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Fords in Four: Andrew Acker '11
The Haverford School

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Andrew Acker '11, integrated cardiac surgery resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, reminisces on his high school years at Haverford, traces his career path into medicine, and shares lessons learned about working hard and following your passions.  

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Learning to code in Lower School
Michelle Burns, Lower School Librarian

Lower School Librarian Michelle Burns was recently recognized with a CARE Award by BSD Education. According to the BSD Education website: "Each year, BSD Education partners with teachers around the world to bring technology programs into their classrooms. CARE Award nominees represent a diverse group of teachers. Each exemplifies one or more of BSD's four foundational characteristics: curious, adaptable, resilient, and empathetic." 

We sat down with Ms. Burns recently to discuss how she incorporates BSD's coding curriculum in her lessons, what skills she hopes to impart on her students, and more.

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Fords in Four: Elliott Davis '77
The Haverford School

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Elliott Davis '77 shares memories and lessons learned from Haverford, which have served him both in his 40-year career in finance and his newest venture, founding Mine Hill Distillery, in Roxbury, Conn. 

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