Paul Gavin ’71

Class Career Coincidences – Stephen Scott and Paul Gavin, Class of 1971 After graduating from Thacher in 1971, Steve Scott went on to the University of Colorado, met his wife Lynne and raised two children, Tyler and Stephanie, who went on to marry a US Marine Corps Osprey pilot. That same year Paul Gavin went […]

Kristian Meisling ’71

As an outgrowth of my role as Adjunct Professor at Stanford, Ginger von Wening and I went to Scandinavia this summer, where I presented the results of a research study recently published in a Geological Society of London Special volume on Arctic tectonics in Stockholm. We travel a lot and hike and ski regularly in […]

Paul Gavin ’71

Tonight, Villanova University won the NCAA Finals. My father, Austin Gavin, was an Ojai resident and Villanova Prep Ojai Class of 1940. I followed my father to Villanova University and played varsity lacrosse my freshman year (thanks to Thacher’s lacrosse program and classmate Todd Oppenheimer’s insistence I try out. I also came back to coach […]

Scott Ream ’71

Debra and Scott are doing well; sold ‘the big house’, dropped the landline (now using cell phones), and are now ‘animal free’ (no pets) after over 30 years of having various dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, etc. They LOVE the freedom of their new lifestyle splitting time between the NJ townhome (Nov-May) and their cottage in […]

Martin Sproul ’71

Martin has dialed back his law practice and uses his law office mainly to pursue his first profession: teaching Transcendental Meditation. On account of the anxious times in which we live, or perhaps because brain science and trauma therapy have caught up with what Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was teaching half a century ago, these days […]

Kristian Meisling ’71

Ginger and I really enjoyed the 45th reunion this year…making some amazing reconnections with classmates. Thacher is thriving, which makes me happy! My daughter Sarah and her husband Jeremy had a baby boy (Michael Estrada), so I am a grandpa. Still playing jazz, rock, and country & western music, and doing my Arctic geology thing […]

John Aaron ’71

The non profit peace project John founded, CHALK4PEACE, presented its interactive chalk painting event at the United Nations on the UN Visitors’ Plaza in NYC for their Student Peace Day Summit 9/16/16. Peace Day 365 was their liaison to the UN. Team CHALK4PEACE came in from California and Washington, DC, to organize, encourage and document […]