Lemire in the heart of Boston’s Seaport at the lovely home of Neal ‘78 and Clea Winneg. Boston is packed with Derryfield alumni and attendees were of all ages, from members of Derryfield’s very first classes to a new alumna from the class of 2017 who is delighted with all the opportunities she has had in her first year at Tufts....
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  • Alumni Brewing Entrepreneurs

    About a quarter of a mile down a winding, wooded driveway in Canterbury, NH sits an unassuming farm building that houses one of New Hampshire’s finest nano-breweries, pouring craft brews ranging in styles from a popular India Pale Ale or a traditional British Extra Special Bitter to an aromatic Chocolate Porter. Canterbury Aleworks, owned and operated by Steve Allman ‘83, may be one of NH craft beer’s better kept secrets....
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  • Sam Anderson

    2017 Alumni Updates

    The Derryfield alumni office caught up with three of our newest alumni over winter break to hear about what they have been up to in their first few months after graduation. We would love to hear from you about your experiences. Email Director of Alumni Development Alice Handwerk at
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  • Gourmet Gift Baskets is a family-run company. Ryan works side by side with his mother Trudy Abood (pictured here) and his brother.

    Abood '97 Goes Gourmet

    Ryan Abood ‘97 must need to pinch himself every morning as he pulls into the parking lot of’s forever home. Cheesecake, wine, popcorn, cheese, candy, beer, maple syrup... chances are, any treat you like can be part of a “gourmet gift basket.” Despite the busyness of the season, Ryan was delighted to show off his new facility and share a bit about his path from his days at Derryfield to today....
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Alumni Awards

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  • Alumni Service Award

    The Alumni Service Award may be given annually by The Derryfield School Alumni Association to recognize an alumnus/a who has made a major contribution to the School.
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  • Distinguished Alumni Award

    The Distinguished Alumni Award may be given annually by The Derryfield School Alumni Association for the purpose of recognizing an alumnus/a who has made a distinct or unique contribution within their career or profession or to society.
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If you have an idea of who should be the next recipient of the Alumni Service Award or the Distinguished Alumni Award, please let us know!

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