Far Brook Alumni

Welcome Alumni!

You are important members of our community, connected to the School by our revered Traditions, deep friendships with peers and faculty, and by memories of Far Brook’s unique hands-on, experiential, and arts-infused learning. We’ve enjoyed seeing you on our recent Zoom Alumni events and look forward to when we can see you back on campus.

We would love to hear from you! Please update your current email address and other contact information so we can let you know of upcoming alumni events.


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Reports Digital Editions: Spring & Summer 2020


Alumni Features – Instagram

Meet Julian Dawes '99 (Millburn High School '03, Duke University '07). Julian is a Senior Vice President and Head of Impressionist and Modern Art at Sotheby’s in New York. Julian started at Sotheby’s in 2008 as a Junior Cataloguer and is now a leading specialist on European art from approximately 1860-1960. He works with museums, foundations, estates, dealers and private collectors around the world to secure consignments and bring buyers to auction. He has also curated a series of private selling exhibitions. 

In Julian's words, “Far Brook gave me an amazing sense of the value of creativity, particularly vis a vis the arts, but in general when it comes to tackling any project or solving problems. Being able to draw on different disciplines, not being afraid to roll up your sleeves and tinker, thinking outside the box are, to me, some of the most important skills I rely on today.”
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Meet Lily Mynott '13 (Millburn High School '17, Franklin & Marshall College '21). Lily was recently honored as the Female Athlete of the Year at Franklin & Marshall College. First introduced to field hockey as a Far Brook Fifth Grader,  Lily recalls, "I'll confess that my Fifth-Grade self was initially reluctant to play field hockey, but with the supportive environment at Far Brook and the encouragement of my coach Nancy Muniz, I came to love the game. I learned to harness my competitive drive, find my role as a teammate, and discover my love for learning new things. I have such gratitude and appreciation for the incredible foundation that Far Brook provided me." #FarBrookSchool #ProgressiveEducation #SchoolAsItShouldBe #ChildhoodHappensOnce #FarBrookAlumni #WeLoveFarBrookAlumni #ItAllBeganAtFarBrook #Gratitude #Athletes #FieldHockey
Meet sisters Noelle and Alexis Broussard, Class of 2012. 

Noelle (Kent Place '16, University of Michigan '20) studied Film and Television at Michigan and went on to work at MSNBC as an Anchor Production Assistant. Now a Content Coordinator at BET Networks in Manhattan, she helps greenlight new shows and movies. “Far Brook sparked my love for storytelling,” she says. “My fifth grade teacher had us write many fictional short stories and read to us all the time. I fell in love with the idea of hopping out of your life and into someone else's, living their story. Now I get to create and see those stories come to life on the screen for a living”. 

Alexis (Kent Place ‘16, University of Pennsylvania ‘20) is a Research Coordinator in a developmental neuroscience lab at Yale, preparing to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology. “The most self-actualizing of many lessons I learned at Far Brook was the importance of embracing individuality and uniqueness. Far Brook granted us the space to feel appreciated and be our most authentic selves; individuals were valued for the distinctive personality and diverse experiences they brought to the classroom.”
 #FarBrookSchool #ProgressiveEducation #SchoolAsItShouldBe #ChildhoodHappensOnce #FarBrookAlumni #Storytelling #AuthenticSelf #WeLoveFarBrookAlumni  #ItAllBeganAtFarBrook
Meet Georges Mombrun, Class of 2004 (Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy '12,  Rutgers University School of Social Work '15). Georges - a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor - oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of multiple residential treatment programs for Integrity House. Georges is also an active resident in the Essex County area and is involved in several efforts and initiatives aimed at social justice and empowerment.
“My time at Far Brook was life changing. I joined the community as an incoming Seventh Grader who had not been part of the Lower/Middle school experience. Nonetheless, in a matter of 2 years I was exposed to a variety of new and unique aspects of what to me was a brand new culture. The sense of solidarity, the all-encompassing curriculum, and the bonds that I built over that time period have been embedded in every facet of who I am today. There's truly no place like it!” #ItAllBeganAtFarBrook #FarBrookSchool #ProgressiveEducation #SchoolAsItShouldBe #HelpingOthers #Caring #WeLoveOurAlumni #Solidarity  #LifeChanging #NoPlaceLikeFarBrook

Far Brook Photos Through the Years