The 5 Goals of a Sacred Heart Education In Action:
Faith. Intellect. Social Action. Community. Growth.
Beverley Wheeler ’72
Dr. Beverley Wheeler is the Director of DC Hunger Solutions. In that role, she is responsible for the city's leading anti-hunger organization. She works to create a hunger-free community and improve the nutrition, health, economic security and well-being of low income residents of DC.
She is a past parent to Allison WheelerSH, and served as a past trustee at Stone Ridge. She also was a Board of Trustee member and President of the Alumni Association at her alma mater – Carnegie Mellon, where she received her BS and MS in Management and Public Policy. She holds a masters and doctorate in Education from Harvard University. Beverley has also worked as Executive Director of the District of Columbia’s State Board of Education and was the President and CEO of Center City Public Charter Schools.
Margot Ingoldsby Schulman ’69
Margot's love for creating vibrant images has only increased after 20 years in the photography business. She has travelled the world capturing photos of great originality and perspective. Whether photographing America's Secretary of State or her 2-year-old neighbor, Margot translates emotions into exciting, meaningful images. She captures the feeling of the moment--whether it be passion, love or empathy--and allows you to feel it.
For more than ten years, Margot has been a contract photographer for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has also created much-praised photography for Northwestern University, the National Archives, Imagination Stage, Children's Hospital, Signature Theatre and various corporations, universities, associations and performing arts centers.
Margot is a long-standing member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and of American Photographic Artists (APA). Margot is a native of Washington D. When not working, Margot thoroughly enjoys her time with her family and friends and being outside as much as possible!
University of Colorado in Boulder
Luna Samman ’97
Luna is a senior associate in the Washington, DC office of Arent Fox LLP. Luna advises and helps her clients manage their global brands. Her practice focuses on all legal aspects of marketing, including reviewing and clearing branding and advertising, negotiating license agreements, and protecting and enforcing her client’s brands around the world. Luna’s work is driven by her passion for advocacy and interest in different cultures and legal systems. The international nature of her practice gives her the opportunity to learn from and work with lawyers from various countries. Outside of work, Luna focuses on time with her husband and one-year old son, cooking, and practicing yoga.
George Washington University Law School
Amy O'Neill Richard '83
Amy serves as a Senior Adviser to the Director in the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (the “TIP” office). Amy is an original member of the office and was instrumental in developing its foundational goals and policies, and in drafting and overseeing the report in human trafficking, the most comprehensive anti-trafficking assessment issued by any government.
University of Richmond
Georgetown University, Master’s Degree in Foreign Service
Tiffany Barnes '89
Tiffany is the director of the Junior Division at The Ailey School, the official school of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She oversees the administrative and artistic operations of three dance programs for over one thousand children.
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU
Cokie Roberts ’60
Cokie is a journalist and author. She is a news commentator on contract to National Public Radio as well as a regular roundtable analyst for the current This Week With George Stephanopoulos. Roberts also works as a political commentator for ABC News, serving as an on-air analyst for the network.
Read Cokie's Commencement address to the Stone Ridge Class of 2012
Corinne Cannon '96
In 2010, Corinne is the founder of DC Diaper Bank. The DC Diaper Bank works to provide an adequate and reliable supply of diapers to babies, toddlers and their families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. It is modeled after successful diaper banks around the country, providing diapers to social service organizations that are already helping families in need through comprehensive programs and services.
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Diana Gribbon Motz ’61
Diana is a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In 1994, President Clinton nominated Motz to a newly created seat on the Fourth Circuit. She was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman from Maryland ever to sit on the Fourth Circuit.
University of Virginia School of Law
Caitlin Nickens ‘07
Cailtin is an Air Force Second Lieutenant and medical student in the military’s Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Maria Shriver ’73
Maria is a Peabody and Emmy-winning journalist and producer, a six-time New York Times best-selling author, and an NBC News Special Anchor. Maria’s work is driven by her belief that all of us have the ability to be what she calls Architects of Change — people who see a problem in their own life or the community around them, then step out of their comfort zone and do what it takes to create the solution. Her website, MariaShriver.com, features life stories and life lessons from Architects of Change aimed at inspiring people to use their own ideas, influence and initiative to go out and make an impact on our world.
Gabriella Simundson '11
Gabriella studied civil engineering and premodern history in college, and played on the club tennis team, leading the women's team for three years. She is a engineer at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger. Her work focuses on the historic preservation of buildings in and around Washington, DC.
Mary Bonney '05
Mary is an actress. She has performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live, acted in national television spots, become a production coordinator for various independent television shows and movies, is a tour guide at Universal Studios, writes music reviews for the LA Music Blog, and performs improv and stand-up comedy throughout LA.
The College of William & Mary
Tessa Sollway '04
Tessa is a communications specialist for St. Elizabeth School, a nonpublic special education school in Baltimore City. When she is not working, she is performing on stage for local Baltimore theater company Fells Point Corner Theatre. Tessa’s love of theater began at Stone Ridge where she played a part in almost every show that SR produced.
University of Maryland
Bebe Albornoz ’10
Bebe is currently working as a Litigation Legal Assistant at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Washington, DC. Her work there entails researching cases, editing briefs, and assisting with the collection, production, and analysis of materials for various stages of litigation (from discovery to trial). Bebe will be starting law school at Cornell University Law School this fall, with aspirations to practice either criminal law or return to a corporate firm, specializing in complex securities litigation and regulatory affairs.
Cornell University Law School
Julie Verratti ’97
Out of college, Julie worked on numerous political campaigns across the country. She than decided to pursue a law degree with a focus on business and tax law, and joined the U.S. Small Business Administration as a Presidential Management Fellow. Julie worked on issues across the SBA including entrepreneurship education, economic development, White House initiatives, veterans’ programs, and women’s business ownership. She also spent some time as a staffer for the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Her latest adventure is as the co-founder and owner of Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring, MD. In opening this venture, Julie joins a small group of women in the Craft Beer industry. She credits her time at Stone Ridge for giving her the confidence and tenacity to be a female leader in a male dominated industry.
George Washington University Law School