This article originally appeared in the summer 2015 Harker Quarterly.
Stephen Worsley is living and working abroad as a private traveling chef. Read all about it in the Alumni News section on page 57.
Andre Woodvine wrote that he attended Harker Academy from 1973-76 and has fond memories of playing in the Harker band under musical director Dana Morgan. In 1976 his family immigrated to the Caribbean island of Barbados.
After initially studying for a career in sciences, Andre realized his abilities and love for music were stronger. In 1986 he earned a music degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Andre has released four albums of original Carib bean jazz, assisted in the creation of an associ ate degree of music program in Barbados, and regularly performs concerts in France and the Caribbean. “Follow your passions toward your own definition of success” is Andre’s advice to future musicians.
Harker lower school math teacher Pat Walsh recently had the opportunity to reconnect with David Owens, whom he taught back in the fifth grade. Now David works as a grade 5 teacher himself, at Hall Middle School in Lark spur. “I’ve attached a photo of me with my wife, Karen, from our annual fifth grade Colonial Day. We co-teach two grade 5 classes. We currently live in San Francisco,” he said.