Article by Archmere senior Phoebe Brinker, Writer for The Green Arch
From the beginning, Skyler Bouchard ‘11 knew her passions: food and media. Bouchard still remembers her first vision of merging these two interests into a future career occurred in Archmere’s cafeteria as she was devouring her favorite dessert: a chipwich. Though her friends probably thought she was daydreaming or joking, Bouchard recalls confidently stating, “One day I’m going to eat and get paid for it!” Little did she know that dream would become her reality just a few years later. After starting a blog in college, creating a business, and branding herself on a plethora of social-networking platforms like Instagram and Youtube, Bouchard found herself gaining traction in the food industry.
Archmere's biannual Magazine, The Archmerean, was recently recognized as a First-Place Winner in the Delaware Press Association Communications Contest. The contest, open to all professional communicators in Delaware and nearby out-of-state communities, encourages and rewards excellence in communication. The Archmerean competed in the “Regularly Edited Non-Profit Publications” category.
Dr. Mike Gioffre ’90 organized an effort by the Delaware Dental Foundation and Platinum Dining Group to deliver 80 meals from Capers and Lemons to the Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals. Along with the meals, he and Dr. Rob Penna ’85 delivered posters of support made by kids in the local community, along with masks and gloves donated from Dr. Gioffre's First State Dental office.
Gregory Jasani '10, a resident at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shares frontline details about what it has been like fighting the pandemic from a Maryland emergency room.
"I think the thing that the public doesn’t know or doesn’t appreciate is the sense of dread that we feel as a result of this. At least in Maryland, we’re slowly starting to see the uptick in patients,...
Bradley Bakst ’13, a current medical student at PCOM, is collecting donations for hospitals facing severe Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) shortages in Philadelphia. He and a large group of medical student volunteers have helped to raise over $37,000 and allocated over 7,000 N-95 masks to nearby hospitals.