D-E’S Alumni & A Tradition of Excellence

D-E Alumni Award Honorees 2022

We are excited to honor several alumni this year during the Epic Reunion 3X Reunion 2022 weekend. 

Alumni award ceremonies will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 4:30 pm. 

The Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1997 to pay special tribute to alumni of the Dwight School, the Englewood School for Boys, and the Dwight-Englewood School. The award is given for exemplary professional and/or volunteer work. This award honors alumni whose achievements deserve special recognition by the School and by fellow graduates.

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees

Daniel Fish ’85        

  • Theater, Film, and Opera Director; 2019 Tony Award Recipient for Best Musical Revival

Alicia Menendez ’01        

  • Television Commentator, Host, and Writer

Karen Orzolek ’96        

  • Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Record Producer; Lead Vocalist of Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Robert Shafir ’76        

  • Chief Executive Officer of Sculptor Capital

Mark Shafir ’74        

  • Global Co-Head, Mergers & Acquisitions at Citi

Jeremiah “Jerry” Shafir ’ 70        

  • Entrepreneur, Founder of Kettle Cuisine

The Dwight-Englewood Athletic Hall of Fame

D-E’s Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1997 to honor those individuals who have achieved a high level of success during their careers as student-athletes, coaches, or through other significant contributions to the School’s athletic program. Its purpose is to perpetuate the memory of those who have brought distinction, honor, and excellence to Dwight-Englewood School, Dwight School, and Englewood School for Boys.

2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees

  • D-E 1984 and D-E 1985 Boys’ Lacrosse Teams
  • Rose E. Byron McSween ’80
  • Luke Rigolosi ’91
  • Paul Vessa ’76