Harker’s chairman of the board, Albert “Chip” Zecher ’79, was appointed to the University of California, Hastings College of the Law board of directors by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
A Swiss magazine, Das Magazin, includes an article from a local Swiss writer on her efforts to find a school for her child. She visited Harker and included some comments about it in her article.
Volleyball phenom Jarrett Anderson ’19 is lauded in the Los Altos Town Crier as a critical member of Mountain View Volleyball Club’s 18 Red team, which took the 18 Open Division of the USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships earlier this summer.
Harker’s “Urinetown” traveling team went to Scotland this summer to present the show in the noted Edinburgh Festival Fringe and garnered a nice review in the Edinburgh Guide.
A pair of Harker students, Nikhil Sharma and Arnav Joshi, both grade 12, are noted for creating a platform to launch new technology ideas.
Maverick McNealy ’13 was awarded his PGA Tour card in early August and was written up in a couple of articles.
Ayush Alag, grade 12, continues to make the news with his research on allergy diagnoses.
Harker was noted in this SF Gate article ranking high schools by the number of students who attend Harvard, Princeton and MIT. Harker tied for No. 18 in public and private schools, and ninth in private schools.
South Bay Accent published an article on ethics in high schools, and Harker participated in the interviews.
Three Harker women were honored by the Davidson Institute. Two were named fellows and one received honorable mention. Patch included the two fellows in this article about Davidson Fellows from the South Bay. For more information on these three women, see our Harker news article.
Jai Bahri, grade 12, who lives in Los Altos Hills, spoke at a recent city council meeting to support raising the minimum wage, as reported in the Los Altos Town Crier.