Sara T. Garrison, Class of 1963
As co-writer and producer of the retrospective book, “A Widening Horizon: Seven Decades of The Tatnall School," Sara Garrison worked tirelessly for more than a year to pull together this amazing volume that chronicles Tatnall’s history through priceless pictures and text.
Lucille Sala Meharg, Class of 1950
An Alumni Council member since 1966, and an active participant in school events, Lucille Meharg was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award for her ongoing service to Tatnall. Meharg was also the winner of the Tatnall Alumni Service Award in 1982.
Margaret L. Meharg, Class of 1981
Margaret Meharg was recognized for her achievements as a successful field hockey player and coach. Currently, Meharg is the University of Maryland’s winningest coach with over 188 victories. Meharg has won a number of awards, including: Two NCAA National Champion Awards (’93, ’99); three ACC Champion Awards (’93,’98, ’99); three NCAA Division Coach of the Year Awards (’91, ’95, ’98); and six Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year Awards.
R. Thorpe Moeckel, Class of 1971
R. Thorpe Moeckel received the Distinguished Alumni Award for his service to Tatnall and dedication to the local community. Within the Tatnall community, Moeckel served as a trustee for 14 years and was the president of the Alumni Council. Locally, Moeckel also took on a number of leadership roles and was involved in significant fundraising projects. These roles include director positions with the Committee 100, the Rotary Club of Wilmington and Bayard House.
Amy K. Porter, Class of 1982
Amy Porter has enjoyed a wide and varied career as a concerto soloist, recitalist and flutist. In addition to her numerous national and international awards, Porter was also the recipient of the Deuxieme Prix at the 2001 Paris/Ville d' Avray International Flue Competition, as well as the Alphonse Leduc Prize for Outstanding Musicianship.
Timothy P. Russo, Class of 1989
Timothy Russo was named an award recipient for his work among the indigenous peoples of Chiapas, the southernmost and poorest state in Mexico. In addition to working as a correspondent and photographer for national and international news outlets, Russo has been recognized for his major role in setting up the Chiapas Independent Media Center and its website.
Joseph M. Schell, Class of 1964
Joseph Schell has made significant contributions in the world of investment banking and finance. In only 14 years, after joining NationsBank/Montgomery Securities in 1985, Schell expanded the investment banking division from 17 professionals and $22 million in revenue, to 300 professionals and more than $470 million in revenue. Schell was also honored for his service to Tatnall's development efforts and work as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Xavier A. Teixido, Class of 1971
Xavier Teixido has led an extremely successful career as a chef and restaurateur. After working at a number of legendary eating establishments across the country, Teixido returned to Delaware where he, along with Davis Sezna, founded the 1492 Hospitality Group, where he opened Harry's Savoy Grill, Kid Shellen's, the Granery and the updated Columbus Inn. Teixido has also been involved in a number of community efforts, such as bringing the Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation annual fundraiser to Delaware.