Bowman Alumni Association
The Bowman Alumni Association helps members expand upon the values and skills they learned as Bowman students by encouraging the advancement of a lifelong love of learning, a global perspective, and responsible citizenship. With the unique experience of learning and growing at Bowman, our alumni make a significant difference in their schools, workplaces, and communities – and they make a difference in the lives of future classes of Bowman students.
We regularly hear from Bowman alumni who want to encourage, serve, and enjoy time with fellow alumni, and the Association is here to help. Keep us updated on where you are located, how to reach you, and what you are doing. There are fellow Bowman alumni who would like to talk and learn from you – from discussing possible college choices to job options or best places to live in certain cities.
Bowman alumni have much to offer the world – and to each other!
Where are they now?
|Bellarmine||Brown||Director at Everdream Pictures|
|Gunn||Dartmouth||Software Engineer at The Trade Desk|
|Notre Dame High School Belmont||Occidental||Nurse at Kaiser|
|Palo Alto High School||Princeton||Consultant at Bain & Co.|
|Pinewood||Santa Clara||Realtor at Alain Pinel Realtors|
|Stuart Hall||Swarthmore||Engineer at GoogleX|
|Crystal Springs Uplands School||The George Washington University||Political Fundraiser - Washington DC|
|Woodside Priory School||Various UC campuses||Lawyer at Paul Hastings LLP|
|Crystal Springs Uplands School||Princeton University||Editor at Stanford Social Innovation Review|
|Menlo High School||University of Southern California||Luxury Property Realtor|
|Woodside Priory School||Santa Clara University||Project Lead - Venture Capital Firm|
|Notre Dame High School Belmont||Purdue University||Peace Corps - South Africa|
|Crystal Springs Uplands School||Yale University||Jazz Musician|
“Curiosity, love of learning, self-motivation and confidence—all developed at Bowman—are necessary in my job.”
Nina Venuti, a Bowman Alumna, doesn’t shrink from the task of trying to answer some of the most difficult environmental questions. She is a research assistant at
California Sea Grant, a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that harnesses the resources of the federal government, the
State of California, and universities across the state to conduct applied research.
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“Exposure to a wide variety of interests, opportunities to pursue in-depth topics, learning the ‘why’ mindset, and experiencing collaboration gave me the tools to be successful.”
Tom Winget, an alumnus that is set to graduate from Ohio State with degrees in computer science and engineering attributes his success to the foundation he developed through Bowman’s individualized learning approach. Tom and a few of his academic peers were ardently moving through the math curriculum ahead of the rest, so his teacher customized lesson plans to enable their subject-area acceleration. “It created a nice collaborative and competitive environment—competitive in the motivational sense,” Tom remembers.
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“I loved that Bowman was very creative in the teaching of concepts. We were always encouraged to explore subjects more deeply.”
Sophie Romans, now Senior Associate Consultant at a leading worldwide management consulting firm, Bain & Company, is confident that Bowman provided the foundation for her successful school to career journey. She expresses appreciation for Bowman’s Montessori approach, which empowered her to set her own goals—and reach them. Learning to be self-motivated, organizing her day, and seeking out the next steps were critical for smooth transitions to ever-higher challenges. Sophie claims, “When I got to high school I felt very comfortable with my ability to self-motivate and organize my time.”
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Alumni Annual Events
Held in June
All alumni, including our newest graduates, gather on Bowman’s campus for food, drinks, music, games, and plenty of good company.
Held in late December
Alumni who are 21 or older meet and mingle at a local restaurant for auld lang syne.
Held in January
Bowman’s most recent graduating class speaks with current middle school students and parents about the transition to high school.