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Alumnae Awards

The Holton-Arms Alumnae Association celebrates recipients of The Distinguished Alumna and "The Rosie" Awards once a year during the Alumnae Association Celebration and Induction Brunch on the Saturday of Reunion Weekend. Nominations for 2018 are due November 2, 2017.

The Distinguished Alumna Award

The Distinguished Alumna Award was established by the Board of Directors of the Alumnae Association in 1973 to recognize the career, professional, or volunteer service accomplishments of an outstanding alumna of the Holton-Arms School.

"The Rosie" Award

Created by the Board of Directors of the Alumnae Association on September 17, 1990, The Rosemary Wire Anderson ("The Rosie") Award recognizes an alumna's extraordinary service to Holton-Arms. It was presented for the first time at Reunion Weekend in 1991 to Rosemary Wire Anderson '58. The award recognizes extraordinary service to Holton faculty, volunteers, employees, and members of the Board of Trustees as well as the Alumnae Board. The "Rosie" Award is a surprise to the recipient.

2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

The next Athletic Hall of Fame class will be inducted 2020 during Reunion Weekend!

Established in 2000-2001, the Holton-Arms Athletic Hall of Fame honors and perpetuates the memory of those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Holton-Arms athletics and have helped bring recognition, honor, and excellence to the school and its athletic program throughout its history.

In 2000-2001, the Centennial Year, the idea for an Athletic Hall of Fame arose to honor student athletes, individual teams, and outstanding coaches throughout the history of Holton-Arms School.

Members of the Athletic Hall of Fame should serve as a standard of excellence and inspire current students and teams to achieve their own level of excellence.

Claire Bordley Berg '04

During her time at Holton, Claire Bordley Berg ’04 was a talented and passionate athlete who dominated at basketball, lacrosse, and soccer. A 12 season varsity athlete and a leader amongst her peers, Claire served as team captain for five different seasons, as well as President of HAA her senior year. She is one of the few student-athletes to be awarded the prestigious Suzanne Bailey Athletic Award twice - in 2003 and 2004. A recipient of several athletic honors, Claire was named MVP in lacrosse during both her junior and senior years at Holton; All-ISL in basketball, lacrosse, and soccer; All-Gazette in lacrosse from 2002, 2003, and 2004; Washington Post First Team All-Met in 2003; First Team US Lacrosse All-American in 2002, 2003, and 2004. To top off these incredible awards, she also won a world title as a member of the US Lacrosse Women's U19 team which won the IFWLA World Cup in 2003.

Not surprisingly, Claire was recruited to play lacrosse at the Division I level at the University of Virginia. Claire’s lacrosse career at UVA was nothing short of stellar. Not only did her team win three ACC Championships, they were also NCAA Finalists during two of her four seasons. In 2008, Claire served as team captain and also received significant recognition including being named All-American, All-ACC, IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star, VaSID All-State, VaSID Player of the Year, and the LaxPower Defender of the Year Fan Award recipient.

Claire currently lives in Chevy Chase with her husband, Alex. She works as an upper school history teacher and financial aid coordinator at The Potomac School where she also serves as the assistant coach for varsity soccer and the head coach for varsity lacrosse, a position she has held since 2012. In February 2017, Claire was inducted into the US Lacrosse Potomac Chapter Hall of Fame.

Sally Voss Krueger '75

Sally Voss Krueger '75

Sally Voss Krueger ’75 was an incredibly well-rounded and exceptional student-athlete at Holton. A leader on the field, Sally played 15 seasons of varsity sports, including basketball, field hockey, softball, and track. Sally’s leadership amongst her teammates earned her the titles of captain and MVP for basketball, field hockey, softball, as well as President of HAA.

After an extremely accomplished athletic high school career, Sally attended Stanford University where she was a two-time All-American on the women's golf team. Following her graduation, Sally completed medical school and her residency at Harvard University in Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Since graduating, Sally qualified for and competed in 27 United States Golf Association (USGA) events as an amateur, including three U.S. Women's Open Championships. She has won multiple state and regional championships (Maryland, California, Mid-Atlantic, and Washington, DC), as well as a record 10 San Francisco City Championships. In 1996, Sally was also the first woman to ever play in, and to date the only woman to ever make the cut in, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Championship.

Sally currently lives in San Francisco with her husband, Jim, where she works as a pediatric anesthesiologist as a Senior Partner with Northern California Anesthesia Physicians.

Lane Fogarty Strand '01

Lane Fogarty Strand '01 Holton Athletics Hall of Fame 2017

Despite enduring her fair share of physical injuries during her high school and college athletic careers, Lane Fogarty Strand ’01 continued to shine and became a true inspiration to many teammates and future athletes. At Holton, Lane was a 12 season varsity athlete in ice hockey, lacrosse, and soccer.

A stand-out player in all three sports at Holton, Lane earned herself awards such as All-ISL in soccer and MVP in soccer and ice hockey. In her sophomore lacrosse season, she tore her ACL which posed as a career-defining event for Lane. However, she did not let this injury hold her back – she worked tirelessly to become better and stronger. Lane started the first soccer game of the season her junior year, just months after her spring time injury.

During her final two years at Holton, Lane went on to add numerous regional, national, and MVP awards to her resume. One that is particularly notable is her two-time First Team All-Met recognition for ice hockey. This is significant in any sport. However, since The Washington Post does not distinguish between men's and women's ice hockey, Lane’s recognition is especially impressive as she was the only women’s ice hockey player to receive this recognition both years.

She captained all three sports her senior year and also served as the President of HAA. As a senior, Lane was the recipient of the Suzanne Bailey Award and was also honored with The Trilling Award at The Washington Post All-Met Award Luncheon. This award, presented by Hermann Boone, was given to All-Met honorees who excelled in both academics and community service.

Lane went on to play Division I lacrosse at Duke University where she started her freshman and sophomore seasons. She suffered a second torn ACL and was red shirted her junior year. Resilient and hardworking, Lane not only returned to the field her senior year, she was able to start. That year, she helped her team win the program’s first ever ACC Championship and went on to play in the NCAA Final Four!

After graduating from Duke, Lane came back to Holton where she coached the JV lacrosse team for two years. Lane currently lives in Chevy Chase with her husband, Peter, and her children, Charlie and Sally.

Megan Kelly Walter '98

Megan Kelly Walter '98 Holton Athletic Hall of Fame 2017

A talented athlete from a young age, Megan Kelly Walter ’98 first started playing field hockey and lacrosse during her seventh grade year at Holton. As her skills progressed so did her accolades. Her senior year, Megan received both Washington Post First Team All-Met honors in field hockey and Second Team All-Met honors in lacrosse. To top off her final year at Holton, she received the Suzanne Bailey Award in 1998.

Megan went on to play both field hockey and lacrosse at the Division I level during her four years at the University of Maryland. Throughout her college athletic career, Megan accrued seven ACC (four field hockey and three lacrosse) and four NCAA (three lacrosse and one field hockey) championship rings. Her senior year, she received the James H. Kehoe Athletic Award which is awarded to a University of Maryland student-athlete who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship.

Megan’s passion for athletics did not end after her time as a student-athlete. In 2002, Megan was hired as an Assistant Coach for the Georgetown University field hockey team for the 2002-2003 season. She recently received her Crossfit Level 1 Trainer Certification and continues to remain active by playing golf, tennis, and skiing in her free time.

Megan currently lives in Gaithersburg with her husband, Christian, and their children, Florian and Louisa. She works at her family’s Ford Dealership, Hagerstown Ford, while also serving as the Sales Administrator for a startup car buying application called Happy Tag Autos.

Nominate an Alumna

Questions? Contact:

Amanda Novak Hewitt '04
Director of Alumnae

Past Recipients:


Recipients of the Holton-Arms Distinguished Alumna Award include:

1974 Lois Sprigg Hazell '14

1975 Ann Schein Carlyss '57

1976 The Hon. Brereton Sturtevant '38

1977 Adelaide Poore Bolté '18

1978 Sidney deShazo Callahan '51

1979 Brenda Welch Belfield '56

1980 Sallie Evans Lurton '23

1981 Sonia Picado Sotela deOreamuno '54

1982 Mary Hall Pirtle '42

1983 Helen-Louise Simpson Hunter '52

1984 Shreve Simpson '67

1985 Dr. Abigail Thornton Givens '60

1986 Damara Bolté '49

1987 Stephanie Kenyon Beehler '72

1988 Beverley Haynes Johnson '60

1989 Margaret Garrard Warner '67

1990 Elizabeth Glaize Helm '49

1991 Eleanor McConihe Cain '56

1992 Dr. Yasmin Tyler-Hill '76

1993 Elizabeth Schmidt Morrison '53

1994 Julia Louis-Dreyfus '79

1995 Sylvia K. Kraemer '61

1996 Sally Colclough Alexander '51

1997 Joan Ferguson Marsh '42

1998 Kristie Miller '62

1999 Yolanda Alfaro Maddux '39

2000 Edith Stenhouse Bingham '51

2001 Centennial Celebration for All Distinguished Alumnae

2002 Pauline M. King '42

2003 Julia Norrell '53

2004 Valerie Elbrick Hanlon '59

2005 Julie Jacobs Menin '85

2006 R. Barbara Gitenstein '66

2007 Shelley Moore Capito '71

2008 Kim Leverton Cavendish '63

2009 Frida Frazer Burling '34

2010 Anne E. Kornblut '90

2011 Dede Buchanan Wilsey '61

2012 Lynn Holman Nicholas '57

2013 Alice (Wendy) True Gasch '68

2014 Eugenia (Genie) Siegler '74

2015 Aleta Margolis '85

2016 Mary Lou Buchheister Cobb ’61 & Kate Putnam Baxter ’61

2017 Dr. Rebecca Levine '97


Recipients of the "Rosie Award" include:

1991 Rosemary Wire Anderson '58

1992 Mary Lib MacArthur Symington '31

1993 Bret Sturtevant '38

1994 Trudy Breckinridge Peyton '39 '40C

1995 Fran Mathews Selden '31

1996 Cary Hawfield Foley '51

1997 Suzanne Frazier Martin '57

1998 Jane Costello Maisch '37

1999 Ellen Wills Martin '56C

2000 Gail McGregor Fearing '62

2001 Archives Ladies and Gentleman

2002 Chris Miller Leahy '67

2003 Martha Lyn Dippell '68

2004 Connie Corby Tompkins '69

2005 Deborah Camalier Walker '70

2006 Sara Fogarty Hayes '66

2007 Peggy Ann Eacho Fechnay '67 and Susanne Cole Wean '67

2008 Melanie Dorsey and Kimberly Hoffman Samperton '73

2009 Mary Catherine Jones Thompson '79

2010 Nancy Skilling Littlehales '45

2011 Amy DeLouise '81

2012 Katherine Kline '97

2013 Abigail Sheridan Betts '98

2014 Virginia Olds Goshdigian '59

2015 Kay Kaufholz Jewel '57

2016 Sally Colclough Alexander '51

2017 Trudy Tulley Surut '47


Inducted April 2017:

Sally Voss Krueger '75
Megan Kelly Walter '98
Lane Fogarty Strand '01
Claire Bordley Berg '04

Inducted April 2014:

Courtney Brereton Stevenson '62
Letty Peery McNulty '71
Katherine Kline '97
Susan Hayes Taliaferro '97

Inducted April 2011:

Patricia “Pat” Werber Bryant '52
Lorraine “Lorrie” Lipscomb Roberts '61
Courtney Rodgers Fletcher '97
Regan Gosnell Davis '99
Kim Hutcherson, Holton Director of Physical Education & Athletics 1987-2005

Inducted April 2008:

Anne B. Keiser '66
Leigh Ernst Friestedt '89
Carolyn M. Keber '92

Inducted April 2005:

Eleanor Flood Schoelkopf '35
Judy Conger Shaffer '58
Dana Johnson '88
Sallie Lurton Taylor '91

Inducted April 2003:

Susan “Dougie” Gray McGreivy '57
Courtenay Jones Culp '65
Leland Ingham Keyser '84
Caryn Coppedge McNeill '84

Inducted April 2001:

Frances "Funny" Carter Sturtevant '29
Mary Jane Sears Parks '57, '59C
Jean C. Noah '67
Suzanne LeClere Bailey '87
Julie Thorp Kerr '90
Betty Nevitt, Physical Education Department 1952-1987

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