RL@Work Connects Class II with Alumni and Friends

On Tuesday, May 23, the boys in Class II completed their final exams a week early. Then, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, all 50 boys in Class II kicked off the new “RL@Work” program by visiting alumni, parents of alumni, current parents, and friends of RL at their work places in Boston. RL@Work will conclude next Tuesday, May 30.

Led by Director of Studies Andrew Chappell, RL@Work is designed to give Class II boys a chance to reflect on key themes of leadership, collaboration, problem solving, and critical thinking; to see the ways our alumni are applying the lessons they learned at RL in their work lives; and to give accomplished alumni and friends of the School a chance to share life insights with current RL students.

Each morning, the boys ride a bus to their first workplace destination, then they enjoy a variety of engaging, informative presentations, activities, and case studies at various locations before returning to RL at the end of the day. This week, the boys have received wonderful advice about how to find purpose in life, being open to new ideas, following one’s passions, staying connected with other RL alumni, working hard, leading with integrity, and serving others.

We thank all those alumni, parents of alumni, current parents, and friends of RL who helped make the first RL@Work so successful. The full schedule of workplaces, alumni, and activities is below.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Law, Justice, Politics

  Morning Activities Dan Cloherty ’84 and Greg Noonan ’94, Collora  Dave Giordano ’96, Giordano and Chavous Bob O’Connor ’85 and Paul Evans ’03, DLA Piper Tim Silva ‘88, WilmerHale


Afternoon Activities Adams Courthouse and Moakley Courthouse – Tours and Observation

Dan Conley PP’14, Rob Arcangeli ’00, Matt Fitzgerald ’00, Peter Pasciucco ’01, Rob Settana ‘01, Frank Kanin ’06, and Ramon Pascual ‘07 – Office of the Suffolk County District Attorney Evening Activities Sam Kennedy, President of the Boston Red Sox/Fenway Sports Group

Mike Regan ’04, Steve Kelley ’09, Zach Markell ’10 Red Sox vs. Rangers game at Fenway Park


Thursday, May 25, 2017 Entrepreneurship

  Morning Activities Gareth Cook, P’20, New York Times Magazine, Contributing Writer

  Dave Grossman ‘97 and Jake Grossman ‘00, Grossman Companies Gavin Murphy ‘98, Annkissam Greg Schmergel ‘86, Nantero


Afternoon Activities

John Werner, P’21 along with 25 leaders in innovation/entrepreneurship at MIT Media Lab


Friday, May 26, 2017 Entrepreneurship

Morning Activities Bing Broderick and Bettina Scemama, PP’15, Dudley Dough Dave Grossman ‘97 and Jake Grossman ‘00, Grossman Companies  Chris Mitchell ‘89, Spectrum Equity Gavin Murphy ‘98, Annkissam


Afternoon Activities ISP Presentations at Roxbury Latin, and Class Meeting


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Medicine/Science

  Morning Activities:Harvard Medical School, MEDscience Simulation Lab

Paul Weitzel ‘86, Boston Sports and Shoulder Center, New England Baptist Hospital Andrew Eyre ‘02, Stratus Center and Emergency Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Afternoon Activities Dan Driscoll ’74, Effi Hochberg ’88, and Gene Lambert ’87 – Panel Discussion and Tour of The Ether Dome at Mass General Hospital

  Cookout and Games at Roxbury Latin