Gridiron great Jeff Garcia, former San Francisco 49er quarterback, came to Harker in late October, fulfilling a 2009 fashion show package purchased by Sean and Leslie Doherty (John, Gr. 9). The visit just happened to occur on John Doherty’s birthday. Garcia gave a pep talk to both J.V. and varsity football teams, then threw passes to J.V. team members. The gathering wrapped up with a barbeque and each member of the J.V. squad got an autographed football. “It was really fun for students and adults,” said Danielle Wood-Hammond of Harker’s advancement office, who joined the group to help cut cake for the crowd.