Friends Select School recently completed its first Quaker self-study and Membership Renewal Process (MRP) to affirm its Quaker identity.
Greetings, Friends Select Alumni!
The purpose of the Friends Select School Alumni Association is to build and sustain a lifelong relationship between the school and our alumni.
Whether you were here for just a year or many, our alumni are lifetime members of the Friends Select family.
Alumni are encouraged to use this section of our website to stay up to date on alumni activities and news, and remain connected with our community.
Director of Alumni Relations
In November, middle school students and their teachers dedicated a full day of cross-curricular learning to explore Philadelphia’s vast resources, from public artworks and outdoor spaces to museums and institutions.
The artwork, titled Gender Equality, was created by local artist and Drexel University professor Barbara Smolen, in partnership with the Global Philadelphia Association and Mural Arts Philadelphia campaign to raise awareness about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sam Olshin '78 is a principal at the firm of Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, and is responsible for the restoration of the Metropolitan Opera House in Philadelphia. His firm is also responsible for recent renovations to Friends Select School's lower level and the Blauvelt Theatre.
Andrea Kremer is one of the most accomplished and widely respected sports journalists in the industry. She was named one of the 10 greatest female sportscasters of all time and among the best of all sportscasters. She is also a two-time Emmy award winner.
After graduating from Goucher College with a BA in theatre and minoring in art, Evan McDougall , has been working in the Baltimore/ Washington D.C. theatre scene as a carpenter, welder, and machinist. He has led and helped crews realize designers’ visions for 5 or 6 shows each season at Imagination Stage and more currently as the Resident Carpenter at Everyman Theatre. He remains grateful to FSS for his early exposure to the arts that has led him down this path in life.