Record number of legacy students in Class of 2026

Ransom Everglades welcomed a record 40 legacy students − children of alumni − to the Class of 2026, and many assembled with their alumni parents for a special photo before the sixth-grade orientation on August 19.
That remarkable tally includes four students who have two alumni parents: Stella Newman ’26 (Lisa Usiak Newman ’94 and Robert Newman ’95), Ruby Brooks ’26 (Cristina Rodriguez ’92 and Larry Brooks ’92), Jacob Aronow ’26 (Heather Lavan Aronow ’91 and David Aronow ’76) and Alexa Dueñas ‘26 (Vivian Mora Dueñas ’95 and Miguel Dueñas ’95).

Here’s the whole list: 
Austin Aagaard '26, Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard '88; Connor Alfonso '26, Daniel T. Alfonso '95; Helen Ansin '26, Andrew L. Ansin '81; Jacob Aronow '26, David Aronow '76, Heather L. Aronow '91; Thomas Wes Barnett '26, Christopher L. Barnett '93 (not pictured); Dylan Berkowitz '26, Michael R. Berkowitz '97 (not pictured), Jolie S. Berkowitz '95; Lincoln Broad '26, Kenneth Broad '84; Ruby Brooks '26, Lawrence G. Brooks '92, Cristina L. Rodriguez '92; Joseph JJ Candib '26, David A. Candib '92; Alexa Dueñas '26, Miguel Dueñas '95, Vivian Dueñas '95; Max Feldman '26, Rachel M. Unger '96; Oliver Friedland '26, Julie A. Friedland '91; Matthew Friedman '26, Christy L. Hertz Schurr '86; Olivia Geller '26, Lance A. Geller '86; Eleni Haralambides '26, Alexandros J. Haralambides '91; James Jay Holly '26, William H. Holly '86; Lucas Luke Jaffee '26, Robert B. Jaffee '89; Annabel Kaplan '26, Jennifer C. Kaplan '90; Patrick Keedy Brown '26, Jennifer L. Keedy '82 (not pictured); Derek Lamar '26, Patricia M. Benitez-Lamar '97; Grace Lindenauer '26, Ashleigh L. Lindenauer '94; Carlos Luchsinger '26, Maria Luchsinger '95; Enrique Macias '26, Rebecca A. Millares-Macias '95; Charlotte Mark '26, Brielle L. Mark '96; John Jack McCarron '26, Rebecca McCarron '93; Bridget Mestepey '26, Todd W. Mestepey '91; Stella Newman '26, Robert B. Newman '95, Lisa Newman '94; Lola Pegg '26, Lola A. Pegg '93; Nathaniel Pegg '26, Lola A. Pegg '93; Quinton Pegg '26, Lola A. Pegg '93; Nicole Nicky Pines '26, Francisco J. Pines '94; Lily Poses '26, Eric Poses '91; Isabella Bella Ranawat '26, Lisa A. Sayfie '91; Lucas Rua '26, Ignacio Rua '81; Lael Sanders '26, Lawrence R. Sanders '86; Sydney Schimel '26, Valerie F. Schimel '96; Charlie Sender '26, David M. Harris '95; Hugo Stenstrom '26, Heather T. Stenstrom '94; Ellie Stokes '26, Richard S. Stokes '94; Navraj Suri '26, Maggie E. Fader '95. 
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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.